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Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 1, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: La Spezia, IT Profession: Cast ...
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1961:
Made stage debut playing Puck in production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
1964:
Played the male lead in a production of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"
1965:
Made feature film debut in "Fango sulla Metropoli"
1966:
First collaboration with Lina Wertmuller, the stage production of "Two and Two Are No Longer Four"
1966:
Had first film collaboration with Lina Wertmuller, "Rita la Zanzara"
1969:
Appeared in first US production, "The Secret of Santa Vittoria"
1972:
First leading role as Mimi in Wertmuller's "Mimi Metallurgico Ferito Nell 'Onore"
1975:
Produced first feature, Wertmuller's "Pasqualino Settebellezze"; also played the title character
1975:
Starred in the Italian film "Seven Beauties" for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor
1981:
Appeared in Fassbinder's "Lili Marleen"
1984:
Co-starred with JoBeth Williams in "American Dreamer"
1986:
Made directorial debut with "Ternosecco"; also co-starred
1989:
Starred in the "Life without Zoe" (directed by Francis Ford Coppola) segment of "New York Stories"
1990:
TV debut in the Cinemax documentary, "Anthony Quinn"
1992:
Starred in the Eugene Levy directed comedy "Once Upon a Crime..."
1994:
Played Laban, father-in-law of "Jacob" in the TNT miniseries
1995:
Played the role of the protective father in "A Walk in the Clouds"
1997:
Co-starred in the sci-Fi thriller "Mimic"
2001:
Cast as Inspector Pazzi in "Hannibal" the sequel to "Silence of the Lambs"
2003:
Starred opposite Maggie Smith in the HBO special "My House in Umbria"
2004:
Cast in Tony Scott's "Man of Fire" co-starring Denzel Washington and Dakota Fanning
2006:
Cast as René Mathis in "Casino Royale" opposite Daniel Craig in his first film as James Bond
2008:
Reprised role of René Mathis in "Quantum of Solace"; second collaboration with Craig as Bond

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