Italian Film Actor

Adolfo Celi

  • Jul 27, 1922 - Feb 19, 1986 (age 63)
  • 5' 11" (1.80 m)
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1986
Adolfo Celi
PersonalFebruary 1986

Adolfo Celi

Adolfo Celi passed away.
1982
Monsignor
MovieOct 22, 1982

Monsignor

An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican …
An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II.
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1981
Madly in Love
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MovieDec 18, 1981

Madly in Love

Barnaba, a rude bus driver who enjoys the attention of …
Barnaba, a rude bus driver who enjoys the attention of women, one day meets Principessa Cristina, the princess of a local principality.
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The Borgias
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TV ShowOct 14, 1981

The Borgias

The Borgias is a British television drama serial …
The Borgias is a British television drama serial produced by the BBC in 1981, in association with the Second Network of the Italian broadcaster RAI. The series, produced by Mark Shivas, was set in Italy during the 15th century and told the story of Rodrigo Borgia (played by Adolfo Celi) – the future Pope Alexander VI – and his family, including his son Cesare (Oliver Cotton) and daughter Lucrezia (Anne Louise Lambert).
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1977
Holocaust 2000
MovieNov 25, 1977

Holocaust 2000

An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear …
An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out mankind.
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1976
The Next Man
MovieNov 10, 1976

The Next Man

Khalil is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make …
Khalil is an Arab diplomat who wants to not only make peace with Israel, but admit the Jewish state as a member of O.P.E.C. This instantly makes him a target for a series of ingeniously conceived assassination attempts, most of which he foils with the aid of his friend Hamid and his girlfriend Nicole. But can he trust even them?
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Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen
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MovieOct 28, 1976

Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen

An episodic satire of the …
An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a black dignitary of an embassy by a CIA agent and then into his own killing by another colleague. In a television film, the police are befooled by a fake bomb and put a real one in order not to be derided by the public. In a film inquisition show, the bishop of Naples speaks highly of the importance of the family, but a child who lives a miserable family life kills himself. In the debate that follows it is proposed that they should eat the children, as Swift had said. In the next episode, a general who is in the toilet is called for the NATO parade, but the flasher breaks and in his effort to fix it, he dirts allover and kills himself. In a children's show an inspector finds excuses and delays the arrest of a powerful man. In an inquiry a pensioner is happy with his petty pension, but cries when he hears the word 'fillet'. In a quiz show there is a contest for misery. In Pope's elections Cardinals kill each other's voters and finally they decide to elect temporarily an ill cardinal, but once he is elected, he reveals his authoritarian face. Through the news and advertisements between shows a number of other issues are satirized.
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L'affittacamere
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MovieAug 7, 1976

L'affittacamere

Giorgia and her sister inherit a villa and decide to turn it …
Giorgia and her sister inherit a villa and decide to turn it into a pension. When the sister orders the advertising, the brochure, together with the name, Pension Paradise, leads people to believe it is a whore house.
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Confessions of a Frustrated Housewife
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MovieAug 4, 1976

Confessions of a Frustrated Housewife

Antonio, a rich industrialist, …
Antonio, a rich industrialist, married Laura, a beautiful young woman. When he can no longer satisfy her sexually, a short-term relationship is born with her stepson, Claudio, but it is enough to make her acquire the awareness of her personality and her rights. When Claudio leaves, she also leaves. Her husband searches for her, begs her to come back to him. The woman, who finally feels free, refuses. Antonio can not accept the prospect of being alone forever, and decides to kill her.
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Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man
MovieMar 11, 1976

Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man

Fred and Tony are …
Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy, who are licenced-to-kill, undercover cops who thrive on living dangerously.
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Sandokan
TV ShowJan 6, 1976

Sandokan

Sandokan is a 1976 Italian six-part television series …
Sandokan is a 1976 Italian six-part television series directed by Sergio Sollima, based upon the novels of Emilio Salgari featuring the pirate hero Sandokan. It was followed twenty years later by a sequel The Return of Sandokan with Kabir Bedi reprising his role as Sandokan.
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1975
My Friends
MovieAug 15, 1975

My Friends

Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an …
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every free moment together organizing complex and terrible jokes to all the people they meet, or just wandering around Tuscany. One of these crazy trips ends up in the hospital run by military-like Professor Sassaroli. Melandri falls in love with his wife, and steals her from the husband, much to the delight of Sassaroli himself. The relationship won't last but the Professor becomes the fifth member of the team of friends, and jokes get even more complicated and powerful.
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1974
The Phantom of Liberty
MovieSep 11, 1974

