Giannini, Giancarlo 1942–

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Giannini, Giancarlo 1942–

PERSONAL

Born August 1, 1942, in La Spezia, Italy; married Livia Giampalmo (a director, actress, and writer), 1967; children: Lorenzo, Adriano (an actor). Education: Received an engineering degree; studied at the Accademia Nazionale di Arti Drammatica.

Addresses: Contact—Julien and Associates, 1501 Broadway, Suite 2600, New York, NY 10036-5601.

Career: Actor, writer, director, and producer. Liberty Films, partner (with Lina Wertmuller); provided Italian translations of American films for the Italian film market.

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: David di Donatello Award, best actor, 1972, and Silver Ribbon, best actor, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1973, both for Mimi metallurgico ferito nell'onore; Cannes International Film Festival Award, best actor, 1973, for Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero "stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza …"; Prize San Sebastian, best actor, San Sebastian International Film Festival, 1973, for Sono stato io!; Academy Award nomination, best actor in a leading role, 1976, for Pasqualino settebellezze; David di Donatello Award, best actor, 1984, for Mi manda Picone; Silver Ribbon, best dubbing—male, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1994, for Carlito's Way; David di Donatello Award, best supporting actor, 1995, for Come due coccodrilli; David di Donatello Award, best actor, 1996, for Celluloide; Silver Ribbon, best actor, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1999, for La stanza dello scirocco; Silver Ribbon (with others), best supporting actor, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1999, for La cena; Outstanding Achievement Award—Film, Los Angeles Italian Film awards, 1999; Golden Plate Award, David di Donatello awards, 2000; Silver Ribbon, best supporting actor, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 2001, for Hannibal; Taormina Arte Award, Taormina International Film Festival, 2001; Jury Award, feature film—best actor, Newport Beach Film Festival, and David di Donatello Award, best actor, both 2002, for Ti voglio bene Eugenio; Lifetime Achievement Award, Milan International Film Festival, 2002; Career Award—Cinema, Flaiano International prizes, 2002; David di Donatello Award nomination, best supporting actor, 2003, for Il cuore altrove.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Christian, Libido, 1965.

Fango sulla metropoli (also known as I criminali della metropoli), Geos, 1965.

Paolo Randi, Rita la zanzara (also known as Rita the Mosquito), 1966.

Carlo, Stasera mi butto (also known as I'll Try Tonight and Stasera mi butto-I due bagnani), 1967.

Paolo Randi, Non stuzzicate la zanzara (also known as Don't Sting the Mosquito), 1967.

Cellini, Anzio (also known as The Battle for Anzio, La battalla de Anzio, and Lo sbarco di Anzio), Columbia, 1968.

Dario, Le sorelle (also known as The Sisters and Les deux soeurs), 1969.

Fabio, The Secret of Santa Vittoria, United Artists, 1969.

Lieutenant Hans Ruppert, Fraulein Doktor (also known as The Betrayal, Gospodjica Doktor-Spijunka bez imena, Mademoiselle docteur, and Stamboul Quest), Paramount, 1969.

Salverio, Arabella (also known as Ragazza del Charleston), Universal, 1969.

Una macchia rosa (also known as Rose Spot), Fraia Film, 1969.

Nello, Dramma della gelosia-tutti in particolari in cronaca (also known as Drama of Jealousy, A Drama of Jealousy [and Other Things], Jealousy, Italian Style, The Motive Was Jealousy, The Pizza Triangle, and El demonio de los celos), Warner Bros., 1970.

Veleno, Don Camillo e I giovani d'oggi (also known as Don Camillo et les contestataires and Don Camillo VI), 1970.

Lucio (the newlywed), Mazzabubu … quante corna stanno quaggiu?, 1971.

Oreste, Mio padre monsignore, 1971.

Ulysses, Ettore lo fusto (also known as Ettore the Trunk, Hector the Mighty, and El rapto de Elena, la decente italiana), Empire Films/Labrador Films/Star Films, 1971.

Walter, Una prostituta al servizio del pubblico e in regola con le leggi dello stato (also known as Una prostituta al servizio del pubblico …), 1971.

Weber, Un aller simple (also known as One Way Ticket, La puerta cerrada, and Solo andata), 1971.

Biagio Solise, Sono stato io! (also known as I Did It and It Was I), Warner Bros., 1972.

Carmelo Mardocheo/Mimi, Mimi metallurgico ferito nell'onore (also known as Mimi the Metalworker and The Seduction of Mimi), New Line Cinema, 1972.

Giorgio Mosca, La prima notte di quiete (also known as The First Quiet Night, The Professor, and Le professeur), Titanus/Valoria, 1972.

Inspector Tellini, La tarantola dal ventre nero (also known as Black Bellied Tarantula, The Black Belly of the Tarantula, and Tarentule au ventre noir), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972.

