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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 Il giorno della civetta 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, L'UOMO delle Stelle, 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/ Il tesoro di Rommel, directed by Romolo Marcellini

1962/ La smania addosso, directed by Marcello Andrei

1963/ Mafia alla sbarra, directed by Oreste Palella

1963/ crazy sea, directed by Renato Castellani

1966/ I due parà, directed by Lucio Fulci (1966)

1967/ Il giorno della civetta, directed by Damiano Damiani

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

1968/ Suicide Commando, directed by Camillo Bazzoni

1968/ Il medico della mutua, directed by Luigi Zampa

1968/ death on high hillsRingold, directed by Fred

1969/ five kids of dog, directed by Alfio Caltabiano

1969/ Il commissario Pepe, directed by Ettore Scola

1969/ La moglie più bella, 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/ Bello, onesto, emigrato 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 ... capitano di fregata, directed by Mario Amendola

1973/ all sons of mammasantissima, directed by Alfio Caltabian 

1974/ Pane e cioccolata, directed by Franco Brusati

1974/ The actor stubs, directed by Ignazio Dolce

1975/ l'esorciccio, directed by Ciccio Ingrassia

1976/ Perché si uccide un magistrato, directed by Damiano Damiani

1976/ Il trucido e lo sbirro, 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/ Nuovo 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/ Ragazzi fuori, directed by Marco Risi

1993/ Anni 90-Parte II, directed by Enrico Oldoini

1994/ Italy Village, directed by Giancarlo Planta

1994/ Una pura formalità, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

1995/ L'UOMO delle stelle, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

1999/ A milanese in Rome, directed by Diego Febbraro

2000/ Frida professione manager, directed by Renato Polselli

2001/ two friendsSpiro Scimone and Francesco Sframeli, Director;

2008/ 1000, directed by Diego Febbraro





1992/ Uomo di rispetto, directed by Damiano Damiani

1993/ Quelli della speciale, directed by Bruno Corbucci

1993/ Passions, directed by Fabrizio Costa

2000/ Una storia qualunque, directed by Alberto Simone





1998/ Polifemo, regia di Alfredo Santucci



E’ stato doppiato da


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