Silvano Tranquilli

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Dana Ghia and Tranquilli in The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)

Silvano Tranquilli (26 October 1925 – 10 May 1997) was an Italian stage, television and film actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Silvano Tranquilli attended theater lessons at the Sharoff Academy, and started his stage activity with the theatrical companies of Salvo Randone and Vittorio Gassman.[1] In 1959 he made his television debut, and later acted in more than 100 television productions, achieving his main success with the TV-series I ragazzi di padre Tobia.[1][2] In the early 1960s he also started a prolific film career as character actor.[1]

He died in Rome, at 71, shortly after his theatrical comeback with the company Stabile del Giallo.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi, Fabio Melelli, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano , Volume 3. Gremese Editore. 
  2. ^ a b "E' morto Tranquilli". Corriere della Sera. 11 May 1997. 
  3. ^ "La scomparsa dell'attore Silvano Tranquilli". La Repubblica. 11 May 1997. 

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