Massimo Girotti (1918–2003)


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Manly, chiseled, exceedingly handsome, very agile Massimo Girotti was an engineering student and polo/swimming star before entering films in 1939. He began auspiciously in serious leads, most notably Roberto Rossellini's Desire (1946), Luchino Visconti's Obsession (1943) and Vittorio De Sica's La porta del cielo (1945), while his physical stature ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

(1972)
Facing Windows Simone / Davide Veroli
(2003)
In the Name of the Law Il pretore Guido Schiavi
(1949)
Passion of Love Colonel
(1981)

Filmography

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 2003 Facing Windows
Simone / Davide Veroli
 2000 Senso di colpa (TV Movie)
 2000 Der Kardinal - Der Preis der Liebe (TV Movie)
Donato
 1999 Sunset in Venice (Short)
Alter Herr
 1997 Un bel dì vedremo
Emilio Venditti
 1995 Gioco da vecchi (Short)
Guido
 1994 The Monster
Distinguished Resident
 1994 L'amore dopo
Ing. Staino
 1993 Estasi (TV Movie) (rumored)
 1992 Dall'altra parte del mondo
Aureliano
 1992 From Night to Dawn (TV Movie)
Prof. Vergiotti
 1990 Mademoiselle Ardel (TV Movie)
Le comte di Falco
 1989 The French Revolution
L'envoyé du Pape (segment "Anées Lumière, Les")
 1989 Rebus
Valery / Conte
 1988 Cuore di mamma (TV Movie)
Aldo
 1988 La Bohème
Il vecchio prettendente / Con la partecipazione di
 1987 Der Ochsenkrieg (TV Mini Series)
Someier / Someiner
- Trestná výprava (1987) ... Someiner
- Zrada (1987) ... Someier
- Sedliacke právo (1987) ... Someier
- Pomsta ... Someier
 1985 The Berlin Affair
Werner Von Heiden
 1985 Christopher Columbus (TV Mini Series)
Duke Medina Celi
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Duke Medina Celi
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Duke Medina Celi
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Duke Medina Celi
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Duke Medina Celi
 1985 Quo Vadis? (TV Mini Series)
Aulus Plautius
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Aulus Plautius
 1983 Art of Love
Ovid
 1982 Vento notturno (TV Movie)
 1981 Cinéma 16 (TV Series)
Francesco
- Une fugue à Venise (1981) ... Francesco
 1981 Passion of Love
Colonel
 1980 Un reietto delle isole (TV Movie)
Tom Lingard
 1980 Ricatto internazionale (TV Mini Series)
Colonnello Jost
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Colonnello Jost
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Colonnello Jost
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Colonnello Jost
 1980 Vento notturno (TV Movie)
Antonio
 1977 L'ultimo aereo per Venezia (TV Mini Series)
Marcello Masini
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... Marcello Masini
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Marcello Masini
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Marcello Masini
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Marcello Masini
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Marcello Masini
 1976 And Agnes Chose to Die
Palita
 1976 Origins of the Mafia (TV Mini Series)
Viceroy Caracciolo
- La legge (1976) ... Viceroy Caracciolo
 1976 Mr. Klein
Charles
 1976 L'Innocente
Count Stefano Egano
 1975 Mark Shoots First
Il Questore Spaini
 1975 The Suspicious Death of a Minor
Gaudenzio Pesce
 1975 Cagliostro
Giacomo Casanova
 1975 Die unfreiwilligen Reisen des Moritz August Benjowski (TV Mini Series)
De Ternay
- Zu neuen Zielen (1975) ... De Ternay
- Kampf und Flucht (1975) ... De Ternay
- Verschwörung (1975) ... De Ternay
- Verbannung (1975) ... De Ternay
 1974 The Kiss of Death
Eugenio Dazzi
 1973 La coppia
Guido
 1973 Stateline Motel
Fred Norton
 1973 Les voraces
Olmi
 1972 Il mio corpo con rabbia
Gabriele
 1972 Last Tango in Paris
Marcel
 1972 Baron Blood
Dr. Karl Hummel
 1971 Il segno del comando (TV Mini Series)
George Powell
- Episode #1.5 (1971) ... George Powell
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... George Powell
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... George Powell
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... George Powell
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... George Powell
 1969 Medea
Creonte
 1969 The Red Tent
Giuseppe Romagna Manoja
 1969 The Sisters
Alex
 1969 Jekyll (TV Mini Series)
John Utterson
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... John Utterson
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... John Utterson
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... John Utterson
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... John Utterson
