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Andrea Checchi

(Florence, October 21 1916 – Rome March 29 1974)

 

 

Andrea Checchi, film and television actor, was born in Florence, but he moved to Rome to attend the experimental center of cinematography. He made his debut in 1934, directed by Alessandro Blasetti in 1860, and the following year in the old guard. Reaches notoriety with the siege of the Alcazar and Hours 9: Chemistry lessons, starring Alida Valli, Bianca Della Corte and Irasema Dilián, and in the mid-40 's, he was among the most sought after young actors. Versatile actor, suitable for foaming, resigned loser roles but also, much to contend with Massimo Girotti starred tormented and fragile. Her sultry voice helped to bolster his image as a man with the personality at times weak but with good feelings and to be considered a movie star of the 1940s. After the war, things changed, although he won the first Silver Ribbon best actor in history, for the film Two anonymous letters, opportunities to have starring roles diminished and lent his face to loser roles and defeated, roles of second floor, but allowed him to work with some of the greatest Italian directors, and to act in the great Italian cinema season lived with neorealism. In the 1960s, he worked in several dramas for television, an American tragedy, the captain's daughter, Resurrection, etc. Married to actress Hungarian Erika Schwarze, by whom he had a son, Enrico Roberto Castillo, set designer for television. Dies at 57 years, for an autoimmune disease. He devoted himself to painting, the father Amedeo was a painter, exhibiting in several personal.

 

Filmography

 

1934/ 1860,by Alessandro Blasetti

1934/ Old Guard, by Alessandro Blasetti

1934/ The Last of the Bergeracby Gennaro Righelli

1934/ Stadiumby Carlo Campogalliani

1934/ The Lady of All, by Max Ophuls

1935/ Loveby Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1936/ White Weapon, by Ferdinand Maria Poggioli

1938/ The Last Card, by Archie Mayo

1938/ Under the Southern Cross, by Guido Brignone

1938/ Luciano Serra pilot, by Geoffrey Alessandrini

1938/ Ettore Fieramosca,by Alessandro Blasetti

1939/ Conquest of the Air, by Romolo Marcellini

1939/ The Great Light, by Carlo Campogalliani

1939/ The department stores, by Mario Camerini

1939/ Small Hotel, by Piero Ballerini

1939/ The Night of the Mockinges,by Carlo Campogalliani

1940/ Pirates of the Gulf, by Romolo Marcellini

1940/ Manon Lescaut,by Carmine Gallone

1940/ A Sailor Has Landed, by Piero Ballerini

1940/ Down the curtain, by Raphael Matarazzo

1940/ Conquest of the Air, directors

1940/ Midnight Enchantment,by Mario Baffico

1940/ The Siege of the Alcazar,by Augusto Genina

1940/ Let's Love Each Other, by Giorgio Simonelli

1940/ Blue Legend, by Giuseppe Guarino

1940/ Without Heaven, by Alfredo Guarini

1941/ The King of England does not pay, by Giovacchino Forzano

1941/ Sleeping Girl, by Andrea Forzano

1941/ 9 o'clock: chemistry lesson, by Mario Mattoli

1941/ Thrill, by Giacomo Gentilomo

1941/ Loneliness,by Livio Pavanelli

1942/ Tragic Night, by Mario Soldati

1942/ Invisible Chains, by Mario Mattoli

1942/ Next there's Place, by Mario Bonnard

1942/ Street of the Five Moons,by Luigi Chiarini

1942/ M.A.S.,by Romolo Marcellin

1942/ Countess Castiglione,by Flavio Calzavara

1942/ Tight Lips, by Mario Mattoli

1942/ Malombra,by Mario Soldati

1943/ Giacomo the Idealist,by Alberto Lattuada

1943/ Storm on the Gulf, by Gennaro Righelli

1943/ The Devil'sValley, by Mario Mattoli

1943/ Sad Loves, by Carmine Gallone

1943/ All Life in Twenty-Four Hours, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1944/ Tears of Blood, by Guido Brignone

1945/ Living Again, by Nino Giannini

1945/ The Ten Commandments,by Giorgio Walter Chili – episode "Don't name god in vain,"

1945/ Letters to the Lieutenant, by Geoffrey Alessandrini

1945/ Two Anonymous Letters, by Mario Camerini

1946/ The Ways of Sin,by Giorgio Pàstina

1946/ Biraghin,by Carmine Gallone

1946/ The White Primrose,by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1946/ Hotel Luna, room 34,by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1946/ An American on Vacation, by Luigi Zampa

1946/ Rome Free City, by Marcello Pagliero

1947/ Eleonora Duse,by Filippo Walter Ratti

1947/ The Brothers Karamazoff,by Giacomo Gentilomo

1947/ Black Chronicle, by Giorgio Bianchi

1947/ Last Honour, by Luigi Chiarin

1947/ Tragic Hunt, by Giuseppe De Santis

1948/ The Sorrowful City, by Mario Bonnard

1948/ Men aree nemies, by Ettore Giannini

1949/ The Sky Is Red, by Claudio Gora

1949/ Paolo and Francesca, by Raphael Matarazzo

1949/ The Cry of the Earth, by Duilio Coletti

1949/ The Walls of Malapaga,by René Clément

1950/ The Road Ends on the River, by Luigi Capuano

1950/ The Path of Hate, by Sergio Grieco

1950/ The Black Captain, by Alberto Pozzetti

1950/ Indictment,by Giacomo Gentilomo

1951/ Camorra (Schatten Eber Neapel), by Hans Wolff

1951/ Achtung! Bandits!, by Carlo Lizzani

1951/ Stormboundby Luigi Capuano

1951/ The Path of Hate, di Sergio Grieco

1951/ The Captain of Venice, by Gianni Puccini

1951/ The Hero Is Me, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1951/ Love and Blood, by Hans Wolff and Marino Girolami

