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Tano Cimarosa (Gaetano Cisco)

1 January 1922, Messina, Messina, 24 May 2008



Brother of Michael and John Cimarosa (lesser-known actors than Tano).

His first appearance is that of mafioso Lansquenet ne The Day of the Owl directed in 1967 by Damiano Damiani. Later appears alongside Alberto Sordi in the role of the father of a large family talking the family doctoras an émigré in Nice, honest, immigrated to Australia would marry countrywoman illibata and finally as a prison guard in in prison awaiting trialIn the 1970s, tries his directing career making three films: The vizio has black stockings, No to violence and men of Word, the latter film, the world of the mafia, shot in the province of Messina. In more recent years has been a constant presence in the film by Giuseppe Tornatore (Cinema Paradiso, The man of th stars, a formality). In recent years he also appeared in a few sitcoms Rai and Mediaset, including Don Matteo, playing Uncle Carmel, relative of Marshal Cecchini (Nino Frassica)






1955/ Rommel's Treasure, directed by Romolo Marcellini

1962/ The craving on you, directed by Marcello Andrei

1963/ Mafia on the bar, directed by Oreste Palella

1963/ Crazy sea, directed by Renato Castellani

1966/ The two parà, directed by Lucio Fulci 

1967/ The Day of the Owl, directed by Damiano Damiani

1968/ Ask forgiveness from God ... not me, directed by Vincenzo Musolino

1968/ Suicide Commando, directed by Camillo Bazzoni

1968/ The mutual doctor, directed by Luigi Zampa

1968/ Death on high hills Ringold, directed by Fred

1969/ Five kids of dog, directed by Alfio Caltabiano

1969/ Commissioner Pepe, directed by Ettore Scola

1969/ The most beautiful wife, directed by Damiano Damiani

1969/ Barbagia (society of the sick), directed by Carlo Lizzani

1970/ Between miracles, directed by Nino Manfredi

1970/ A sword for Brando, directed by Alfio Caltabiano

1971/ Beautiful, honest, emigrant Australia would marry countrywoman illibata, directed by Luigi Zampa

1971/ Scarper, directed by Philippe De Broca

1971/ Room 17-17 Palace of taxes, tax office, directed by Michele Lupo

1972/ So be it, directed by Alfio Caltabiano

1972/ Hot Frenzy, directed by Renato Polselli

1972/ In prison awaiting trial, directed by Nanni Loy

1973/ Crazy crazy Italians in Russia, directed by Eldar Ryazanov dar Alexandrovich and Francesco Prosperi

1973/ Oremus, Hallelujah and Amen, directed by Alfio Caltabiano

1973/ Gang war in Milan, directed by Umberto Lenzi

1973/ Pasqualino Cammarata ... captain frigate, directed by Mario Amendola

1973/ All sons of mammasantissima, directed by Alfio Caltabian 

1974/ Bread and chocolate, directed by Franco Brusati

1974/ The actor stubs, directed by Ignazio Dolce

1975/ The Exorciccio, directed by Ciccio Ingrassia

1976/ Why you kill a magistrate, directed by Damiano Damiani

1976/ The Slor and the Cop, directed by Umberto Lenzi

1977/ The Italy in pajamas, directed by Guido Guerrasio

1979/ A man on his knees, directed by Damiano Damiani

1980/ Café Express, directed by Nanni Loy

1983/ Evicted find housing rent control, directed by Pier Francesco Pingitore

1987/ Sicilian Connection, directed by Tonino Valerii

1988/ New Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

1988/ Feud, directed by Paul Pallen

1990/ There is room for everyone, directed by Giancarlo Planta

1990/ Thel dark Sun, directed by Damiano Damiani

1990/ Guys out, directed by Marco Risi

1993/ 90s-Part II  directed by Enrico Oldoini

1994/ Italy Village, directed by Giancarlo Planta

1994/ A pure formality, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

1995/ The man of the stars, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

1999/ A milanese in Rome, directed by Diego Febbraro

2000/ Frida profession manager, directed by Renato Polselli

2001/ Two friends Spiro Scimone and Francesco Sframeli

2008/ 1000, directed by Diego Febbraro





1992/ Man of respect directed by Damiano Damiani

1993/ Those of the special, directed by Bruno Corbucci

1993/ Passions, directed by Fabrizio Costa

2000/ An ordinary story, directed by Alberto Simone





1998/ Polifemo,  directed by  Alfredo Santucci



It was voiced by


Arturo Dominici in The family doctor

Pino Caruso in Between miracles

Ferruccio Amendola in So be it

Sergio German in Ask forgiveness from God ... not me

Corrado Gaipa in Five kids of dog