 1968 Teorema
Paolo, the father
 1967 Abramo Lincoln - Cronaca di un delitto (TV Series)
Narratore (voice)
 1967 The Witches
Sportsman (segment "La Strega Bruciata Viva")
 1967 I promessi sposi (TV Mini Series)
Fra Cristoforo
- Episode #1.8 (1967) ... Fra Cristoforo
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... Fra Cristoforo
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... Fra Cristoforo
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Fra Cristoforo
 1966 La felicità domestica (TV Movie)
Serghjej
 1966 La volpe e le camelie (TV Movie)
Daniele
 1966 The Mysterious Mr. Van Eyck
Amigo de Charles
 1966 Il re (TV Movie)
Carlo Alberto
 1965 La tua giovinezza (TV Movie)
Maurizio Chancerel
 1965 Idoli controluce
Ugo Sanfelice
 1965 Marco the Magnificent
Nicolo Polo, Marco's Father
 1964 Atalia (TV Movie)
Joad
 1963 Paura per Janet (TV Mini Series)
Avv. Laurence Howard
- Episode #1.6 (1963) ... Avv. Laurence Howard
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... Avv. Laurence Howard
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... Avv. Laurence Howard
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... Avv. Laurence Howard
- Episode #1.2 (1963) ... Avv. Laurence Howard
 1963 La maschera e la grazia (TV Movie)
Genesio
 1963 Gold for the Caesars
Pro-Consul Caius Cornelius Maximus)
 1963 The Shortest Day
Capitano alla finestra (uncredited)
 1962 Imperial Venus
Le général Leclerc
 1961 Duel of the Titans
Re Tazio
 1960 Cavalcata selvaggia
Lorenzo
 1960 The Giants of Thessaly
Orpheus
 1960 Lettere di una novizia
Don Paolo Conti
 1960 Il costruttore Sollness (TV Movie)
Halvard Sollness
 1960 The Cossacks
Tsar Alexander II
 1959 Le notti dei Teddy Boys
Constantinos Vater
 1959 La cento chilometri
Toccaceli
 1959 Wolves of the Deep
Comandante
 1959 Head of a Tyrant
Holophernes
 1959 Asphalt
Éric
 1959 Herod the Great
Ottaviano / Augustus
 1958 The Year Long Road
Chiacchiera (Naklapalo)
 1957 La trovatella di Pompei
Guglielmo Curti
 1957 Goddess of Love
Prassitele
 1957 La bestia humana
Pedro Sandoval
 1957 Disperato addio
Dott. Andrea Pitti
 1957 It Happened in Rome
Ugo Parenti
 1957 Saranno uomini
Don Antonio
 1957 Dimentica il mio passato
Carlos
 1956 Cime tempestose (TV Mini Series)
Heathcliff
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Heathcliff
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Heathcliff
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Heathcliff
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Heathcliff
 1955 I quattro del getto tonante
Maggiore Montanari
 1955 Marguerite de la nuit
Valentin
 1954 La tua donna
Sandro Ademari
 1954 Senso
Il marchese Roberto Ussoni
 1954 Altura
Stanis Archena
 1953 The Love of a Woman
L'ingénieur André Lorenzi
 1953 Vortice
Dott. Guido Aureli
 1953 A Husband for Anna
Andrea Grazzi
 1953 Sul ponte dei sospiri
Capitan Marco Spada
 1953 Ai margini della metropoli
Avv. Roberto Martini
 1953 Spartacus the Gladiator
Spartacus
 1952 Il tenente Giorgio
Tenente Giorgio Biserta
 1952 Secret of Three Points
Massimo Del Colle
 1952 Leathernose
Le docteur Marchal
 1952 Rome 11:00
Nando
 1951 Fugitive in Trieste
Il falso giornalista
 1951 Behind Closed Shutters
Ingegnere Roberto
 1950 Story of a Love Affair
Guido
 1950 Duel Without Honor
Carlo
 1949 Fabiola
Sebastian
 1949 In the Name of the Law
Il pretore Guido Schiavi
 1948 Woman Trouble
Paolo Bertoni
 1948 Anni difficili
Giovanni
 1948 Lost Youth
Marcello Mariani
 1947 Natale al campo 119
Nane, il veneziano
 1947 Tragic Hunt
Michele
 1947 Shamed
Rocco
 1947 Fatalità
Vincenzo Masi
 1946 Desire
Nando Mancini
 1946 Un giorno nella vita
Luigi Monotti
 1945 La carne e l'anima
Andrea
 1945 Ten Commandments (segment "Ricordati di santificare le feste")
 1945 La porta del cielo
Il giovane cieco
 1943 Apparition
Franco
 1943 Obsession
Gino Costa
 1943 Harlem
Tommaso Rossi
 1942 A Pilot Returns
Il tenente Gino Rossati
 1941 La famiglia Brambilla in vacanza
Marco Sassoli
 1941 Le due tigri
Tremal-Naik
 1941 Pirates of Malaya
Tremal-Naik
 1941 La corona di ferro
Licinio & Arminio, suo figlio
 1941 The Story of Tosca
Angeloti (uncredited)
 1940 A Romantic Adventure
Luciano (uncredited)
 1939 Dora Nelson
Enrico
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Alternate Names:

M. Girotti

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Marcella  (her death)  (2 children)
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Two children, daughter Arabella and son Alessio Girotti.

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