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Leonardo Benvenuti (1923–2000)

Leonardo Benvenuti was born on September 8, 1923 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a writer and assistant director, known for Once Upon a Time in America (1984), My Friends (1975) and Il marchese del Grillo (1981). He was married to Christiana Di Vita. He died on November 3, 2000 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 77) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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My Friends
My Friends Writer
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 2000 Coconut Heads (as Leo Benvenuti)
 2000 Come quando fuori piove (TV Mini-Series) (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1999 Die letzte Station (writer)
 1999 Bagnomaria (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1998 Gallo cedrone (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1996 The Blue Collar Worker and the Hairdresser in a Whirl of Sex and Politics (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1994 Le nuove comiche (story & screenplay)
 1993 Caino e Caino (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1993 Fantozzi in paradiso (writer)
 1992 Al lupo al lupo (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1991 The Comics 2 (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Piedipiatti
 1990 Sandino (screenplay - as Leo Benvenutti)
 1990 Fantozzi alla riscossa (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1990 Stasera a casa di Alice (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1990 Le comiche (story and screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1989 Ho vinto la lotteria di Capodanno (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Il bambino e il poliziotto (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1989 Classe di ferro (TV Series) (story)
 1989 The Sleazy Uncle (screenplay)
 1988 Fantozzi va in pensione (writer)
 1988 Compagni di scuola (story - as Leo Benvenuti) / (writer)
 1988 Il volpone (writer)
 1987 Io e mia sorella (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1987 I picari (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1987 Garibaldi the General (TV Mini-Series) (collaboration - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... (collaboration)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (collaboration)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (collaboration)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (collaboration)
 1986 Super Fantozzi (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1985 All My Friends Part 3 (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1984 Once Upon a Time in America (screenplay)
 1983 Fantozzi subisce ancora (screenplay)
 1983 Petomaniac (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1983 Pappa e ciccia (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1982 All My Friends Part 2 (writer)
 1982 Verdi (TV Mini-Series) (script revision - 7 episodes)
- Il vecchio mago (1982) ... (script revision)
- Celeste Aida (1982) ... (script revision)
- Gli anni difficili (1982) ... (script revision)
- La Signora Verdi (1982) ... (script revision)
- Inventare il vero (1982) ... (script revision)
 1981 Il marchese del Grillo (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Fracchia la belva umana (written by)
 1980 Fantozzi Against the Wind (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1980 La locandiera (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1980 Fun Is Beautiful (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuto) / (story - as Leo Benvenuto)
 1979 Tesoro mio (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1979 Dottor Jekyll e gentile signora (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1979 Lovers and Liars (screenplay)
 1976 Quelle strane occasioni (story and screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1976 Signore e signori, buonanotte (written by - as Benvenuti)
 1976 Chi dice donna dice donna (screenplay - segment "La donna erotica") / (story - segment "La donna erotica")
 1975 The Flower in His Mouth (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1975 My Friends (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 White Collar Blues (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1974 While There's War There's Hope (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1974 Permettete signora che ami vostra figlia? (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1972 Lo chiameremo Andrea (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1972 Don Camillo e i giovani d'oggi (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1972 Alfredo, Alfredo (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1971 In Love, Every Pleasure Has Its Pain (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 Between Miracles (dialogue)
 1970 Let's Have a Riot (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Serafino (writer)
 1968 Find a Place to Die (additional material - as Ralph Grave)
 1968 Italian Secret Service (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1967 Ghosts, Italian Style (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1967 Misunderstood (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 The Almost Perfect Crime (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 A Question of Honour (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 Me, Me, Me... and the Others (dialogue - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1965 Don Camillo in Moscow (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1965 Complexes (screenplay - segment "Il complesso della schiava nubiana")
 1965 The Camp Followers (screenplay - as lamberto Bemvenuti)
 1964 Countersex (segment "Cocaina di domenica")
 1964 Marriage Italian Style (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1964 Summer Frenzy (screenplay - as Benvenuti)
 1963 I 4 tassisti
 1963 Mare matto (writer)
 1962 Dal sabato al lunedì (screenplay)
 1962 Imperial Venus (writer)
 1961 Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo (dialogue - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1961 Che gioia vivere (screenplay)
 1961 Girl with a Suitcase (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1959 You're on Your Own (screenplay & dialogue - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1959 First Love (screenplay)
 1958 Calypso (writer)
 1958 Camping (screenplay)
 1958 The Seducer-Man of Straw (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1957 Holiday Island (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1957 The Mine (writer)
 1957 A Tailor's Maid (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1957 Guendalina
 1956 Noi siamo le colonne (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Sinfonia d'amore (screenplay)
 1956 Altair (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1955 Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (dialogue - uncredited)
 1955 The Woman in the Painting (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Le ragazze di San Frediano (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Addio mia bella signora (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1954 Il seduttore
 1954 House of Ricordi (story and screenplay - as Benvenuti)
 1954 Appassionatamente (story & screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1954 100 Years of Love (screenplay)
 1953 What Rascals Men Are (screenplay)
 1953 The Life and Music of Giuseppe Verdi (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1953 Ti ho sempre amato! (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1953 Ivan (writer)
 1953 Puccini (story and screenplay)
 1952 Bellezze in moto-scooter (screenplay)
 1952 The Flame
 1952 At Sword's Edge (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1951 Napoleone
 1951 Il bivio (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1950 Il monello della strada (story & screenplay)
 1950 Capitan Demonio (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1949 How I Discovered America (writer)
 1948 L'ultima cena (writer)
 1948 How I Lost the War (story and screenplay)
 1948 L'eroe della strada (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

lamberto Bemvenuti | Leo Benvenuti | Benvenuti | Leo Benvenuto | Leo Benvenutti | Ralph Grave

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