2 March 1930 |
Novello Novelli (born 2 March 1930) is an Italian character actor.
Life and career
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. 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. He also worked with Benvenuti, being critically apprecciated for his performances in Benvenuti in casa Gori and its sequel, Ritorno a casa Gori.