Carlo D'Angelo

Carlo D'Angelo (February 2, 1919 – June 9, 1973) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Carlo D'Angelo
Born(1919-02-02)February 2, 1919
Milan, Italy
DiedJune 9, 1973(1973-06-09) (aged 54)
Bologna, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1941-1973
Spouse(s)
Wanda Mori (m. 1946)
Children2

Biography

Born in Milan, the son of a Neapolitan father and a Florentine mother, at 9 years old D'Angelo was part of the Voci Bianche choir at La Scala.[2] After studying law at the University of Milan, in 1941 he started working on radio and shortly later as a film dubber.[2] In 1947 he made his stage debut at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano, under Giorgio Strehler.[2] In the 1950s he worked several times in the theatrical company of Vittorio Gassman, and in 1958 he formed a stage company together with Lia Zoppelli and Renzo Giovampietro.[2]

Between 1963 and 1964, he got large critical acclaim for his performance in Il diavolo e il buon Dio, under the direction of Luigi Squarzina.[2] D'Angelo was also active in films, where alternated major and character roles, and on television, where he had several significant roles in a number of TV-series.[2] D'Angelo was also diction teacher at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts and recorded several albums of prose and poetry.

As a voice actor, D'Angelo provided the voice of Shere Khan in the Italian dubbed version of The Jungle Book.

Death

D’Angelo died at the Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Polyclinic in Bologna on June 9th 1973 at the age of 54. He had underwent stomach surgery 25 days prior to his death.[3]

Partial filmography

Notes

  1. "Carlo D'Angelo's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884402131.
  3. a. bl. (10 June 1973). "Morto l'attore Carlo D'Angelo famosa voce del nostro teatro". La Stampa (135).

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