Checco Rissone

Checco Rissone (7 July 1909 – 26 September 1985) was an Italian film, stage and television actor.

Checco Rissone
Francesco Rissone

(1909-07-07)7 July 1909
Died26 September 1985(1985-09-26) (aged 76)

Life and career

Born Francesco Rissone in Turin, the younger brother of the more famous Giuditta, Rissone debuted on stage at young age, and often worked in the same companies of her sister.[1] Graduated in Economics, in the postwar years he specialized in character roles, in films, television and particularly on stage, often working at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan under the direction of Giorgio Strehler.[1][2] At the Piccolo Teatro Rissone also worked as assistant director and later as teacher at the drama school of the theatre.[1][2]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
  2. Rodolfo Di Giammarco (27 September 1985). "E' morto Checco Rissone attore con Tofano e De Sica". La Repubblica. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
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