Ugo Gregoretti

Ugo Gregoretti (28 September 1930 – 5 July 2019[1]) was an Italian film, television and stage director, actor, screenwriter, author and television host. He directed 20 films during his career.

Ugo Gregoretti
Ugo Gregoretti 1961.jpg
Born(1930-09-28)28 September 1930
Rome, Italy
Died5 July 2019(2019-07-05) (aged 88)
Rome, Italy
OccupationFilm director
Years active1956–2019


Born in Rome, Gregoretti entered RAI in 1953, working as a documentarist and a director.[2] In 1960 he won the Premio Italia Award for the television documentary La Sicilia del Gattopardo.[2] In 1962 he made his film debut with the comedy-drama I nuovi angeli.[2] Since 1978 he started his activity on stage as director of prose and opera representations.[2] His activity as director was mainly characterized by a sensitivity to the political and social issues combined to a peculiar use of irony and satire.[2][3] He was president of the Turin Permanent Theatre from 1980 to 1989 and in 1995 he was nominated president of the Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico.[4] In 2010 he was awarded with a special Lifetime Nastro d'Argento for his career.[5]

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  1. ^ "È morto Ugo Gregoretti, una vita per il cinema e la tv". La Repubblica. 5 July 2019. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e Felice Cappa; Piero Gelli; Marco Mattarozzi. Dizionario dello spettacolo del '900. Dalai editore, 1998. ISBN 8880892959.
  3. ^ "Gregoretti, Ugo". Enciclopedia Treccani. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Accademia D' Amico arriva Gregoretti". Corriere della Sera. 30 November 1995. p. 36.
  5. ^ "Nastri d'Argento 2010, omaggio a Trovajoli, Occhini e Gregoretti". MegaModo. 11 May 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2013.

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