1952/ Don Lorenzo, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1952/ Other Times episode "Less than a Day",by Alessandro Blasetti

1953/ If I won a hundred million episode "The Pensioner", by Carlo Campogalliani and Carlo Moscovini

1953/ Pity for those who fall, by Mario Costa

1953/ The Lady Without Camellias, by Michelangelo Antonioni

1954/ The Bell of San Giusto, by Mario Amendola and Ruggero Maccari

1954/ Tripoli, beautiful suol d'amore,by Ferruccio Cerio

1954/ The Two Orphans,by Giacomo Gentilomo

1954/ Passionatelyby Giacomo Gentilomo

1954/ Operation Night, by Giuseppe Bennati

1954/ Half-century loves – episode "Girandola 1910", by Antonio Pietrangeli

1954/ Our Times, by Alessandro Blasetti

1954/ House Memories, by Carmine Gallone

1954/ Human Torpe does, by Antonio Leonviola

1955/ Trial of Love, by Enzo Liberti

1955/ Red and Black, by Domenico Paolella

1955/ Desperate Farewell, by Lionello De Felice

1955/ Farewell Naples!, by Roberto Bianchi Montero

1955/ Good night... lawyer!, by Giorgio Bianchi

1955/ The Treasure of Rommel,by Romolo Marcellini

1955/ The Four of the Thundercast,by Ferdinand o'Clock

1956/ Supreme Confession, by Sergio Corbucci

1956/ The Most Beautiful Days, by Mario Mattioli

1956/ Terror on the City, by Anton Giulio Majano

1956/ The Intruder, by Raphael Matarazzo

1957/ Spring Morning, by Giacinto Solito

1957/ Word of the Thief, by Gianni Puccini and Nanni Loy

1959/ The World of Miracles,by Luigi Capuano

1959/ The Maids,by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1959/ The Enemy of My Wife, by Gianni Puccini

1959/ The Nights of the Teddy Boys, by Leopoldo Savona

1959/ The Terror of the Barbarians,by Carlo Campogalliani

1960/ The Pleasures of the Bachelor, by Giulio Petroni

1960/ The Long Night of '43by Florestano Vancini

1960/ The Hitmanby Damiano Damiani

1960/ The Employee, by Gianni Puccini

1960/ The Mask of the Devil, by Mario Bava

1960/ The Diabolical Dr. Mabuse (Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse),by Fritz Lang

1960/ La ciociara,by Vittorio De Sica

1961/ Akiko,by Luigi Filippo D'Amico

1961/ The Last of the Vikinghiby Giacomo Gentilomo

1961/ The Killer, by Elio Petri

1961/ Don Camillo Monsignor... but not too much, by Carmine Gallone

1961/ The Gold of Rome, by Carlo Lizzani

1961/ The Invaders,by Mario Bava

1961/ Manhunt,by Riccardo Freda

1962/ My Friend Benito,by Giorgio Bianchi

1962/ Blood and Challenge, by Nick Nostro

1962/ Collegno's forget ful,by Sergio Corbucci

1962/ Chronicles of '22various directors

1962/ Ten Italians for a German ( Via Rasella ),by Filippo Walter Ratti

1962/ Ultimatum to Life, by Renato Polselli

1962/ Italian Hunchback Shot, by Lucio Fulci

1963/ Imperial Venus, by Jean Delannoy

1963/ The Criminal, by Marcello Baldi

1963/ The Verona Trial, by Carlo Lizzani

1963/ As Long As the Storm Lasts (Beta Som),by Charles Frend and Bruno Vailati

1964/ Super heist in Milan, by Adriano Celentano

1964/ Revenge of the Gladiators,by Luigi Capuano

1964/ The Constancy of Reason, by Pasquale Festa Campanile

1964/ Rome vs.Rome, by Giuseppe Vari

1965/ I kill, you kill - episode "Acerbic Games", by Gianni Puccini

1965/ The Money, by Gianni Puccini

1965/ Italian Good People, by Giuseppe De Santis

1965/ The Gladiator Who Challenged the Empire, by Domenico Paolella

1965/ Made in Italy - Episode "The Family", by Nanni Loy

1966/ The Black, by Giovanni Vento

1966/ Me, me, me... and the others, by Alessandro Blasetti

1966/ Quién sabe? El Chunco quièn sabe? ),by Damiano Damiani

1967/ The Seven Cervi Brothers, by Gianni Puccini

1967/ El "Che" Guevara,by Paolo Heusch

1970/ Try to under stand me, by Mariano Laurenti

1970/ Waterloo,by Sergei Bondarchuk

1971/ A well-regarded professional sure to take place, by Giuseppe De Santis

1973/ Let's Kiss Hands, by Vittorio Schiraldi

1974 / A Woman for Seven Bastards,by Roberto Bianchi Montero