Lino Schmidek Machado Facioli is a British-Brazilian actor. He is best known for portraying Lord Robin Arryn in Game of Thrones and Naples in Get Him to the Greek.
BiographyFacioli was born in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo state. He is of Austrian, Portuguese, Italian and German descent. Lino's maternal grandfather, Werner Robert Schmidek, was born in Vienna, Austria, and emigrated to Brazil in 1960. He moved to the United Kingdom with his family when he was 4 years old.
CareerHe showed interest in acting career at age 7 when he was enrolled in a theater school in London. In 2010, he began his career with appearances in short metrages and television series. His first professional work was in the British short film "Awfully Deep" in 2010. In the same year, he joined the cast of Get Him to the Greek, acting as the son of actor Russell Brand. He played the troublesome Robin Arryn, Lord of a noble family in the series Game of Thrones.
In 2014, he starred the Brazilian film O Menino no Espelho, working alongside the Brazilian actors Mateus Solano, Regiane Alves and Laura Neiva.