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Rossano Brazzi (1916–1994)

Rossano Brazzi was an Italian stage and film actor. He was married to Lydia Brazzi until her death, and to Isle Fischer, his second wife, until his death. His first break into films came in 1942, when Zarah Leander's film studio was casting for a leading man to play opposite Leander in the film Damals (1943) (At That Time, Le Foyer Perdu). He's most... See full bio »


(age 78) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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South Pacific
South Pacific Emile De Becque
The Final Conflict
The Italian Job
The Italian Job Beckerman
Summertime Renato de Rossi


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 1993 Mort d'un zombie (TV Movie)
 1990 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Sir Manuel Carmargue
- Put on by Cunning (1990) ... Sir Manuel Carmargue
 1990 Blue Blood (TV Mini-Series)
Prof. Donelli
- Gegen die Uhr (1990) ... Prof. Donelli
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
- Pilot (1989) ... Castello
 1988 Devil's Hill (TV Movie)
Mr. Panama
 1988 The Third Solution
 1986 The Secret Drawer (TV Mini-Series)
 1986 La vallée des peupliers (TV Series)
Umberto de Lorenzi
 1986 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
 1985 Formula for a Murder
Dr. Sernich
 1984 Fear City
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Inspector Pastori
- Straight Through the Hart (1983) ... Inspector Pastori
 1982 The Voice
 1982 The Paramedic
Augusto Pinna
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Anton Jagger
- Perfect Husband, The/Volcano (1981) ... Anton Jagger
 1981 L'elemento D (TV Mini-Series)
Franz Siegerwald
 1980 A Time for Miracles (TV Movie)
Fillipo Fillici
 1980 Champagne... e fagioli
Narrator (uncredited)
 1980 Io e Caterina
 1980 Orient-Express (TV Mini-Series)
André Val-Bergot
- Maria (1980) ... André Val-Bergot
 1979 La promessa (TV Movie)
Commissario Matthäi
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Vincenti Donettelli
- Terror on Skis (1979) ... Vincenti Donettelli
 1978 Mr. Too Little
Zabo The Great
 1978 Caribia
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Salim Douad
- The Young and the Fair (1978) ... Salim Douad
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Zeno Stavrik
- You Don't See Many Pirates These Days (1977) ... Zeno Stavrik
 1976 Solo la verità (TV Mini-Series)
- La terza chiave (1976)
 1975 Political Asylum
Ambassador Lara
 1975 Season for Assassins
Father Eugenio
 1975 Dracula in the Provinces
Dr. Paluzzi
 1974 Terror! Il castello delle donne maledette
Count Frankenstein
 1973 Madigan (TV Series)
- The Naples Beat (1973) ... Liuzza
 1972 The Great Waltz
 1972 Master of Love
Lorenzo del Cambio
 1971 Day of Judgment
 1971 Vivi ragazza vivi!
padre di Barbara
 1971 Mister Kingstreet's War
Major Bernadelli
 1971 Trittico
Andrea, the Surgeon
 1970 The Loves of Daphne
Adolfo Rogano
 1970 The Adventurers
Baron de Coyne
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Karim Lazanos
- The Skin Game (1970) ... Karim Lazanos
 1970 Coralba (TV Mini-Series)
Marco Danon
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Marco Danon
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... Marco Danon
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... Marco Danon
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Marco Danon
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Marco Danon
 1969 Honeymoon with a Stranger (TV Movie)
Capt. Sevilla
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series)
Antaeus Riakos
- Chapter Twelve (1969) ... Antaeus Riakos
- Chapter Ten (1969) ... Antaeus Riakos
- Chapter Nine (1969) ... Antaeus Riakos
- Chapter Seven (1969) ... Antaeus Riakos
- Chapter Six (1969) ... Antaeus Riakos
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
