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Born: August 1, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: La Spezia, IT Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Ternosecco (1986) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Catcher Was a Spy, The (2018)
This is the true story Moe Berg - professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney who spoke nine languages - and a top-secret spy for the OSS who helped the U.S. win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.
Omamamia (2012)
Bastardi (2008)
The families Iuvara and Patene are bound by a common inherited hatred, which is further deepened when young Luke accidentically kills his rival Alexander during a motorace. To avoid revenge, the Iuvaras are forced to steal on behalf of their ancient rivals.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, James Bond and M interrogate Mr. White who reveals the organization which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. F
Casino Royale (2006)
The story examines James Bond's formative years and how he developed his penchant for Aston Martins, martinis and beautiful women.
Salvatore (2006)
Set in Sicily, follows an enterprising 12-year-old orphan who supports himself, his sister and grandmother after his parents die.
Tirante El Blanco (2005)
A tale of the Crusades in the 15th century, where a famous jouster is summoned by the emperor of Constantinople to protect against Muslim invasion.
Man on Fire (2004) as Manzano
A wave of kidnappings has swept through Mexico, feeding a growing sense of panic among its wealthier citizens, especially parents. In one six-day period, there were twenty-four abductions, leading many to hire bodyguards for their children. Into this world enters John Creasy, a burned-out ex-CIA ope
Darkness (2004) as Albert Rua
Three weeks ago, just before the lunar eclipse, American teenager Regina and her family moved into a charming old house in the remote Spanish countryside. Since then, nothing has been the same. Day by day, a strange force seems to be pulling the family apart and Regina is the only one brave enough t
My House in Umbria (2003) as Inspector Girotti
Based on the story by William Trevor about a romance writer who lives in Italy, survives after a terrorist's bomb in her train in Italy. She finds solace by inviting the survivors to stay at her home in Umbria to recover. One of the victims is a young girl who is severly traumatized by the explosion
Acqua, il Fuoco, L' (2003)
First episode: A typical modern and isolated building, situated in the periphery of the city. It's in this desert landscape where Stefania, a pleasant and vital woman, lives, by herself since her husband left her for another woman. Stefania works at home, she copies television screenplays and smile
Forever (2003)
A successful lawyer abandons his family for a woman.
Incantato (2003) as Cesare
Nello Balocchi, a thirty-five-year-old teacher of Greek and Latin, is invited to Bologna by his father, the owner of the Papal tailor's shop in Rome. His father hopes Nello will find a soulmate in Bolgna and thus produce an heir for the business. Nello stays in a guesthouse run by Arabella, a wise w
Dracula (2002)
God's Bankers (2002)
Political drama about the murder of Roberto Calvi, the Italian banker who was found hanging 20 years ago from London's Blackfriars bridge.
Ciao America (2002) as Zio Felice
Lorenzo Primavera is an unsettled Italian American college graduate who travels to Italy to coach American football to a team of Italians in Italy's fledgling American Football League. It's a league where everyone can kick but no one can catch. While coaching, Lorenzo meets and falls in love with P
Ti Voglio Bene, Eugenio (2002) as Eugenio
Eugenio is a man about fifty with a caring family, work he believes in, a personal routine, and a house in the country. This seems a simple and ordinary profile, but Eugenio is challenged by Down's syndrome, and every task of living is a struggle to achieve a sense of normalcy. Eugenio's special per
Joshua (2002) as Pope
The residents of a small American town wonder if their suburb may be the site of the second coming of Christ.
Momo Alla Conquista del Tempo (2001) as Voice
Arriving suddenly in a small town, homeless waif Momo is befriended by the local children and given shelter in an abandoned amphitheater. Soon after she's settled, however, the town is disturbed by the arrival of a fleet of slick businessmen, called the Gray Men. These greedy tricksters convince the
CQ (2001) as Enzo
Paris, 1969. The filming of a sci-fi movie set in the year 2000 is in trouble, largely because the director's obsession with one of his actresses has clouded his judgement. As a result, the film has no ending. A young American is brought in to finish the film on schedule, but when he too succumbs to
Whole Shebang, The (2001) as Pop Bazinni
Giovanni Bazinni is summoned from Italy to work in his family's US fireworks factory. Forlorn and suicidal after being dumped by the love of his life, Bazinni gets his death wish: The dangerous job has already claimed his cousin, who was killed in a factory explosion. While in the States, Bazinnni
Hannibal (2001) as Inspector Rinaldo Pazzi
Ten years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter escaped from custody, ten years since FBI Agent Clarice Starling interviewed him in a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane. The doctor is now at large in Europe, pursuing his own interests and savoring the scents and essences of an unguarded world. But Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr. Lecter, and the metallic rasp of his seldom-used voice still haunts her dreams. But Mason Verger remembers Dr. Lecter, too, and is obsessed with revenge. Verger was Dr. Lecter''s sixth victim, and though hideously disfigured, has survived to rule a vast financial empire. Verger soon realizes that in order to draw the doctor out into the open, he must use someone Lecter cannot resist as bait: Clarice Starling.
