Renzo Giovampietro

Renzo Giovampietro (23 June 1924 – 10 March 2006) was an Italian actor, theatre director and playwright.

Renzo Giovampietro
Born(1924-06-23)23 June 1924
Velletri, Italy
Died10 March 2006(2006-03-10) (aged 81)
Rome, Italy

Life and careerEdit

Born in Velletri, Rome, the son of a carpenter and of a cook, in 1944 Giovampietro enrolled at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts.[1] He started his acting career in 1945 and was mainly active on stage, working with Luchino Visconti, Giorgio Strehler, Salvo Randone, Luigi Squarzina and Memo Benassi, among others.[1][2] Occasionally also active in films and on television, from the early 1960s Giovampietro focused his activities on adaptations of classics on stage.[1][2]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b c Roberto Chiti, Roberto Poppi, Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli artisti : Vol. 3, Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ a b Giuseppina Manin (11 March 2006). "Addio a Renzo Giovampietro interprete dei grandi classici nel teatro dell' impegno civile". Corriere della Sera. p. 40. Retrieved 22 February 2015.

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