Paolo Ferrari (actor)

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Paolo Ferrari
Paolo Ferrari.jpg
Paolo Ferrari in 1961
Born (1929-02-26) 26 February 1929 (age 88)
Brussels, Belgium
Occupation Actor
Years active 1938-present

Paolo Ferrari (born 26 February 1929) is an Italian actor. He has appeared in 45 films since 1938.

Ferrari was born in Brussels as his father was at the time Italian consul in the Belgian Congo, and was in Belgium for a diplomatic mission.[1] His mother, Giulietta, was a concert pianist.[1] He made his acting debut at 9 years old, in Alessandro Blasetti's Ettore Fieramosca.[1] He became first known as "the balilla Paolo", a character he played in numerous radio programs for children and teenagers during the fascist era.[2] After the war he studied at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Gerardo Di Cola. Le voci del tempo perduto: la storia del doppiaggio e dei suoi interpreti dal 1927 al 1970. Èdicola, 2004. ISBN 8882670236. 
  2. ^ Peppino Ortoleva, Barbara Scaramucci. Enciclopedia della radio. Garzanti, 2003. ISBN 881150497X. 

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