The Count
- Mother Love (1969) ... The Count
 1969 Psychout for Murder
 1968 Krakatoa: East of Java
 1968 Criminal Affair
Ross Simpson
 1968 King of Africa
Dr. Hamilton
 1967 The Bobo
Carlos Matabosch
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Giorgio - episode 'Amateur Night'
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
- Don't Wait for Tomorrow (1967) ... Luder
 1967 Soldier's Girl
Fernando Moschino
 1966 Melissa (TV Mini-Series)
Guy Foster
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... Guy Foster
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... Guy Foster
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... Guy Foster
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... Guy Foster
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Guy Foster
 1966 Les fables de La Fontaine (TV Series)
Le Baron
- Le lièvre et la tortue (1966) ... Le Baron
 1966 The Christmas That Almost Wasn't
Phineas T. Prune
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Alex Staphos
- Keep My Share of the World (1966) ... Alex Staphos
 1965 Un amore
Antonio Dorigo
 1964 Biblioteca di Studio Uno (TV Mini-Series)
- Al Grand Hotel (1964) ... Singer (uncredited)
 1964 Pão de Açúcar
Claudio DeSantis
 1964 Engagement Italiano
Mario Menacci
 1964 Dark Purpose
Count Paolo Barbarelli
 1962 Three Fables of Love
Leo (segment "Le lièvre et le tortue")
 1962 Redhead
 1962 Rome Adventure
Roberto Orlandi
 1962 Light in the Piazza
Signor Naccarelli
 1960-1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Vittorio / Julio
- Our Man in Rome (1961) ... Vittorio
- Slip of the Tongue (1960) ... Julio
 1959 Count Your Blessings
Charles Edouard de Valhubert
 1958 A Certain Smile
Luc Ferrand
 1957 Legend of the Lost
Paul Bonnard
 1957 Interlude
Tonio Fischer
 1957 The Story of Esther Costello
Carlo Landi
 1955 Il conte Aquila
Conte Federico Confalonieri
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Nick Trinita
- Big Nick (1955) ... Nick Trinita
 1955 Summertime
Renato de Rossi
 1955 It Happens in Roma
Dino Moriani
 1954 Barrier of the Law
Lt. Mario Grandi
 1954 Angela
 1954 Flesh and Desire
Giuseppe Guardini
 1953 C'era una volta Angelo Musco
The story-teller
 1953 Carne de horca
Juan Pablo de Osuna
 1952 Guilt Is Not Mine
Carlo Rocchi
 1952 They Were 300
 1952 The Woman Who Invented Love
Conte Grilli
 1952 Mistress of Treves
Sigfrido, conte di Treviri
 1951 Tragic Spell
 1951 Black Crown
 1950 Romanzo d'amore
Enrico Toselli
 1950 Volcano
 1947 The White Devil
Prince André Mdwani - Il diavolo bianco
 1947 Il corriere del re
Julien Sorel
 1947 Bullet for Stefano
Stefano Pelloni
 1947 Furia
 1947 La grande aurora
Renzo Gamba
 1945 La casa senza tempo
Capitano Paolo Sivera
 1945 Merry Chase
Guido, il diplomatico
 1945 Ten Commandments (segment "Non commettere atti impuri")
 1943 Silenzio, si gira!
Andrea Corsi
 1943 Il treno crociato
Il tenente Alberto Lauri
 1943 Damals
Pablo, Radrennfahrer und Clown
 1942 The Gorgon
Lamberto Finquinaldo
 1942 Girl of the Golden West
William / Manuel
 1941 È caduta una donna
Roberto Frassi
 1941 The King's Jester
Il re Francesco Iº
 1941 The Hero of Venice
Guido Fuser, suo figlio
 1941 La forza bruta
 1940 Musica di sogno
Michele Donato, alias Mac Dynar
 1940 Kean
Edmund Kean
 1940 Bridge of Glass
Il comandante Mario Marchi
 1939 Small Hotel
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for ABC-TV called "Portrait of Gina", produced / directed by Orson Welles.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 4 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

R. Brazzi | Rosanno Brazzi | Edward Ross


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"Many producers think that actors are idiots. I'm not an idiot. I was a lawyer before beginning to act". See more »


Uncle of Fabrizio Brazzi. See more »

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