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Mario Monicelli (1915–2010)

Mario Monicelli was born on May 15, 1915 in Viareggio, Tuscany, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for For Love and Gold (1966), Il marchese del Grillo (1981) and Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958). He was married to Antonella Salerni and Chiara Rapaccini. He died on November 29, 2010 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 95) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 30 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2010 La nuova armata Brancaleone (Short) (credit only - credit only)
 2000 Come quando fuori piove (TV Mini-Series)
 1999 Un amico magico: il maestro Nino Rota (Documentary) (writer)
 1999 Dirty Linen (writer)
 1991 Rossini! Rossini! (story and screenplay)
 1990 Dark Illness
 1987 I picari (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 Le due vite di Mattia Pascal (screenplay)
 1982 All My Friends Part 2 (writer)
 1981 Il marchese del Grillo (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Lovers and Liars (screenplay)
 1977 Gran bollito
 1973 Vogliamo i colonnelli (as Monicelli)
 1970 Brancaleone at the Crusades (screenplay - as Monicelli) / (story - as Monicelli)
 1970 Le coppie
 1969 Oh, Grandmother's Dead (writer)
 1966 I nostri mariti (segment "Il Marito di Olga")
 1966 For Love and Gold (screenplay - as Monicelli) / (story - as Monicelli)
 1965 Casanova 70 (story and screenplay)
 1964 Summer Frenzy (screenplay)
 1963 The Organizer (story and screenplay)
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (segment "Renzo e Luciana")
 1961 Jail Break (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 The Great War (writer)
 1958 Angel in a Taxi (screenplay)
 1958 Big Deal on Madonna Street (screenplay)
 1957 A Tailor's Maid (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Donatella
 1955 Toto and Carolina (screenplay)
 1955 Fatal Desire
 1954 Forbidden
 1954 Guai ai vinti
 1954 Violenza sul lago (screenplay)
 1953 Funniest Show on Earth (writer)
 1953 Neapolitan Turk (dialogue)
 1953 Perdonami! (writer)
 1953 The Unfaithfuls (screenplay)
 1952 Cani e gatti
 1952 Toto in Color (screenplay)
 1951 Napoleone
 1951 Tizio, Caio, Sempronio (as Monicelli)
 1951 Cops and Robbers (dialogue)
 1951 O.K. Nero (story & screenplay)
 1951 The Naked and the Wicked (original screenplay - as Monicelli)
 1951 Accidents to the Taxes!! (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 È l'amor che mi rovina (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Fame and the Devil (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Double Cross (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 È arrivato il cavaliere! (screenplay)
 1950 Outlaw Girl (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Soho Conspiracy (story)
 1950 The Taming of Dorothy (screenplay)
 1950 Vita da cani
 1950 L'inafferrabile 12 (screenplay - as Monicelli)
 1950 I'm in the Revue (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Come scopersi l'America (writer)
 1949 Marechiaro (screenplay - uncredited)
 1949 The Iron Swordsman (writer)
 1949 Lure of the Sila (writer)
 1949 Bitter Rice (screenplay - uncredited)
 1949 In the Name of the Law (screenplay)
 1948 Accidenti alla guerra!... (screenplay) / (story)
 1948 Fifa e arena (screenplay)
 1948 How I Lost the War (screenplay)
 1948 The Mysterious Rider (story and screenplay)
 1948 L'eroe della strada (story and screenplay)
 1948 Mad About Opera (story)
 1948 Lost Youth (screenplay)
 1948 L'ebreo errante (writer)
 1948 Tempesta su Parigi (screenplay)
 1948 Les Misérables (screenplay)
 1947 Il corriere del re (screenplay)
 1947 The Captain's Daughter (adaptation and screenplay - as M. Monicelli)
 1946 Peddlin' in Society (screenplay - uncredited)
 1946 Return of the Black Eagle (screenplay)
 1946 Angel and the Devil (screenplay)
 1945 Down with Misery (screenplay)
 1945 Fear No Evil (story & screenplay)
 1944 The Children Are Watching Us (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Cortocircuito (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1942 La donna è mobile (screenplay)
 1941 Brivido (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1940 La granduchessa si diverte (screenplay - uncredited)
 1939 Il documento (screenplay)
 1934 Il cuore rivelatore (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Michele Badiek | M. Monicelli | Monicelli

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The themes that make one laugh always stem from poverty, hunger, misery, old age, sickness, and death. These are the themes that make Italians laugh, anyway.

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 687-692. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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