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Ezio Pinza (1892–1957)


Ezio Pinza was born on May 18, 1892 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Fortunato Pinza. He was an actor, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), Mr. Imperium (1951) and Big Night (1996). He died on May 9, 1957 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Mr. Imperium
Mr. Imperium Prince Alexis aka Mr. Imperium
1951

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 1953 Season's Greetings (TV Movie)
 1953 Bonino (TV Series)
Babbo Bonino
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Feodor Chaliapin
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- Interlude (1953)
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Tony Valeri
- The Valari Special (1952) ... Tony Valeri
 1951-1952 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Opera Bass Vocalist / Guest Opera Singer
- Episode #3.9 (1952) ... Guest Opera Bass Vocalist
- Episode #2.7 (1951) ... Guest Opera Singer
 1952 The Ezio Pinza Show (TV Series)
Series Host
- Episode #1.11 (1952) ... Series Host
 1951 Strictly Dishonorable
Count Augustino 'Gus' Caraffa
 1951 Mr. Imperium
Prince Alexis aka Mr. Imperium
 1947 Carnegie Hall
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He played Emile de Becque in the original Broadway production of "South Pacific", and his performance of "Some Enchanted Evening" on the original Broadway cast album made his voice familiar to millions who had never heard or seen him in the Metropolitan Opera. Unfortunately, he died the year that the motion picture version was ... See more »

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Awarded the 1950 Tony for best actor in a musical for 'South Pacific.' See more »

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Taurus

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