Tanio Boccia

Camillo Tanio Boccia (1912–1982), born in Potenza, was an Italian film director and screenwriter active in the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. From 1960 onwards, he was regularly credited as Amerigo Anton.[1]

Tanio Boccia
Born(1912-04-04)4 April 1912
Died1 August 1982(1982-08-01) (aged 70)
Rome, Italy
Years active1960s

Boccia directed about 20 films in his career. He is best known for his work in the (mostly historical) adventure film genre, particularly peplum, in the early 1960s with films such as Caesar the Conqueror (1962), Samson Against the Pirates (1963) and Hercules of the Desert (1964). In 1965 he directed the spy adventure Agente X 1-7 operación Océano.

He died in 1982 in Rome.

Selected filmography


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.