Cesare Gelli

Cesare Gelli (28 November 1932 – 27 August 2016) was an Italian actor and voice actor.

Cesare Gelli
Born28 November 1932 (1932-11-28)
Rome, Italy
Died27 August 2016 (2016-08-28) (aged 83)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor

Life and careerEdit

Born in Rome, Gelli started his career as part of several theatrical companies, and later acting in some RAI radio and television dramas. He made his film debut in 1962, with a minor role in Luciano Salce's A Girl... and a Million.[1][2]

Mainly cast in supporting roles, Gelli was specialized in roles of high-rank politicians and professionals. He played Cimosco in several theatrical editions of Orlando Furioso directed by Luca Ronconi, and Don Nicolò Paritelli in three editions of Rugantino.[1][2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1962 A Girl... and a Million The Bespectacled Advertising Man
1965 Thrilling Cesarino (segment "Il vittimista")
1966 Madamigella di Maupin Second Maestro
1966 The Hawks and the Sparrows Uncredited
1966 Non faccio la guerra, faccio l'amore
1966 È mezzanotte... butta giù il cadavere Ernesto
1966 Perdono Galimberti
1967 The Seventh Floor Dr. Paul Denning
1967 Riderà! (Cuore matto) Barluzzi
1968 La notte è fatta per... rubare John
1968 Donne... botte e bersaglieri Ambrogio
1968 Be Sick... It's Free Doctor-Colleague in hospital
1968 The Black Sheep Television commentator
1970 Let's Have a Riot
1972 La calandria Ferruccio Consagra
1974 All Screwed Up Cook
1976 Todo modo Arras
1979 Lobster for Breakfast Invitato Franzi
1979 Sette uomini d'oro nello spazio
1980 La ragazza del vagone letto
1980 Arrivano i gatti Il regista
1993 The Bilingual Lover Sr. Valentí
1993 Mille bolle blu Decio Rossi
1994 S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa Procuratore capo
2002 Febbre da cavallo - La mandrakata (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Roberto Poppi. "Gelli, Cesare". Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli Attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. pp. 267–8. ISBN 8884402131.
  2. ^ a b Mauro Guidi (30 August 2016). "E' morto l'attore/doppiatore Cesare Gelli". Lettera 43. Archived from the original on 13 September 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

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