Giorgio Albertazzi  

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Giorgio Albertazzi (20 August 1923 – 28 May 2016) was an Italian actor and film director.

Born in San Martino a Mensola Albertazzi joined the Italian Social Republic and reached the rank of lieutenant. After their defeat, he spent two years in prison for collaborating. After the amnesty by Palmiro Togliatti he changed from studying architecture to acting.

In the theater Albertazzi debuted in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, and played in the following decades in a number of classics, many of them for television. From the early 1950s he was also seen on the big screen and played in more than 50 films. Since 1969, he directed several television films, including the miniseries George Sand in 1981. Since 2003 he has been the director of the Teatro di Roma.

He had a close friendship with actress Anna Proclemer who appeared with him for many years. In 2007 he married his long-standing partner Pia de Tolomei.

In 1988 he wrote his memoirs.


Selected filmography

Year Title
1952 Little World of Don Camillo
1954 Concert of Intrigue
1957 White Nights
1961 Last Year at Marienbad
1962 Eva
1962 Redhead
1967 I Married You for Fun
1972 The Assassination of Trotsky
1974 Five Women for the Killer
1975 Mark of the Cop
1994 Once a Year, Every Year
1999 Li chiamarono... briganti!
2008 The Rage
2011 Some Say No




  • 1955 – Petrarca (Cetra – Collana Letteraria Documento, CL 0418, EP 7")
  • 1957 – Solitudine (Cetra – Collana Letteraria Documento, CL 0434, EP 7")
  • 1961 – Lettere d'amore (Cetra – Collana Letteraria Documento, CL 0477, EP 7")
  • 1965 – Discorso della montagna (Cetra – Collana Letteraria Documento, CL 0419, EP 7")
  • 1969 – Questa cosa che chiamiamo mondo/Tema di Linda (Carosello, CL 20222, 7") from the television series Jekyll
  • 1969 – Ti amo... ed io di più/Sospendi il tempo (Boradway International, 7") with Anna Proclemer
  • 1970 – Miraggio d'estate/Miraggio d'estate (Carosello, 7") with Penny Brown
  • I fioretti di S. Francesco (Istituto Internazionale Del Disco, SIL 4001, EP 7") with Antonio Baldini
  • Giorgio Sacchetti – Tre novelle lette da Giorgio Albertazzi (Istituto Internazionale Del Disco, SIL 4096, EP 7")
  • Neruda, Barcarola e altre poesie (Nuova Accademia Disco, DP 6008, EP)


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