Dante Maggio

Dante Maggio (2 March 1909 3 March 1992) was an Italian film actor. He appeared in 115 films between 1940 and 1975.

Dante Maggio
Born(1909-03-02)2 March 1909
Naples, Italy
Died3 March 1992(1992-03-03) (aged 83)
Rome, Italy
Years active1940–1975

Born in Naples into a family of actors, Maggio had a turbulent adolescence that led his father to send him in an institute for problematic minors. He debuted on stage aged 18 years old.[1][2] He worked on stage in several sceneggiate and with the companies of Anna Fougez and Raffaele Viviani before creating his own revue company.[2]

Maggio was the brother of actors Enzo, Rosalia, Beniamino and Pupella Maggio.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli artisti. Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402697.
  2. Antonio Virgilio Savona; Michele Lo Straniero. "Maggio, Famiglia". Gino Castaldo (edited by). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990. pp. 959-960.
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