Jo Champa

Jo Champa

Highest Rated: 71% Somewhere (2010)

Lowest Rated: 23% Out for Justice (1991)

Birthday: Jan 23, 1968

Birthplace: Not Available

An Italian-American raised in New Jersey, actress Jo Champa held firmly to her ethnic roots, to such a degree that she spent the early years of her career juggling screen acting assignments in Italy, for directors including Ettore Scola (La Famiglia, 1987), Massimo Troisi (Le Vie Del Signore Sono Finite, 1987), and Damiano Damiani (Il Sole Buio, 1990). Though she typically signed for supporting roles, European directors consistently praised her for bringing an exotic, alluring Mediterranean quality to the screen. Bernardo Bertolucci's Little Buddha (1994) marked a point of transition to Hollywood for Champa, as an American-European co-production helmed by a celebrated Italian director; thereafter, she began turning up more regularly in U.S. projects, including the Steven Seagal actioner Out for Justice (1991), the New Line family comedy Monkey Trouble (1994), and the Marlon Brando-Johnny Depp fantasy Don Juan DeMarco (1995). In 2007, Champa landed a small role in the disaster-themed Hallmark telemovie Pandemic.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Honey Sweet Love Actor 2012
71% Somewhere Pupi's Wife $1.8M 2010
No Score Yet Pandemic Aria Beutefeldt 2007
No Score Yet Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall Frances DeStefano 2006
44% Good Boy! Actor $37.6M 2003
No Score Yet Abar Aranye (In the Forest... Again) Champa 2003
No Score Yet The Whole Shebang Maria 2003
No Score Yet The Mesmerist Consuela 2002
69% Don Juan DeMarco Sultana Gulbeyaz 1994
68% Little Buddha Maria 1994
50% Monkey Trouble Annie 1994
No Score Yet Direct Hit Savannah 1993
23% Out for Justice Vicky Felino 1991
No Score Yet The Jeweller's Shop Actor 1989
No Score Yet La Famiglia (The Family) Adriana (as a girl) 1987
No Score Yet Salome Salome 1985


No Score Yet CSI: Miami
Adrianna Villani 2009
No Score Yet JAG
Teresa Marcello 1999


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