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Also Known As: Died: December 19, 1996
Born: September 28, 1924 Cause of Death: pancreatic cancer
Birth Place: Fontana Liri, , IT Profession: Cast ...
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1929:
Family moved to Turin
1933:
Family moved to Rome
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Left school and held down various jobs, including that of carpenter
1938:
Appeared as extra in four films, the first of which was "Marionette" (1938)
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Worked as draftsman in Rome
1943:
Moved to Florence; then fled to Venice to avoid deportation to Germany
1944:
Returned to Rome after liberation
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Worked as accountant after WWII in Rome branch of Eagle-Lion films
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Joined Centro Universitario Teatrale with Federico Fellini and Giulietta Masina
1947:
Returned to films with bit part as a rioter in "I Miserabili" (made up of two separate features)
1948:
Made stage debut in "Angelica"; was seen by Emilio Amendola, an associate of film, theater and opera director Luchino Visconti, and was subsequently invited to join Visconti's Quirino theater company
1955:
First film in which he and Sophia Loren played leading roles opposite each other, "Peccato che sia una canaglia/Too Bad She's Bad", directed by Alessandro Blasetti
1959:
First collaboration with filmmaker and screenwriter Federico Fellini, "La Dolce Vita"
1963:
Made first of four films with director Vittorio DeSica (with whom he had acted in a number of films in the 1950s), "Ieri, Oggi, Domani/Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow", co-starring Sophia Loren
1964:
Made first major appearance on US TV on the special, "Sophia Loren in Rome"
1966:
Formed independent film production company, Master Films
1966:
Made a one-time venture into the realm of the US TV-movie, "The Poppy Is Also a Flower", an all-star telefilm about the evils of drug trafficking and abuse; film was also released theatrically that year
1969:
Appeared as himself in the US TV documentary special, "Fellini: A Director's Notebook"
1974:
Last collaboration with Vittorio De Sica came when both appeared in the Ettore Scola film, "We All Loved Each Other So Much"
1978:
Acted on Italian TV in "Le mani sporchi", directed by Elio Petri
1984:
First appeared in a US film: a brief cameo as himself in footage shot at the Cannes Film Festival and used in the low-budget film, "The Last Horror Film"
1987:
Last film in which he was directed by Federico Fellini, "Intervista"
1992:
First US Film, "Used People"
1996:
Last performance was touring Italy in the production of "The Last Moons"
1997:
Last feature, Manoel de Oliveira's "Journey to the Beginning of the World"

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