Pino Colizzi

Giuseppe "Pino" Colizzi (born November 12, 1937) is an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Pino Colizzi
Colizzi in Italian Graffiti (1973)
Born
Giuseppe Colizzi

(1937-11-12) November 12, 1937
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor, dubbing director
Years active1960-2015
Spouse(s)Manuela Andrei (m. ?-?)
ChildrenChiara Colizzi

Biography

Born in Rome, Colizzi started his career on stage and in 1960 he got his first major role, playing the title role in a badly received television adaptation of Tom Jones.[2][3] His career became more intense between the 1970s and the early 1980s, when he starred in a number of successful TV-series and genre films.[2][3] Since the 1980s Colizzi focused his activities on voice acting.[2][3]

Colizzi was also a very successful voice-over artist. He regularly dubbed over the voices of Christopher Reeve, Jack Nicholson, James Caan, Richard Dreyfuss, Omar Sharif and Franco Nero. He also dubbed Michael Douglas (a role which he shared with Oreste Rizzini) in a select number of his films. Some of Colizzi's most popular dubbing contributions include Superman in the Italian dub of the first three films of the Superman film series until being replaced by Sergio Di Stefano in the fourth film. He also dubbed Sonny Corleone in The Godfather and Hooper in Jaws.[4]

Personal life

From his relationship with ex-wife Manuela Andrei, Colizzi is the father of voice actress Chiara Colizzi. He retired in 2015.

Filmography

Cinema

Dubbing roles

Animation

Live action

References

  1. "Pino Colizzi's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  2. Roberto Chiti, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.
  3. Aldo Grasso, Massimo Scaglioni. Enciclopedia della Televisione. Garzanti, Milano, 1996 – 2003. ISBN 881150466X.
  4. Intervista a PINO COLIZZI (2012) | enciclopediadeldoppiaggio.it

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