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Tonino Delli Colli (1922–2005)

Tonino Delli Colli was born on November 20, 1922 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for The Name of the Rose (1986), Life Is Beautiful (1997) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984). He was married to Alexandra Delli Colli. He died on August 16, 2005 in Rome. See full bio »


(age 82) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

The Name of the Rose Cinematographer
Life Is Beautiful Cinematographer
Once Upon a Time in America Cinematographer
Bitter Moon Cinematographer


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 1997 Life Is Beautiful (director of photography)
 1996 Sanpellegrino Calze (Short)
 1994 Cento di questi anni (Documentary short)
 1992 Bitter Moon (director of photography)
 1991 Especially on Sunday (segment "Il cane blu")
 1990 L'africana
 1988 Stradivari
 1987 Intervista
 1986 The Name of the Rose (director of photography)
 1986 Ginger & Fred (director of photography)
 1984 Notti e nebbie (TV Movie)
 1984 Once Upon a Time in America (director of photography)
 1983 Trenchcoat
 1981 Storie di ordinaria follia (director of photography)
 1980 Sunday Lovers (segment "Armando's Notebook")
 1980 Temporale Rosy (director of photography)
 1979 Dear Father
 1978 Blood Feud
 1978 First Love
 1977 Viva Italia!
 1977 Beach House
 1976 Caro Michele
 1975 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (director of photography)
 1973 Paolo the Hot (photography)
 1973 Bawdy Tales
 1972 The Master Touch (as Tonino delli Colli)
 1972 Pilgrimage
 1971 Come Together (director of photography)
 1971 Homo Eroticus
 1971 The Decameron
 1971 The Walls of Sana'a (Documentary short)
 1970 Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (director of photography)
 1969 Porcile
 1969 Love Circle
 1968 Once Upon a Time in the West (director of photography)
 1968 Caprice Italian Style (segment "Che cosa sono le nuvole?")
 1968 Spirits of the Dead (director of photography - segment "William Wilson")
 1968 Che cosa sono le nuvole? (Short)
 1968 Mafia
 1967 China Is Near
 1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (director of photography)
 1966 The Sultans
 1965 La mandragola
 1965 The Camp Followers (director of photography)
 1964 Extraconjugal (segment "La doccia")
 1964 L'Italia con Togliatti (Documentary short)
 1964 Amori pericolosi (segment "Il generale")
 1964 The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (segment "La Feuille de route")
 1964 Love Meetings (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1964 Love in Four Dimensions (segments "Amore e arte", "Amore e morte")
 1964 Liolà
 1963 The Executioner (director of photography)
 1963 Ro.Go.Pa.G. (segment "La ricotta")
 1962 Swordsman of Siena (director of photography)
 1962 Mamma Roma
 1961 The Wonders of Aladdin (director of photography)
 1961 Accattone
 1961 The Thief of Baghdad (director of photography)
 1960 World by Night (Documentary)
 1959 Le cameriere
 1959 L'amico del giaguaro (director of photography)
 1959 First Love
 1958 Adorabili e bugiarde (director of photography)
 1957 Seven Hills of Rome (director of photography)
 1957 Questo nostro mondo (Documentary)
 1956 Donatella
 1956 The Intruder
 1955 Piccola posta
 1954 Rosso e nero
 1954 L'ombra
 1953 The Pagans
 1952 Gli 11 moschettieri (Documentary)
 1952 Toto in Color
 1950 Il voto
 1950 Alina
 1950 Fugitive Lady
 1949 Man of Death
 1949 City of Pain
 1947 Nada (uncredited)
 1946 Trepidazione
 1946 O sole mio
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Alternate Names:

Antonio Delli Colli | Tonino delli Colli


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Cousin of Cinematographer Franco Delli Colli. Father of writer Stefano Delli Colli. See more »

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