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Riz Ortolani (1926–2014)


Riz Ortolani was born on March 25, 1926 in Pesaro, Marche, Italy as Riziero Ortolani. He is known for his work on Day of Anger (1967), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Festa di laurea (1985). He was married to Katina Ranieri. He died on January 23, 2014 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 87) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Day of Anger Composer
(1967)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Soundtrack
(2003)
Festa di laurea Composer
(1985)
(1983)

Filmography

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 2013-2014 Un matrimonio (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2014)
- Episode #1.5 (2014)
- Episode #1.4 (2014)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2013)
 2007 The Hideout
 2005 Franco Nero in His Own Words (Video documentary short)
 2003 Incantato
 2002 Love, Lies, Passions (TV Series)
 1999 Ama il tuo nemico (TV Movie)
 1997 The Best Man
 1995 La famiglia Ricordi (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1995)
- Episode #1.3 (1995)
- Episode #1.2 (1995)
- Episode #1.1 (1995)
 1994 The Voyeur
 1993 Magnificat
 1991 Come una mamma (TV Mini Series)
 1991 Paprika
 1990 Bride of Violence (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
- Episode #1.1 (1990)
- Episode #1.6 (1990)
- Episode #1.5 (1990)
 1990 Top Model 2
 1990 A Season of Giants (TV Movie)
 1990 Il sole buio
 1989 Massacre Play
 1989 Il ricatto (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1989)
- Episode #1.4 (1989)
- Episode #1.3 (1989)
- Episode #1.2 (1989)
- Episode #1.1 (1989)
 1988 Devil's Hill (TV Movie)
 1988 Una casa a Roma (TV Movie)
 1988 Non basta una vita (TV Series) (1988)
 1988 Schwarz Rot Gold (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 La famiglia Brandacci (TV Movie)
 1987 Capriccio
 1987 The Inquiry
 1985 Miranda
 1985 Christopher Columbus (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
- Episode #1.3 (1985)
- Episode #1.2 (1985)
- Episode #1.1 (1985)
 1985 Impiegati
 1984 Noi tre
 1984 La piovra (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (1984)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (1984)
 1983 Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1983)
- Episode #1.3 (1983)
- Episode #1.2 (1983)
- Episode #1.1 (1983)
 1982 Mafalda
 1982 Valentina
 1982 Porca vacca
 1982 I camionisti
 1981 Honey
 1981 Help Me Dream
 1981 Madhouse
 1980 The Warning
 1980 Fangio: Una vita a 300 all'ora (Documentary)
 1979 Atsalut pader
 1979 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie)
 1978 Brutes and Savages (Documentary)
 1978 First Love
 1978 Cyclone
 1977 Double Murder
 1977 Castigo (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
- Episode #1.2 (1977)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1977 Sahara Cross
 1977 I Am Afraid
 1976 Submission
 1975 Ritratto di donna velata (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
- Episode #1.4 (1975)
- Episode #1.3 (1975)
- Episode #1.2 (1975)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1975 Mondo candido
 1974 Erotomania
 1973 The Amazons
 1973 La coppia
 1973 One Way
 1973 The Heroes
 1973 Cari genitori
 1973 Fury
 1972 Don't Torture a Duckling (as Ritz Ortolani)
 1972 Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Italian version)
 1971 X-Rated Girl
 1971 ...e le stelle stanno a guardare (TV Mini Series)
 1971 The Statue
 1970 Invasion
 1969 Indianápolis (Documentary short)
 1969 Islas del Caribe: Barbados (Documentary short)
 1969 Las Bahamas Nassau (Documentary short)
 1969 Quel negozio di Piazza Navona (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1969)
- Episode #1.2 (1969)
- Episode #1.1 (1969)
 1969 The Ravine
 1969 War Fever
 1969 Bootleggers
 1968-1969 La freccia nera (TV Mini Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1969)
- Episode #1.6 (1969)
- Episode #1.5 (1969)
- Episode #1.4 (1969)
- Episode #1.3 (1969)
 1968 Emma Hamilton
 1968 Mal d'Africa (Documentary)
 1968 Anzio
 1967 La fiera delle vanità (TV Mini Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1967)
- Episode #1.6 (1967)
- Episode #1.5 (1967)
- Episode #1.4 (1967)
- Episode #1.3 (1967)
 1967 Day of Anger (music composed by)
 1967 Requiescant
 1966 Maya
 1965-1966 David Copperfield (TV Mini Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1966)
- Episode #1.7 (1966)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
 1966 Africa: Blood and Guts (Documentary)
 1965 The Car That Became a Star (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1964 Hour of Death
 1964 Ride and Kill
 1964 The 7th Dawn
 1964 Castle of Blood (as Ritz Ortolani)
 1964 La cittadella (TV Mini Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1964)
- Episode #1.6 (1964)
- Episode #1.5 (1964)
- Episode #1.4 (1964)
- Episode #1.3 (1964)
 1963 This Shocking World (Documentary)
 1963 Horror Castle
 1963 Women of the World (Documentary)
 1962 Mediterranean Holiday (Documentary)
 1962 Il Sorpasso
 1962 A Dog's Life (Documentary)
 1961 Malesia magica (Documentary)
 1956 I miliardari
 1956 L'alfiere (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1956)
- Episode #1.5 (1956)
- Episode #1.4 (1956)
- Episode #1.3 (1956)
- Episode #1.2 (1956)
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Personal Details


Alternate Names:

Ritz Ortolani

Spouse:

Katina Ranieri  (his death)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Set up the Pesaro Riz Ortolani Foundation in order to promote music through scholarships, seminars, concerts and exhibitions. See more »

Star Sign:

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