Manlio Rocchetti

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Manlio Rocchetti
Born28 November 1943[1]
Rome, Italy
Died9 January 2017 (aged 73)
Tequesta, Florida, United States[2]
Other namesM. Rocchetti
Occupationmakeup artist
Years active1960-2017
ChildrenAlessandra Rocchetti and Paola Rocchetti

Manlio Rocchetti (28 November 1943 – 9 January 2017) was an Italian makeup artist who won an Academy Award at the 1989 Academy Awards for Best Makeup for the film Driving Miss Daisy, which he shared with Lynn Barber and Kevin Haney.[3]

His career started in 1960 and continually worked on makeup until 2012. He often worked with Martin Scorsese.[4]

He also won an Emmy for the makeup in Lonesome Dove.


  1. ^ "Who is Manlio Rocchetti?". Omnilexica. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "Oscar-winning makeup artist Manlio Rocchetti dies at Tequesta condo". The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "The 62nd Academy Awards (1990) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  4. ^ "Interviews with Manlio Rocchetti and Rodolofo Bianchi". ECU film festival. Retrieved March 17, 2014.

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