Renato Montalbano

Renato Montalbano (born 17 May 1931) is an Italian character actor.

Renato Montalbano
Born17 May 1931 (1931-05-17) (age 88)
Catania, Italy

Life and career

Born in Catania, in 1955 Montalbano abandoned his university studies in medicine to attend at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, from which he graduated in 1957.[1] He made his film debut in 1956, and he was among the most active character actors in Italian cinema for about thirty years, alternating genre films and auteur films.[1] Montalbano was also very active on television, where he debuted in 1958 and appeared in dozens of television films and miniseries, often in prominent roles.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Poppi. "Montalbano, Renato". Dizionario del cinema italiano : Gli attori dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 1998. pp. 54–5. ISBN 8884402697.
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