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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 policemanIn 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)

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 (1965)

Italian adultery, 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)

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 (1968)

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 (1969)

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 (1970)

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 (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)

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

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

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 (1974)

The Exorcire, directed by Ciccio Ingrassia (1975)

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 (1976

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

Kakkientruppen, directed by Marino Girolami (1977)

The countermate, directed by Mariano Laurenti (1977)

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 (1978)

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 (1979)

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 (1980)

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 (1981)

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

Come on jerk, directed by Luciano Salce (1982)

Roseanne, directed by Neri Parenti (1983)

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

Eye, evil, parsley and fennel, directed by Sergio Martino (1983)

The coach in the ball, directed by Sergio Martino (1984)

Firefighters, directed by Neri Parenti (1985)

School of Thieves, directed by Neri Parenti (1986)

Department stores, directed by Castellano e Pipolo (1986)

Commissioner Lo Cat, Dino Risi (1986)

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 (1987)

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

A Summer at the Sea, 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)




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 

Danny Deckchair -film Tv

2001/ Angel the Keeper 

2002/ Runs in the family (tv) 

2002/ Destiny has four legs 

2003/ A quiet place – miniseries 

2005/ My 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/ Vieni avanti cretino, directed by Luciano Salce

1984/ L'allenatore nel pallone, directed by Sergio Martino

2002/ Fly Sciusciù 

2006/ Il padre delle spose 

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



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