Fiorenzo Fiorentini

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Fiorenzo Fiorentini
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Fiorentini in Teresa the Thief (1973)
Born (1920-04-10)10 April 1920
Died 27 March 2003(2003-03-27) (aged 82)
Occupation Actor

Fiorenzo Fiorentini (10 April 1920 – 27 March 2003) was an Italian actor, author, composer, screenwriter and radio personality.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Fiorentini began his career as an author and radio actor, creating many successful macchiette (i.e. comic monologues caricaturing stock characters).[1][2] He made his stage debut in 1954, in the revue Tutto fa Broadway.[2] He later focused his stage activity on plays and shows related to Roman culture, often collaborating with Mario Scaccia.[1][2] In 1980 he founded the Ettore Petrolini Study Centre in Rome.[2]

Fiorentini appeared in numerous films, mostly comedies, sometimes even collaborating on the screenplays.[1][2] He was also a television author and actor, a singer and a successful composer.[1] He died from the after-effects of a cerebral hemorrhage.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Felice Cappa; Piero Gelli; Marco Mattarozzi. Dizionario dello spettacolo del '900. Baldini & Castoldi, 1998. ISBN 8880892959. 
  3. ^ "Addio a Fiorenzo Fiorentini il trasformista del teatro". La Repubblica. 2 March 2003. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 

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