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Jacopo Sarno
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Jacopo Sarno in 2007
Background information
Birth name Jacopo Furio Sarno
Also known as Jaky, Jake Sarno
Born September 1, 1989 (1989-09-01) (age 32)
Origin Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Genres pop
Occupation(s) musician
Instruments Guitar, piano, harmonica, singing
Years active 1995 – present (actor)
2004 – present (singer)
Labels Walt Disney Records
EMI (2008–2010)
T.Rex Studio
Get Over Records
Cloverthree Music (2016-present)

Jacopo Furio Sarno ( born September 1, 1989) is an Italian actor, voice actor and singer. Since 2013 Sarno has been known as "Jake Sarno". Active in the world of acting as a child, he began starring in several sitcoms, most produced by Mediaset. In the early 2000s he continued to work as an actor in theater and film, as well as on television, where he became one of the familiar faces of the sitcom produced by Disney Channel. During his career he has also tried his hand engraving of records and conducting television.


He is the son of Patrizia Bissi and Franz A. Sarno. In 2015 he received his Master of Philosophy degree in Università degli Studi di Milano.

Acting and television

He made his debut very young and became a familiar face of television by the second half of the 90s, playing in some sitcom and advertising.

In 1995 he made his debut as an actor in the sitcom Io e la mamma (Mom and I), alongside Gerry Scotti and Delia Scala, playing the role Paolino for all seasons, until 1997. Two years later, back on television, he was a regular on Canale 5 and in a sitcom Don Luca, where he played the role of Mirko for only two seasons. The following year he made his film debut, playing a small part in the last film the fantasy saga Fantozzi 2000 - La clonazione (Fantozzi 2000 – Cloning), in which he played the role of a child abandoned by parents too busy with their work. In 2001 he went back to basics and provides the sitcom Bradipo (Sloth), aired on MTV Italy, after a three-year hiatus, he played a small part in the sitcom Il Mammo (The Mom) with Enzo Iachetti and Natalia Estrada.

In 1996 reads short film Il soffitto (The Ceiling), directed by Barbara Nava, and this interpretation was considered Best Actor Film Festival Messina. He debuted in 2006 as a television host for the music program Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Destination Kids by Nickelodeon. The following year he starred on the show for children of Jaky "Quelli dell'intervallo", while in 2010 he obtained a main role in the film by Massimo Boldi "A Natale mi sposo".

In the same period he made some appearances in television series "Fiore e Tinelli" and "The Suite Life on Deck", and the music video for the song "Grazie a te" (Thank you), Ambra Lo Faro.

In 2011 he was one of the stars of Canale 5 television series "Non smettere di sognare", in the part of Phil. In the summer of that year leads, Satellite DeAKids issuer, "Arriva lo Zecchino", transmission itinerant shows the auditions for the 2011 edition of the "Zecchino d'Oro".

In 2004, starred in the ad of Mineral water "Uliveto" with Alessandro Del Piero. He also starred in advertising spots for brands such as: Sky, Swisscom, Levissima, Chocapic, OroCiock, TIM, Corriere della Sera, Cebion, Proraso, Saiwa, Geox, Panini and Kinder Merendero.


From 1999 is entered to the "Associazione Doppiatori Attori Pubblicitari" (ADAP) (Voiced Actors Advertising Association), beginning the same year his career as a voice actor.

Besides the dubbing of many films, of course, for the roles of young people and cartoon characters, lends his voice several times and several characters, including the sparrow protagonist of the famous advertising with Alessandro Del Piero also the voice of Harry Potter in video game learned from books. In 2009, at the film festival in Viareggio Europa Cinema he won the award for the best artist.

Drama and musical

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Sarno in 2007

In addition to film and television actor, he performed well at the theater in some musical, after studying some of the techniques of music, including singing and music theory, guitar and harmonica blues. These studies have allowed him to also take a career in music, participating in the Castrocaro Music Festival in 2004, where he reached the semi-finals, also is a component of a new band Hard Rock Milan because he had previously taken part in another group of the same city and same kind of music the Dusty Heads (heads covered with dust) and in both has and has had the role of singer.

From 2005 until the spring of 2007 was in tour with the musical Datemi tre caravelle, directed by Gianni Quaranta, with Alessandro Preziosi, while in March 2008 part with the important leading role in the Italian stage version of High School Musical on Stage!.

Addition, Jacopo participate Disney Channel Original Series Quelli dell'intervallo, aired on Disney Channel Italy. Still working on Disney Channel made an appearance in the series "Fiore e Tinelli" (Flower and Tinelli) with his former colleagues (Matteo Leoni) playing Matthew and (Andrea Leon) playing Jason, the leader of a band in which Fiore (Francesca Calabrese) wants enter.

In 2007 appears in the music video "Grazie a te" (Thank you) the singer and colleague in Quelli dell'intervallo, (Ambra Lo Faro).

Also, for Disney, Jacopo made an appearance in the episode ("When in Rome...") the first season of the TV series The Suite Life on Deck playing (Luca Fendini), a musician Italian who met in Rome, London and fell in love.

Finally, in 2009, he released his first album 1989 and his first single from his album "È Tardi". In March 2010 released an EP Jacopo Sarno containing the single "Tommy E La Sedia Vuota", written with Nicholas Agliardi, and a selection of songs from 1989.

