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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 6 June 1906Rome, Lazio, Italy
Date of Death 1 May 1988Rome, Lazio, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Paolo Stoppa was born on June 6, 1906 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), The Leopard (1963) and Becket (1964). He died on May 1, 1988 in Rome.

Trivia (2)

Longtime companion of actress Rina Morelli.
Classically-trained leading actor of the Italian stage, from 1927. Entered films in 1934. Did some of his best work under the director Vittorio de Sica, notably as a villain in Miracle in Milan (1951). Founded a theatre which employed Luchino Visconti during his early career. From the 1960's, appeared occasionally in international productions, memorable as Pope Alexander III in Becket (1964). Frequently used as a voice-over actor, dubbing American stars like Kirk Douglas and Richard Widmark into Italian.

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