Francesca and Nunziata (2001) as Prince Giordano Montorsi
As the 1800s draw to a close, beautiful Naples villager Francesca wins the heart of Prince Giordano Montorsi, and the couple are married. Years later, Francesca is managing the Montorsi fortune and running the family pasta factory. A good businesswoman, Francesca trains her adopted daughter Nunziata
Une Lunga Lunga Lunga Notte d'Amore (2001) as Marcello
The hours go by on this, the longest night of the year, as five women search for love. At the station a mysterious woman named Irene and an elegant man named Marcello meet. It is a brief but explosive encounter which pulls at both their heart strings. Elena is a young mother who has fled her home. H
Una Noche con Sabrina Love (2001)
17-year-old Daniel Montero lost his parents in a car crash. He lives with his grandma in a small village, 150 kilometres from Buenos Aires. Daniel decides to compete in a contest by writing a letter to the porn star Sabrina Love and is stunned to win first prize: a night with Sabrina Love. In Buenos
Vuoti a perdere (1999) as Cesena
Simona and Fabrizio are arrested one night for car theft. The cops think they have the situation under control, but as they hear the couple's confessions, they are increasingly shocked, and seduced. Simona is a flower seller, who moonlights as a prostitute in her spare time. She has a series of bets
Dolce Farniente (1999) as Count Nencini
In 1816, Henri Beyle is an aspiring writer and has not yet taken on the nom de plume of Stendhal. He leaves Rome on the way to Naples and stops off at Terracina. There he meets Rossini, already famous and much loved in Italy. The two artists become friends.
Dinner, The (1999) as Professor
Flora is a restauranteur's wife, the only calm character in a tapestry of odd characters who eat in the reastaurant, and who represent a cross-section of Italian society. There is a philandering professor, a dysfunctional family, apolitical business people and a communist chef, enraged at the passiv
Vacation in Hell (1997) as Ortega
Angelo is arrested when his slick acquaintance Luciano slips $10,000 worth of heroin in his luggage. Caught at the airport, Angelo lands in a tough prison where he meets Belisario who has an escape plan.
Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997) as Taxi
During the year 1936 as civil war is beginning to brew in Spain, teenagers Ricardo Fernandez and Jorge Aquirre have come to idolize the poet Federico Garcia Lorca. They attend the premiere of his play "Yerma" and actually go back stage to meet the man. Soon after their meeting, Lorca is arrested by the fascists and subsequently disappears. Fifteen years after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Ricardo returns to his native Granada as an established journalist to ponder what really happened to the famed, murdered Spanish poet. Knowing that he will never be able to find peace until he finds Lorca''s killer, Ricardo returns to Franco''s Spain, a country still rife with enemies of the poet and dangers waiting for one who would discover the murderer.
Mimic (1997) as Manny
Three years ago, two young scientists teamed up to save New York City from an roach-borne epidemic that was killing thousands of children. Their miracle of genetic engineering was the Judas Breed, an insect whose enzimes proved deadly to the disease-carrying roaches. However, their creation has come back to haunt them, altering the balance of nature and tipping the scales in favor of the insects. The thing created in the lab has changed, and now, out there in the city it has begun to mimic the most dangerous predator of all---humans.
Heaven Before I Die (1997) as Thief
Told in first person, the story revolves around Jacob, a handsome young man born in Jerusalem with one defect--his feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He immigrates to Toronto where he meets with kindness. However, due to the first-person narrative, these kind acts are often l
Mas Alla del Jardin (1997) as Bernardo
A melodrama about the midlife crisis of a Seville society hostess who has to come to terms with herself and her disintegrating family.
Frontiera, La (1996) as Von Zirkenitz
A tale of two generations of Italian soldiers stationed in Yugoslavia's Istrian peninsula.
Lupa, La (1996)
Set in a rural 19th century village, a tale of one woman's inadvertent war on sexual inhibition.
Palermo-Milan Solo Andata (1995) as Turi Leofonte
An accountant based in Palermo is summoned to appear in court in Milan after he is named in a Mafia investigation. When his family is attacked, he and his young daughter must make the perilous journey with the Mafia hitmen hot on their trail...
Celluloide (1995) as Sergio Amidei
A dramatic rendition of how legendary helmer Roberto Rossellini managed to make "Rome Open City" (Italy/1945), the film that launched Italian neorealism after the war, in spite of the incredible obstacles which both he and his crew faced.
Walk in the Clouds, A (1995) as Alberto Aragon
After returning home from the war, a young GI has a chance encounter with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner and agrees to pose as her husband to help her face her domineering father. When their passions for each other are ignited amidst the magical sensuality of the harvest ritual, they unexpectedly find themselves embarking on a romantic adventure as they overcome all odds to be together.
Like Two Crocodiles (1994) as Father
A successful art dealer, the bastard son of an Italian aristocrat, returns to his family home to avenge himself against his evil step-brothers.
Jacob (1994) as Laban
Telefilm on the Biblical patriarch Jacob. Jacob conspires with his mother Rebakeh to cheat his brother Esau out of his birthright. Fleeing his family home in fear of his brother''s wrath, Jacob spends the next 14 years in servitude to his Uncle Laban in return for the hand of his daughter Rachel.
Once Upon A Crime (1991) as Inspector Bonnard
Three American couples vacationing in Monte Carlo become involved in a mysterious murder.
