|Born||19 May 1887|
|Died||3 December 1977 (aged 90)|
|Years active||1910-1968 (film)|
In 1910 after working for years in the family circus, he and his brother Natale were hired by Cines Studios where he starred in over a hundred comedy silent shorts billed as the character Tontolini. He then went to work for Pasquali Film in Turin.
- Stam & Raengo p.116
- Robert Stam & Alessandra Raengo. A Companion to Literature and Film. John Wiley & Sons, 2008.