Umberto D'Orsi

Umberto D'Orsi (30 July 1929 – 31 August 1976) was an Italian character actor and comedian.

Umberto D'Orsi
Born30 July 1929 (1929-07-30)
Trieste, Italy
Died31 August 1976 (1976-09-01) (aged 47)
Rome, Italy
Years active1962-1976

Born in Trieste, D'Orsi took a degree in law in 1953, but he was already active in theater from 1950, performing in small companies of prose and revue.[1] From 1962 till his death, D'Orsi was a prolific supporting actor, appearing in as many as fifteen films a year. He died in Rome at 47 from a heart attack.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore.
  2. "E' morto Umberto D'Orsi". La Stampa. 2 September 1976. p. 7.

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