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Riccardo Cucciolla

(5 September 1924 – 17 September 1999 Bari)


Actor, voice actor and dubbing Director. In the following years will work both in Italy and abroad, especially working with French directors. In 1974 is hired by Mario Bava, the film Rabid dogs (red light), where she plays an ambiguous middle-aged man. As for the voice acting, for many years has lent voice to Roger Moore and other actors.




Claudio Villa in Bitter serenade; Serenade for 16 Blondes; Seven songs for seven sisters; Forbidden song; First round of applause; There is a trail in the sky; Hello first love!; La canzone del destino; La banda del buco

Erland Josephson in Sacrifice; I'm scared

John Cazale in The Godfather; The Godfather Part II

Jonathan Pryce in 007-tomorrow never dies

Richard Egan in The girl from twenty dollars

James Caan in Countdown

Robert Duvall in  Rosa Havoc and her lovers

Ian Holm in Another woman

William Redfield in The Night's Watchman

David Carradine in This land is my land

Michael Lonsdale in The day of the Jackal

William Hopper in The conquest of space

Warren Stevens in Forbidden planet 

Richard Harrison in The executioner of the seas

Monsignor Hermann Cobos in Susanna all cream

Ken Curtis in The wings of Eagles

Ken Scott in The Boxer

Audie Murphy in Fire proof

Tom Drake  in The courage of Lassie

Bruno Ganz in The sky over Berlin

Michel Serrault  in Nelly and Mr. Arnaud

Jean-Marc Tennberg in Fanfan la Tulipe

Gérard Blain in Dolphins

Jacques Charrier in Clay pigeon shooting

José Luis De Villalonga in  Juliet of the spirits

Akira Nishimura in Love hot in Yokohama

Akihiko Hirata in Atragon

Mark Herron in  8.5

Renato Salvatori in Rocco and his brothers

Giuliano Gemma in The return of Ringo

Adolfo Celi in OK Connery

Carlo Taranto in The Doctor and the Sorcerer

Mario Feliciani in Everyone at home

Dwight Weist in The name of the rose

William Talman in Perry Mason

Roger Moore in The Saint

Paul Guers in The octopus 2, The octopus 3

Ben Kingsley in The secret of the Sahara


Narrator in :

The calf

Comrade Don Camillo

A love in Rome

Primitive love

Documentary Futurism by Guido Guerrasio

Documentaries of brothers Angelo and Alfredo Castiglioni





Italian good people, direct by Giuseppe De Santis (1965)

At any cost, direct by Giuliano Montaldo (1967)

The Seven Deer Brothers, direct by Gianni Puccini (1968)

Sacco and Vanzetti, direct by Giuliano Montaldo (1970)

The investigation is closed: forget, direct by Damiano Damiani (1971)

Violence: Fifth Power, direct by Florestano Vancini (1972)

Night on the city, direct by  Jean-Pierre Melville (1972)

The Matteotti Murder, direct by  Florestano Vancini (1973)

No the case is happily solved, direct by  Vittorio Salerno (1973)

Borsalino and Co.,direct by  Jacques Deray (1974)

Spy face, direct by Giuseppe Ferrara (1975)

Antonio Gramsci - The Days of Prisondirect by Lino Del Fra (1977)

A hare with a little girl's face, direct by  Gianni Serra (1988)




The Days of History, narrator in the episode Caio Gracco (1967)

Luke's Secretdirect by  Sandro Bolchi (1969)

Diary of Soldiers

In the Lost City of Sarzana, direct by Luigi Faccini (1981)

Marco Polo, direct by Giuliano Montaldo (1982)

Two prisoners, direct by  Anton Giulio Majano (1984)

The Riddle of Rue Martin 98direct by  Jean Delannoy (1986)

The boss, direct by Silverio Blasi (1986)

Family businessdirect by Marcello Fondato (1988)

The octopus 5direct by Luigi Perelli (1990)

Prisoner of a Revenge, direct by Vittorio Sindoni e Jeannot Szwarc (1991)

The courage to speakdirect by Leandro Castellani (1991)

Le Château des Oliviersdirect by France 2 (1993)

Sea wind, direct by Gianfranco Mingozzi (1993)

Intimate Enemies, direct by P. Solinas (1994)

The Voice of the Heartdirect by Lodovico Gasparini,1996

Marshal Roccadirect by Giorgio Capitani, first season, episode 2 ("Guilt ") in the role of Serafino,1996

Dr. Giò (1997)

Death of a Good Girl (1999)



Direction of dubbing Film



Once Upon a Time in America

And the ship goes


On the run for three

Dersu Uzala - The Little Man of the Great Plains

The Cat and the Canary


New York Stories

Offret - Sacrificio

 Marco Polo

The octopus 1

The octopus 2


RAI radio prosa


The white fan, direct by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, regia Corrado Pavolini.

Hyacinth Halvey, direct by  Lady Augusta Gregory, regia Umberto Benedetto





Puglia, documentary of the cycle Italy seen from the sky,direct by Folco Quilici,1974

Tomboy direct by  1977




La domenica della buona gente (1953)

Treasure island, (1959)

Italiani brava gente (1965)

Naked, raw and ..., directed by Adriano Bolzoni and Francesco De Feo, narration, voiceover (1965)

Life of Dante, Narrator, voiceover (1965)

At any cost, directed by Giuliano Montaldo (1967)

The seven brothers Cervi (1968)

Africa segreta, directed by Angelo and Alfredo Castiglioni and Epicurus (1969)

Sacco and Vanzetti (1970)

The investigation is closed: forget (1971)

We are all on bail, directed by Manlio Scarpelli (1971)

Africa ama, directed by Angelo and Alfredo Castiglioni and Epicurus (1971)

La violenza: quinto potere (1972)

Night on the town, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville (1972)

A thoroughly professional to secure the future, directed by Giuseppe De Santis (1972)

Il delitto Matteotti (1973)

No case is happily resolved (1973)

Borsalino & co., (1974)

Angry dogs (1974)

Cugini carnali (1974), directed by Sergio Martino

The line of the river (1976)

Ready to kill (1976)

Antonio Gramsci: I giorni del carcere (1977)

Goodbye last man, directed by Angelo and Alfredo Castiglioni, vocals (1978)

Marco Polo, television drama, directed by Giuliano Montaldo (1982)

The boy of Ebalus, directed by Giuseppe Schito (1984)

The courage to speak (1987)

32 December (1988)

The voice of the heart, miniseries (1995)

Marshal Rocca episode "guilt", TV series (1996)

Death of a respectable girl, TV series (1999)





Love poems/love poems, Caravan (1961)

The enchanted forest, fairy concert (1992)





Riccardo Cucciolla doubled the only word that the actor Buster Keaton starred in the film Two marines e a generale, i.e. Thanks (Thanks)



Awards and recognitions


He was awarded the prize for best actor at the Cannes Film Festival, for the role of the anarchist Lot in the film by Giuliano Montaldo Sacco and Vanzetti, 1971