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.

 

Filmography

 

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

 

Television

 

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