Gualtiero De Angelis

Gualtiero De Angelis (November 22, 1899 – June 6, 1980) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1] He was best known for dubbing James Stewart in nearly all his films.[2]

Gualtiero De Angelis
Born(1899-11-22)November 22, 1899
Rome, Italy
DiedJune 6, 1980(1980-06-06) (aged 80)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1936–1980
Children3, including Manlio and Enrico
RelativesVittorio De Angelis (grandson)
Eleonora De Angelis (granddaughter)
Massimiliano Virgilii (grandson)

Biography

De Angelis began his career in 1936. During that time, he has starred in over nine films and has dubbed over the voices of many famous actors. He was the official Italian voice of James Stewart. He also dubbed Cary Grant, Dean Martin, Errol Flynn, John Garfield, George Raft, Richard Conte, Kirk Douglas, Paul Henreid, Henry Fonda and many more. He has also dubbed over Italian actors such as Vittorio Gassman and Pietro Germi.

Personal life

De Angelis was the patriarch of the historic De Angelis family which are well known for dubbing voices. He was the father of voice actor Manlio De Angelis (1935–2017), singer Enrico De Angelis (1920–2018) and Paola De Angelis. He also had three grandchildren: Vittorio De Angelis (1962–2015; via Manlio), Eleonora De Angelis (born 1967; via Manlio) and Massimiliano Virgilii (born 1967; via Paola) who are all voice actors.

Death

De Angelis died on June 6, 1980 in Rome at the age of 80.

Filmography

Cinema

Dubbing roles

Live action

References

  1. "Gualtiero De Angelis' dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  2. The Hollywood Reporter. Hollywood Reporter Incorporated. 2006. p. 22. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
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