Antonutti in 1994
|Born||August 3, 1935|
|Died||November 5, 2019 (aged 84)|
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
Born in Basiliano, in the province of Udine (in the Northeastern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia), Antonutti often appeared regularly in films and theatre performances. He made his film debut in the 1966 film Pleasant Nights starring Vittorio Gassman, Gina Lollobrigida and Ugo Tognazzi. His most notable performance to date was in the Taviani brothers' acclaimed film Padre Padrone. In Spain, he worked with Víctor Erice in El Sur, and Carlos Saura in El Dorado. He also played Noah in Genesis: The Creation and the Flood.
Antonutti was also regularly employed in the dubbing of foreign films into Italian. He was the official Italian voice actor of Christopher Lee and dubbed many of his film roles, which include The Lord of the Rings film franchise, The Hobbit film franchise and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Other actors he dubbed included John Hurt, Omar Sharif, Michael Gambon, Christopher Plummer, Donald Sutherland, James Cromwell and Robert Duvall.
- Pleasant Nights (1966) - Il Capitano
- Black Market of Love (1966) - Lemaire
- Processo per direttissima (1974) - il commissario Messina
- The Sunday Woman (1975) - Benito
- Padre Padrone (1977) - Efisio Ledda
- Alexander the Great (1980) - Alexandros
- The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982) - Galvano
- Grog (1982) - Enrico
- The South (1983) - Agustín Arenas
- Quartetto Basileus (1983) - Diego
- Il disertore (1983) - Don Coi
- Kaos (1984) - Luigi Pirandello
- Good Morning, Babylon (1987) - Bonanno
- El Dorado (1988) - Lope de Aguirre
- The Witches' Sabbath (1988) - Medico condotto
- Bankomatt (1989) - Ernesto Soldini
- Sandino (1990) - Don Gregorio Sandino
- Una storia semplice (1991) - Father Cricco
- The Fencing Master (1992) - Don Jaime Astarloa
- Farinelli (1994) - Nicola Porpora
- Un eroe borghese (1995) - Michele Sindona
- The Border (1996) - Simeone
- Tierra del fuego (2000)
- The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002) - Roberto Calvi
- Napoleon and Me (2006) - Master Fontanelli
- The Girl by the Lake (2007) - Mario's father
- Miracle at St. Anna (2008) - Ludovico Salducci
- Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (2012) - Giuseppe Saragat
- Welcome Mr. President (2013) - General Secretary Ranieri
- Burning Love (2015) - Leonardo's grandfather
- Hammamet (2020) - Craxi's father
- Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie
- Mr. Rzykruski in Frankenweenie
- Noah in Noah's Ark
- Number 1 in 9
- Narrator in The Man Who Planted Trees
- Saruman in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
- Saruman in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
- Saruman in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
- Saruman in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
- Saruman in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
- Sir Richard Turkel in Tale of the Mummy
- Burgomaster in Sleepy Hollow
- Count Dooku in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
- Cardinal D'Ambroise in Season of the Witch
- Silas Clarney in Dark Shadows
- Bob Gerson in Space Cowboys
- William Randolph Hearst in RKO 281
- John Adams Gates in National Treasure
- Henrik Vanger in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
- Walter in Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
- Boss Spearman in Open Range
- Monsieur Ibrahim in Monsieur Ibrahim
- King George V in The King's Speech
- Adam Sutler in V for Vendetta
- Reverend Monroe in Cold Mountain
- Nigel Honeycutt in Fool's Gold
- Sul in City of Ember
- Esteban Vihaio in Kill Bill: Volume 2
- Charles Brice in The Accompanist
- Narrator in Scary Movie 4
- Narrator in Epic Movie
- Narrator in 10,000 BC
- Delfinello in The Knights of the Quest
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