The Phantom of Liberty

A series of surreal …
A series of surreal sequences that critique morality and society in a stream of consciousness style.
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1973
Black Holiday
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MovieNov 13, 1973

Black Holiday

Rossini (Adalberto Maria Merli), history teacher and son of …
Rossini (Adalberto Maria Merli), history teacher and son of another professor, for his liberal ideas refuses to sign the oath of allegiance to the the fascist regime that Mussolini imposed on the professors university. After a period of imprisonment he is so assigned to confinement on an island. Here the young intellectual finds himself in contact with the composite humanity that populated the places of confinement: militiamen, agents, common and political coercion, villagers. The figure of the director of the colony, the commissioner Rizzuto, stands out among all, who was a pupil of his father, and for whom he continues to have feelings of esteem and devotion.
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Le mataf
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MovieJun 14, 1973

Le mataf

Le mataf released.
Hitler: The Last Ten Days
MovieApr 20, 1973

Hitler: The Last Ten Days

A dramatization based on …
A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.
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1972
The Italian Connection
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MovieSep 2, 1972

The Italian Connection

When a shipment of heroin …
When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York killers get to him to eliminate any chance of them finding out he's the wrong man. When the pimp's wife and daughter are murdered in the course of the "manhunt", he swears revenge on everyone who had anything to do with it.
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Long Arm of the Godfather
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MovieAug 11, 1972

Long Arm of the Godfather

A treacherous low-level …
A treacherous low-level mafioso greedily rips off a shipment of arms from his powerful godfather and tries to sell them to an especially dubious group of Arabs.
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Naked Girl Killed in the Park
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MovieMay 30, 1972

Naked Girl Killed in the Park

An investigator is assigned …
An investigator is assigned to investigate a man's family after he is found dead only hours after taking out a million dollar insurance policy.
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Who Saw Her Die?
MovieMay 12, 1972

Who Saw Her Die?

Who Saw Her Die? (Italian: Chi l'ha vista morire?) is a …
Who Saw Her Die? (Italian: Chi l'ha vista morire?) is a 1972 Italian giallo film directed by Aldo Lado and Vittorio De Sisti, starring Anita Strindberg and George Lazenby. Lazenby and Strindberg play the parents of a murdered girl, who pursue her black-veiled killer throughout Venice. Who Saw Her Die? features music by Ennio Morricone, and has seen positive reviews for Lazenby's performance.
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Eye in the Labyrinth
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MovieMar 24, 1972

Eye in the Labyrinth

Worried about her missing psychiatrist boyfriend and …
Worried about her missing psychiatrist boyfriend and afraid to contact the police, Julie undertakes her own investigation. With the dubious help of an ex-gangster, she uncovers a series of sinister secrets at a seaside artists' retreat hosted by the suspicious Gerda.
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon
MovieMar 3, 1972

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

This is a dramatization of …
This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
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1971
Murders in the Rue Morgue
MovieJul 21, 1971

Murders in the Rue Morgue

Paris...at the turn of the …
Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
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They Have Changed Their Face
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MovieJul 2, 1971

They Have Changed Their Face

In this allegory on …
In this allegory on capitalism, director of a known car corporation invites one of his employees to his country villa to give him the good news. He just got promoted. However, the old man is not what he seems and promotion has a price.
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1970
Brancaleone at the Crusades
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MovieDec 24, 1970

Brancaleone at the Crusades

Brancaleone and his …
Brancaleone and his followers go to the crusades. God allows them a safe crossing of the Mediteranean. Except that they did not sail on the sea but on a... lake! Brancaleone soon finds himself caught in the middle of a feud between... two popes, Gregory and Clement. In order to determine which of the two men is the true pope, Brancaleone must walk on hot coals. After this ordeal, accompanied by a dwarf, a witch, a leper and a masochistic penitent, Brancaleone continues his quest.In the Holy Land, he fights the unfaithful before facing Death in person. He is eventually saved by Tiburzia the witch who is reincarnated in the form of a magpie
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Fragment of Fear
MovieSep 3, 1970

Fragment of Fear

A young British author is plunged into a nightmare as he …
A young British author is plunged into a nightmare as he tries to solve his aunt's murder in Italy. When threats of violence, mysterious notes, and deadly phone calls shatter his life, the Police and his girlfriend doubt the story, due to his past as a drug addict - even though his life is in danger.
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Alessandra Celi
ChildAugust 1970

