Cesare Fantoni

Cesare Fantoni (1 January 1905 – 15 January 1963) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Cesare Fantoni
Cesare Fantoni 1954.jpg
Fantoni in 1954
Born(1905-01-01)1 January 1905
Bologna, Italy
Died15 January 1963(1963-01-15) (aged 58)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1939–1962
ChildrenSergio Fantoni


Born in Bologna, Fantoni began his acting career in Luchino Visconti’s stage proses until making his first on-screen appearance in 1937. He made his debut film appearance in Doctor Antonio. He then appeared in 73 other films between 1939 and 1962. Fantoni made light appearances later in his career as Don Ignazio in the films The Overtaxed and Letto a tre piazze.[2]

Fantoni was also a voice actor, dubbing foreign films for release in the Italian market.[3] He dubbed the voices of Leo G. Carroll, Donald Crisp, Frank Faylen, Alan Napier, Thomas Gomez and many more.

Fantoni was the father of actor Sergio Fantoni.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Cesare Fantoni's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Cesare Fantoni". MyMovies. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  3. ^ Cronologia fondamentale dell'epoca d'oro del doppiaggio italiano Dagli albori agli anni 1970 (in Italian)

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