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 whiteNext 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 Lei of Luigi Zampa, film in which he interpreted the merchant redeemable Cesira (Sylva Koscina) stealing it from the Thief Cencio (Alberto Sordi,) Marisa LA Civetta, all cream Susanna, Marisa Allasio-a Peplum- The revolt of The Gladiators of Vittorio Cottafavi, The Revolt Of The slavesof 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 scale, Damiano Damiani, Gianni Serra and Carlo Lizzani. Whirled also several tv movies, particularly Orlando furioso 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 La città delle donneby 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.

 

Filmography

 

1952/ the white route, Directed By Luigi Comencini

 

1952/ Fratelli d'italia, Directed by Fausto Saraceni

 

1952/ I tre corsairs, directed by Mario Soldati

 

1953/ Cavalleria rusticana, directed by Carmine Gallone

 

1953/ La 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/ Siluri umani, 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/ Donne sole, directed by Vittorio Sala

 

1956/ Forget my past, Directed by Primo Zeglio

 

1957/ farewellForever, directed by Mario Costa

 

1957/ poor Ma belli, directed by Dino Risi

 

1957/ Marisa la civetta, Directed by Mauro Bolognini

 

1957/ Susanna all Panna, directed by Steno

 

1958/ thief He, thief Lei, 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/ Le Vergini di Roma, 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/ L'arcidiavolo, directed by Ettore Scola

 

1967/ A man, a pistol, a horse, Directed By Luigi Vanzi

 

1967/ Foreigner... Made the sign of the cross, Directed By Demofilo Fidani

 

1967/ the Indomitable Angelica, Directed by Bernard Borderie

 

1967/ and now... Recommends the soul to God, Directed By Demofilo

 

1969/ the Battle Of El Alamein, Directed by Giorgio Ferroni

 

1969/ i'M Sartana, Your gravedigger, Directed By Giuliano Carnimeo

 

1970/ kneeling foreigner... The corpses do not make shade, Directed By Demofilo Fidani

 

1970/ Arrive Django And Sartana... And the end, Directed By Demofilo Fidani

 

1970/ meeting d'amore, 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/ La Sinful, directed by Pier Luigi Pavoni

 

1975/ Divina creature, Directed By Giuseppe Patron Griffi

 

1976/ La 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/ Sella d'argento, 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