Alessandra Celi

Alessandra Celi (born London, 15 August 1966) is an …
Alessandra Celi (born London, 15 August 1966) is an Italian actress. She is the daughter of Adolfo Celi and Veronica Lazăr.
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1969
Midas Run
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MovieApr 30, 1969

Midas Run

A veteran Secret Service Agent from Britain hijacks a …
A veteran Secret Service Agent from Britain hijacks a government shipment of fifteen million dollars of gold out of an irritation for never being knighted.
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Alibi
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MovieFeb 13, 1969

Alibi

Three friends meeting after the absence of one of them for …
Three friends meeting after the absence of one of them for 15 years out of the country. This sudden gathering give them the opportunity to examine their life, to criticize one another on their achievements.
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In Search of Gregory
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MovieFeb 13, 1969

In Search of Gregory

Young Catherine Morelli (Julie Christie), who lives in …
Young Catherine Morelli (Julie Christie), who lives in Rome, goes to Geneva to find romance at her father's wedding. There she begins a nearly nymphomaniacal pursuit of a mystery-fantasy man called Gregory (Michael Sarrazin).
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1968
Leonardo Celi
ChildFebruary 1968

Leonardo Celi

Leonardo Celi was born on February 17, 1968 in …
Leonardo Celi was born on February 17, 1968 in London, England. He is a director and assistant director, known for Intolerance (1996), Sul treno Belgrado-Istanbul (1991) and Little Buddha (1993).
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Danger: Diabolik
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MovieJan 26, 1968

Danger: Diabolik

International man of mystery Diabolik and his sensuous …
International man of mystery Diabolik and his sensuous lover Eva Kant pull off heist after heist, all while European cops led by Inspector Ginko and envious mobsters led by Ralph Valmont are closing in on them.
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It Takes a Thief
TV ShowJan 9, 1968

It Takes a Thief

It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television …
It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for three seasons between 1968 and 1970. It stars Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief Alexander Mundy, who works for the U.S. government in return for his release from prison. For most of the series, Malachi Throne played Noah Bain, Mundy's boss.
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1967
Grand Slam
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MovieSep 28, 1967

Grand Slam

At the suggestion of a retired professor, a motley group …
At the suggestion of a retired professor, a motley group of criminals plans the robbery of a Brazilian diamond company but it must contend with a new alarm system and the mutual distrust among its members.
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Operation Kid Brother
MovieApr 20, 1967

Operation Kid Brother

The evil crime syndicate …
The evil crime syndicate Thanatos is bent on taking over the world, using a magnetic wave generator that will cause all metal-based machinery to grind to a halt. However, the well-known ...
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The Honey Pot
MovieMar 21, 1967

The Honey Pot

In Venice, a millionaire hires an actor to help him prank …
In Venice, a millionaire hires an actor to help him prank three greedy ex-girlfriends into thinking he's dying and leaving his fortune to one of them.
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The Bobo
MovieMar 1, 1967

The Bobo

Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona …
Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona to try his luck in a big town. He finally persuades a devious local impresario to book him, but only on the condition that Juan ...
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1966
King of Hearts
MovieDec 21, 1966

King of Hearts

During World War I, a British private, sent ahead to a …
During World War I, a British private, sent ahead to a French town to scout for enemy presence, is mistaken for a King by the colorful patients of an insane asylum.
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Grand Prix
MovieDec 21, 1966

Grand Prix

American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan …
American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive for the Japanese Yamura team, and becomes romantically involved with Stoddard's estranged wife.
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El Greco
MovieAug 1, 1966

El Greco

16th-century Spain, the famed Italian painter El Greco …
16th-century Spain, the famed Italian painter El Greco journeys to Toledo to paint an altarpiece. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with a beautiful local girl.
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Veronica Lazar
Marriage1966

Veronica Lazar

Veronica Lazăr (6 October 1938 – 8 June 2014) was a …
Veronica Lazăr (6 October 1938 – 8 June 2014) was a Romanian-born Italian actress.
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1965
Thunderball
MovieDec 9, 1965

Thunderball

When a British Vulcan bomber is stolen with two atomic …
When a British Vulcan bomber is stolen with two atomic bombs on board, James Bond is one step ahead of his fellow agents when they are assigned to track down the aircraft. S.P.E.C.T.R.E. then announce that they have the plane and will detonate the bombs unless one hundred million dollars worth of uncut diamonds are delivered. He tracks the plane down to the Bahamas but still has to deal with the deadly Emilio Largo.
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A Man Named John
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MovieNov 19, 1965

