Carlo De Mejo

Carlo De Mejo (17 January 1945 – 18 December 2015) was an Italian actor.[1]

Carlo De Mejo
Born(1945-01-17)17 January 1945
Rome, Italy
Died18 December 2015(2015-12-18) (aged 70)
OccupationActor
Years active1968-2013
Parent(s)Oscar De Mejo, Alida Valli

Life and career

Born in Rome, De Mejo was the eldest son of jazz composer Oscar De Mejo and actress Alida Valli.[2] After a few minor roles, he had his breakout with the role of a male prostitute in Pier Paolo Pasolini's Teorema.[2] In 1970 he played Claude in Giuseppe Patroni Griffi and Victor Spinetti's Italian adaptation of the stage musical Hair.[2] In the following years, he became very active as a character actor in genre films, especially Lucio Fulci's cult horror films.[2][3]

Selected filmography

References

  1. "Carlo De Mejo – Rest in Peace -". kitleyskrypt.
  2. Roberto Chiti, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli artisti. Volume 3, Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
  3. Arnold Blumberg. Zombiemania. Telos Publishing, 2006. ISBN 1845838173.

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