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Born in Naples, Campania, Italy
Died in Rome, Lazio, Italy  (heart attack)
Birth NameGiuseppe Vasaturo

Mini Bio (1)

Giuseppe Amato was born on August 24, 1899 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Giuseppe Vasaturo. He was a producer and writer, known for Bicycle Thieves (1948), La Dolce Vita (1960) and Umberto D. (1952). He died on February 3, 1964 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Trivia (2)

Father of Maria Amato, who is the wife of Italian actor Carlo Pedersoli a.k.a. Bud Spencer.
Important Italian writer-producer, former distributor of American films in Italy. Noted particularly for his work with directors DeSica, Duvivier and Fellini.

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