Carlo Mazzarella

Carlo Mazzarella (30 July 1919 – 7 March 1993) was an Italian actor and journalist.

Carlo Mazzarella
Carlo Mazzarella interviews Mario Monicelli and Giulietta Masina, 1958
Born(1919-07-30)30 July 1919
Genoa, Italy
Died7 March 1993(1993-03-07) (aged 73)
Rome, Italy

Life and career

Born in Genoa, Mazzarella enrolled in the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1942.[1] Almost immediately he debuted on stage, working with Anna Proclemer and Sergio Tofano, among others.[1]

In the aftermath of the Second World War, Mazzarella started a prolific film career as a character actor.[1] In 1955 he started a new career as a television journalist for RAI TV, specializing on news about costume, theater and cinema, and gradually abandoning his acting career.[1][2] He retired in 1985.[2] Mazzarella died of lung cancer at the age of 73.[3]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. p. 37. ISBN 8884402131.
  2. "E' morto Carlo Mazzarella trent'anni da inviato Rai". La Repubblica. 8 March 1993. p. 23. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  3. Corrado Ruggeri (8 March 1993). "addio Mazzarella, showman del Tg". Corriere della Sera. p. 11. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
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