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Giovanni Di Benedetto

Giovanni Di Benedetto is an actor, known for Only You (1994), Daens (1992) and Barabbas (1961). See full bio »

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Known For

Only You
Only You Pension Concierge
Daens Cardinal
Barabbas Officer
Evil Eye
Evil Eye Professor Torrani


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 2008 Wild Blood
 2005 Mussolini's Daughter (TV Movie)
 2001 Soldati di pace (TV Movie)
Padre Di Silvestro
 2001 L'attentatuni (TV Movie)
Paolo Borsellino
 2000 Le giraffe
 1999 Excellent Cadavers (TV Movie)
Michele Greco
 1998 Gallo cedrone (uncredited)
 1994 Only You
Pension Concierge
 1992 Daens
 1990 A Season of Giants (TV Movie)
2nd Cardinal (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1990 Act of Sorrow
Avvocato Maffei
 1988 A Time of Indifference (TV Movie)
 1984 ...e la vita continua (TV Mini-Series)
 1984 I guerrieri dell'anno 2072
Sam (uncredited)
 1980 Dolce... calda Lisa (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1978 Goodbye & Amen
Foreign Secretary (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1978 Closed Circuit (TV Movie)
 1978 Seagulls Fly Low
Dr. Mauro Martini (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1977 Nazi Love Camp 27 (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1976 Extra (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Mckay
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Col. Mckay (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1975 Ancora una volta... a Venezia
Commendatore Di Giacomo (uncredited)
 1975 Eye of the Cat
Collaborator with Cesare (uncredited)
 1975 Mahogany
Ad Agency Executive (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1975 Syndicate Sadists
Police Inspector (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1975 The Manhunt
Journalist (uncredited)
 1975 Last Stop on the Night Train
Stradi's Honorable Guest (uncredited)
 1975 Silent Action
General Stocchi (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1975 Autopsy
Professor Mari
 1974 Enter the Devil (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1973 Sepolta viva (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1972 Afyon oppio
 1971 Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Funeral Exhibition Attendant (uncredited)
 1971 A Bullet for a Stranger
Douglas Toland (as Gianni di Benedetto)
 1971 The Cat o' Nine Tails
Chief of Police Salmi (uncredited)
 1970 A Man Called Sledge
Secondino (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Professor Rinaldi (uncredited)
 1970 Nero Wolfe (TV Series)
Avvocato Parker
- La casa degli attori (1970) ... Avvocato Parker (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1969 Besieged
Commissioner (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1969 So Sweet... So Perverse
Monsieur Valmont (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1969 Barbagia (La società del malessere)
Chief of Police (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1968 Bandits in Rome (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1968 The Girl Who Couldn't Say No (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1968 Vengeance is Mine (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1968 Ragan (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1968 The Young, the Evil and the Savage
Di Brazzi (as John Hawkwood)
 1968 Django, Prepare a Coffin
Walcott (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1967 Sheridan: Squadra omicidi (TV Mini-Series)
E. George Livan
- Paso doble (1967) ... E. George Livan (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1967 The Rover
Lt. Bolt (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1967 Hate for Hate (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1967 Vita di Cavour (TV Mini-Series)
Secondo ufficiale
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Secondo ufficiale (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning...
Nimrod's Man (uncredited)
 1966 Fury in Marrakesh (as John Hawkwood)
 1966 Hired Killer
Andrea Ferri (as John Hawkwood)
 1966 Killers Are Challenged
Fleming's Boss (as John Hawkwood)
 1966 Il grande colpo dei 7 uomini d'oro (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1965 Vita di Dante (TV Mini-Series)
Uguccione della Faggiola
- Episode #1.3 (1965) ... Uguccione della Faggiola (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1965 7 uomini d'oro (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1964 Triumph of the Ten Gladiators
Arimandro (as John Heston)
 1964 The Visit (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1964 La cittadella (TV Mini-Series)
Socio del club
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... Socio del club (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... Socio del club (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... Socio del club (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1963 Hercules, Samson & Ulysses (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1963 Il processo di Verona
Carlo Pareschi
 1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
- The Roman Patriot (1963) ... Man (as Gianni Benedetto)
 1963 Evil Eye
Professor Torrani (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1961 Barabbas
Officer (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1961 Duel of the Titans
Ufficiale sabino
 1960 Blood and Roses
Police Marshal (uncredited)
 1960 Silver Spoon Set
Actor Jacobi (as Gianni De Benedetto)
 1959 Ottocento (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... L'usciere (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1955 The Art of Getting Along
Onorevole Toscano
 1954 Woman of Rome
Il pittore (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
 1954 Ulysses
Demolteleno (uncredited)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the 1960s Italian photo comic series Killing (known in America as Sadistik) and has done an interview about it for a new documentary, The Diabolikal Super-Kriminal.

Alternate Names:

Gianni Benedetto | Gianni De Benedetto | Gianni Di Benedetto | John Hawkwood | John Heston | Gianni di Benedetto

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Currently lives on a ranch in Puglia where he pursue the mission to spread the thought and products of Herba Life in the deep South of Italy.

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