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Arnoldo Foà Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Arnoldo Foà was born on January 24, 1916 in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is known for his work on The Trial (1962), La febbre (2005) and Tutti gli uomini del deficiente (1999). He was married to Annamaria Procaccini. He died on January 11, 2014 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Spouse (2)

Annamaria Procaccini (November 2005 - 11 January 2014) (his death)
[link=nm0276442] (? - ?) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (3)

Well known for his fine and deeply resonant voice. In the 1960s he had great success with a record of Federico García Lorca's gypsy poems: a million copies were sold. Born into a Jewish family, Foa was discriminated against by the Fascist government of Italy, although his father was a decorated Italian soldier in World War One. He noted, "Laws did not really discriminate [against] me but after laws there are handouts. As for me, handouts overcame laws". Was married and divorced four times.
Father of actress Annalisa Foà.
On stage, playing Ernest Thompson' "On Golden Pond" as Norman Thayer. Erika Blanc co-stars as Ethel. [March 2007]

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