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 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 Kurt by Alberto Moravia. In 1970, he was called to replace Domenico Modugno in Garinei and Giovannini musical Alleluja good peopleIn 1974 played the role of black Chiaramantesi the drama of Sem Benelli The Dinner of Mockings, 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 Wolf by 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.




Our champion, directed by Vittorio Duse

If you allow it let's talk about women, directed by Ettore Scola

Pleasant nights, directed by Armando Crispino and Luciano Lucignani

The Girl of 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

The Tosca, directed by Luigi Magni

Property is no longer a theft, directed by Elio Petri

I'm going to be my father, directed by Alberto Lattuada

It pays to do love well, 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

Horse fever, directed by Steno

Languid kisses ... wicked caresses, directed by Alfredo Angeli

Casotto, directed by  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

I don't know you my love anymore, 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 if you don't love me anymore?, directed by Renzo Arbore

Sue me, directed by Steno

A thousand blue bubblesdirected by Leone Pompucci - Voce narrante

Eloise, D'Artagnan's daughter,directed by Bertrand Tavernier

Dirtydirected by Mario Monicelli

Horse Fever - The Mandrakata, directed by Carlo Vanzina

The jokes, directed by Carlo Vanzina

A summer at the seaside, directed by Carlo Vanzina

A summer at the Carabi, directed by Carlo Vanzina

Life is a wonderful thing, directed by Carlo Vanzina

All by the sea, directed by Matteo Cerami

Box Office 3D- The Movie, directed by Ezio Greggio

Guess who's coming for Christmas?, directed by Fausto Brizzi 

But what's the 6th sign?, directed by Neri Parenti

The prize, directed by Alessandro Gassmann





The mask and the face, directed by Flaminio Bollini

The Pickwick Circle, directed by Ugo Gregoretti

The fantastic story of Don Quixote of La Mancha, directed by Carlo Quartucci

Astolfo's Journey, directed by Vito Molinari

The Tigers of Monpacem, directed by Ugo Gregoretti

Italian Folk Novel, directed by Ugo Gregoretti

Fregoli,directed by Paolo Cavara

Goldonia Trip, directed by  Ugo Gregoretti

Innocents go abroad, directed by  Luciano Salce

The Beautiful Otero, directed by Josè Marìa Sànchez

I in my own way, directed by Eros Macchi

Dreams and needs, directed by Sergio Citti

Facials – 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

Marshal Rocca, Tv Series

The Porta Lawyer