Born of Italian heritage Lucio Rietti was "discovered" at the tender age of 8 by his father Vittorio (Victor Rietti veteran actor of the stage and screen) who had noticed the boy had completely memorized a copy of a script he had given Lucio having wanted help from his son while rehearsing his lines for a play...See full bio »
(June 1936) He acted in Karel Capek's play, "The Insect Play," at the Little Theatre in London, England with Edmund Willard, A. Bromley-Davenport, Julian Somers, Joyce Redman, and Esmond Knight in the cast. Nancy Price was director.
He dubbed part of his old friend Orson Welles's performance in "Treasure Island" (1972), so subtly that the imposture went almost entirely unnoticed. He also re-voiced part of Christopher Plummer's performance in "The Royal Hunt Of The Sun" without anyone noticing.
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