Enzo Maggio

Enzo Maggio (10 October 1902 – 13 July 1978) was an Italian actor.

Enzo Maggio
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Enzo Maggio in Piedone lo sbirro (1973)
Born
Vincenzo Maggio

(1902-10-10)10 October 1902
Died13 July 1978(1978-07-13) (aged 75)
Naples

Born Vincenzo Maggio in Naples into a family of actors, Maggio made a long apprenticeship in the avanspettacolo theaters before and during the Second World War.[1] On stage, he was specialized in macchiette and in the impersonation of the comedian Larry Semon (known in Italy as Ridolini).[2] After the war, he decided to devote himself to cinema and had a very prolific career even if often cast in character roles.[1][3]

Maggio often worked on stage with his brothers and sisters Dante, Beniamino, Pupella and Rosalia.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli artisti. Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697.
  2. ^ Antonio Virgilio Savona; Michele Lo Straniero. "Maggio, Famiglia". Gino Castaldo (edited by). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990. pp. 959-960.
  3. ^ Massimo Giraldi; Enrico Lancia; Fabio Melelli. 100 caratteristi del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2006. ISBN 8884403839.

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