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Riccardo Garrone

1926-11-01 - 2016-03-14

Riccardo Garrone (1 November 1926 – 14 March 2016) was an Italian actor, voice actor and director. Garrone began his acting career in 1949 and attended the Silvio d'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Arts. He appeared in more than 140 films from 1949 until his retirement in 2014. He made his debut in the film Adam and Eve directed by Mario Mattoli. He also worked in several theatre productions alongside other actors such as Vittorio Gassman, Diana Torrieri and Elena Zareschi. Garrone often portrayed characters with persuasive, polite personalities in a variety of B movie comedies, spaghetti-westerns and horrors. In the 1980s, he made frequent stage collaborations with Antonella Steni and he made more appearances on television. One of his most popular television roles was on Un medico in famiglia in which he portrayed Nicola Solari. He also had a recurring role on Amico mio starring Massimo Dapporto. Garrone was married to Grazia Maria Verità and they had one daughter, Francesca. Garrone was also the younger brother of director Sergio Garrone. He retired in 2014. Garrone died in Milan on 14 March 2016 at the age of 89. Description above from the Wikipedia article Riccardo Garrone (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.