Toth Database - Cinema 

Isa Barzizza

(Sanremo 22 November 1929)



Luisita Isa Barzizza, father Pippo Barzizza, conductor, her mother Tatina Salesi. During high school, attending theatrical performances, in supporting roles. Erminio Macario, after completing his studies, under the permission of the father, the spear in a magazine. Debuts with The boarders of San Babila, and Follies of Hamlet, 1947/1948. Subsequently, she starred alongside toto, from whom he learns and inherits all the secrets of the trade; together they interpret once upon a time the world, watch what you eatAlways with toto, made her film debut with the two orphansThe only starring role plays him in great variety. Between 1951 and 1952 he worked with Garinei and Giovaninni, and engages in straight Theatre, Shakespeare, twelfth nightOn 3 January 1954, is the star of a scripted Rai in a one-act play by Carlo Goldoni Osteria de mailAt the beginning of the years ' 60, after her husband's death (the Director Carlo Alberto Chiesa) occurred by accident, she decided to devote herself to her daughter, and retired from acting; Although in recent years he founded a company of dubbing. Back to perform at the theatre in the years ' 90, a flea in her ear, arsenic and old laceJoin the Spoleto Festival with the last yankeein 1999 interprets Sisters MattressesBack to work at the cinema and on television, she starred in two dramas of Rai Uno Let us not be moreIn 2012 back to cinema, in the movie long live Italy.





1947 The two orphans

1947 Where's Charlotte?

1948 Fifa e arena

1948 Totò al giro d'Italy

1949 The firemen of Viggiù

1949 Adam and Eve

1950 Le sei mogli di barbablù

1950 q & a

1950 Il vedovo allegro 

1950 The elusive 12

1950 Figaro qua, Figaro là

1951 The wizard of strength

1951 Holy crap!

1951 Seven hours of trouble

1951 Milano miliardaria

1952 First prize: Mariarosa

1952 Babes on scooters

1952 Totò a colori

1952 Unveiled

1952 Siamo tutti inquilini

1953 Songs for two voices

1953 Viva la rivista

1953 Youth on trial

1953 It is never too late

1953 The daughter of the regiment

1953 Neapolitan Turk

1953 The adventures of Cartouche

1954 Totò cerca pace

1954 Variety

1954 Passionately

1954 A box at the opera

1955 I pinguini ci guardano

1955 C'eravamo tanto amati

1974 Red Carnation

1976 The moment of adventure

1983 Zucchini Flowers

1989 Thank goodness there's Toto

1991 80sqm, episode "No mum no"

1993 Solo, short film

1995 Ardena

1997 Donkeys

1999 7 km da Gerusalemme

2007 A boundless youth

2010 Long live Italy 

2012 Honey Apples

2012 Study illegal

20 13 Guess who's coming to Christmas


RAI filmography


The osteria della prosa, 1954

I don't know you anymore,1954

Gavino and Sigismund, 1954

How he lied to her husband, 1954

Paquebot tenacity, 1954

Let Us not be more, 1999/2001

Valeria medico legale, TV miniseries, 2000

Butta la luna, 2006/2007

For a night of love, TV series, 2008