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Ettore Manni

Rome, may 6, 1927 – 27 July 1979




Orphan of mother since birth, was noticed by director Luigi Comencini, who was impressed by this university student out of course, beautiful and performing, and made him debut in 1952 as the protagonist of the film The white, Next to divas such as Eleonora Rossi Drago, Silvana Pampanini, Tamara, Lees and a very young Sophia Loren. In that film, Manni's name will appear in the headlinesbefore Those Of Vittorio gassman And Enrico Maria Salerno. Since then, Manni began an intense and successful season, which led him to become a well-known actor in the Italian cinema of the Fifties. The Roman actor ranged from the dramatic roles that characterized his debut- the Friends of Michelangelo Antonioni, the Wolf of Alberto Lattuada-comedies - poor but beautiful Dino Risi, where It is Ugo, the boyfriend of Giovanna (Marisa Allasio), thief He, thief She of Luigi Zampa, film in which he interpreted the merchant redeemable Cesira (Sylva Koscina) stealing it from the Thief Cencio (Alberto Sordi,) Marisa La Owl, all cream Susanna, Marisa Allasio-a Peplum The revolt of The Gladiators of Vittorio Cottafavi, The Revolt Of The slaves of Nunzio Malasomma-to the westerns Italian- Johnny Oro by Sergio Corbucci, a man, a horse, a gun by Luigi Vanzi and Many Others Directed by the specialist Demofilo Fidani. Over time the charm of Ma for no more than the beginning, m had burdened, but nevertheless I still work in several films in various roles as a character actor, or negative antagonist, losing the image of handsome andprotagonist of the fifties and sixties. In the seventies begins with various appearances in movies, as well as interpret various roles in several erotic films. It was directed by directors such as Luigi Magni, Mario Soldati, Delmer Daves, André Versini, Tony Richardson, Alberto Bevilacqua, Duccio Tessari, Tonino Cervi, Ettore Scola, Damiano Damiani, Gianni Serra and Carlo Lizzani. Whirled also several tv movies, particularly Orlando Furious by Luca Ronconi in 1974, black moves by Gianni Serra (1977) and closed circuit of Giuliano Montaldo in 1978. His latest artistic preparation the most significant is the 1979 film The City of Women by Federico Fellini, where she played the despicable Katzone. This feature film will be released in the following year, after the tragic death of Ma; while cleaning a rifle, one hit party perhaps by mistake wounded him in the leg and bled to death. The exact circumstances were not clarified, nor could whether it was suicide or indices tooth Manni was married to French actress Mireille Granelli, who had worked with him in Ursus il terrore dei Krghisi with whom he had a daughter.




1952/ The white route, directed by Luigi Comencini

1952/ Brothers of Italy, directed by Fausto Saraceni

1952/ The  three corsairs, directed by Mario Soldati

1953/ Rustic Cavalry, directed by Carmine Gallone

1953/ The Wolf , directed by Alberto Lattuada 

1953/ Attila, directed by Pietro Francisci

1953/ The most comedic show in the World, directed by Mario Mattoli

1953/ Yalis the Virgin Of rancador, directed by Francesco De robertis

1954/ Tua for Life, directed by Sergio Grieco

1954/ Two Nights with Cleopatra, directed by Mario Mattoli

1954/ Human torpedoes, directed by Carlo Lizzani, Antonio Leonvilla

1954/ The women's ship cursed, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo

1954/ Folgore Division, directed By Duilio Coletti

1955/ Le girlfriends, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

1955/ Farewell Dreams of Glory, directed by Giuseppe Vari

1955/ Ambush on the sea, directed by Pino Mercanti

1955/ Bella do not cry!, directed by David Carbonari

1956/ Single women, directed by Vittorio Sala

1956/ Forget my past, directed by Primo Zeglio

1957/ Farewell Forever, directed by Mario Costa

1957/ Poor but beautiful , directed by Dino Risi

 1957/ Marisa the Owl, directed by Mauro Bolognini

1957/ Susanna all Panna, directed by Steno

1958/ Thief He, thief She, directed by Luigi Zampa

1958/ The revolt of the Gladiators, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi

1958/ Ballerina And Good god, directed by Antonio Leonviola

1959/ Napoleon In Austrerliz, directed by Abel Gance

1960/ The revolt of the Slaves, directed by Nunzio Malasomma

1960/ The Legions of Cleopatra, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi

1960/ The Tomb of the Kings, directed by Fernando Circle

1961/ Hercules in the Conquest of Atlantis, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi

1961/ Behind closed doors, directed by Dino Risi

1961/ The Virgins of Rome, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1962/ The Normans, directed by Giuseppe Vari

1962/ Ursus the terror Of The Kirghisi, directed by Antonio Margheriti

1964/ The Giants of Rome, directed by Antonio Margheriti

1965/ Happens one summer, directed by Delmer Daves

1966/..And the Devil laughed, directed Tony Richardson

1966/ Johnny oro, directed by Sergio Corbucci

1966/ The Archdiocese, directed by Ettore Scola

1967/ A man, a pistol, a horse, directed by Luigi Vanzi

1967/ Foreigner... Made the sign of the cross, directed dy Demofilo Fidani

1967/ The Indomitable Angelica, directed by Bernard Borderie

1967/ And now... Recommends the soul to God, directed dy Demofilo

1969/ The Battle Of El Alamein, directed by Giorgio Ferroni

1969/ i'M Sartana, Your gravedigger, directed dy Giuliano Carnimeo

1970/ kneeling foreigner... The corpses do not make shade, directed dy Demofilo Fidani

1970/ Arrive Django And Sartana... And the end, directed by Demofilo Fidani

1970/ Love Meeting, directed by Paolo Heusch, Ugo Liberatore

1970/ Mazzabubù, how much horns are down here?, directed by Marino Laurenti

1973/ Valdez, half-blood, directed by John Sturges And Duilio Coletti

1973/ Anna that particular likes, directed by Giuliano Carnimeo

1973/ Tony arzenta, directed by Duccio Tessari

1973/ They called them the Three Musketeers..... instead they were four, directed by Silvio wardrobe

1974/ Facts of the people of decent, directed by Mauro Bolognini

1974/ Angry dogs, directed by Mario Bava

1975/ ... To all Policacars, directed by Mario Caiano

1975/ The Sinful, directed by Pier Luigi Pavoni

1975/ Divina creature, directed by Giuseppe Patron Griffi

1976/ The Madama, directed by Duccio Tessari

1976/ Violent policemen, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini

1976/ Oh! Serafina, directed by Alberto Lattuada

1976/ Beware of The buffoon, directed by Alberto Bevilacqua

1976/ The performers, directed by Maurizio Lucidi

1977/ The black moves, directed by Gianna Serra

1977/ The underworld attacks... The police respond, directed by Mario Caiano

1977/ The Name Of Pope King, directed by Luciano Ercoli

1978/ The Theft Of Gioconda, directed by Renato Castellani

1978/ Closed circuit, directed by Giuliano Montaldo

1978/ Silver Saddle, directed by Lucio Fulci

1978/ The Iron Commissioner, directed by Stelvio Massi

1979/ The  Sick imaginary, directed by Tonino Cervi

1979/ A man kneeling, directed by Damiano Damiani

1979 The cities of Women, directed by Federico Fellini