Despite his young age, Jacopo is also working on the humanitarian front. Since 2009 he is testimonials Change Onlu] Association.

In 2010 it published a maxi single, This Is Christmas. In 2011, he recorded a cover of "Music to Watch Girls By" Bob Crewe with Stefano Signoroni & The Muffinchasers. In the same year he signed with T.Rex Studio.

In 2013, he released another single, "Angels Till Dawn" with Mr. G and Get Far. In 2013 will be the star of the musical The Full Monty.


Jacopo Sarno
Sarno in 2007


Start year Production Role Notes and awards
2004 Da Shakespeare a Dario Fo Johan Padan
Cuore di Berlino Teatro Verdi di Milano
Romeo and Juliet Romeo Teatro Verdi di Milano
2005 Sogno di una notte di mezza estate Lysander Teatro Verdi di Milano
Il borghese gentiluomo Cléonte
Sulle tracce di Omero Ulisse Palazzolo Acreide
2005–2007 Datemi tre caravelle! Diego Gianni Quaranta's Musical
2008–2009 High School Musical on Stage! Troy Italian Musical Version
2013 The Full Monty Gabriele Italian Musical Version


Year Film Role Notes and awards
1996 Il soffitto Giovanni short movie
2000 Fantozzi 2000 - La clonazione Pier Ulderico Kobram
2010 A Natale mi sposo Fabio Godendo
2014 Tempi morti executive producer short movie
2015 Shades of Truth
2017 Natale da chef Lorenzo


Year TV series Role Notes
1996–1998 Io e la mamma Paolino sitcom
1999 Don Luca Mirko sitcom
2001 Bradipo MTV Italy sitcom
Il mammo sitcom
2006 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Host Program
2007–2008 Quelli dell'intervallo Jaky sitcom Season 6 and 7
2007 Fiore e Tinelli Jason Episode Air Band
2008–2009 Quelli dell'intervallo in vacanza Jaky sitcom
2008 Pomeriggio Cinque Himself Canale 5 Talk show/ News program
2009 The Suite Life on Deck Luca Findini Episode "When in Rome ..."
Chiamatemi Giò Himself sitcom 3 episodes
Life Bites - Pillole di vita Himself sitcom Episode Lo scoop
My Camp Rock Himself reality series Season 1
2010 Quelli dell'intervallo Cafe Jaky sitcom
Domenica Cinque Himself Canale 5 Talk show/ News program
My Camp Rock Himself reality series Season 2
2011 Non smettere di sognare Filippo TV Movie
Non smettere di sognare Filippo Fil sitcom
Arriva lo Zecchino Host ("Zecchino d'Oro Show") Program
Casa Pierpiero sitcom
2011–present Pomeriggio Cinque Himself Canale 5 Talk show/ News program
2012–present Domenica Cinque Himself Canale 5 Talk show/ News program
Pomeriggio Cinque Cronaca Himself Canale 5 Talk show/ News program
Domenica Live Himself Canale 5 Talk show/ News program
2012 Arriva lo Zecchino (2nd Edition) Host ("Zecchino d'Oro Show") Program


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Star Wars: Episodio I – La minaccia fantasma Anakin Skywalker Voice role
1997–2002 Daria Voice role
2000 Is It Fall Yet? Voice role
2001 Abrafaxe:Under the Black Flag Brabax Animation
Harry Potter e la pietra filosofale Harry Potter Video game
2002 Is It College Yet? Voice role
Harry Potter e la camera dei segreti Harry Potter Video game
2004 Tremors 4: The Legend Begins Fu Yien Chang Voice role
2006 Gino il Pollo perso nella Rete Andrea/Cyber Boy Animation
Gengis Khan, il re del vento Temugin Voice role
Mongol Voice role
Shooters Skip Voice role
2008 One True Love Mike Voice role
Due ragazzi che si amano Paul Harrison Voice role
Elles Thomas Voice role
2012 Something in the Air Rackam le Rouge Voice role
Detachment – Il distacco Marcus Voice role



  • Non pensare più
  • Tocca a me
  • Wonder why
  • Dimmi se sei tu
  • Voglio Te, Accanto a Me feat. Ambra LoFaro (Italian version of song Right Here, Right Now from High School Musical 3: Senior Year)
  • Grido (Italian version of song Scream from High School Musical 3: Senior Year)
  • Non c'è confine
  • Un vero amico
  • Non l'avevo previsto (Italian version of song Wonder why)
  • La forza del sorriso
  • Anche a primavera
  • È tardi
  • Sara
  • Vent'anni
  • Ho voglia di vederti
  • Sogno te
  • Non so volare
  • Mai
  • Jenny
  • In ogni attimo
  • La nuova stella
  • Con te
  • Senza regole
  • Tommy E La Sedia Vuota
  • This is Christmas
  • C'è una favola per te feat. Lidia Schillaci
  • A modo mio feat. Lidia Schillaci
  • Music to Watch Girls By feat. Stefano Signoroni & The Muffinchasers
  • Angels Till Dawn feat. Mr G & Get Far
  • Angels Till Dawn feat. Mr G & Get Far (Acoustic Version) with Francesca Nerozzi
  • Calypso Navidad feat. Stefano Signoroni & Sergio Múñiz



Jacopo Sarno on September 1 performed in a minilive, with some tracks from his debut album 1989 in Meet & Green Festival.

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