Nino Manfredi

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Manfredi in 1990

Saturnino "Nino" Manfredi (Italian: [ˈniːno maɱˈfreːdi]; 22 March 1921 – 4 June 2004) was an Italian actor. He was born in Lazio, Italy. He was also a movie and stage director, screenwriter, playwright, comedian, singer, author, radio and television presenter.

During his career he won many awards, including six David di Donatello awards, six Nastro d'Argento awards and the Prix de la première oeuvre (Best First Work Award) at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival for Between Miracles.[1] He is thought to be the greatest Italian actor of all time.[2]

Manfredi died from complications from a stroke at his home in Rome, Italy, aged 83.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
  2. Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del Cinema Italiano: Gli Attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697.
  3. "E' morto Nino Manfredi". Panorama. 4 June 2004. Retrieved 26 August 2014.

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