Paolo Castorini, Paolo il caldo (also known as Hot-Blooded Paolo, The Sensual Man, and The Sensuous Sicilian), Medusa Distribuzione, 1973.

Tunin, Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero "stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza …" (also known as Love and Anarchy and Film d'amore e d'anarchia), Films Incorporated, 1973.

Various roles, Sessomatto (also known as How Funny Can Sex Be? and Sex Crazy), Delta, 1973, subtitled version released in the United States by In-Frame Films, 1976, dubbed version released in Canada as How Funny Can Sex Be?, Cinemarc Productions, 1976.

Gennarino Carunchio, Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzuro mare d'agosto (also known as Swept Away and Swept Away … by an Unusual Destiny in the Blue Sea of August), Cinema V, 1974.

Nino Patrovita, Il bestione (also known as Beast, The S-Wheel Beast, and Deux grandes gueules), Warner Bros., 1974.

Tutto a posto e niente in ordine (also known as All in Place, All Screwed Up, Everything Ready, Nothing Works, Everything's in Order but Nothing Works, and Nothing in Order), 1974.

Pasqualino Frafuso, Pasqualino settebellezze (also known as Pasqualino: Seven Beauties and Seven Beauties), Almi Cinema V, 1975.

Tullio Murri, Fatti di gente per bene (also known as Drama of the Rich, The Murri Affair, and La grande bourgeoise), PAC, 1975.

Gino Benacio, A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (also known as The Immortal Bachelor, Midnight Lovers, and Midnight Pleasures), Film Ventures, 1975, released as The Immortal Bachelor, S. J. International, 1980.

Tullio Hermil, L'innocente (also known as The Innocent, The Intruder, and L'innocent), Analysis Film Releasing, 1976.

Il commassario, I nuovi mostri (also known as Viva Italia!), 1977.

Paolo, La fine del mondo nel nostro solito letto in una notte piena di pioggia (also known as The End of the World (in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain), A Night Full of Rain, and La fine del mondo in una notte piena di pioggia), Warner Bros., 1977.

Guido Massacesi, Viaggio con Anita (also known as Lovers and Liars, Travels with Anita, A Trip with Anita, and Voyage avec Anita), United Artists, 1978.

Narcotics dealer, Indian Summer, 1978.

Husband, Le buone notizie (also known as Good News), Medusa Distribuzione, 1979.

Nicola "Nick" Sanmichele, Un fatto di sangue nel comune di Sculiana fra due uomini per causa di una vedova. Si sospettano moventi politici. Amore-Morte-Shimmy. Lugano belle. Tarantelle. Tarallucci e vino. (also known as Blood Feud, Revenge, and Fatto di sangue fra due uomini per causa di una vedova—si sospettano moventi politici), Associated Film Distributing, 1979.

Suffer or Die, 1979.

Robert Mendelsson, Lili Marleen, United Artists, 1981.

Antonio, La vita e bella (also known as Life Is Beautiful, Life Is Wonderful, and Zhizn prekrasna), Cavalli Cinematographic/Mosfilm, 1982.

Gennarino Lagana, Bello mio bellezza mia (also known as My Darling, My Dearest and My Handsome My Beautiful), PLM Film Produzione, 1982.

Escape, 1983.

Victor Marchand, American Dreamer, Warner Bros., 1984.

I capitoni, 1984.

Salvatore Cannavacciuolo, Mi manda Picone (also known as Picone Sent Me and Where's Picone?), 1984, subtitled version released by Italtoons, 1985.

Charley Peru, Fever Pitch, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985.

Abalardi, Saving Grace, Embassy/Columbia, 1986.

I numeri del lotto, 1986.

Domenico (Nini), Ternosecco (also known as The Numbers Game and Vado e torno), Columbia Italia, 1987.

Guzman, I picari (also known as The Rogues and Los alegres picaros), Warner Bros., 1987.

Lawyer, Snack Bar Budapest, VPS Film-Entertainment, 1988.

Sebastian Collogero, Blood Red, Hemdale Releasing, 1988.

Sweet Carioca, 1988.

Claudio, "Life without Zoe," New York Stories, Buena Vista, 1989.

Francesco II, O re (also known as The King of Naples), 1989.

Alberto, La famiglia Buonanotte (also known as Good Night, Michaelangelo), Eagle Pictures/Telefilm Canada, 1989, released as Brown Bread Sandwiches, Shapiro Glickenhaus Home Video, 1991.

Charles Renard, I divertimenti della vita privata (also known as The Fun of a Private Life and Les amusements de la vie privee), c. 1990.

Giuseppe Marchi, Il male oscuro (also known as Dark Illness, The Obscure Illness, and The Obscure Malady), 1990.

