Gigi Ballista (1918–1980)

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Gigi Ballista was born on December 1, 1918 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Luigi Ballista. He is known for his work on Midnight Express (1978), The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) and The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966). He died on August 2, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 61) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Midnight Express Chief Judge
(1978)
(1969)
(1966)
Emma Hamilton Le cardinal Ruffo
(1968)

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 1981 Colpo di grazia alla sezione III (TV Movie)
Prof. Girelli
 1980 I Hate Blondes
Psychiatrist
 1980 Il soldatino (TV Movie)
Il Maggiore
 1979 Ma che cos'è questo amore (TV Mini Series)
Il principe Gelsomino
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Il principe Gelsomino
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Il principe Gelsomino
 1979 L'affare Stavisky (TV Mini Series)
Henry Hayotte
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Henry Hayotte
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Henry Hayotte
 1979 Liquirizia
Bartolozzi
 1979 A torto e a ragione (TV Series)
Avvocato Lenzi
- Domanda di grazia (1979) ... Avvocato Lenzi
 1978 Midnight Express
Chief Judge
 1978 Il furto della Gioconda (TV Mini Series)
Poupardin
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Poupardin
 1977 La compagna di banco
Girardi
 1977 Mala, amore e morte
Carlo Alberto Giorgi
 1976 Manon (TV Mini Series)
De Grafferre Monnier
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... De Grafferre Monnier
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... De Grafferre Monnier
 1976 Horse Fever
Conte Dallara
 1976 La banca di Monate
The Bishop
 1976 Salon Kitty
General
 1976 Confessions of a Lady Cop
Questore Moretti
 1976 La madama
Il Veneziano
 1976 Under the Sheets
Prof. Ciotti
 1975 Il fratello
Il produttore Salveroni
 1975 Il giustiziere di mezzogiorno
Direttore Rossetti
 1975 The Sunday Woman
Vollero
 1975 The Family Vice
Count Giosuè
 1975 Piange... il telefono (as Giggi Ballista)
 1974 Policewoman
L'avvocato
 1974 La signora gioca bene a scopa?
Il commendator Gervasio Caminata
 1974 Sesso in testa
Father of Carletto
 1974 Stavisky
Gaston Henriet
 1974 Fischia il sesso
Mr. Lewis
 1974 Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia
Dottore (as Luigi Ballista)
 1973 Blume in Love
Older Man
 1973 Increase and Multiply
Dottore
 1973 Giovannona Long-Thigh
Commendatore La Noce
 1972 Finalmente le mille e una notte
Genie in Lamp
 1972 Torino nera
Marinotti
 1972 Beati i ricchi
Commendatore
 1972 I Nicotera (TV Mini Series)
Pirovano
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Pirovano
 1972 Snow Job
 1972 Do Not Commit Adultery
Padre Spiridone
 1971 Orfeo in Paradiso (TV Mini Series)
Il dottor Pravedoni
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... Il dottor Pravedoni
 1971 Trastevere
Count
 1971 Roma bene
Vitozzi
 1971 No One Will Notice You're Naked
Commendatore Silvio Borellon
 1971 I Buddenbrook (TV Mini Series)
Il pastore Pringsheim
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... Il pastore Pringsheim
- Episode #1.5 (1971) ... Il pastore Pringsheim
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Il pastore Pringsheim
 1970 La califfa
Il principe industriale (as Luigi Ballista)
 1970 Le cinque giornate di Milano (TV Mini Series)
Nicola Boudin de Lagarde
- La rappresaglia (1970) ... Nicola Boudin de Lagarde
- La vigilia (1970) ... Nicola Boudin de Lagarde
 1970 Love Me, Baby, Love Me!
Borgognini
 1968-1969 La famiglia Benvenuti (TV Series)
Baldacci
- Episode #2.5 (1969) ... Baldacci
- Episode #2.3 (1969) ... Baldacci
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... Baldacci
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... Baldacci
 1969 The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Padre Polenta
 1969 Fellini Satyricon (uncredited)
 1968 Colpo di sole
Count Malvezzi
 1968 Emma Hamilton
Le cardinal Ruffo
 1968 Galileo
Trial Judge
 1968 Il circolo Pickwick (TV Series)
Winkle
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... Winkle
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... Winkle
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... Winkle
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... Winkle
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... Winkle
 1967 The Man Who Betrayed the Mafia
Aldo (as Luigi Ballista)
 1967 The Climax
Don Michele
 1967 The Seventh Floor
Dr. Claretta
 1966 The Queens
The Priest (segment "Fata Marta")
 1966 How I Learned to Love Women
Sir Archibald
 1966 Pleasant Nights
Luca di Montemerlo
 1966 The Birds, the Bees and the Italians
Giacinto Castellan
 1965 Il morbidone
Enrico (as Luigi Ballista)
 1964 I maniaci
Count at the party (segment "l'hobby") (uncredited)
 1963 I cuori infranti
The Man who toasts the engaged Couple (segment "La manina di Fatma") (uncredited)
 1961 A Day for Lionhearts
Il frate
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Alternate Names:

Giggi Ballista | Luigi Ballista

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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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