Raffaele Pisu

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Raffaele Pisu
Raffaele Pisu.jpg
Born Guerrino Pisu
(1925-05-24) 24 May 1925 (age 92)
Bologna, Italy
Occupation actor

Raffaele Pisu (born 24 May 1925) is an Italian actor and comedian.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Bologna as Guerrino Pisu into a family of Sardinian origin, Pisu debuted in the drama theater and in 1945 he was one of the founders of the stage company L'attico.[1] He later focused on the avanspettacolo, working with the Nava Sisters, Isa Barzizza and Wanda Osiris.[1] He reached a large popularity with several variety shows on radio and later on television, notably with the variety television L'amico del giaguaro (1961–1964).[1][2] Pisu is also active in TV-movies and in films, usually in supporting roles.[1]

In 2005, Pisu won the Nastro d'Argento for best supporting actor for his performance in Paolo Sorrentino's The Consequences of Love.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131. 
  2. ^ Aldo Grasso, Massimo Scaglioni, Enciclopedia della Televisione, Garzanti, Milano, 1996 – 2003. ISBN 881150466X.
  3. ^ Anna de Martino (5 February 2005). "Nastri d’argento alla "Helzapoppin"". CineSpettacolo. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

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