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Marcello Mastroianni (1924–1996)

Marcello Mastroianni was born in Fontana Liri, Italy on 28 September 1924, but soon his family moved to Turin and then Rome. During WW2 he was sent to a German prison camp, but he managed to escape and hide in Venice. He debuted in films as an extra in Marionette (1939), then started working for the Italian department of "Eagle Lion Films" in Rome... See full bio »


(age 72) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 1996 Three Lives and Only One Death
Mateo Strano / Georges Vickers / Butler / ...
 1995 Beyond the Clouds
The Man of All Vices
 1995 According to Pereira
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
L'ami italien / The Italian Friend
 1993 1, 2, 3, Freeze
Constantin Laspada, le père
 1993 I Don't Want to Talk About It
Ludovico D'Andrea
 1992 Used People
Joe Meledandri
 1992 A Fine Romance
Mr. Cesareo Grimaldi
 1991 The Suspended Step of the Stork
Missing Politician
 1990 Towards Evening
Prof. Bruschi
 1989 What Time Is It?
Marcello, The Father
 1989 Splendor
 1988 Piazza Navona (TV Series)
- Cuore di ladro (1988)
 1988 Miss Arizona
Rozsnyai Sándor
 1987 Dark Eyes
 1986 Ginger and Fred
Pippo Botticella / Fred
 1985 Macaroni
Antonio Jasiello
 1983 The General of the Dead Army
General Ariosto
 1983 Gabriela
 1982 Beyond the Door
Enrico Sommi
 1981 Fantasma d'amore
Nino Monti
 1980 La terrazza
 1979 Neapolitan Mystery
Raffaele Capece
 1979 Traffic Jam
Marco Montefoschi
 1978 Blood Feud
Rosario Maria Spallone
 1978 Le mani sporche (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Hoederer
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Hoederer
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Hoederer
 1978 Bye Bye Monkey
Luigi Nocello
 1977 Wifemistress
Luigi De Angelis
 1976 Lunatics and Lovers
Marchese Luca Maria
 1976 Signore e signori, buonanotte
Paolo T. Fiume
 1976 Todo modo
Don Gaetano
 1975 The Divine Nymph
Michele Barra
 1975 Down the Ancient Stairs
Professor Bonaccorsi
 1975 La pupa del gangster
Charlie Colletto
 1974 Allonsanfan
Fulvio Imbriani
 1973 Salut l'artiste
Nicolas Montei
 1973 Massacre in Rome
Father Pietro Antonelli
 1973 A Slightly Pregnant Man
Marco Mazetti
 1973 La Grande Bouffe
 1973 Dirty Weekend
Giulio Borsi
 1972 What?
 1972 Love to Eternity
 1972 1870 (TV Movie)
Augusto Parenti
 1971 It Only Happens to Others
 1970 The Priest's Wife
Don Mario
 1970 The Voyeur
 1970 Leo the Last
Prince Leo
 1970 Sunflower
 1970 Jealousy, Italian Style
 1968 A Place for Lovers
 1968 Diamonds for Breakfast
Grand Duke Nicholas Wladimirovitch Goduno
 1967 Ghosts, Italian Style
Il fantasma (uncredited)
 1967 The Stranger
Arthur Meursault
 1966 Danger Grows Wild
Inspector Mosca
 1966 Me, Me, Me... and the Others
Peppino Moratti
 1965 Kiss the Other Sheik
Mario (segment "L'uomo dei 5 palloni") / Michele Profili (segment "L'ora di punta") / Mario Gasparri (segment "La moglie bionda")
 1965 The 10th Victim
Marcello Poletti
 1965 Casanova 70
Il maggiore Andrea Rossi-Colombotti
 1963 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Carmine Sbaratti / Renzo / Augusto Rusconi
 1963 The Organizer
Professor Sinigaglia
 1962 Family Portrait
 1962 A Very Private Affair
Fabio Rinaldi
 1961 Divorce Italian Style
Ferdinando Cefalù
 1961 Phantom Lovers
Reginaldo di Roviano / Federico di Roviano / Gino
 1961 The Assassin
Alfredo Martelli
 1960 Hungry for Love
Piero Salvagni
 1960 Bell' Antonio
Antonio Magnano
 1959 Ferdinando I° re di Napoli
 1959 Everyone's in Love
 1959 Il nemico di mia moglie
Marco Tornabuoni
 1959 The Law
Enrico Tosso - l'agronomo
 1958 Love and Troubles
 1958 Love on the Riviera
Marcello Mazzoni
 1958 Piece of the Sky
Severino Balestra
 1957 Doctor and the Healer
Dr. Francesco Marchetti
 1957 Il momento più bello
Pietro Valeri
 1957 Sand, Love and Salt
 1957 A Tailor's Maid
 1956 The Bigamist
Mario De Santis
 1956 What a Woman!
Corrado Betti
 1955 The Miller's Beautiful Wife
Luca - suo marito
 1955 Mondo Keazunt
 1954 The Island Princess
Don Diego
 1954 Too Bad She's Bad
 1954 Days of Love
Pasquale Droppio (as Marcello Mastrojanni)
 1954 La schiava del peccato
Giulio Franchi
 1954 The Anatomy of Love
Il marito di Maria (segment "Pupo, Il")
 1953 It's Never Too Late
 1953 Eager to Live
 1953 Lulù
 1952 La muta di Portici (uncredited)
 1952 Sunday Heroes
Carlo Vagnetti
 1952 Black Feathers
Pietro 'Pieri' Cossutti
 1952 Barefoot Savage
Carlo Sartori
 1952 Tragic Return
 1952 The Eternal Chain
Walter Ronchi
 1952 Three Girls from Rome
Marcello Sartori
 1951 Paris Is Always Paris
Marcello Venturi
 1951 A Tale of Five Women
Aldo Mazzetti
 1950 The Charge is Murder
Renato La Torre
 1950 Cuori sul mare
Massimo Falchetti
 1950 Vita da cani
Carlo Danesi, fidanzato di Franca (as Marcello Mastrojanni)
 1950 Against the Law
Marcello Curti
 1950 Domenica d'agosto
 1949 Vent'anni
 1948 Tempesta su Parigi
Un rivoluzionario
 1944 The Children Are Watching Us
Extra (uncredited)
 1942 Love Story
 1939 Marionette
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Other Works:

In the late 60s he played the role of Rodolfo Valentino in the musical called "Rudy", for the Garinei & Giovannini theater company.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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His three Oscar nominations for Divorce Italian Style (1961), A Special Day (1977), and Dark Eyes (1987) are the record for a performer in a foreign language film. The only other performers with multiple Oscar nominations for foreign language films are Sophia Loren, Liv Ullmann, Isabelle Adjani, Javier Bardem and Marion Cotillard with two each. See more »


Often played outwardly light characters who are actually troubled See more »

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