Marco Tulli (20 November 1920 – 20 March 1982) was an Italian character actor, probably best known in the role of "Smilzo" in the Don Camillo film series.

Marco Tulli
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Tulli in Blue Jeans, 1975
Born(1920-11-20)20 November 1920
Rome, Italy
Died20 March 1982(1982-03-20) (aged 61)
Rome, Italy
Years active1947-1980

Born in Rome, Tulli debuted as actor while he was still a university student, at the end of the Second World War.[1] He was a prolific character actor in comedy films, often playing roles of curious and nosy persons.[1] He was also very active on stage, in which he worked with Giorgio Strehler and Luciano Lucignani, and as television actor.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi; Fabio Melelli; Mario Pecorari. Gli Attori. Gremese Editore.

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