7 July 1909
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
26 September 1985 (aged 76)|
Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
Checco Rissone (7 July 1909 – 26 September 1985) was an Italian film, stage and television actor.
Life and career
Born Francesco Rissone in Turin, the younger brother of the more famous Giuditta, Rissone debuted on stage at young age, and often worked in the same companies of her sister. Graduated in Economics, in the postwar years he specialized in character roles, in films, television and particularly on stage, often working at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan under the direction of Giorgio Strehler. At the Piccolo Teatro Rissone also worked as assistant director and later as teacher at the drama school of the theatre.
- La segretaria per tutti (1933)
- These Children (1937)
- The Two Mothers (1938)
- Departure (1938)
- The Lady in White (1938)
- The Siege of the Alcazar (1940)
- The Sinner (1940)
- The Peddler and the Lady (1943)
- Outcry (1946)
- Tragic Hunt (1947)
- The Street Has Many Dreams (1948)
- The Walls of Malapaga (1949)
- Il sentiero dell'odio (1950)
- Mamma mia, che impressione! (1951)
- Eva (1962)
- Seasons of Our Love (1966)
- Come Have Coffee with Us (1970)
- Il generale dorme in piedi (1972)
- Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
- Rodolfo Di Giammarco (27 September 1985). "E' morto Checco Rissone attore con Tofano e De Sica". La Repubblica. Retrieved 20 December 2014.