Leonardo Benvenuti was born on September 8, 1923 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a writer and assistant director, known for Speriamo che sia femmina (1986), Amici miei (1975) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984). He was married to Christiana Di Vita. He died on November 3, 2000 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 77) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

Amici miei Writer
(1975)
(1971)

Filmography

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 2000 Coconut Heads (as Leo Benvenuti)
 2000 Come quando fuori piove (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Come Quando Fiori Piove (2000) ... (as Leo Benvenuti)
- Come Quando Fuori Piove (2000) ... (as Leo Benvenuti)
- Episode #1.3 ... (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1999 Die letzte Station (writer)
 1999 Bagnomaria (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1998 Gallo cedrone (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1996 The Blue Collar Worker and the Hairdresser in a Whirl of Sex and Politics (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1994 Le nuove comiche (story & screenplay)
 1993 Fantozzi in Heaven (writer)
 1993 Caino e Caino (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1992 Ricky & Barabba (screenplay)
 1992 Al lupo al lupo (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1991 The Comics 2 (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Piedipiatti
 1990 Sandino (screenplay - as Leo Benvenutti)
 1990 Fantozzi alla riscossa (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1990 Stasera a casa di Alice (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1990 The Comies (story and screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1989 Ho vinto la lotteria di Capodanno (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Il bambino e il poliziotto (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1989 Classe di ferro (TV Series) (story)
 1989 The Sleazy Uncle (screenplay)
 1988 Fantozzi Retires (writer)
 1988 Compagni di scuola (story - as Leo Benvenuti) / (writer - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1988 Il volpone (writer)
 1987 Io e mia sorella (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1987 The Rogues (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1987 Garibaldi the General (TV Mini Series) (collaboration - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... (collaboration)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (collaboration)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (collaboration)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (collaboration)
 1986 Super Fantozzi (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1986 Speriamo che sia femmina (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1985 All My Friends Part 3 (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1984 Once Upon a Time in America (screenplay by)
 1983 Fantozzi subisce ancora (screenplay)
 1983 Petomaniac (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1983 Pappa e ciccia (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1982 All My Friends Part 2 (writer - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1981 Il marchese del Grillo (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Fracchia la belva umana (written by)
 1980 Fantozzi Against the Wind (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1980 La locandiera (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1980 Fun Is Beautiful (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1979 Tesoromio (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1979 Dr. Jekyll Likes Them Hot (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1979 Lovers and Liars (screenplay)
 1977 The Bishop's Bedroom (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1976 Quelle strane occasioni (screenplay - segment "Italian Superman", as Leo Benvenuti)
 1976 Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (written by - as Benvenuti)
 1976 Fantozzi 2 (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1976 Chi dice donna dice donna (screenplay - segment "La donna erotica") / (story - segment "La donna erotica")
 1975 The Flower in His Mouth (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1975 Amici miei (screenplay) / (story)
 1975 Fantozzi: White Collar Blues (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1974 While There's War There's Hope (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1974 Permettete signora che ami vostra figlia? (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1974 Sistemo l'America e torno (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1972 Lo chiameremo Andrea (collaboration - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1972 Alfredo, Alfredo (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1972 Don Camillo e i giovani d'oggi (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1971 In Love, Every Pleasure Has Its Pain (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 Armiamoci e partite! (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1971 Between Miracles (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1970 A Pocketful of Chestnuts (writer - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1970 Let's Have a Riot (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Serafino (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1968 Find a Place to Die (additional material - as Ralph Grave)
 1968 Italian Secret Service (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1967 Ghosts, Italian Style (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 Misunderstood (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 The Almost Perfect Crime (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 A Question of Honour (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1966 Me, Me, Me... and the Others (dialogue - as Benvenuti)
 1965 Don Camillo in Moscow (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1965 I complessi (screenplay - segment "Il complesso della schiava nubiana", as Leo Benvenuti)
 1965 The Camp Followers (adaptated for the screen by)
 1965 The Dolls (story - segment "Monsignor Cupido", as Leo Benvenuti)
 1964 Marriage Italian Style (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1964 Countersex (segment "Cocaina di domenica")
 1964 Woman Is a Wonderful Thing (screenplay - segments "La balena bianca", "Una donna dolce, dolce")
 1964 Summer Frenzy (screenplay - as Benvenuti)
 1963 I 4 tassisti
 1963 Mare matto (writer)
 1962 Dal sabato al lunedì (screenplay)
 1962 Imperial Venus (writer)
 1961 Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo (dialogue - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1961 Che gioia vivere (screenplay)
 1961 Girl with a Suitcase (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1959 You're on Your Own (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1959 First Love (screenplay)
 1958 Calypso (writer)
 1958 Camping (screenplay)
 1958 The Seducer-Man of Straw (writer - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1958 The Mine (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1957 Holiday Island (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1957 Guendalina (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1957 A Tailor's Maid (screenplay - as Benvenuti)
 1956 Noi siamo le colonne (screenplay) / (story)
 1956 Sinfonia d'amore (screenplay)
 1956 Altair (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1955 Don Camillo e l'on. Peppone (dialogue - uncredited)
 1955 The Woman in the Painting (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti) / (story)
 1955 Le ragazze di San Frediano (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Addio mia bella signora (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1954 House of Ricordi (story and screenplay - as Benvenuti)
 1954 Il seduttore
 1954 Appassionatamente (story & screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1954 100 Years of Love (screenplay)
 1953 What Scoundrels Men Are! (screenplay)
 1953 The Life and Music of Giuseppe Verdi (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1953 Ti ho sempre amato! (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1953 Puccini (story and screenplay)
 1952 Bellezze in moto-scooter (screenplay)
 1952 The Flame
 1952 At Sword's Edge (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1951 Napoleone
 1951 Il bivio (as Leo Benvenuti)
 1950 Il monello della strada (story & screenplay)
 1950 Capitan Demonio (screenplay - as Leo Benvenuti)
 1949 How I Discovered America (writer)
 1948 L'ultima cena (writer)
 1948 L'eroe della strada (screenplay - as Benvenuti)
 1947 How I Lost the War (story and screenplay)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Leo Benvenuti | Benvenuti | Leo Benvenutti | Ralph Grave

Spouse:

Christiana Di Vita  (his death)

Children:

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