24 May 1925
Raffaele Pisu (born 24 May 1925) is an Italian actor and comedian.
Life and career
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. He later focused on the avanspettacolo, working with the Nava Sisters, Isa Barzizza and Wanda Osiris. 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). Pisu is also active in TV-movies and in films, usually in supporting roles.
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