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Adriano Celentano Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Nickname Il Molleggiato
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Adriano Celentano is probably one of the most important singers of Italian pop music, but has also been a creator of a comic genre in the movies, with his characteristic walking and his facial expressions. For the most part, his films were commercially successful, in fact in the 70s and part of the 80s, he was the king of the Italian box office in low budget movies. Probably, as an actor, his best film is Serafino (1968), directed by Pietro Germi. As a director he frequently casts Ornella Muti, Eleonora Giorgi and his wife Claudia Mori. He and Claudia have three children: Rosalinda Celentano Rosita Celentano and Giacomo Celentano. He also works often as a host for several Italian television shows.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dantebalzano@inwind.it

Spouse (1)

Claudia Mori (14 July 1964 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (8)

Born in Milan at 14 Gluck Street, about which he later wrote the song "Il ragazzo della via Gluck" (The guy from Gluck Street), to parents from Apulia, who had moved north for work.
One of Italy's most successful singers, selling millions of records. In the beginning of his career, he was heavily influenced by Elvis Presley and other American musicians.
Father of Rosita Celentano, Giacomo and Rosalinda Celentano, who played Satan on The Passion of the Christ (2004).
Was trained to be a watchmaker.
His controversial TV show Rockpolitik (2005), on which he criticized Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for undermining the freedom of press, drew an average audience of 46%.
His most popular songs include "Stai lontana di me" (1962), "Il ragazzo della via Gluck" (1966), "Azzurro" (1968), Italy's secret national anthem, "Sotto le lenzuola" (1971), "Er più" (1971) and "Ti avrò" (1978).
Since starting his career as a singer in 1958, he has released 40 albums.
Supports Inter Milan.

Personal Quotes (1)

When I was young my father, Vincent Celentano, told me: Son, it is important to move, no matter slow or fast, just move ... if you move, you always move forward

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