Remo Remotti

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Remo Remotti
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Born(1924-11-16)16 November 1924
Rome, Italy
Died21 June 2015(2015-06-21) (aged 90)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, playwright, artist

Remo Remotti (16 November 1924 – 21 June 2015) was an Italian actor, playwright, artist and poet.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Remotti lost his father at 12 years old, then after graduating in Law he moved to Perù, where he attended an art school and began painting.[1][2] Following the bankruptcy of the taxi company he had founded in Perù, seven years later he returned to Italy where he married Maria Luisa Loy, the sister of the director and screenwriter Nanni Loy, and started an activity as a playwright, often also directing and acting his comedy plays.[1][2] He was later requested by some theatrical companies for character roles, and in the late 1970s he began a proficuous film career as a character actor.[1] A painter and a sculptor, some of his works are exhibited at the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna.[2] He was also a composer of poems, usually sonnets in Roman dialect.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli Attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697.
  2. ^ a b c "Morto Remo Remotti, il poeta di Roma se ne va a 90 anni". Il Messaggero. 22 June 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  3. ^ Redazione (22 June 2015). "Morto l'attore Remo Remotti Lavorava sempre con Nanni Moretti". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 22 June 2015.

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