Walter Santesso

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Walter Santesso
Walter Santesso 1954.jpg
Born (1931-02-27)27 February 1931
Padua, Italy
Died 20 January 2008(2008-01-20) (aged 76)
Padua, Italy
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 19511969

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.

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  1. ^ Times retrieved 15th Sept 2010

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