Antonio Guidi

Antonio Guidi (October 28, 1927 - October 17, 2013) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Antonio Guidi
Guidi on the television program Il teatro di Arlecchino (1959)
Born(1927-10-28)October 28, 1927
Ferrara, Italy
DiedOctober 17, 2013(2013-10-17) (aged 85)
Bergamo, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1951-2004

Biography

Born in Ferrara, Guidi began a career of acting in the 1950s. He originally wanted to become an architect but he did not pursue that vocation. He worked for two years at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, then he became a stage actor. In addition, he also worked on radio and screen. He made his first ever film appearance in The Archangel starring Vittorio Gassman and on television, he made his debut on I legionari dello spazio.

Guidi was also a professional voice actor. He was the official Italian voice of Peter Ustinov as well as dubbing Peter Falk and Dominic Chianese in most of their work. He was internationally renowned for performing the Italian voice of Lieutenant Colombo (portrayed by Peter Falk) in the last two seasons of Columbo since the death of Giampiero Albertini in 1991. He also voiced Prince John in the Italian-Language version of the 1973 animated film Robin Hood.

After finishing his voice work on Colombo, Guidi retired in 2004, effectively ending his career.

Death

Guidi died in Bergamo on October 17th 2013 just 11 days before his 86th birthday.[2]

Filmography

Cinema

Television

Dubbing roles

Animation

Live action

Video games

References

  1. "Antonio Guidi's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  2. "Addio all'attore e doppiatore Antonio Guidi". Antoniogenna.net. 23 October 2008. Retrieved 20 May 2019.

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