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Nano Riantiarno

Nobertus Riantiarno (better known as Nano Riantiarno or N. Riantiarno; born in Cirebon, 6 June 1949) is an Indonesian actor, director, and playwright. Beginning his acting while in high school, he studied under Teguh Karya, acting in several movies and plays, until eventually establishing his own theatre troupe, Teater Koma, in 1977. His works, with their highly political messages, were often censored by Suharto's New Order government. In 1998 he won the SEA Write Award for his play Semar Gugat.

Riantiarno was one of a pair of twins born in Cirebon, West Java on 6 June 1949 to M. Albertus Sumardi, a railway employee, and Agnes Artini; the other twin was his brother Pujo Purnomo. He attended State Elementary School IV from 1955 to 1961, followed by State Junior High School II from 1961 to 1964. He then studied at State Senior High School I and II; during this time, he joined the Tunas Tanah Air troupe and read poetry at the local RRI station...

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Gender : male

Date of Birth : 1949-06-06

Birth Place : Cirebon, West Java



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