As an actor, Giovanni broke out in 2015 booking guest-starring roles on TV’s “Gotham” (FOX), “HAPPYish” (Showtime), and “Saturday Night Live” (NBC). Additionally, he has guest-starred on National Geographic’s “Brain Games” and Food Network’s “Ham On The Street”, as well as appearing on NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”. In the summer of 2017, he was seen co-starring on the series premiere of “The Deuce” (HBO) working alongside main character James Franco.
He has had principal roles in feature films such as Darren Aronofsky’s Academy Award-Nominated “The Wrestler” (Starring Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei), “Jersey Shore Massacre” (Executive Produced by Jenni “JWoww” Farley of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” fame), and the SyFy Original TV Movie “Battledogs” (Starring Dennis Haysbert, Kate Vernon and Ernie Hudson).
Being very athletic and in tremendous physical condition, Giovanni has also worked as a stunt performer on CBS’ “As The World Turns”, as well as USA Network’s “WWE RAW”.
Giovanni has been trained under the Meisner technique. He has recently trained at the Thomas G. Waites Acting Studio in Manhattan, studying both classical and contemporary work.
Giovanni began his foray into theater having been cast in an off-broadway production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” in the summer of 2013. He participated in a theatrical production of the world’s first live web series performed as a play, “Bonerz Coffee,” in the summer of 2014.