Toth Database - Cinema
29 December 1904 – Catania, 18 November 1996
His acting career began at the age of 14 in the company of actor Giovanni Grasso (tragic actor Carpenter). After the death of Angelo Musco shape with Rosina Anselmi a theater company.
Natural heir of the same Musco, takes the Repertoire to fit (for example Liolà by Luigi Pirandello). National is critically acclaimed for her performances is that dramatic. For his merits artists was appointed Knight Grand Cross of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, high honour conferred by the President of the Republic. In the years ' 50 leaves the company formed along with Rosina Anselmi to form their own company.
In 1952 he founded together with Turi Ferro, Umberto Spadaro, Rosolino Bua and Rosina Anselmi, the Ente Teatro di Sicilia, became the Teatro Stabile di Catania. Debuted very young into the world of cinema with the silent film A law directed by Elvira Notari he made his debut in talkies as the protagonist in the movie by Mario Mattoli did a Mr.a , opposite Rosina Abdul Rahman. In 1984 plays the role of the Prosecutor in scripted by Damiano Damiani, The Octopus.
1920/ In law, directed by Elvira Notari
1938/ A lady did it, directed by Mario Mattoli
1947/ The Knights by black masks ( I Beati Paoli) , directed by Pino Mercanti
1952/ I chose love, directed by Mario Zampi
1955/ The world will be our (El expreso de Andalucía), directed by Francisco Rovira Beleta
1957/ Iron class, directed by Turi Vasile
1957/ The waif of Pompei, directed by Giacomo Gentilomo
1961/ Pastasciutta on the desert, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
1963/ Crazy Sea, directed by Renato Castellani
1965/ Made in Italy, episodes from the work and the graduate in law, directed by Nanni Loy
1969/ A case of conscience, directed by Giovanni Grimaldi
1972/ Violence: Fifth Power, directed by Florestano Vancini
1972/ The Pisciotta Case, directed by Eriprando Visconti
1974/ My God how I fell down!, directed by Luigi Comencini
1974/ The crush, directed by Alfredo Malfatti
1975/ The engagement, directed by Giovanni Grimaldi
1984/ The Octopus