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Pasquale Zagaria in arte Lino Banfi

Andria, 9 July 1936



After 10 years of engagement he married Lucia since 1962, has two sons Walter and Rosanna. His family wanted Lino became priest and then entered the seminary but was a short experience, because he loved the show, ending his experience and in 1954 leaves for Milan to attempt the adventure of variety. Arriving in Milan joins the company of Arturo Vetrani, staged idioms of his country and so acted in Puglia. Early in his career, chose the name of linen orange blossom, but on the advice of Totò change last name but his impresario chose the surname Baba. These being an elementary school teacher, picked up a contact at home from the class register its fifth graders, Aureliano Banfi; surname typically milanese. In 1964 he moved to Rome where she plays the part of the Footman of the Duke of Buckingham (Memmo Carotenuto), with jokes and accent. His first experience of cinematography begins with the film Screamers at the barrier where makes a brief appearance. After reciting alongside Franco and Ciccio in the two escapees from Sing Sing, 002-Operation Luna, Two marines and a general, two firemen, will the lawyer Benenato to defeat his arch-enemy the praetor Ciccio De G. nipple?In 1973 he plays his first film starring Brigadier Pasquale Zagaria loves his mother and the policeIn 1974 he devoted himself to Italian sexy comedy starring alongside actors like Gianfranco D'Angelo, Alvaro Vitali, Gloria Guida, Edwige Fenech, Renzo Montagnani, Ennio Antonelli, Jimmy the phenomenon. In 1981 she plays two films that will become Cult films and are Cream Horn,Eye, evil, parsley and fennel. In 1989 reads next to daughter Rosanna Banfi in the television series The policeman.

In 1992, he plays a RAI journalist bungling in the television series A very special envoy 




1960/ Shouters on the stand, directed by Lucio Fulci 

1964/ The two escapees from Sing Sing, directed by Lucio Fulci 

1964/ Seduced and cheated, by Giorgio Bianchi 

1965/ The Leopard's Children, directed by Sergio Corbucci 

1965/ Angelica and the King, directed by Bernard Borderie 

1965/ How we ran into the army, directed by Omar 

1965/ Two mafiosi against Goldfinger, directed by Giorgio Simonelli 

1965/ The two, directed by Lucio Fulci 

1965/ 00-2 Operation Moon, directed by Lucio Fulci 

1965/ Two Marines and a general, directed by Luigi Scattini 

1966/ Italian adultery, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile 

1967/ Escalating threats and intimidation, by Luigi Petrini 

1968/ Zum Zum Zum – the song that goes through my head, directed by Bruno Corbucci

1968/ Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, directed by Giovanni Grimaldi 

1968/ The two firefighters, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1968/ The Black Sheep, directed by Luciano Salce 

1968/ Ciccio forgive ... not me!, directed by Marcello Ciorciolini

1968/ The nephews of Zorro, directed by Marcello Ciorciolini 

1968/ The 2 gentlemen, directed by Giovanni Grimaldi 

1969/ Guess who's coming to snack?, directed by Marcello Ciorciolini 

1969/ Mutual nurses, directed by Sohaib Orlandini 

1969/ Sure, no doubt ... indeed likely, directed by Marcello Fondato 

1969/ Zum Zum Zum n° 2, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1969/ Oh sweet kisses and languid caresses, directed by Mino Guerrini 

1969/ Blue-eyed Lisa, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1969/ Prof. Dr. Guido Tersilli primary of the Villa Celeste clinic contracted with wetsuits, directed by Luciano Salce 

1970/ I don't run ... run, directed by Franco Prosperi 

1970/ Midnight of Love, directed by Ettore Maria Fizzarotti 

1970/ On the Lord's day, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1970/ Franco e Ciccio sul warpath, directed by Aldo Grimaldi 

1970/ Don Franco and Don Ciccio in the year of the dispute, directed by Mario Garcia

1970/ The good is us, directed by Giorgio island Madan 

1970/ Ninì Tirabusciò: The woman who invented the move-, directed by Marcello Fondato 

1970/ Love Formula 2, directed by Mario Amendola 

1971/ I do not break ... Break, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1971/ The clan of two Fedoras, directed by Giuseppe Orlandini 

1971/ Mazzabubù ... How many horns are down here?, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1971/ ... Sorry but she pays taxes?, directed by Mino Guerrini 

1971/ Theft is the soul of Commerce?, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1971/ Come and be a soldier with us, directed by Ettore Maria Fizzarotti 

1971/ Will the lawyer Franco Benenato to defeat his enemy accerrimo praetor Ciccio De G. nipple?, directed by Mino Guerrini 

1971/ In prison awaiting trial, directed by Nanni Loy 

1972/ Cause of divorce, directed by Marcello Fondato 

1972/ They call them the two drivers more crazy of world, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1972/ Boccaccio, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1972/ The terror with storti, directed by Steno 

