(born 1985-02-08) is an Argentine actor
who is perhaps better known for his role as "Patricio" in Chiquititas
, a child- and teenage telenovela
Patricio Schiavone grew up as the only son Jorge Schiavone and his wife Graciela had. He admits to having a pampered childhood and enjoying the fact his parents gave him many things he asked for.
Schiavone's mother was a gymnastics
teacher. Betina O'Connel
. a well known actress in Argentina during the early 1990s, was a client of Schiavone's mother. O'Connel kept telling young Patricio that he was "made" to become a television
star. After overhearing O'Connel talk about her career achievements, Schiavone finally became interested in acting, and he proceeded to tell his mom that he wanted to be on television.
His parents were supportive of Schiavone's decision. They took him to have some photographs
done in order to create a portfolio
. His parents signed him to a talent agency, and he was soon called to participate in various newspaper and magazine ads. He also acted in some theater
plays and a short film.
His first experience as a television actor came in a show named Nico
. He also participated in Decime Cuál, Cuál...
("Tell me Which One"). His participation on those shows, however, was limited to short sketches, and he did not gain fame from those shows.
In 1998, Alberto Fernández de Rosa
, one of his co-stars in Chiquititas
, chose him, after an audition
, to join the show as... Read More