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Paolo Stoppa

Rome, 6 June, 1906 – 1 May 1988




From 1938/1940 he is part of the company of The Teatro Eliseo Of Rome, interpreting the character of the classical and modern repertoire. Was known his belonging to Freemasonry. After the end of the Second World War he knows the director Luchino Visconti, from the meeting will determine one of the most important theatrical phenomena of the post-war period: The Trio Stoppa – Morelli-Visconti. Affirming himself as one of the most complete Italian actors Paolo Stoppa also imposes himself as a film actor. In the 1970s the actor and at the height of his career, for all the priceless portrayal of G in The Cherry Orchard by Chekhov, directed by Visconti. In 1976 the death of Rina Morelli and Visconti will be traumatic. In July 1978, with the able directed by Giorgio De Lullo, makes its grand return to theatre during the Festival of two worlds in Spoleto at the Teatro Caio Melisso, with a bitter American comedy "Gin Game," interpreted together with Franca Valeria. 

The cinema is engaged in various films giving a great performance to various characters played: miracle in Milan, Rocco and his brothers, long live Italy, the Leopard, the matriarch

Another known role of Paolo Stoppa is the grandfather of Teresina Fedeli, played by Jodie Foster in the film The Casotto di Sergio Citti. Note at the end of career, interpretations of Pope Pius VII and in il Marquis de Grillo and Savino Calixto a miserly usurer who will then cheated by goliardic cronies, in My friends, Act II of Mario Monicelli. In the 1970 and starred in several television dramas: Antonio Meucci cittadino toscano contro il monopolio Bell (written dedicated to the figure of the scientist who invented the phone), the judge and his Hangman, suspect In 1974 he played the commissar Carlo De Vincenzi in episodes of the television series  Commissioner De Vincenzi candlestick afire, The albergo delle tre rose, the mystery of the three orchids taken from novels by Augusto De Angelis. 

In 1975 will play a memorable role of Don Ippolito with functions of "Greek chorus" in the famous penned the bitter case of Baroness of Carini. Paul Fabric also had a past as a voice actor, he was the voice of Fred Astaire in the movies I want to Dance with you, and you've never looked so beautifulVoiced to actors such as Richard Widmark, Kirk Douglas and Paul Muni. Leukemia died in Rome on 1 May 1988.






1932/ The Blue Army,directed by Gennaro Righelli

1934/ The  old rogue, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1934/ Aurora on the sea, directed by Giorgio Simonelli

1935/ The Rattlesnake, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo

1935/ King prankster,directed by Enrico Guazzoni

1936/ The air of the continent, directed by Gennaro Righelli

1936/ The Anonymous Roylott, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo

1937/ Marcelladirected byGuido brignone

1938/ The White Lady, directed byMario Mattoli

1939/ Frenzy, directed by Mario Bonnard

1939/ Absence Unjustified, directed by Max Neufeld

1939/ Love is done so, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragalia

1939/ An Adventure by Salvator Rosadirected by Alessandro Blasetti

1939/ A Sea of Troubles, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1940/ Wealth without tomorrow, directed by Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

1940/ Mad of Joy, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1940/ Trap of Love, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo

1940/ Amami Alfredo, directed by Carmine Gallone

1940/ The stolen song, directed by Max Neufeld

1940/ Eternal Melodies, directed by Carmine Gallone

1940/ The dream of all, directed by Oreste biancoli, And Lazlò Kish

1940/ An impossible family, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1941/ The Painted Horizon, directed by Guido Salvini

1941/ Giuliano De ' Medici, directed by Ladislao Vajda

1941/ The Merry Phantom, directed by Amleto Palmeri

1941/ The Iron Crown, directed by Alessandro Blasetti

1941/ Cinderella and Mr. Bonaventura, directed by Sergio Tofano

1941/ Last Dance, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque

1941/ If I do not know crazy do not want them, directed by Exodus Pratelli

1941/ The Brambilla family on holidaydirected by Carl Boese

1942/ No longer marry me, directed by Giuseppe Amato

1942/ If I were honest, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1942/ What are these money?, directed by Exodus Pratelli

1942/ Dangerous Game, directed by Nunzio Malasomma

 1942/ Taming tamed, directed by Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

1942/ Don Giovanni, directed by Dino Falconi

1942/ Miss, directed by Làszlò Kish

1942/ Rossini, directed by Mario Bonnard

1942/ Don Cesare Di bazan, directed by Riccardo Freda

1942/ I don't pay you!, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia

1942/ Novel of a poor young man, directed by Guido Brignone

1942/ Spring Waters, directed by Nunzio Malasomma

1942/ Happy Days, directed by Gianni Franciolini

1942/ Seven years of Happiness, directed by Roberto Savarese

1943/ Prohibition of parking, directed by Marcello Albani

1943/ Two-voice escape, directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragalia

