Orazio Stracuzzi

(Catania, 8 August 1947)



Orazio Stracuzzi debuts in the first half of the Seventies interpreting roles to be supporting that often flank the/the protagonist of the films; Among his most important interpretations can be mentioned the role of the mayor in The policewoman in which he plays a corrupt entrepreneur who intends to get rid of the protagonist, played by Mariangela Melato; On that occasion the actor was voiced by his colleague Renato Mori to give the character a more powerful vocal tone to enhance his physical and authoritarian tonnage. In His forty-year career, Orazio Stracuzzi has demonstrated his skills as a multifaceted actor in various genres, crossing the films of adventure, dramas, police, but the genre where he was able to juggle the best is the Italian comedy; Endowed with a stout physique and a smiling or austere face depending on the occasion, it has often been required to interpret roles of affectionate fathers, magnanimous teachers or neighbors available. Among the actors with whom he has most starred can be cited Vittorio Gassman, Lando Buzzanca, Ugo Tognazzi, Alberto Sordi and the directors Luigi Filippo D'amico, Steno, Marco Risi and Carlo Vanzina.




1970/ from our Envoy to Copenhagen, Directed by Alberto Cavallone


1970/ Brancaleone at the Crusades, Directed by Mario Monicelli


1970/ crowned Prince wanted for rich Heiitiera, directed by Giovanni Grimaldi


1971/ The workers class goes to Paradise, directed by Elio Petri


1971/ Il Merlo maleo, Directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile


1971/ the Sheriff Of rockspring, directed by Antony Green


1972/ in the name of the Father, Directed By Marco Bellocchio


1972/ the True and the false, Directed By eriprando Visconti


1972/ The families of the victims will not be warned, Directed by Alberto De Martino


1972/ Camorra, Directed By Pasquale squittieri


1972/ the migratory bird, directed by Steno


1972/ the general sleeps on his feet, Directed by Francesco Massaro


1972/ The Case pisciotta, Directed By eriprando Visconti


1972/ History of Fifa and Knife, er followed d'er more, Directed by Mario Amendola


1973/ You can be more Bastards Than Inspector Cliff?, Directed by Massimo Dallamano


1973/ days of Love on the edge of a lama, directed by Giuseppe Pellegrini


1973/ The Crime matteotti, Directed By Florestano Vancini


1973/ Revolver, Directed by Sergio Sollima


1973/ Repriaglia, Directed By George Pan Cosmatos


1973/ the lady was raped, Directed by Vittorio Sindoni


1973/ put... I'll break your muzzle, Directed By Giuseppe Vari


1973/ the godson Of The Godfather, Directed by Mariano Laurenti


1973/ love and gymnastics, Directed by Luigi Filippo D'Amico


1973/ those that count, directed by Andrea Bianchi


1974/ the referee, Directed By Luigi Filippo D'Amico


1974/ arrive Joe e margherito, Directed by Giuseppe Colizzi


1974/ flying Team, directed by Stelvio Massi


1974/ My love, do not hurt me, Directed by Vittorio Sindoni


1974/ a man, a city, directed by Romolo Guerrieri


1974/ Il saprofita, Directed by Sergio Nasca


1974/ La cop, directed by Steno


1975/ Vermisat, directed by Mario Brenta


1983/ Il Tassinaro, directed by Alberto Sordi


1988/ My wife is a beast, Directed By Castellano and Pipolo


1990/ Open Doors, Directed by Gianni Amelio


1991/ the rubber wall, directed by Marco Risi


1993/ Mille Bolle blu, Directed by Leone Pompucci


1994/ Il Postino, Directed by Michael Radford


1994/ August, Directed by Massimo Spano


1995/ Snowball, Directed by Maurizio Nichetti


1996/ Festival, Directed By Pupi Avati


1998/ The last New Year, directed by Marco Risi


1998/ Forbidden Encounters, directed by Alberto Sordi


1999/ the sky in a room, Directed by Carlo Vanzina


2000/ Le giraffe, Directed By Claudio Bonivento


2001/ tomorrow, Directed By Francesca Archibugi


2001/ the Knights who made the feat, Directed By Pupi Avati


2001/ Another year and then grow, directed by Federico di Cicilia


2003/ Sunday lunch, Directed by Carlo Vanzina


2009/ Baarìa, Directed By Giuseppe Tornatore


2013/ the Mafia kills only in summer, directed by Pif


2015/I 'll go back and change Vita, Directed by Carlo Vanzina


2016/ at War for Love, directed by Pif




1970/ La cart dei comedia, directed by Andrea Camilleri, Tv series,


1971/ and the stars are watching, Directed By Anton Giulio Majano, Tv miniseries


1972/ Joe Petrosino, Directed by DANIELE D'anza, TV miniseries


1984/ Western di cose, Directed By Pino Passalacqua


1989/ La Octopus 4, directed by Luigi Perelli, TV miniseries


1989/ desperately Julia, Directed by Enrico Maria Salerno


1991/ Chiara and the others, Directed By Gianfrancesco Lazotti


1999/ the Commissioner Montalbano, directed by Alberto Sironi (Tv series, 1st season, episodes 2)


1999/ Anni ' 60, Directed by Carlo Vanzina, miniseries TV


2000/ Don Matteo, Directed By Enrico Oldoini (Tv series 1st season, episode 13)


2001/ In Love and War, Directed by John Kent Harrison


2002/ the Commissioner, directed by Alessandro Capone


2012/ Antimafia Team – Palermo today, directed by various directors