Antonio Acqua

(Rome, 5 November 1910 – 18 October 1976)

 

 

The eldest son of Camillo Acqua count of Osimo, is often chosen by producers and directors to impersonate officers, magistrates, engineers, lawyers, professionals and celebrities. Water has played roles of some significance, in the films the railwaymanUn maledetto imbrogliodivorce, Italian style. To remember there is also the role of the high Ministry official in the episode Le tentazioni del dottor Antonioby Federico Fellini of the episodic film Boccaccio 70, in which he impersonates a super-bureaucrat accented surroundingsridiculous habits. Gets a starring role nor The South Street, where she plays an old General who organized the construction of a museum to remind businesses and work of Italian colonization in Africa. Also active in theater, in primary companies.

  

Filmography

 

Giuliano de ' Medici, directed by Ladislao Vajda (1940)

La cena delle beffe, directed by Alessandro Blasetti (1941)

Don Cesare di Bazan, directed by Riccardo Freda (1942)

Prom Excelsor, episode of yesteryear -Zibaldone n. 1, directed by Alessandro Blasetti (1952)

The white Sheik(1952), directed by Federico Fellini

The South Street, directed by Enrico Cappellini (1953)

La domenica della buona gente, directed by Anton Giulio Majano (1953)

The art of getting along, directed by Luigi Zampa (1954)

In love we let down in two, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi (1954)

Thel railway worker , directed by Pietro Germi (1956)

Tempo di villeggiatura, by Antonio Racioppi (1956)

Totò, Vittorio e la dottoressa, by Camillo Mastrocinque (1957)

Amore e chiacchiere, by Alessandro Blasetti (1957)

Ladro luiladra lei, directed by Luigi Zampa (1958)

The magistrate, directed by Luigi Zampa (1959)

French Riviera, directed by Vittorio Sala (1959)

Un maledetto imbroglio, directed by Pietro Germi (1959)

Dangerous Mothers, directed by Domenico Paolella (1960)

Teddy boys della canzone, directed by Domenico Paolella (1960) 

Totò, Fabrizi e i giovani d'oggi, directed by Mario Mattoli (1960 

The ambitious, directed by Tony Amendola (1960)

The traffic policeman, directed by Luigi Zampa (1960)

Divorzio all'italiana, directed by Pietro Germi (1961)

L'oro di Roma, directed by Carlo Lizzani (1961)

The red one, directed by Helmut Käutner (1962)

La marcia su Roma, by Dino Risi (1962)

Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio, episode of Boccaccio ' 70, directed by Federico Fellini (1962)

Lo smemorato di Collegno, directed by Sergio Corbucci (1962)

Il giorno più corto, directed by Sergio Corbucci (1962)

Gli onorevoli, directed by Sergio Corbucci (1963) 

8.5, directed by Federico Fellini (1963)

Ercole contro i figli del sole, directed by Osvaldo Civirani (1964)

Crazy world ... crazy people!, directed by Renato Polselli (1966) 

Ladies & gentlemen, directed by Pietro Germi (1966)

An Angel for Satan, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque (1966)

The husband of Roberta, episode of our husbands, directed by Luigi Filippo D'Amico (1966)