Mario Carotenuto

Mario Carotenuto (29 June 1915 14 April 1995) was an Italian actor of film and theatre.

Mario Carotenuto
Carotenuto in 1963
Born(1915-06-29)29 June 1915
Died14 April 1995(1995-04-14) (aged 79)
Rome, Italy
Years active1937-1995
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Spouse(s)Luisa Poselli (m. 1953–1974)[1]
Gabriella Cottignoli (m. ?–1995)[2]
ChildrenClaretta Carotenuto[3]

Biography

Carotenuto, the son of a silent film actor and younger brother of the actor Memmo Carotenuto, took various humble jobs for many years before starting his own artistic career in 1946, first as a radio actor and then joining small avanspettacolo companies.[4] He made his film debut in 1950, in Abbiamo vinto, going on to perform as leading or supporting actor in dozens of films, often comedies.[4] He was also very active on stage and television.[4]

He died in Rome in 1995.[4]

Awards

Filmography

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