Luigi De Filippo

(Naples on 10 August 1930)

 

 

Actor, playwright and theatre director, only 21 years debuted in his father's company. It also appeared in some movies although the theatre is his great love. In 1960, he married the actress Patricia Fairhurst, from which is separated after a while, getting married in 1970 French actress Nicole Tessier, by whom he had a child. Widowed in 1997 Rome wedding Laura Tibaldi. In the late ' 70 leaves the company of his father, and founded his own, where, in addition to recite his plays and those of family, says even Gogol, Moliere, Pirandello and others. For Tv, she plays in 1978, in television drama stories from the camorra and in 1987, it Spawns 3, in the role of judge Venturi. For his 50-year career, received in 2001 the European Personality Award in the Capitol. In June 2011, succeeds Maurizio Constancy in the direction of the Teatro Parioli of Rome, which becomes Teatro Parioli Peppino De Filippo.

 

 

Filmography

 

1951/ Filumena Marturano, directed by Eduardo De Filippo

1952/ La leggenda del Piave, directed by Riccardo Freda 

1952/ dead men don't pay taxes, directed by Sergio Grieco

1952/ Non è vero ... ma ci credo, directed by Sergio Grieco

1954/ Peppino and the old lady, Emma Gramatica and Piero Ballerini

1955/ from here to the inheritance, directed by Antonio Pietrangeli

1955/ Courtyard, directed by Antonio Pietrangeli

1958/ sailor's Word, directed by Turi Vasile

1958/ Anna of Brooklyn, directed by Vittorio De Sica and Carlo Lastricati

1958/ Lazzarella, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1958/ Roulette and trailer, directed by Turi Vasile  

1959/ arrange yourself!, directed by Mauro Bolognini

1959/ Policarpo, ufficiale di scrittura, by Mario Soldati

1959/ Cerasella, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo

1959/ he who hesitates is lost, directed by Sergio Corbucci

1960/ my friend Jekyll, directed by Marino Girolami

1960/ Gli incensurati, by Francesco Giaculli

1961/ Le quattro giornate di Napoli, directed by Nanni Loy

1962/ my friend Benito, directed by Giorgio Bianchi

1966/ honeymoon all'italiana, directed by Mario Amendola (filmed in 1962 but on grounds of censorship was released in 1966)

1966/ we are all blessedby Ettore Fizzarotti

1967/ Amore all'italiana, directed by Steno

1966/ soldiers and hippies, directed by Ettore Maria Fizzarotti

1967/ Ninì Tirabusciò: la donna che inventò la mossa, directed by Marcello Fondato

1970/ Venga a fare il soldato da noi by Ettore Maria Fizzarotti

1972/ Bank, directed by Pupi Avati

1979/ John Without thoughts, directed by Marco Colli

1985/ the Octopus 3, directed by Luigi Perelli

1987/ Those of the helmet, directed by Luciano Salce

1987/ blackmail 2, directed by Vittorio De Sisti

1990/ In the name of the sovereign people, directed by Luigi Magni

1990/ the price of money, directed by Maurizio Lucidi

1995/ a place in the Sun, various Directors television

1999/ Pupetta-courage and passion, Luciano Odorisio, television