Daniele Vargas

Daniele Vargas, stage name of Daniele Pitani (20 April 1922 1992) was an Italian film actor.

Daniele Vargas
Vargas with Ilona Staller in L'ingenua (1975)
Born(1922-04-20)April 20, 1922
DiedJanuary 7, 1992(1992-01-07) (aged 69)
OccupationFilm actor

Life and career

Born in Bologna, after attending high school with Pier Paolo Pasolini, Daniele Vargas enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine of Bologna University.[1][2] After graduation in 1957 he moved to Rome to follow his passion for cinema.[1]

He began to appear in small roles in costume films and sword-and-sandals at the end of the 1950s and rapidly became one of the most active character actors, specializing in villain roles and sometime in character of Spanish language.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2003.
  2. Massimo Giraldi; Enrico Lancia; Fabio Melelli. 100 caratteristi del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2006.

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