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Walter Santesso (1931–2008)

Walter Santesso was born on February 27, 1931 in Vigonza, Veneto, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for La carica delle patate (1979), La Dolce Vita (1960) and Eroe vagabondo (1966). He died on January 20, 2008 in Vigonza. See full bio »

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Known For

La carica delle patate
(1979)
La Dolce Vita
La Dolce Vita Paparazzo
(1960)
Eroe vagabondo
(1966)
Il volo di Teo
Il volo di Teo Director
(1990)

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 1962 Girl from La Mancha (as Walter Santeso)
 1961 L'urlo dei bolidi
Stefano Valle
 1961 Scano Boa
 1961 Cronache del '22 (segment "Spedizione punitiva")
 1960 Madri pericolose
Peppino detto 'Dolce Vita'
 1960 Mobby Jackson
 1960 Love and Larceny
Paparazzo (uncredited)
 1960 La Dolce Vita
Paparazzo
 1959 I mafiosi
 1959 Avventura a Capri
Giulio
 1958 Caporale di giornata
Felice Pavan (uncredited)
 1958 Gambe d'oro
Teodoro
 1958 Il cielo brucia
Damonte
 1957 Classe di ferro
Soldatino veneto
 1957 El Alamein
Gennaro
 1954 Canzone d'amore
Mario
 1954 I cinque dell'Adamello
Piero
 1954 Allegro squadrone
Defaulter
 1952 Serenata amara
Fabrizio
 1952 L'homme de ma vie
Michel
 1951 L'ultima sentenza
Colega d'università
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It was Walter Santesso's character, Paparazzo, a news photographer in the 1960 Fellini film, La Dolce Vita that gave us the name used for aggressive freelance photographers who pursue celebrities to get photographs of them, hence the name, "Paparazzi".

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