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Luigi Almirante

Tunis, 31 August 1884 – 6 January 1963



Son of actor Nunzio Almirante, brother Ernesto, Giacomo Almirante actors and Director Mario Almirante, cousin of actress of the silent era Italy Almirante Manzini. He began his career on stage in 15 years playing bit parts in the company of Angelo Pezzaglia together with young nephew of these Paul Pezzaglia. He received a resounding success with work especially with the character of the father in six characters in search of an author, in his first performance at the Teatro Valle in Rome, on 9 May 1921. His film career began in 1926, with film The Beauty of the World, directed by his father and performed alongside the aunt. With a shrill voice and perfect for ironic effects result in irresistible, was regarded as one of the best features of his time; in 1933 is Francis Flute in a Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare directed by Max Reinhardt. In 1935 's the antiquary in Savonarola by Rino Alessi. In the 1930s recites often alongside Eduardo and Peppino De Filippo, Assia Noris, Franco Coop, and Anna Magnani, Cinecittà film environment was established, producing films about fascist white telephones, he befriended the most great Italian directors such as Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Mario Camerini, Mario Bonnard Guido Brignone, Alberto Lattuada, Carmine Gallone and Mario Mattoli. At the end of World War II, continues to work with the big names in Italian cinema, as Delia Scala, Camillo Pilotto, Ave and Carlo Ninchi, Silvana Jachino, Totò Mignone, Alida Valli, Giuditta Rissone, Umberto Spadaro, Totò, Isa Barzizza, Galeazzo Benti, Franca Marzi and Raimondo Vianello. The last film he played was the last five Minutes of Giuseppe Amato and then retired from the stage the following year. 

He married in 1928 Ebe Brigliadori. In 1951 was forced to abandon the task for severe nervous. Two years before his death he suffered a great loss, the death of his son Nunzio.






1921/ Between fumes of Champagne, by Carlo Zangarini

1927/ The Beauty of the World, by Mario Almirante

1933/ Or your money or your life, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1933/ I'm not jealous, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1933/ There is no need for money, by Amleto Palermi

1933/ Thel President. Ec. Cre. Mi, by Gennaro Righelli

1935Those two

1935/ Territorial militia, by Mario Bonnard 

1936Wandering Wedding, by Guido Brignone 

1936/ Malasomma 

1936/ Geneva of the Almieri, by Guido Brignone 

1936/ I'll give a Million, by Mario Camerini 

1936The dance of the hands, by Mario Baffico 

1937/ Men are not Ungrateful, by Guido Brignome 

1938/ Partire, by Amleto Palermi 

1938/ The levee, Corrado D'errico

1939/  Star of the sea, by Corrado D'errico 

1939/  Hart, by Mario Camerini 

1939/  The dream of Butterfly, by Carmine Gallone

1939/  Rustic cavalry, by Amleto Palermi 

1939/  Love becomes So, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1939/  Trial and death of Socrates, by Corrado D'errico 

1939/  A lot of trouble, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1939/  Defendant, get up!, by Mario Mattoli 

1940/ The Surprises of the Wagon, by Gian Paolo Rosmino 

1940/ A lamp in the window, Gino Talamo 

1940/ The bridge of sighs, by Mario Bonnard

1940Alexander, you are great!, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1940Boccaccio, by Marcello Albani 

1940Love Me, Alfredo!, by Carmine Gallone 

1940Lucretia Borgia, by Hans Hinrich

1940/ Poverty and nobility, by Corrado D'errico 

1940San Giovanni Decollato, by Amleto Palermi 

1941The elixir of love, by Amleto Palermi 

1941The well of miracles, by Gennaro Righelli

1941The Daughter of the Green Corsaro, by Enrico Guazzoni

1941/ The Secret Lover, by Carmine Gallone

1941First love, by Carmine Gallone 

1941The tramp, by Carlo Borghesio 

1942I want to live like this, by Mario Mattoli 

1942Invisible Chains, directed by Mario Mattoli 

1942We come!, by Amleto Palermi 

1942/ One night after the Opera, by Nicola Manzari

1942Wanted blonde, good looking, by Pina Renzi

1942The deal is complicated, by Pier Luigi Faraldo

1942/ The fourth page, by Nicola Manzari 

1943Harlem, by Carmine Gallone 

1943/ Increasingly difficult, by Renato Angiolillo 

1943Our dreams, of Vittorio Cottafavi

1944Looking for happiness, by Giacomo Gentilomo 

1944/ The priest's hat, by Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

1945/ The Mistake of Being Alive, by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1945/ The song of life, by Carmine Gallone 

1946/ Vanity, by Giorgio Pastina

1946/ I love Only you, by Giuseppe Fatigati 

1947The two orphans, by Mario Mattoli 

1947/ Crime, by Giorgio Bianchi 

1949/ African Wind, Anto Giulio Majano 

1949/ Follies For the Opera, by Mario Costa 

1950/ Miss Italy, by Duilio Coletti 

1951/ Gentlemen, in Cannon!, by Luigi Zampa

1951/ Messalina, by Carmine Gallone 

1955/ The last five Minutes, by Giuseppe Amato