Carlo Delle Piane

Carlo Delle Piane (2 February 1936 – 23 August 2019) was an Italian film actor. From 1948 until his death, he appeared in more than 100 films.[1]

Carlo Delle Piane
Delle Piane in Teresa the Thief (1972)
Born(1936-02-02)2 February 1936
Rome, Italy
Died23 August 2019(2019-08-23) (aged 83)
Rome, Italy
Years active1948–2019

Born in Rome, Province of Rome, Delle Piane made his debut at the age of twelve in Duilio Coletti's Heart; he starred in the stereotypal role of an arrogant but basically kind-hearted boy in many films until the mid-fifties.[2] The turning point of his career was the encounter with Pupi Avati, with whom Delle Piane experienced more significant and varied roles, going from comic surreal performances to melancholic and even dramatic shades.[2]

In 1984 he won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Actor for his performance in Una gita scolastica.[3] For his role in Regalo di Natale he won the Volpi Cup at the 43rd Venice International Film Festival.[3]

Selected filmography


  1. E' morto Carlo Delle Piane, 110 film in 70 anni di carriera (in Italian)
  2. Gianni Canova. Enciclopedia del cinema. Garzanti, 2005.
  3. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
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