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28 March 1900|
Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
|Died||22 December 1974
Fosco Giachetti was the protagonist of Lo squadrone bianco (1936), directed by Augusto Genina. He became the leading man in Fascist propaganda films such as Tredici uomini e un cannone (1936), Sentinelle di bronzo (1937), Scipione l'Africano, Edgar Neville's Italian Carmen fra i rossi (1939), L'assedio dell'Alcazar (1940) and Bengasi (1942). In 1942, he also co-starred in Goffredo Alessandrini's two part Noi Vivi and Addio Kira!.
After the war, he returned to the stage. He worked in Spain with Edgar Neville in Nada and in Carne de horca. He had a supporting role in 1959 Dino Risi's successful comedy Il mattatore. In 1964, he appeared in an adaptation of A. J. Cronin's novel, The Citadel.
In 2003, the Galleria Fosco Giachetti in Sesto Fiorentino was opened in his honor.
- Sentinels of Bronze (1937)
- The Last Enemy (1938)
- Giuseppe Verdi (1938)
- Naples Will Never Die (1939)
- Hurricane in the Tropics (1939)
- The Daughter of the Green Pirate (1940)
- Blood Wedding (1941)
- The Secret Lover (1941)
- A Pistol Shot (1942)
- Headlights in the Fog (1942)
- Bengasi (1942)
- Life Begins Anew (1945)
- Venice Film Festival Best Actor for Bengasi, 1942
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