Walter Santesso

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Walter Santesso
Walter Santesso 1954.jpg
Born(1931-02-27)27 February 1931
Died20 January 2008(2008-01-20) (aged 76)
Padua, Italy
OccupationActor, director
Years active19511969

Walter Santesso (27 February 1931 in Padua, Italy – 20 January 2008) was an Italian film actor and director. His character name "Paparazzo" in Federico Fellini's 1960 film La Dolce Vita[1] has become synonymous with modern celebrity/tabloid photographers, who are collectively referred to as paparazzi.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1951 The Last Sentence Colega d'università
1952 The Man in My Life Michel directed by Guy Lefranc
1952 Serenata amara Fabrizio
1954 The Cheerful Squadron Defaulter
1954 I cinque dell'Adamello Piero
1954 Canzone d'amore Mario
1956 Il suo più grande amore Paolo
1957 El Alamein Gennaro
1957 Classe di ferro Soldatino veneto
1958 The Sky Burns Damonte
1958 Legs of Gold Teodoro
1958 Promesse di marinaio Marinaio veneto
1958 Caporale di giornata Felice Pavan Uncredited
1959 Avventura a Capri Giulio
1959 I mafiosi
1960 La Dolce Vita Paparazzo
1960 Il Mattatore Paparazzo Uncredited
1960 Le bal des espions
1960 Mobby Jackson
1960 Madri pericolose Peppino detto 'Dolce Vita'
1961 Cronache del '22 (segment "Spedizione punitiva")
1961 Scano Boa
1961 L'urlo dei bolidi Stefano Valle
1962 Dulcinea Diego
1963 Objetivo: las estrellas Lucas
1966 Eroe vagabondo
1969 Mercanti di vergini (final film role)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Times retrieved 15th Sept 2010

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