11 March 1941 |
Cochi Ponzoni (born 11 March 1941) is an Italian actor, screenwriter, singer and comedian.
Life and career
In 1976 Ponzoni started a parallel solo career, making his film debut as the protagonist in Alberto Lattuada's Cuore di cane and playing the role of the Agostina Belli's lover in The Career of a Chambermaid. After appearing in pair with Pozzetto in a number of comedy films, in the early 1980s, Ponzoni found himself at odds with the work choices by his partner, and chose to focus on dramatic theatre instead, limiting his film career to the occasional sporadic supporting character role. After a long separation, he reunited with Pozzetto in 2000s for a series of television and stage projects.