Luigi Proietti (Gigi Proietti)

Rome, 2 September 1940

 

After graduating from the Liceo Ginnasio Augustus of Rome he enrolled in the school of law at the University of Rome La Sapienza. As a child he learned to play guitar, piano, accordion and to support himself studies plays and sings in nightclubs. He enrolled at the Centro Teatro Ateneo, becoming a pupil of Arnoldo Foa, Giulietta Masina, in the same period, decides to leave the Faculty of law. Her first role as an actor was in the movie the birds by Aristophanes , directed by Giuseppe Di Martino. In 1968 gets starring roles in various shows staged by the Teatro Stabile in L'Aquila, including God Kurtby Alberto Moravia. In 1970, he was called to replace Domenico Modugno in Garinei and Giovannini musical Alleluja brava genteIn 1974 played the role of black Chiaramantesi the drama of Sem BenelliLa Cena delle beffe, deposit at Carmelo Bene. In 1978 with Sandro Merli, assumes the artistic direction of the Teatro Brancaccio of Rome, creating a Scenic Laboratory exercises for the young actor, staged with his students during the 1980s numerous shows, in this period the same Silhouette recalls that Vittorio Gassman said "has his students taught him all his faults, but there is an heir is right that there is." Gianni Minà recalls that Gigi maintained at his own expense the school, awaiting the arrival of regional contributions. In 1983 he made his debut as a television presenter in Fantastic 4 directed by Enzo Trapani. In 1990 debuted a sitcom of Rai due, Villa Arzilla, based on the adventures of a group of seniors in a nursing home where he in some scenes as a gardener. 

In 1998 is the narrator of the tale of Peter and the Wolfby Sergei Prokofiev, under the direction of Enrique Mazzola. In 2013 Project begins writing, publishing an autobiography after all something I remember. Between memories and anecdotes, the actor recounts his personal history and professional.

 

Filmography

    

Our champion, directed by Vittorio Duse

 

Se permettete parliamo di donne, directed by Ettore Scola

 

Pleasant nights, directed by Armando Crispino and Luciano Lucignani

 

La ragazza del bersagliere, directed by Alessandro Blasetti

 

The wild, directed by Franco Indovina

 

The matriarch, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile

 

A complicated girl, directed by Damiano Damiani

 

The appointment, directed by Sidney Lumet

 

The scream, directed by Tinto Brass

 

Brancaleone at the Crusades, directed by Mario Monicelli

 

Dropout, directed by Tinto Brass

 

Barai, directed by Mauro Bolognini

 

Mortadella, directed by Mario Monicelli

 

Orders are orders, directed by Franco Giraldi

 

Meo Patacca, directed by Marcello Ciorciolini

 

La Tosca, directed by Luigi Magni

 

Property is no longer a theft, directed by Elio Petri

 

Le farò da padre, directed by Alberto Lattuada

 

Conviene far bene l'amore, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile

 

Music for freedom, directed by Luigi Perelli

 

Bordella, directed by Pupi Avanti

 

Who says woman says damage, directed by Tonino Cervi

 

The inheritance, directed by Mauro Bolognini

 

Febbre da cavallo, directed by Steno

 

Languid kisses ... perfide carezze, directed by Alfredo Angeli

 

Casottodi Sergio Citti

 

A wedding, directed by Robert Altman

 

Who is killing the great chefs of Europe?, directed by Ted Kothceff

 

Two pieces of bread, directed by Sergio Citti

 

Non ti conosco più amore mio, directed by Sergio Corbucci

 

From father to son, directed by Alessandro and Vittorio Gassman

 

FF.SS.-I.e. What did you bring me to do over a Posillipo se non mi vuoi più bene?, directed by Renzo Arbore

 

Mi faccia causa, regia di Steno

 

Mille bolle blu, regia di Leone Pompucci - Voce narrante

 

Eloise, la figlia di D’Artagnan, regia di Bertrand Tavernier

 

Panni sporchi, regia di Mario Monicelli

 

Febbre da cavallo - La mandrakata, regia di Carlo Vanzina

 

Le barzellette, regia di Carlo Vanzina

 

Un’estate al mare, regia di Carlo Vanzina

 

Un estate ai Carabi, regia di Carlo Vanzina

 

La vita è una cosa meravigliosa, regia di Carlo Vanzina

 

Tutti al mare, regia di Matteo Cerami

 

Box Office 3D- Il film dei film, regia di Ezio Greggio

 

Indovina chi viene a Natale?, regia di Fausto Brizzi

 

Ma tu di che segno 6?, regia di Neri Parenti

 

Il premio, regia di Alessandro Gassmann

 

 

Televisione

 

La maschera e il volto, regia di Flaminio Bollini

 

Il circolo Pickwick, regia di Ugo Gregoretti

 

La fantastica storia di Don Chisciotte della Mancia, regia di Carlo Quartucci

 

Il viaggio di Astolfo, regia di Vito Molinari

 

Le tigri di Monpacem, regia di Ugo Gregoretti

 

Romanzo popolare italiano, regia di Ugo Gregoretti

 

Fregoli, regia di Paolo Cavara

 

Viaggio Goldonia, regia di Ugo Gregoretti

 

Gli innocenti vanno all’estero, regia di Luciano Salce

 

La bella Otero, regia di Josè Marìa Sànchez

 

Io a modo mio, regia di Eros Macchi

 

Sogni e bisogni, regia di Sergio Citti

 

Facciaffitasi – tv series

 

Villa Arzilla, directed by Gigi Proietti

 

A child in half, directed by Giorgio Capitani 

 

Passions-Soap Opera, directed by Fabrizio Costa

 

Italian Restaurant . Tv Series

 

A child in half – a year later, directed by Giorgio Capitani

 

Il maresciallo Rocca, Tv Series

 

L'avvocato Porta