Felice Orlandi Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Avezzano, Abruzzo, Italy
Died in Burbank, California, USA  (lung cancer)
Birth NameFelice Antonio Orlandi

Mini Bio (1)

Felice Orlandi was born on September 18, 1924 in Avezzano, Abruzzo, Italy as Felice Antonio Orlandi. He was an actor, known for Another 48 Hrs. (1990), Bullitt (1968) and The Harder They Fall (1956). He was married to Alice Ghostley. He died on May 21, 2003 in Burbank, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Alice Ghostley (1953 - 21 May 2003) ( his death)

Trivia (4)

Long married to comedienne Alice Ghostley, they appeared in the 1955 Broadway production "All in One"; however, they appeared in different segments. He appeared in the Tennessee Williams play "27 Wagons Full of Cotton" and she appeared in the musical "Trouble in Tahiti".
Played one of the participants of the grueling dance marathon in the critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning film They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969).
Small but stocky character actor who played a number of hard-nosed ethnics, often Italian mobsters (although, despite his Italian-sounding name, he was actually born in Mexico), on film and especially TV.
Appeared with three stars of the TV show Black Sheep Squadron (1976). He appeared with Robert Conrad in two episodes of The Wild Wild West (1965), James Whitmore Jr. in a scene from the film The Long Riders (1980), and with Simon Oakland in Bullitt (1968).

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