Appeared in a production of "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare
Cuncho | Gian María Volonte | Gian-Maria Volonte | Gianmaria Volonte | Gianmaria Volontè | Gian Maria Volonté | Gianmaria Volonté | John Wells | Johnny Wels
6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Did You Know?
Being an actor is a matter of choice that above all takes place at an existential level: either you express the conservative structures of society and are nothing more that a tool in the hands of power, or you address the progressive components of this society in an attempt to settle a revolutionary relation between art and life.
Companion of Italian actress Carla Gravina
for almost 10 years, they met when they played Romeo and Juliet in the theatre in 1960. The two had a daughter Giovanna born in the early 1960s.
Best known as the Italian Laurence Olivier, because of the resemblance with the British actor