Massimo Dapporto

Massimo Dapporto (born August 8, 1945) is an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Massimo Dapporto
Dapporto (left) and Francesco Benigno in The Last Breath (1992)
Born (1945-08-08) August 8, 1945
Milan, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor, dialogue writer
Years active1973–present
Spouse(s)
Stefania Longo (m. 1971)
ChildrenDavide Dapporto
Parent(s)Carlo Dapporto

Biography

Born in Milan, the son of the actor and comedian Carlo Dapporto, he studied acting at the Silvio D'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Arts.[2] Dapporto began his career in the 1970s and found professional opportunities in the small screen, where he starred in TV-series and mini-series of great success, notably the medical drama Amico mio and he even played the role of Emperor Claudius in the Imperium movie Nero.[3]

In 1989, he won a David di Donatello for best supporting actor for his performance in Francesca Archibugi's Mignon Has Come to Stay.[4]

In his profession as a voice actor, Dapporto dubbed characters into the Italian language. He served as the Italian voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story films as well as dubbing Tim Curry, Michael Keaton, John Goodman, Pierre Arditi, Patrick Stewart, Joe Mantegna and Cheech Marin in some of their movies.[5]

Personal life

Dapporto is the father of director Davide Dapporto. He has also been married to Stefania Longo since 1971.

Filmography

Cinema

Television

  • All'ultimo minuto (1973)
  • Nucleo centrale investigativo (1974)
  • Sarti Antonio brigadiere (1978)
  • Il mercante di Venezia (1979)
  • Anna Kuliscioff (1981)
  • Storia d'amore e d'amicizia (1982)
  • Uno + uno (1983)
  • Mussolini and I (1985)
  • Il boss (1986)
  • Diventerò padre (1987)
  • Come una mamma (1990)
  • Non siamo soli (1991)
  • Una madre come tu (1993)
  • Amico mio (1993-1998)
  • Una bambina di troppo (1995)
  • Mio padre è innocente (1997)
  • Un prete tra noi (1997-1999)
  • Mio figlio ha 70 anni (1999)
  • Ciao professore (1999)
  • Per amore per vendetta (2001)
  • Casa famiglia (2001-2003)
  • Il commissario (2002)
  • Nero (2004)
  • Giovanni Falcone - L'uomo che sfidò Cosa Nostra (2006)
  • Distretto di Polizia (2007)
  • Il generale dei briganti (2012)
  • Mister Ignis - L'operaio che fondò un impero (2013)
  • Luisa Spagnoli (2016)

Dubbing roles

Animation

Live action

References

  1. "Massimo Dapporto's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  2. "Articoli e interviste: Massimo Dapporto". La Repubblica. 9 June 2003. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  3. Aldo Grasso, Massimo Scaglioni, Enciclopedia della Televisione, Garzanti, Milano, 1996 – 2003. ISBN 881150466X.
  4. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
  5. MASSIMO DAPPORTO e IL DOPPIAGGIO (2013) | enciclopediadeldoppiaggio.it

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