Voice of Sergio Giuramondo, Il sole anche di notte (also known as Night Sun, Sunshine Even by Night, and Le soleil meme la nuit), 1990.

Nel giardino delle rose (also known as Age of Discretion, Before Christmas, Before Xmas, In the Rose Garden, and Prima di natale), Dania Film/National/Surf Film, 1990.

Major, Tempo di uccidere (also known as The Killing Time, The Short Cut, Time to Kill, and Le raccourci), Republic Pictures, 1991.

Riccardo, Lo zio indegno (also known as The Sleazy Uncle), Quartet Films, 1991.

Inspector Bonnard, Once upon a Crime … (also known as Criminals and Returning Napoleon), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1992.

Paolo Boresellino, Giovanni Falcone, 1993.

Pietro Fraschini, Come due coccodrilli (also known as Like Two Crocodiles and Comme deux crocodiles), Intrafilms, 1994.

Alberto Aragon, A Walk in the Clouds (also known as Caminando por las nubes and Un paseo por las nubes), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Turi Leofonte, Palermo Milano solo andata (also known as Palermo-Milan No Return, Palermo-Milan, One Way, and Camino sin retorno), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Blood of a Poet, 1995.

Leo Steiner, Ultimo bersaglio (also known as Last Target), 1996.

Narrator, Le affinita elettive (also known as The Elective Affinities and Les affinite electives), 1996.

Sergio Amidei, Celluloide (also known as Celluloid), FilmExport Group, 1996.

Von Zirkenitz, La frontiera (also known as The Border), Mikado Films, 1996.

Cervellini fritti impanati (also known as Acting Out and Fried Crumbled Brains), Piccioli/Hera International Film/Italian International Film, 1996.

La lupa (also known as She-Wolf), FilmExport Group, 1996.

Bernardo, Mas alla del jardin (also known as Beyond the Garden), Sogepaq, 1997.

Lawyer, Una vacanza all'inferno (also known as Vacation in Hell), 1997.

Manny, Mimic (also known as Judus), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1997.

Thief, Heaven before I Die, PM Entertainment, 1997.

The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (also known as Death in Granada, Lorca, La desaparicion de Garcia Lorca, and Muerte en Granada), Triumph Releasing, 1997.

Marquis of Acquafurata, La stanza dello scirocco (also known as The Room of the Scirocco), 1998.

Professor, La cena (also known as Le diner), 1998, released as The Dinner, 1999.

Beniamino Macri, Terra bruciata, 1999.

Commissario, Milonga, 1999.

Count Nencini, Dolce far niente (also known as Sweet Idleness and The Sweetness of Doing Nothing), Swift Distribution, 1999.

Francesco Cesena, Vuoti a perdere (also known as No Deposit, No Return), Istituto Luce, 1999.

Professor Luigi Di Bella, Il potere della speranaza, 1999.

Welcome Albania, [Italy], c. 1999.

Leonardo, Una noche con Sabrina Love (also known as A Night with Sabrina Love, Una notte con Sabrina Love, and Une nuit avec Sabrina Love), Buena Vista International, 2000.

Pop Bazinni, The Whole Shebang, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Enzo, CQ, United Artists, 2001.

Inspector Rinaldo Pazzi, Hannibal (also known as The Silence of the Lambs 2), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Marcello, Una lunga lunga lunga notte d'amore (also known as A Long Long Long Night of Love), Lantia, 2001.

Pop Bazinni, The Whole Shebang, 2 Match/2K Media, 2001.

(Italian version) Voice of Capo degli Uomini Grigi, Momo alla conquista del tempo (animated; also known as Momo), Cecchi Gori, 2001.

Vipera (also known as Viper), Lantia, 2001.

Albert Rua, Darkness (also known as The Dark), A-Film Distribution, 2002.

Eugenio, Ti voglio bene Eugenio (also known as I Love You Eugenio), Lantia, 2002.

Flavio Carboni, I banchieri di Dio (also known as The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair, The God's Bankers, and I banchieri di Dio-Il caso Calvi), Columbia/TriStar Italia, 2002.

Narrator, Il consiglio d'Egitto (also known as The Council of Egypt), Keyfilms Roma, 2002.

The pope, Joshua, Paramount/Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Zio Felice, Ciao America, Bentornato Lorenzo Primavera, 2002.

Branco, Piazza delle cinque lune (also known as Five Moons Plaza), Istituto Luce, 2003.

Cesare, Il cuore altrove (also known as The Heart Is Elsewhere, The Heart Is Everywhere, and Incantato), Artistic License Films/Northern Arts Entertainment, 2003.

David, L'acqua … il fuoco (also known as The Water … the Fire and L'eau … le feu), Buskin Film/Classic Film/Gentleman Film, 2003.

