Novello Novelli

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Novello Novelli
Born (1930-03-02) 2 March 1930 (age 87)
Poggibonsi, Siena
Occupation actor

Novello Novelli (born 2 March 1930) is an Italian character actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Poggibonsi, Siena as Novellantonio Novelli, a former footballer and surveyor, Novelli initially was the manager of the cabaret group "I Giancattivi" consisting of Francesco Nuti, Athina Cenci and Alessandro Benvenuti.[1][2] In 1981 he made his acting debut in the Giancattivi's film Ad ovest di Paperino, then, after the group disbanded, Novelli remained associated to Nuti, appearing in almost all his films.[1][2] He also worked with Benvenuti, being critically apprecciated for his performances in Benvenuti in casa Gori and its sequel, Ritorno a casa Gori.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697. 
  2. ^ a b c Simone Petricci. Il Cinema E Siena: La Storia, I Protagonisti, Le Opere. Manent, 1997. ISBN 8886715137. 

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