Nel giardino delle rose (1990)
A man returns to Naples to see his estranged mother but she dies before he gets there, making it impossible for them to discuss the misunderstanding which forced them apart years before.
Il Male Oscuro (1990) as Giuseppe Marchi
Upon the death of his father, a frazzled screenwriter leaves his girlfriend for a beguiling teenager.
Zio Indegno, Lo (1989) as Riccardo
A shiftless man and his upstanding nephew overcome their differences.
Tempo Di Uccidere (1989) as Major
An Italian officer, after accidentally wounding a native girl, then killing her, begins to fear that she's infected him with leprosy.
New York Stories (1989) as Claudio ("Life Without Zoe")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
Brown Bread Sandwiches (1989) as Alberto
A 1957 period piece about Italian immigrants in Toronto.
Lili Marleen (1989) as Robert Mendelssohn
A critique of pop mythology disquised as the doomed love story of the bubble-headed cabaret chanteuse who recorded the most beloved ballad of WWII while serving as a Jewish spy.
Blood Red (1989) as Sebastian Collogero
Set in the Napa Valley in 1895, an immigrant family struggles to keep their vineyards from industrialists.
O Re (1989) as Francesco
Biography about Francesco, the last Bourbon King of Naples and his wife Maria Sofia.
Picari, I (1989) as Guzman
Snack Bar Budapest (1988) as The Lawyer
A disbarred lawyer and a ruthless thug team up in an ill-fated plan to make a rundown seaside town a gambling Mecca. The result is sex and violence.
Ternosecco (1986)
Saving Grace (1986) as Abalardi
When recently-elected Pope Leo XIV is accidentally locked out of the Vatican, he goes to a poor Italian village nearby. Unknown in this world, he does not disclose his identity, and his new companions teach him valuable life lessons.
Fever Pitch (1985) as Charley Peru
A compulsive gambler gets in deep with loan sharks.
American Dreamer (1984) as Victor Marchand
Story of an American housewife who wins a trip to Paris, but once there believs she is a superhero.
Mi Manda Picone (1984) as Salvatore
Vita e bella, La (1982) as Antonio
Buone Notizie (1979) as Husband
Travels With Anita (1978) as Guido
Anita is a lonely American with only five days left to her Italian holiday. When she's invited to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa by a handsome and charming Italian businessman, Guido, Anita is thrilled. But what begins as a wonderful romantic adventure soon turns into a series of comic disasters.
Blood Feud (1978) as Nick Sammichele
End of the World in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain, The (1978) as Paolo
A husband and wife battle it out in bed.
L'Innocente (1976) as Tullio Hermil
Luchino Visconti's last film based on a novella by Gabrielle d'Annunzio is a haunting account of aristocratic chauvinism and sexual double standards in turn of the century Italy. Giannini as the psichotic husband whose lust cannot be satisfied. Antonelli as his sensitive and tormented wife and O'Neil as cunning possesive mistress.
Fatti di Gente Perbene (1975) as Tullio Murri
Il Bestione (1974) as Nino Patrovita
Swept Away (1974) as Gennarino Carunchio
A rich woman, Raffaella, and some friends rent a yacht to sail the Mediterranean Sea during summer. The sailor, Gennarino, who is a communist, does not like this woman but has to bear with her bad mood. One day she wakes up late in the afternoon and asks to be taken to land where everyone had gone earlier. Gennarino sets up a boat but during the trip, the boat breaks down. They spend the night in the middle of the sea.
All Screwed Up (1974)
A group of young people from the country form a commune in Milan.
Paolo Il Caldo (1973) as Paolo Castorini
From his youth, Paolo Castorini, a Sicilian baron, is as attracted to women as they to him. Giovanna, a servant girl, Lillian, a serious girlfriend in Rome, a hostess at a post-war party, Paolo makes love to them all. He also feels dissatisfied with a life only of the body, compared to his journalist friend Vincenzo and his own father, a sober and serious thinker. When his father is on his deathbed, Paolo learns of syphilis in the family and something of the curse of dissolution. Some years later, he resolves to marry Katrina, the pure daughter of the woman he should have married. He wants her purity to redeem him so he can make something of his life. But is it too late?
Sessomatto (1973)
Love and Anarchy (1973) as Tunin
A peasant and a madam plot to assassinate Mussolini.
Sono Stato Io (1972) as Biagio Solise
Seduction of Mimi, The (1972) as Mimi
Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist organizer. They have a child, he works non-union jobs, and again he comes to the Mafia's attention. This time they're impressed, promoting him to a supervisor's job back in Sicily. He must keep Fiore and the child a secret, which is fine with Fiore, as long as he never makes love to his wife. He doesn't, and when she becomes pregnant, he knows he's a cuckold. His personal revenge and the Mafia's tentacles then intertwine in tragicomic ways.
La Prima Notte di Quiete (1972) as Spider
Black Belly Of The Tarantula, The (1972) as Inspector Tellini
Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black wasp. As suspects keep dying, Inspector directs his attention to a spa all the victims had a connection with.
The Pizza Triangle (1970) as Nello
Arabella (1970) as Saverio
Fraulein Doktor (1969) as Lieut. Hans Ruppert
During World War I, British Intelligence is hot on the pursuit of "Fraulein Doktor", an expert and elusive German spy, who thwarts them in every attempt to get to her.
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) as Fabio
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Anzio (1968) as Cellini
U.S. troops in World War II fight to survive the Allied landing in Italy.
Rita la Zanzara (1966)
Rita, a vivacious co-ed is in love with her music teacher, a man who leads a double life - bespectacled professor by day and composer of rock songs by night. Will Rita win his heart?

