Giuseppe Porelli

Giuseppe Porelli (24 November 1897 – 5 March 1982) was an Italian stage, film and television actor.

Giuseppe Porelli
Porelli in 1941
Born(1897-11-24)24 November 1897
Died5 March 1982(1982-03-05) (aged 84)

Life and career

Born Giuseppe Porcelli in Naples, he graduated from the Istituto Tecnico and became an employee of Ferrovie dello Stato. While there, he spent his free time involved in amateur dramatics.[1] In 1918 he left his job to accept employment as a professional actor in the company of Irma Gramatica.[1] Porelli later entered some of the most important stage companies of the time, specializing as a sidekick in revue shows.[1] Active on films since 1926, he had an intense career as a character actor, mostly cast in roles of elegant and fashionable gentlemen in comedy films.[1] He was married to the actress Rinalda Marchetti.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Poppi, Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. pp. 129–130. ISBN 8884402697.
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