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Jimmy il Fenomeno (1932–2018)


Luigi Origene Soffrano, alias Jimmy Il Fenomeno, was born in Lucera on April 22th in 1932, and is probably the most crazy presence of the Italian film industry, with his expression and his strange laugh. He has appeared in almost 100 films, worked with many important Italians directors like Steno, Salce and many others. The latest news on his ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 86) in Milan, Lombardy, Italy

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Known For

(1961)
Crazy Desire Soldato in Africa
(1962)
Brothers Till We Die Mentally ill man
(1978)

Filmography

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 2006 Jimmy e i suoi fenomeni (Short)
Jimmy
 1993 Fantozzi in Heaven
Parente del defunto al primo funerale
 1991 Vacanze di Natale '91
Tiratore al piattello
 1991 Il muro di gomma
Uomo Treno (as Soffrano Origene)
 1987 Urban Animals
Venditore preservativi
 1987 I ragazzi della 3 C (TV Series)
Uomo sull'autobus
- Rossella's baby (1987) ... Uomo sull'autobus
 1986 Super Fantozzi
Ultras
 1986 Fotoromanzo
 1984 Cuori nella tormenta
Spettatore al cinema
 1984 Il ragazzo di campagna
Farmer
 1984 Amarsi un po'...
Marco's father's birthday guest
 1983 Il diavolo e l'acquasanta
Partecipante alla festa
 1983 Zero in condotta
Bidello
 1983 Italian Boys
Uomo in discoteca (uncredited)
 1982 È forte un casino!
Barman
 1982 Attila flagello di Dio
Donna del castello
 1982 Quella peste di Pierina
Bidello
 1981 I carabbimatti
Suole da Scarpa
 1981 Pierino il fichissimo
Postino scemo
 1981 Madly in Love
Benzinaio
 1981 My Wife Goes Back to School
Cliente della salumeria
 1981 La settimana al mare
Avventore
 1980 The Taming of the Scoundrel
Campagnolo
 1980 Girls Will Be Girls
Zitella
 1980 La ripetente fa l'occhietto al preside
Vincenzo the receptionist
 1980 Arrivano i gatti
Se stesso
 1979 Liquirizia
Fan di Flyn
 1979 A Policewoman on the Porno Squad
Uomo di Maccaroni
 1979 Where Can You Go Without the Little Vice?
Benzinaio (as Origene Soffrano)
 1979 Brillantina Rock
Gas station attendant
 1979 L'infermiera di notte
Postman
 1978 Le braghe del padrone
Male nurse
 1978 The Soldier with Great Maneuvers
Soldato scemo
 1978 American Fever
Dancer
 1978 Brothers Till We Die
Mentally ill man
 1978 La liceale nella classe dei ripetenti
Anacleto-The Janitor
 1978 The Schoolteacher Goes to Boys' High
Bidello della scuola (as Jimmi Fenomeno)
 1977 Double Murder
Manifestante (uncredited)
 1977 Squadra antitruffa
Cliente della bancarella (uncredited)
 1977 Messalina, Messalina
Man in Tavern (uncredited)
 1977 Destruction Force
Passante spaventato (uncredited)
 1976 La dottoressa del distretto militare
Suora che fa le pulizie (uncredited)
 1976 Sorbole... che romagnola
Pinball player (as Origene Soffrano)
 1976 There's a Spy in My Bed (uncredited)
 1976 The Hero (TV Movie)
 1976 Scandalo in famiglia
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1976 La poliziotta fa carriera
Rock Singer
 1975 Il giustiziere di mezzogiorno
Infermiere che pesca le anguille
 1975 The Exorcist: Italian Style
Matto (as Origene Soffrano)
 1975 White Collar Blues
Impiegato della Megaditta (uncredited)
 1975 La mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone
Mad Man in Documentary (uncredited)
 1975 Loaded Guns
Tano
 1974 Paolo il freddo
Clown (as Origene Soffrano)
 1974 Il lumacone
Cliente dell'osteria (uncredited)
 1974 Erotomania
 1974 Amore mio non farmi male
Trembling Prisoner (uncredited)
 1974 Alla mia cara mamma nel giorno del suo compleanno
Peppe - Angela's brother
 1974 Sesso in testa
Mad client
 1973 Tutti figli di Mammasantissima
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1973 The Last Italian Tango
Cliente dell'albergo a ore
 1973 Secrets of a Nurse
Lunatic (uncredited)
 1973 Ku Fu? From Sicily with Fury
Cameriere (as Luigi Origene Soffrano)
 1969 Poppea's Hot Nights
Cocchino, Lepidus' Servant (uncredited)
 1969 Isabella, duchessa dei diavoli
Pimp (uncredited)
 1969 Vedo nudo
Neurotic patient (uncredited)
 1968 La pecora nera
First bill signer (as Luigi Soffrano Origene)
 1968 Be Sick... It's Free
Patient (uncredited)
 1968 The Longest Hunt
Soldier in Doneghan's Army (as George Thnder)
 1968 A Black Veil for Lisa (as Jimmy Soffrano)
 1967 Cuore matto... matto da legare
Ballerino scatenato (uncredited)
 1967 Marinai in coperta
Dancing Boy (uncredited)
 1967 Riderà! (Cuore matto)
Jimmy
 1967 Totò Ye Ye (TV Movie)
Danzatore
 1967 10,000 Dollars for a Massacre
Bartender (uncredited)
 1965 Sons of the Leopard
Un parente della Marchesina (uncredited)
 1964 Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules
A Briton (uncredited)
 1964 I marziani hanno 12 mani
Venditore di bibite allo stadio (uncredited)
 1964 Queste pazze pazze donne
Customer in the nightclub ('Il gentil sesso') (uncredited)
 1963 Siamo tutti pomicioni
The Shy Wooer (segment "Prologue") (uncredited)
 1963 Scandali nudi
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1963 Il monaco di Monza
Suonatore di chitarra (uncredited)
 1963 Uno strano tipo
Mad Dancer at Party (uncredited)
 1963 Avventura al motel
Jimmy, Madman (uncredited)
 1962 The Changing of the Guard
Il spadassin
 1962 La cuccagna
The Photographer (as Jimmy Fenomeno)
 1962 Colpo gobbo all'italiana
Insane Man at police station (uncredited)
 1962 Nerone '71
attore del provino per Nerone
 1962 Crazy Desire
Soldato in Africa (as Jimmy)
 1961 Maurizio, Peppino e le indossatrici
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1961 Pugni, pupe e marinai
Settebellezze
 1961 Day by Day, Desperately
Patient (as Jmmy Fenomeno)
 1961 The Fascist
Passeggero del bus (as Jimmy)
 1961 Hercules Conquers Atlantis
Man in Tavern Fight #2 (uncredited)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Jimmi Fenomeno | Jimmy Fenomeno | Jmmy Fenomeno | Jimmy | Luigi Soffrano Origene | Soffrano Origene | Jimmy Soffrano | Luigi Origene Soffrano | Origene Soffrano | George Thnder

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Star Sign:

Taurus

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