Antonio Centa

Antonio Centa (10 August 1907 – 19 April 1979) was an Italian film actor.

Antonio Centa
Born(1907-08-10)10 August 1907
Died19 April 1979(1979-04-19) (aged 71)
Rovigo, Italy


Born in Maniago, Province of Pordenone, Centa was among the most active and popular actors between the mid-1930s and 1943 (when the Italian film industry almost halted because of the war).[1] He was especially popular with the female audience, and had critically acclaimed performances, notably in Renato Castellani's films A Pistol Shot and Zazà.[1] After the war his success declined, and he gradually started to be cast in supporting roles.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Chiti, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli artisti : Vol. 3, Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
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