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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 The brigadiere Pasquale Zagaria ama la mamma e la poliziaIn 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,Occhio,malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio. 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 Un inviato molto speciale 




Shouters on the stand, directed by Lucio Fulci (1960)

The two escapees from Sing Sing, directed by Lucio Fulci (1964)

Seduced and cheated, by Giorgio Bianchi (1964)

I figli del leopardo, directed by Sergio Corbucci (1965)

Angelica and the King, directed by Bernard Borderie (1965)

Come inguaiammo l'esercito (1965), directed by Omar

Two mafiosi against Goldfinger, directed by Giorgio Simonelli (1965)

I due parà, directed by Lucio Fulci (1965)

00-2 Operation Luna, directed by Lucio Fulci (1965)

Due marines e un generale, directed by Luigi Scattini (1965)

Adulterio all'italiana, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile (1966)

Escalating threats and intimidation, by Luigi Petrini (1967)

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)

La pecora nera, 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 (1968)

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

Gli infermieri della mutua (1969), directed by Sohaib Orlandini

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

Zum Zum Zum n° 2, directed by Bruno Corbucci (1969)

Oh dolci baci e languide carezze, directed by Mino Guerrini (1969)

Lisa dagli occhi blu, directed by Bruno Corbucci (1969)

Prof. Dr. Guido Tersilli primario della clinica Villa Celeste convenzionata con le mute, directed by Luciano Salce (1969)

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

Mezzanotte d'amore, 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 e Don Ciccio nell'anno della contestazione, directed by Mario Garcia (1970)

The good is us, directed by Giorgio island Madan (1970)

Ninì Tirabusciò: La donna che inventò la mossa-, directed by Marcello Fondato (1970)

Amore Formula 2, directed by Mario Amendola (1970)

Io non spezzo ... rompo (1971), directed by Bruno Corbucci

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)

Venga a fare il soldato da noi, 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 (1971)

Cause of divorce, directed by Marcello Fondato (1972)

They call them the two drivers more matti del mondo, 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 (1972)

L'altra faccia del padrino, directed by Franco Prosperi (1973)

Il brigadiere Pasquale Zagaria ama la mamma e la polizia, directed by Luca Davan (1973)

Venial sin, directed by Salvatore Sampei (1974)

4 stooges at large maneuvers, directed by Franco Martinelli (1974)

Sesso in testa (1974), directed by Sergio Ammirata

The Fixer, directed by Bruno Corbucci (1974)

Colpo in canna, directed by Fernando di Leo (1974)

L'esorciccio, directed by Ciccio Ingrassia (1975)

Stangata in famiglia, directed by Franco Nucci (1976)

L'affittacamere (1976), directed by Mariano Laurenti

Basta che non si sappia in giro (1976), directed by Margo Magni

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

Orazi e Curiazi 3, directed by Giorgio Mariuzzo (1977)

Kakkientruppen, directed by Marino Girolami (1977)

La compagna di banco, directed by Mariano Laurenti (1977)

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

La liceale nella classe dei ripetenti, Mario Laurenti (1978)

La soldatessa alle grandi manovre (1978), directed by Nando Cicero

L'insegnante viene a casa, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini (1978)

L'infermiera di notte, directed by Mariano Laurenti (1979)

Tutti a squola, directed by Pier Francesco Pingitore (1979)

L'insegnante balla ... con tutta la classe, directed by Giuliano Carmineo (1979)

La liceale seduce i professori (1979), directed by Mariano Laurenti

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

Saturday, Sunday and Friday, directed by Sergio Martino (1979)

L'infermiera nella corsia dei militari by Marino Laurenti (1979)

La liceale, il diavolo e l'acquasanta, directed by Nando Cicero (1979)

L'insegnante al mare con tutta la classe, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini (1980)

La ripetente fa l'occhietto al preside (1980), directed by Mariano Laurenti

La moglie in bianco ... l'amante al pepe (1980), directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini

Zucchero, miele e peperoncino (1980), directed by Sergio Martino

La dottoressa ci sta col colonello, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini (1980)

La moglie in bianco ... l'amante al pepe, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantin's (1981)

Midnight Spaghetti, directed by Sergio Martino (1981)

L'onorevole con l'amante sotto il letto (1981), directed by Mariano Laurenti

Cornetti alla crema (1981), directed by Sergio Martino

Fracchia la belva umana (1981), directed by Neri Parenti

Ricchi, ricchissimi ... praticamente in mutande (1982), directed by Sergio Martino

Vieni avanti cretino (1982), directed by Luciano Salce

Roseanne, directed by Neri Parenti (1983)

At the sports bar, directed by Francesco Massaro (1983)

Occhio, malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio (1983), directed by Sergio Martino

L'allenatore nel pallone (1984), directed by Sergio Martino

I pompieri (1985), directed by Neri Parenti

Scuola di ladri (1986), directed by Neri Parenti

Department stores, directed by Castellano e Pipolo (1986)

Il commissario Lo Gatto, Dino Risi (1986)

Missione Eroica-I Pompieri 2 (1987), directed by Giorgio Capitani

Roba da ricchi (1987), directed by Sergio Corbucci

Belli freschi, directed by Enrico Oldoini (1987)

How is dura l'avventura, directed by Flavio Mogherini (1987)

L'allenatore nel pallone 2, directed by Sergio Martino (2008)

Un'estate al mare, directed by Carlo Vanzina (2008)

Focaccia blues, directed by Nico Cirasola (2009)

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

Good day, directed by Carlo Vanzina (2012)

Le frise ignorant, directed by Antonello De Leo (2015)

Quo go?, by Gennaro Nunziante (2016)




Biblioteca di Studio Uno (1964)

Il giornalino di Gian Burrasca (1964)

The red triangle (1969)

From the first moment I saw you (1976)

Here come the munsters (1977)

The superspy (1977)

Il vigile urbano – tv series (1989 – 1990)

Un inviato molto speciale – tv series (1992)

Bare ownership selling out – (1997)

Un medico in famiglia (1998 – 2009 – 2013 – 2016)

Fly Sciusciù – miniseries (2000)

Danny Deckchair -film Tv (2000)

Angelo il Custode (2001) (tv)

Runs in the family (tv) (2002)

Destiny has four legs – (2002)

A quiet place – miniseries (2003)

My friend Santa Claus – tv movie (2005)

Il padre delle spose (tv) (2006)

My friend Santa Claus 2 – (2006)

Sorry to bother you – (2009)

All fathers of Mary – (2010)

Commissioner Zagaria (2011)




Vieni avanti cretino (1982), directed by Luciano Salce

L'allenatore nel pallone (1984), directed by Sergio Martino

Fly Sciusciù (2002)

Il padre delle spose (2006)

L'allenatore nel pallone 2, directed by Sergio Martino (2008)



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