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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

 

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, 1934

Loveby Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, 1935

White Weapon, by Ferdinand Maria Poggioli, 1936

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, 1938

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, 1939

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, 1940

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, 1941

Tragic Night, by Mario Soldati, 1942

Invisible Chains, by Mario Mattoli, 1942

Next there's Place, by Mario Bonnard, 1942

Via delle Cinque Lune,by Luigi Chiarini, 1942

M.A.S.,by Romolo Marcellini, 1942

Countess Castiglione,by Flavio Calzavara, 1942

Tight Lips, by Mario Mattoli, 1942

Malombra,by Mario Soldati, 1942

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, 1943

Tears of Blood, by Guido Brignone, 1944

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, 1945

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, 1946

Eleonora Duse,by Filippo Walter Ratti, 1947

The Brothers Karamazoff,by Giacomo Gentilomo, 1947

Black Chronicle, by Giorgio Bianchi, 1947

Last Honour, by Luigi Chiarini, 1947

Tragic Hunt, by Giuseppe De Santis, 1947

The Sorrowful City, by Mario Bonnard, 1948

Men aree nemies, by Ettore Giannini, 1948

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, 1949

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, 1950

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

Achtung! Bandits!, by Carlo Lizzani, 1951

Stormbound,by Luigi Capuano, 1951

Il sentiero dell’odio, 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, 1951

Don Lorenzo, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, 1952

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

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, 1953

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, 1954

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, 1955

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, 1956

Spring Morning, by Giacinto Solito, 1957

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

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, 1959

The Pleasures of the Bachelor, by Giulio Petroni, 1960

The Long Night of '43, by 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, 1960

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, 1961

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, 1962

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, 1963

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, 1964

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, 1965

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, 1966

The Seven Cervi Brothers, by Gianni Puccini, 1967

El "Che" Guevara,by Paolo Heusch, 196

Try to under stand me, by Mariano Laurenti, 1970 

Waterloo,by Sergei Bondarchuk, 1970

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

Let's Kiss Hands, by Vittorio Schiraldi, 1973

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