1972/ The gallant Ric and his Squire, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1973/ The Other Side of the Godfather, directed by Franco Prosperi 

1973/ Brigadier Pasquale Zagaria loves his mother and the police, directed by Luca Davan 

1974/ Venial sin, directed by Salvatore Sampei 

1974/ 4 stooges at large maneuvers, directed by Franco Martinelli 

1974/ Sex in the head, directed by Sergio Ammirata 

1974/ The Fixer, directed by Bruno Corbucci 

1974/ Barrel Shot, directed by Fernando di Leo 

1975/ The Exorcire, directed by Ciccio Ingrassia 

1976/ Tired in the family, directed by Franco Nucci 

1976/ The guesthouse, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1976/ You just don't know about it , directed by Margo Magni 

1976/ Friends more than before, directed by Marino Girolami, John Grimaldi, Giorgio Simonelli

1977/ Orazi and Curiazi 3, directed by Giorgio Mariuzzo 

1977/ Kakkientruppen, directed by Marino Girolami 

1977/ The countermate, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1978/ The teacher goes to boarding school, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1978/ High school in the repeater class, Mario Laurenti 

1978/ The soldier at the big manoeuvres, directed by Nando Cicero 

1978/ The teacher comes home, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini 

1979/ The Nurse at Night, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1979/ All unequal, directed by Pier Francesco Pingitore 

1979/ The teacher dances ... with the whole class, directed by Giuliano Carmineo 

1979/ High school seduces professors, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1979/ A policewoman on the team of morality, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini 

1979/ Saturday, Sunday and Friday, directed by Sergio Martino 

1979/ The Nurse in the Military Lane by Marino Laurenti 

1979/ The high school, the devil and the holy water, directed by Nando Cicero 

1980/ The teacher at the seaside with the whole class, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini 

1980/ The repeater makes the headmaster's eye, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1980/ The wife in white ... the pepper lover, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini 

1980/ Sugar, honey and chilli, directed by Sergio Martino 

1980/ The doctor's with the colonel, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini

1981/ Midnight Spaghetti, directed by Sergio Martino 

1981/ The honourable man with his mistress under the bed, directed by Mariano Laurenti 

1981/ Cream cornets, directed by Sergio Martino 

1981/ Smash the human beast, directed by Neri Parenti 

1982/ Rich, very rich ... practically in his underwear, directed by Sergio Martino 

1982/ Come on jerk, directed by Luciano Salce 

1983/ Roseanne, directed by Neri Parenti 

1983/ At the sports bar, directed by Francesco Massaro 

1983/ Eye, evil, parsley and fennel, directed by Sergio Martino 

1984/ The coach in the ball, directed by Sergio Martino 

1985/ Firefighters, directed by Neri Parenti 

1986/ School of Thieves, directed by Neri Parenti 

1986/ Department stores, directed by Castellano e Pipolo 

1986/ Commissioner Lo Cat, Dino Risi 

1987/ Heroic Mission-Firefighters 2, directed by Giorgio Capitani 

1987/ Rich stuff, directed by Sergio Corbucci 

1987/ Nice fresh, directed by Enrico Oldoini 

1987/ How is hard adventure, directed by Flavio Mogherini 

2008/ The coach in the ball 2, directed by Sergio Martino 

2008/ A Summer at the Sea, directed by Carlo Vanzina 

2009/ Focaccia blues, directed by Nico Cirasola 

2009/ Guess who marries my daughter!, directed by Neele Voltmar 

2012/ Good day, directed by Carlo Vanzina 

2015/ Le frise ignorant, directed by Antonello De Leo 

2016/ Quo go?, by Gennaro Nunziante 




1964 / Studio One Library 

1964/ Gian Burrasca's newspaper 

1969/ The red triangle 

1973/ Creola- Sceneggiato

1975/ Without Network

1976/ From the first moment I saw you

1977/ Here come the munsters 

1977/ The superspy 

1989 – 1990/ The Urban Watchman – tv series 

1992/ A very special envoy – tv series 

1997/ Bare ownership selling out 

1998 / 2009 / 2013 / 2016 A doctor in the family 

2000/ Fly Sciusciù – miniseries 

2001/ Angel the Keeper 

2002/ Runs in the family (tv) 

2002/ Destiny has four legs 

2003/ A quiet place – miniseries 

2005My friend Santa Claus – tv movie 

2006 / The father of brides 

2006/ My friend Santa Claus 2 

2009 / Sorry to bother you 

2010/ All fathers of Mary 

2011/ Commissioner Zagaria 





1982/ Come on jerk, directed by Luciano Salce

1984/ The coach in the ball, directed by Sergio Martino

2002/ Fly Sciusciù 

2006/ The Father of Brides 

2008/ The coach in the ball 2, directed by Sergio Martino 



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