Totò

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Totò
Totò Letto a tre piazze.jpg
Born
Antonio Clemente

(1898-02-15)15 February 1898
Naples, Italy
Died15 April 1967(1967-04-15) (aged 69)
Rome, Italy
Cause of deathHeart attack
Other namesil Principe della risata
OccupationActor, comedian, poet, writer, singer, songwriter
Years active1922–67
Spouse(s)
Diana Bandini Lucchesini Rogliani
(m. 1935; div. 1939)
Children2, including Liliana De Curtis

Antonio Griffo Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno Porfirogenito Gagliardi De Curtis di Bisanzio (15 February 1898 – 15 April 1967), best known by his stage name Totò, (Italian pronunciation: [toˈtɔ]) or simply as Antonio De Curtis, and nicknamed il Principe della risata ("the Prince of laughter"), was an Italian actor, comedian, writer, poet, singer and lyricist.

Some of his best-known movies are Fifa e Arena, Totò al Giro d'Italia, Totò Sceicco, Guardie e ladri, Totò e le donne, Totò Tarzan, Totò terzo uomo, Totò a colori (the first Italian color movie, 1952, in Ferraniacolor), I soliti ignoti, Totò, Peppino e la malafemmina, and La legge è legge.

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