Elio Crovetto

Elio Crovetto (6 December 1926 – 8 November 2000) was an Italian actor, comedian and television personality.

Elio Crovetto
Born(1926-12-06)6 December 1926
Died8 November 2000(2000-11-08) (aged 73)

Life and careerEdit

Born in Milan, Crovetto graduated at the istituto tecnico in Genoa, then he started an intense acting career on stage, in avanspettacolo and revues.[1][2] He worked in the stage companies of Josephine Baker (in 1957) and Giorgio Strehler (for Baruffe Chiozzotte, 1970).[1][2] From the late fifties Crovetto focused his career on cinema, being cast in a large number of comedy films, usually in character roles.[1] He was also active in television, as an actor in a number of RAI TV-series, a comedian in several shows, and occasionally a presenter.[1]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b c d Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
  2. ^ a b Ruggero Jacobbi. Maschere alla ribalta: cinque anni di cronache teatrali, 1961-1965. Bulzoni, 2002. ISBN 888319702X.

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