Daniele Vargas

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Vargas with Ilona Staller in L'ingenua (1975)

Daniele Vargas, stage name of Daniele Pitani (April 20, 1922 – 1992) was an Italian film actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Bologna, after attending the high school together with Pier Paolo Pasolini, Daniele Vargas enrolled the Faculty of Medicine of the Bologna University.[1][2] After the graduation, in 1957 he moved to Rome to follow his passion for cinema.[1]

He began to appear in small roles in costume films and sword-and-sandals at the end of 50's, and became in a short time one of the most active character actors, specializing in roles of villain.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2003. 
  2. ^ Massimo Giraldi; Enrico Lancia; Fabio Melelli. 100 caratteristi del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2006. 

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