A Man Named John

Based on the diary Pope John XXIII kept between the …
Based on the diary Pope John XXIII kept between the ages of 14 and 18, his lifelong concern for tolerance, the underprivileged, and world peace is told. Rod Steiger, in the central role, acts as "intermediary" between the Pope and the audience, interpreting John's words, thoughts and actions. Steiger visits the actual places in which John lived, recreating the conditions, environment, and forces that affected his development. Through this unusual technique, we are brought close to an extraordinary man - one who's able to win the love of many people of all faiths.
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Slalom
MovieSep 24, 1965

Slalom

Lucio (Vittorio Gassman) sees his holiday on the Italian …
Lucio (Vittorio Gassman) sees his holiday on the Italian Alps interrupted when he is suddenly and unwillingly involved in an International plot involving fake dollar bills.
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The Agony and the Ecstasy
MovieSep 16, 1965

The Agony and the Ecstasy

The biographical story of …
The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
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Von Ryan's Express
MovieJun 23, 1965

Von Ryan's Express

An American POW leads a group of mainly British …
An American POW leads a group of mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII.
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1964
Male Companion
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MovieNov 4, 1964

Male Companion

Antoine was raised into the easy life by his very rich …
Antoine was raised into the easy life by his very rich grandfather. After the death of his grandfather the money has gone and Antoine falls under the influence of various easy people.
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Three Nights of Love
MovieOct 9, 1964

Three Nights of Love

Omnibus film with individual segments directed by …
Omnibus film with individual segments directed by Renato Castellani, Luigi Comencini and Franco Rossi; all of them starring the radiant Catherine Spaak as "out of place" women longing for love, in a Sicillian village, a monastery, and a modern Italian urban setting, respectively.
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That Man from Rio
MovieFeb 5, 1964

That Man from Rio

Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore …
Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a murdered man who possessed one of two other such figurines. Moments after her sweetheart, Adrien, an Army private with a week's leave, arrives in Paris to see her, Agnes too is kidnapped, drugged, and loaded on a plane to Rio. Adrien is in hot pursuit, and before he can rescue her (with the help of a shoeshine boy), foil the murderous thieves, and solve the riddle of the Maltecs, he must traverse Rio, Brasília, and the Amazon heartland... all before the end of his week's leave.
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1963
Marília Branco
Marriage1963

Marília Branco

Marília Branco was born in 1942 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de …
Marília Branco was born in 1942 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Il sorriso del ragno (1971), Vergogna schifosi (1969) and Anuska, Manequim e Mulher (1968).
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1952
Tico-Tico no Fubá
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MovieApr 21, 1952

Tico-Tico no Fubá

Fictionalized version of the life of Brazilian composer …
Fictionalized version of the life of Brazilian composer Zequinha de Abreu (1880-1935), who wrote the song "Tico-Tico no Fubá" that became an international hit in the 1940s.
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1951
Tônia Carrero
Marriage1951

Tônia Carrero

Maria Antonieta Portocarrero Thedim (August 23, 1922 …
Maria Antonieta Portocarrero Thedim (August 23, 1922 – March 3, 2018), known professionally as Tônia Carrero, was a Brazilian actress.
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1950
Caiçara
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MovieNov 1, 1950

Caiçara

Marina is a beautiful and perfect young woman, daughter of …
Marina is a beautiful and perfect young woman, daughter of leprous parents, living in an institution. She sees the chance to leave the place when the owner of a small shipyard in an island proposes to marry her. She accepts, marries him without love and moves to the small sea coastal village, where the gossiper dwellers make comments about her. The disgusting partner of her scum husband tries to rape Marina when her husband is traveling. Later, her husband dies in a boat accident, and a young and handsome sailor arrives in the island. Marina feels a great attraction for him, but is blackmailed by the former partner of her husband about the health problems in her family and her origins.
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1948
Hey Boy
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MovieSep 10, 1948

Hey Boy

On his way to Africa, Don Pietro, a young missionary priest …
On his way to Africa, Don Pietro, a young missionary priest has his suitcase stolen in the station of Naples. While making every effort to retrieve his baggage he finds out how devastated ...
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1922
Adolfo Celi
BirthJuly 1922

Adolfo Celi

Adolfo Celi was born.
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