Aprea started as a scriptwriter for the cult series ‘Boris,’ and in the subsequent film by the Torre-Ciarrapico-Vendruscolo trio.
Other credits include the role of the Latinist in the film saga ‘Smetto quando voglio’ [I’ll Stop When I Want] by Sydney Sibilia, which received a nomination for the 2014 David di Donatello awards.
For film, he performed in ‘Nessuno mi può giudicare’ [Nobody Can Judge Me] by Massimiliano Bruno; ‘Moglie e marito’ [Husband and Wife] by Simone Godano; ‘La profezia dell’armadillo’ [Armadillo Prophecy] by Emanuele Scaringi; ‘Figli’ [Children] by Mattia Torre, directed by Giuseppe Bonito. His long collaboration with Torre continued in theatre: from his first monologue ‘In mezzo al mare’ [At Sea] in 2003, through ‘Gola e altri pezzi brevi’ [Throat and Other Short Pieces] in 2012, to ‘Qui e ora’ [Here and Now] in 2013, all available in 2022 on Rai3 and Raiplay as part of the “Six Easy Pieces” for television, directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
He has been a cast-member of Propaganda Live on La7 since 2020, with his widely-followed monologues written first by Torre and then by Marco Dambrosio known as Makkox. He has been one of the protagonists of the Sky Original TV series ‘A casa tutti bene’ [At Home Everyone’s Fine] by Gabriele Muccino since 2021, receiving a nomination for the 2022 Silver Ribbons.