1943/ Our neighbor, directed by Gherardo Gherardi, Aldo Rossi

1943/ Meetings by Night, directed by Nunzio Malasomma

1943/ The Crusader train, directed by Carlo Campogalliani

1943/ People of the air, directed by Exodus Pratelli

1943/ Skyscrapers, directed by Guglielmo Giannini

1943/ Sant'Elena, small island, directed by Renato Simoni

1943/ 4 girls Dream, directed by Guglielmo Giannini

1943/ Our dreams, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi

1943/ Apparition, Of Jean of Limur

1943/ I know you, mask!, directed by Guido Brignone

1944/ The flower under the eyes, directed by Guido Brignone

1944/ Finally you, directed by Ladislao Kish

1945/ Singing, but softly ... directed by Guido Brignone

1945/ Crazy quartet, directed by Guido Salvini

1945/ What a distinct family!, directed by Mario Bonnard

1946/ Biraghin, directed by Carmine Gallone

1946/ An American on holiday, directed by Luigi Zampa

1946/ Farewell My bella Napoli, directed by Mario Bonnard

1946/ Io T'ho met You in Naples, directed by Pietro Francisci

1946/ her husband pooro, directed by Gaetano Amata

1946/ Black Eagle, directed by Riccardo Freda

1947/ The rebellious Prince, directed by Pino Mercanti

1947/ La opium den D'oppio, directed by Raffaello Matarazzo

1948/ What times!, directed by Giorgio Bianchi

1948/ The Knights of black masks, directed by Pino mercadanti

1949/ letus be well, directed By Paolo William Tamburella

1949/ The worst years of our lives, directed by Mario Amendola

1948/ Maractumba,.... Man is not a rumba, directed By Enzo Trapani

1949/ The Son of d'artagnan, directed by Riccardo Freda

1949/ Fabiola, directed by Alessandro Blasetti

1950/ Sambo, directed by Paolo William Tamburella

1950/ The beauty of the Devil, directed by Renè Clair

1950/ The Thief of Venice, directed by John Brahm

1951/ Without flag, directed by Lionello De Felice

1951/ Good journey, Poor Man, directed by Giorgio Pastina

1951/ We won!, directed by Robert Adolf Stemmle

1951/ Miracle in Milan, directed by Vittorio De Sica

1951/ Our skin, directed by Raymond Bernard and Raffaele Andreassi

1952/ The Achilles ' heel, directed by Mario Amendola, Ruggero Maccari

1952/ Rome 11, directed by Giuseppe De Santis

1952/ Trial to the city, directed by Luigi Zampa

1952/ Papa becomes Mother, directed by Aldo Fabrizi

1952/ Wife for one night, directed by Mario Camerini

1952/ Dogs and cats, directed By Leonardo De Mitri

1952/ Art. 519 Penal Code, directed by Leonardo Cortese

1952/ Other times, directed by Alessandro Blasetti

1952/ The Seven Deadly Sins, episode Avarice And Wrath directed by Eduardo De Filippo

1952/ Wanda, la sinful, directed by Duilio Coletti

1952/ The Belle of the Night, directed by Renè Clair

1953/ The Sun in the eyes, directed by Antonio Pietrangeli

1953/ Scampolo ' 53, directed by Giorgio Bianchi

1953/ First evening, directed by Piero Tellini

1953/ The Walk, directed by Renato Rascel

1953/ It 's never Too Late, directed by Filippo Walter Ratti

1953/ The heroes of the Sunday, directed by Mario Camerini

1953/ We are in the gallery, directed by Mauro Bolognoni

1953/ Terms station, directed by Vittorio De Sica

1953/ The voice of Silence, directed By Gerog Wihelm Pabst

1953/ Puccini, directed by Carmine Gallone

1953/ Bufere, directed by Guido Brignone

1953/ The Return Of Don Camillo, directed by Julien Duvivier

1953/ The Public Enemy No. 1, directed by Henri Verneuill

1954/ Symphony of Love, directed by Glauco Pellegrini

1954/ Youth at Barre, directed by Ferruccio Cerio

1954/ The Shadow, directed by Giorgio Bianchi

1954/ Mizar, directed By Francesco De robertis

1954/ Destinies of women, directed By Christian – Jaque

1954/ The love of a woman, directed By Jean Grèmillon

1954/ Neapolitan Carousel, directed by Ettore Giannini

1954/ Cheerful Squadron, directed by Paolo Moffa

1954/ The Beautiful Otero, directed by Richard Pottier

1954/ Shadow Men, directed by Francesco De robertis

1954/ Casa Ricordi, directed by Carmine Gallone

1954/ The gold of Naples, directed by Vittorio De Sica

1954/ The Seven Sins of Father, directed by Jean Boyer

1955/ We are men or Caporali?, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque

1955/ Girls of Today, directed by Luigi Zampa

1955/ The master are Me, directed by Franco Brusati

1955/  Single women, directed by Vittorio Sala

1955/ Destination piovarolo, directed by Domenico Paolella

1955/ Count Eagle, directed by Guido Salvini

1955/ The Treasury Of Montecristo, directed by Robert Vernay

1955/ The Bullfighting of Husbands, directed by Gilles Grangier

1955/ The Beautiful Miller, directed by Mario Camerini

1956/ A mink fur coat, directed by Glauco Pellegrini

1956/ My Uncle Giacinto, directed By Ladislao Vajda

1957/ The Grandmother Sabella , directed by Dino Risi

1957/ Goodbye, Dimas, directed By Luis Garcià Berlanga

1957/ Holiday in Ischia, directed by Mario Camerini

1959/ The Lawdirected by Jules daxin

1959/ Adventure in Capri, directed by Giuseppe Lipartite

1960/ Gastone, directed by Mario Bonnard

1960/ The Countess Azzurra, directed by Claudio Gora

1960/ Carthage, In Flames, directed by Carmine Gallone

1960/ It was at night in rome, directed by Roberto Rossellini

1960/ The three etcetera of the Colonel, directed by Claude Boissol

1960/ Rocco and his brothers, directed by Luchino Visconti

1960/ Arrived the Parisian, directed by Camillo Mastrocinque

1961/ The weird day, directed by Mauro Bolognini

1961/ Viva l'italia, directed by Roberto Rossellini

1961/ The threat, directed by Gèrard Oury

1961/ Vanina vanini, directed by Roberto Rossellini

1961/ The shortest judgement, directed by Sergio Corbucci

1962/ The  shortest day, directed by Sergio Corbucci

1962/ An appointment to kill, directed by Andrè Versini

1962/ Boccaccio ' 70, directed by Luchino Visconti

1963/ Il Gattopardo, directed by Luchino Visconti

1964/ Becket, and his King, directed by Peter Glenville

1964/ The Revenge of the Lady, directed by  Bernhard Wicki

1964/.... and came the day of Vengeance, directed by Fred Zinnemann

1966/ The husband is mine and I kill it when I want, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile

1966/ Fox hunting, directed by Vittorio De Sica

1968/ Once Upon a Time the West, directed by Sergio Leone

1968/ The matriciana, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile

1970/ The Adventures of Gerard, director Jerry Skolimowski

1972/ Hector the keg, directed by Enzo Girolami

1973/ Rugantino, directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile

1974/ 5 Mad People Go to War, directed by Claude Zidi

1977/ Nerone, directed by Mario Castellacci And Pier Francesco pingitore

1977/ Casotto, directed by Sergio Citti

1978/ The bunch, directed by Sergio Corbucci

1981/ The Marquis del Grillo, directed by Mario Monicelli

1982/ Head or cross, directed by Nanni Loy

1982/ My friends,- part II°, directed by Mario Monicelli

1983/ Tomorrow We Dance, directed by Maurizio Nichetti




1960/ Life with the father and with the mother,TV miniseries

1963/ Demetrio pianelli, Tv miniseries

1965/ Tonight Speaks Mark TWAIN, TV miniseries

1969/ The crows, TV miniseries

1970/ Antonio Meucci, Tuscan citizen Against the Bell MONOPOLY, TV miniseries

1971/ I Buddenbrook, TV drama

1972/ The judge and his executioner, Tv movie

1972/ The SUSPICION, TV miniseries

1973/ ESP, TV miniseries

1974/ So it is if you Like, Tv movie

1974/ The Commissioner De Vincenzi

1974/ Happens in LISBON, TV miniseries

1975/ The bitter case of the Baroness of Carini, TV miniseries

1977/ The Commissioner De vincenzi 2, TV miniseries

1978/ Black on Black, miniseries TV



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1956/ Life with father, directed by Mario Ferrero

1963/ Dear Liar Of Jerome Kitty

1968/ Death of a salesman, of Arthur Miller, Directed by Sandro Bolchi

1969/ The Crows Of Henry becque, directed by Sandro Bolchi

1969/ The tiger and the horse, by Robert Bolt, directed by Mario Landi

1971/ Romulus the Great, directed by Mario Landi

So it is if you like, by Luigi Pirandello

The Stingy Of Molière

The rattlesnake cap of Luigi Pirandello



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1956/ Vita with Father, directed by Mario Ferrero

1963/ Dear Liar of Jerome Kitty

Life with father and mother, directed by Daniele D'anza

Death of a Salesman of Arthur Miller, directed by Sandro Bolchi

The Crows Of Henry becque, directed by Sandro Bocchi

The tiger and the Horse of Robert Bolt, directed by Mario Landi

Romolo il grande, directed by Mario Landi

So it is if you like, by Luigi Pirandello

The Stingy  of Molière

The rattlesnake cap of Luigi Pirandello



Voiced by


Kirk Douglas in defiance of O. K. Corral, The cities

Fred Astaire in I want to dance with you, you've never Been so Beautiful, following the fleet

Jack Carson in Mildred's novel

Richard Widmark in the Kiss of death, the human Jousting, Nameless Road, Destination Mongolia

Cary Grant in My Love Were you

Wendell Corey in The terror runs on the Wire, sinless crime

Jack Carson, in Mildred's novel

Luis Van Rooten in The night has a thousand eyes

Eric Blore In A cherry hat