Giovanni, Per sempre (also known as Forever), Studio Canal, 2003.

Manzano, Man on Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

Older Guilioi, 13dici a tavola, Warner Bros., 2004.

Father Moretti, The Shadow Dancer (also known as Shadows in the Sun and Ombre nel sole), Peace Arch Films, 2005.

Guidice Porfirio, Raul—Diritto di uccidere (also known as Raul), Warner Bros., 2005.

Estrenando suenos, [Argentina and Italy], 2005.

Emperor, Tirante el blanco, Arclight Films, 2006.

Rene Mathis, Casino Royale (also known as Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale" and James Bond 21), Sony Pictures Releasing, 2006.

Turi Leofonte, Milano-Palermo: il ritorno, Globe Film/Production Group, 2007.

Some sources cite appearances in other films, including Bloodline (also known as Sidney Sheldon's "Bloodline" and Blutspur), Paramount, 1979; Il partigiano Johnny (also known as Johnny the Partisan), Fandango/MediaTrade/Tele+, 2000; and Vajont—La diga del disonore (also known as Vajont), Euripide Distribution/Istituto Luce, c. 2000.

Film Dubbed Voices for Italian Versions of Films:

(Uncredited) Voice of Romeo, Romeo and Juliet (also known as Romeo e Giulietta), Paramount, 1968.

Voice of Jack Torrance, The Shining (also known as Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"), Warner Bros., 1980.

Voice of Carlito "Charlie" Brigante, Carlito's Way, Universal, 1993.

Film Work:

Producer, Pasqualino settebellezze (also known as Pasqualino: Seven Beauties and Seven Beauties), Almi Cinema V, 1975.

Producer, Le buone notizie (also known as Good News), Medusa Distribuzione, 1979.

Director, I capitoni, 1984.

Director, Ternosecco (also known as The Numbers Game and Vado e torno), Columbia Italia, 1987.

Creator of technology for jacket used in film, Toys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Title role, David Copperfield, Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1965.

Arthur Barras,… e le stelle stanno a guardare, Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1971.

Marcello D'Itri, Sins, CBS, 1986.

Director, Nessuno escluso, Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1997.

Padishah-Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, Dune (also known as Frank Herbert's "Dune," Frank Herbert's "Dune—Der Wuestenplanet," Der Wuestenplanet, and Duna), Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Pippo il Calabrese, L'onore e il rispetto, Mediaset (Italy), 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Carla. Quattre storie di donne, [Italy], 1987.

Vita coi figli, [Italy], 1990.

Valentino Bruio, Nero come il cuore (also known as Black as the Heart), 1991.

Professor, Colpo di coda (also known as Echec et mat and Pakt mit dem Tod), 1993.

Laban, Jacob (also known as Jacob: A TNT Bible Story and Die Bibel—Jakob), TNT, 1994.

Enzo, Un angelo a New York (also known as New York Crossing), [Italy], 1996.

Giulio, Ritornare a volare, 1997.

Carlo, Cuori in campo (also known as Greener Fields and World Cup '98), Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1999.

Prince Giordano Montorsi, Francesca e Nunziata (also known as Francesca and Nunziata), 2001.

Dr. Enrico Valenzi, Dracula (also known as Dracula's Curse and Il bacio di Dracula), 2002.

Voice of Angelo Roncalli, Papa Giovanni—Ioannes XXIII (also known as Pope John XXIII), 2002.

Inspector Girotti, My House in Umbria, HBO, 2003.

Carlo Cattaneo, Le cinque giornate di Milano, 2004.

Father Renzetti, Shadows in the Sun, ABC Family Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Lo squarciagola, Radiotelevisione Italiana and Westdeutscher Rundfunk (West Germany [now Germany]), 1966.

Himself, Tribeca Film Festival Presents, NYC TV, 2003.

Himself, The Making of "Man on Fire," 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, "Anthony Quinn: An Original," The Hollywood Collection, 1990.

"Anthony Quinn," Crazy about the Movies, Cinemax, 1990.

Himself, "Man on Fire," HBO First Look, HBO, 2004.

Himself, Festival de Sanremo, [Italy], 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Italian production, 1961.

Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Italian production, 1964.

Two Plus Two No Longer Make Four, Italian production, 1966.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Himself, Breaking the Silence: The Making of "Hannibal," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2001.

Himself, Making of "Shadows in the Sun" (short), Walt Disney Company, 2005.

Himself, Vengeance Is Mind: Reinventing "Man on Fire," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Bello mio bellezza mia (also known as My Darling, My Dearest and My Handsome My Beautiful), PLM Film Produzione, 1982.

(With Lin Jannuzzi) Ternosecco (also known as The Numbers Game and Vado e torno), Columbia Italia, 1987.

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