Producer (feature film)

Buone Notizie (1979) as Producer

Sound (feature film)

Toys (1992) as Sound Generating Jacket Technology Creator
Whimsical Leslie Zevo may not have a head for business, but he knows fun. When his dying father leaves the toy company in the hands of Lt. General Leland Zevo, Leslie will have to use the power of imagination to save the company from becoming an arms manufacturer.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Toys (1992)
Whimsical Leslie Zevo may not have a head for business, but he knows fun. When his dying father leaves the toy company in the hands of Lt. General Leland Zevo, Leslie will have to use the power of imagination to save the company from becoming an arms manufacturer.

Cast (special)

Anthony Quinn (1990)
A documentary on the life and career of film actor Anthony Quinn.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Frank Herbert's Dune (2000) as Emperor Shaddam Iv
Miniseries based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel, telling the story of Paul, who lives in a world tenuously balanced by the universal need for the life-sustaining substance "Spice," the most precious commodity in the universe. When Paul's father, Duke Leto, is ordered to oversee production of Spice, h
Greener Fields (1999) as Carlo
Sins (1986) as Marcello D'Itri
A seven-hour, three-part miniseries recounting the experiences of Helene Junot, head of a fashion magazine publishing house. Junot must deal with enemies from her past, as they threaten the success of her empire.

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