Laura and Silvia Squizzato, italian twin sisters, are both professional journalists, television presenters and actresses. They have always worked in television and for the last five seasons they have been part of Michele Guardi's big family (Michele Guardì is a famous tv director), presenting live from the squares of Italian towns for Mezzogiorno in Famiglia, the Rai 2 programme presented by Amadeus. Since some years they have been making inroads in the cinema, first in Gianni Di Gregorio's film Gianni e Le Donne, and most recently with an enjoyable cameo in Fausto Brizzi's Com'è Bello Far L'Amore.
They started working in Rai (the Italian national television) more than nine years ago, presenting a programme on Rai 2 about the sea -
Their first experience with Guardì was Insieme sul Due. On that programme, every morning from Monday to Friday, they presented a feature on strange and unusual stories, alternated with a feature in which experts would respond to viewers questions on health, surgery and legal topics. Michele Guardi -
Before starting on Rai they worked on the newsroom staff of the news broadcasts on Telelombardia and they worked with various local and national daily and weekly papers. There they cut their teeth running up and down the streets of Milan and Lombardy. Their television debut came nearly seventeen years ago -
They studied Classical Literature at the University Cattolica in Brescia, but they never considered becoming teachers. Their dream, television, is their job now!
They speak French, English.