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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 »

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(age 78) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

South Pacific
South Pacific Emile De Becque
(1958)
The Final Conflict
(1981)
The Italian Job
The Italian Job Beckerman
(1969)
Summertime
Summertime Renato de Rossi
(1955)

Filmography

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 1993 Mort d'un zombie (TV Movie)
 1990 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Sir Manuel Carmargue
- Put on by Cunning (1990) ... Sir Manuel Carmargue
 1990 Blaues Blut (TV Mini-Series)
Prof. Donelli
- Gegen die Uhr (1990) ... Prof. Donelli
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
Castello
- Pilot (1989) ... Castello
 1988 La collina del diavolo (TV Movie)
Mr. Panama
 1988 The Third Solution
Marini
 1986-1987 Le tiroir secret (TV Mini-Series)
- Le retour (1987)
- La mise au point (1987)
- La rencontre (1986)
- Top Secret (1986)
- L'enquête (1986)
 1986 La vallée des peupliers (TV Series)
Umberto de Lorenzi
 1986 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
 1985 Final Justice
Don Lamanna
 1985 Christopher Columbus (TV Mini-Series)
Diego Ortiz De Vilhegas
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Diego Ortiz De Vilhegas
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Diego Ortiz De Vilhegas
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Diego Ortiz De Vilhegas
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Diego Ortiz De Vilhegas
 1984 Movie Macabre (TV Series)
Dr. Frankenstein
- Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks (1984) ... Dr. Frankenstein
 1984 Fear City
Carmine
 1984 The Far Pavilions (TV Mini-Series)
The Rana of Bhithor
- Part Three: Wally and Anjuli (1984) ... The Rana of Bhithor
- Part Two: The Journey to Bhithor (1984) ... The Rana of Bhithor
- Part One: Return to India (1984) ... The Rana of Bhithor
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Inspector Pastori
- Straight Through the Hart (1983) ... Inspector Pastori
 1982 La voce
Priest
 1982 Il paramedico
Augusto Pinna
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Anton Jagger
- The Perfect Husband/Volcano (1981) ... Anton Jagger
 1981 The Final Conflict
DeCarlo
 1981 L'elemento D (TV Mini-Series)
Franz Siegerwald
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Franz Siegerwald
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Franz Siegerwald
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Franz Siegerwald
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Franz Siegerwald
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Franz Siegerwald
 1980 A Time for Miracles (TV Movie)
Fillipo Fillici
 1980 Champagne... e fagioli
Narrator (uncredited)
 1980 Io e Caterina
Arthur
 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)
Liuzza
- The Naples Beat (1973) ... Liuzza
 1972 The Great Waltz
Tedesco
 1972 Racconti proibiti... di niente vestiti
Lorenzo del Cambio
 1971 Day of Judgment
Sheriff
 1971 Vivi ragazza vivi!
padre di Barbara
 1971 Mister Kingstreet's War
Major Bernadelli
 1971 Trittico
Andrea, the Surgeon
 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 The Italian Job
Beckerman
 1969 Psychout for Murder
Marco Brignoli
 1968 Krakatoa: East of Java
Giovanni
 1968 Criminal Affair
Ross Simpson
 1968 King of Africa
Dr. Hamilton
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Giorgio (segment "Amateur Night")
 1967 Per amore... per magia...
Il narratore
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Luder
- Don't Wait for Tomorrow (1967) ... Luder
 1967 Soldier's Girl
Fernando Moschino
 1967 The Bobo
Carlos Matabosch
 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 Il Natale che quasi non fu
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)
Singer
- 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 Die Rote
Fabio
 1962 Rome Adventure
Roberto Orlandi
 1962 Light in the Piazza
Signor Naccarelli
 1960-1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Vittorio / Julio Vaccarous
- Our Man in Rome (1961) ... Vittorio
- Slip of the Tongue (1960) ... Julio Vaccarous
 1960 The Battle of Austerlitz
Lucien Bonaparte
 1960 L'assedio di Siracusa
Archimede
 1959 Count Your Blessings
Charles Edouard de Valhubert
 1958 A Certain Smile
Luc Ferrand
 1958 South Pacific
Emile De Becque
 1957 Legend of the Lost
Paul Bonnard
 1957 Interlude
Tonio Fischer
 1957 The Story of Esther Costello
Carlo Landi
 1956 Loser Takes All
Bertrand
 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
Nino
 1954 The Barefoot Contessa
Count Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini
 1954 The Contessa's Secret
Le comte de Cavour
 1954 Three Coins in the Fountain
Giorgio Bianchi
 1954 Flesh and Desire
Giuseppe Guardini
 1953 C'era una volta Angelo Musco
The story-teller
 1953 Carne de horca
Juan Pablo de Osuna
 1953 Prisoner in the Tower of Fire
Cesare Borgia
 1952 Guilt Is Not Mine
Carlo Rocchi
 1952 Il figlio di Lagardère
Philippe de Lagardère
 1952 Milady and the Musketeers
Conte de la Fere aka Athos
 1952 La donna che inventò l'amore
Conte Grilli
 1952 Mistress of Treves
Sigfrido, conte di Treviri
 1951 Revenge of Black Eagle
Vladimir Dubrovskij
 1951 Incantesimo tragico
Pietro
 1951 La corona negra
Andrés
 1950 Romanzo d'amore
Enrico Toselli
 1950 The Fighting Men
Saro Costa
 1950 Vulcano
Donato
 1949 Little Women
Professor Bhaer
 1947 Eleonora Duse
Arrigo Boito
 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
Antonio
 1947 La grande aurora
Renzo Gamba
 1946 Return of the Black Eagle
Vladimir Dubrowskij
 1946 Malìa
Cola, cognato di Jana
 1946 Paese senza pace
Tita Nane
 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
 1943 The Genius and the Nightingale
Carlo de Beriot
 1942 I due Foscari
Jacopo Foscari
 1942 La Gorgona
Lamberto Finquinaldo
 1942 Addio Kira!
Leo Kovalenski
 1942 Noi vivi
Leo Kovalenski
 1942 Una signora dell'ovest
William / Manuel
 1942 We the Living
Leo Kovalenski
 1941 È caduta una donna
Roberto Frassi
 1941 The King's Jester
Il re Francesco Iº
 1941 Il bravo di Venezia
Guido Fuser, suo figlio
 1941 Tosca
Mario Cavaradossi
 1941 La forza bruta
Fred
 1940 Musica di sogno
Michele Donato, alias Mac Dynar
 1940 Kean
Edmund Kean
 1940 Il ponte di vetro
Il comandante Mario Marchi
 1939 Piccolo 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

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

A respected stage director in Italy. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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