Ferruccio Amendola

Ferruccio Amendola (July 22, 1930 – September 3, 2001) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Ferruccio Amendola
Ferruccio Amendola 1985.jpg
Amendola in 1985
Born(1930-07-22)July 22, 1930
Turin, Italy
DiedSeptember 3, 2001(2001-09-03) (aged 71)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor, dubbing director
Years active1943–2001
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Spouse(s)Rita Savagnone
(m. 19??; div. 1971)
Children3, including Claudio Amendola
RelativesMario Amendola (uncle)
Alessia Amendola (granddaughter)

BiographyEdit

Born in Turin to actors Federico Amendola and Amelia Ricci and the nephew of director and screenwriter Mario Amendola, he was among Italy's most accomplished actors who worked for cinema and television and also did extensive voice dubbing work. Amendola moved to Rome with his family at a young age and he made his film debut at age 13 in Gian Burrasca directed by Sergio Tofano and continued working on cinema, television and theatre in his later years.[2]

In 1945, Amendola made his voice-over debut dubbing over Vito Annicchiarico's role in the film Rome, Open City. By 1968, Amendola began devoting most of his time to voice-over acting and eventually became well known as an Italian voice dubbing pioneer.[3] He was best known as the Italian voice of famous actors including Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro and Tomas Milian in a majority of their movies.[4] He also dubbed Peter Falk as well as Bill Cosby in the television series The Cosby Show as well as Cosby. In addition, he has done the voice over in commercials and TV dramas with great success.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

From his relationship with his ex-wife Rita Savagnone who is a voice-over actress, he had a son Claudio, who is also an actor as well as his granddaughter Alessia Amendola, who is a voice actress.

DeathEdit

Amendola died of throat cancer in Rome on 3 September 2001 at the age of 71.[6] He was interred at the Campo Verano.[7]

FilmographyEdit

CinemaEdit

Dubbing rolesEdit

AnimationEdit

Live actionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ferruccio Amendola's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Ferruccio Amendola". MYmovies. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  3. ^ Cronologia fondamentale dell'epoca d'oro del doppiaggio italiano Dagli albori agli anni 1970 (in Italian)
  4. ^ "Attori doppiati da Ferruccio Amendola". news.popcorn.it. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Ferruccio Amendola – Attore – Biografia e Filmographia – Ecodelcinema". ecodelcinema.com. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  6. ^ "È morto Ferruccio Amendola magnifica voce dei grandi". ricerca.repubblica.it. 4 September 2001. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Muore Ferruccio Amendola, Voce dei big di Hollywood" (in Italian). repubblica.it. 3 September 2001. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Antz Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  9. ^ "Taxi Driver Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  10. ^ "The Deer Hunter Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  11. ^ "Once Upon a Time in America Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  12. ^ "Goodfellas Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  13. ^ "Awakenings Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  14. ^ "Cape Fear Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  15. ^ "A Bronx Tale Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  16. ^ "Analyze This Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  17. ^ "Kramer vs. Kramer Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  18. ^ "All the President's Men Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  19. ^ "Billy Bathgate Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  20. ^ "Hook Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  21. ^ "Rain Man Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  22. ^ "The Godfather Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  23. ^ "The Godfather Part II Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  24. ^ "The Godfather Part III Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  25. ^ "Scarface Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  26. ^ "The Panic in Needle Park Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  27. ^ "...And Justice for All Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  28. ^ "Rocky II Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  29. ^ "Rocky III Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  30. ^ "Rocky IV Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  31. ^ "Rocky V Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  32. ^ "First Blood Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  33. ^ "Rambo: First Blood Part II Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  34. ^ "Rambo III Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  35. ^ "Tango & Cash Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  36. ^ "Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  37. ^ "Demolition Man Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  38. ^ "The Cosby Show Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  39. ^ "The Cosby Mysteries Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  40. ^ "Cosby Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  41. ^ "Back to the Future Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  42. ^ "Zorro Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 2020-04-16.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ferruccio Amendola at Wikimedia Commons