Tano Cimarosa

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Tano Cimarosa
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Cimarosa in Gang War in Milan (1973)
Born (1922-01-01)1 January 1922
Messina, Italy
Died 24 May 2008(2008-05-24) (aged 86)
Messina, Italy
Occupation Actor, film director

Tano Cimarosa (1 January 1922 in Messina – 24 May 2008 in Messina) was an Italian actor, screenwriter and film director from Sicily.[1] He participated in more than fifty movies.

He played the "Blacksmith" in the Oscar-winning film Cinema Paradiso from 1988. He is known to horror film fans for directing Reflections in Black in 1975.

Selected filmography[edit]

As director[edit]


Luigia Miniucchi, Il mondo di Tano Cimarosa. 50 anni di cinema italiano, By Bess Edizioni, 2006. 160 pages.[2]


  1. ^ ANSA (24 May 2008). "E' morto Tano Cimarosa, volto della Sicilia al cinema" (in Italian). SiciliaInformazioni. Retrieved 24 September 2010. 
  2. ^ La Magna, Franco (26 September 2006). "Il mondo di Tano Cimarosa" (in Italian). Il nuovo soldo. Archived from the original on 2008-05-29. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 

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