Renato Chiantoni

Renato Chiantoni (19 April 1906 24 December 1979) was an Italian actor. He appeared in 100 films between 1937 and 1978.

Renato Chiantoni
Renato Chiantoni in I Want Him Dead 1968
Born(1906-04-19)19 April 1906
Lombardy, Italy
Died24 December 1979(1979-12-24) (aged 75)
Rome, Italy
Years active1937-1978

Born in Brescia, the son of the stage actor Amedeo, Chiantoni debuted on stage entering several drama and revue companies.[1] He was later active as an actor of radio dramas.[1] Very active in films as a character actor since the 1930s, after the World War II Chiantoni also worked as a director of production and as a documentary director.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Chiti, Roberto Poppi, Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884402131.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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