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Victor Rietti (1888–1963)

Born in Ferrara, Italy Vittiorio was the 22nd of 23 children born to Samuele and Lucia Rietti. He was raised however by his childless married sister in Peregallo. He began acting as a teenager and shortly afterwards was discovered be the greatest of Italian actors Tommaso Salvini who later recommended him to the popular Italian actress Eleonora ... See full bio »

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(age 75) in London, England, UK
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Filmography

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 1963 Harry's Girls (TV Series)
Salvatore
- The Director (1963) ... Salvatore
 1963 Come Fly with Me
Old Passenger (uncredited)
 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
Count Alzerno
- The Charitable Countess (1962) ... Count Alzerno
 1962 Village of Daughters
Luigi
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Papa
- The Trap (1961) ... Papa
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
The Manager
- A Man Alone (1960) ... The Manager
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Arturo Benevida
- Act of Terror (1960) ... Arturo Benevida
 1952-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Professor Toti / Martino
- The Wanderer (1952) ... Martino
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Tribunal president
- A Gust of Wind (1958) ... Tribunal president
 1958 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
Poppa
- The Italian Maid (1958) ... Poppa
 1957 Your Past Is Showing
Doctor
 1957 The Story of Esther Costello
Signor Gatti
 1957 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- Jack Falls Into Canal in Venice (1957) ... Tour Guide
 1955 As I Was Saying (TV Series)
 1951 To Live in Peace (TV Movie)
Don Geronimo Buonaparte
 1950 Mr. H.C. Andersen
King Frederick
 1947 A Man About the House
Porter at train station (uncredited)
 1946 Sinfonia fatale
Beppo
 1944 Give Us the Moon
Unidentified (uncredited)
 1944 Hotel Reserve
Restaurant Owner (uncredited)
 1943 Yellow Canary
Waiter (uncredited)
 1940 Room for Two
Gaston
 1940 21 Days Together
Antonio
 1938 The Viper
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Take It from Me
Sailor (uncredited)
 1936 Shipmates
Photographer (uncredited)
 1936 Jack of All Trades
Head Waiter (uncredited)
 1936 Show Flat
 1936 Hideout in the Alps
Man On Train (uncredited)
 1936 Juggernaut
Doctor Bousquet (as V. Rietti)
 1935 Two Hearts in Harmony
Calvazzi
 1935 The Ghost Goes West
Scientist (uncredited)
 1935 Man of the Moment
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1935 Jimmy Boy
 1935 Escape Me Never
Italian Grocer (uncredited)
 1935 Oh, Daddy!
Hotel Manager
 1934 Power
Rabbi
 1933 The Song You Gave Me
Nightclub Manager (uncredited)
 1933 The Charming Deceiver
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Anthony Ireland's play, "Hell-For-Leather," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Anthony Ireland, Alec Clunes, Kathleen Kelly, Sam Wilkinson, and Ronald Shiner in the cast.

Alternate Names:

V. Rietti
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[about transition from Theater to TV acting] You can't fool the camera

Trivia:

Was known in Entertainment Business as Papa Rietti. See more »

Trademark:

Often wrote, produced, directed, cast, and starred in his own plays

Star Sign:

Pisces

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