Attilio Dottesio

Attilio Dottesio (16 July 1909 – 12 February 1989) was an Italian film character actor and singer. He appeared in 170 films between 1940 and 1985.

Attilio Dottesio
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Born(1909-07-16)16 July 1909
Brescia, Italy
Died12 February 1989(1989-02-12) (aged 79)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1940–1985

Born in Brescia, Dottesio began his career in France, where first he obtained some success as a pop singer and later debuted as an actor in the film The Pearls of the Crown directed by Sacha Guitry.[1] Back in Italy, he attended the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, then he began an intense career as a character actor.[1] His first Italian film was La peccatrice by Amleto Palermi (1940).[1] In 1955 he had his only experience as a director, with the documentary film Amazzonia terra sconosciuta.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Ida Biondi. "Attilio Dottesio". MyMovies. Retrieved 16 August 2013.