Iolanda Fortini

Former Woman from Trastevere

the most famous and prolific background actresses of Italian cinema
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Iolanda Fortini

Post by Johan Melle » 30/08/2018, 4:29

Iolanda Fortini in Trastevere (1971)
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Iolanda Fortini has worked in the cinema since the early fifties but she's most know for her role as the mother of "Mr. Catellani" in Fantozzi (1975). For many years, many film encyclopedias, IMDb, Wikipedia etc. claims that this role was played by Elena Tricoli but this was a mistake. Before that we knew her name, we nicknamed her "Woman from Trastevere" because we start to investigate over her from that movie from 1970.

Iolanda Fortini was identified on this forum by Ciavazzaro on May 11, 2011 thanks to his fotoromanzo I romanzi della fontana - Felicità perduta (1964).

FILMOGRAPHY
1951
  1. Bellissima (uncredited) .... Mother at Cinecittà

    1952
  2. Papà diventa mamma (uncredited) .... Neighbour
  3. Roma ore 11 (uncredited) .... Mother of one of the injured girls

    1953
  4. Il viale della speranza (uncredited) .... Woman with fur getting down from the bus
  5. La voce del silenzio (uncredited) .... Onlooker at the scene of the car accident
  6. Villa Borghese (uncredited) .... Mother of a participant in the beauty contest (Episode 6)

    1954
  7. Una donna libera (uncredited) .... Woman in the audience
  8. Le signorine dello 04 (uncredited) .... Bruna's mother
  9. Tripoli bel suol d'amore (uncredited) .... Greengrocer

    1955
  10. La bella di Roma (uncredited) .... Neighbour
  11. Gli innamorati (uncredited) .... Neighbourhood woman
  12. I due compari (uncredited) .... Neighbour
  13. Lo scapolo (uncredited) .... Customer
  14. Racconti romani (uncredited) .... Customer at the fish stall

    1956
  15. Il bigamo (uncredited) .... Store owner's wife
  16. Peccato di castità (uncredited) .... Woman at San Giovanni's fair

    1957
  17. Belle ma povere (uncredited) .... Guest at the dinner
  18. Lauta mancia (credited) .... Dog shelter owner
  19. Malafemmena (uncredited) .... Woman at the celebration
  20. Marisa la civetta (uncredited) .... Woman dancing in the tavern

    1958
  21. Ladro lui, ladra lei (uncredited) .... Woman discussing at the window
  22. Napoli, sole mio! (uncredited) .... Neighbor
  23. Non scherzare con le donne - I galli del mare (credited) .... Mrs. Moneta
  24. Venezia, la luna e tu (uncredited) .... Nina's mother

    1959
  25. Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (uncredited) .... Party guest
  26. Il padrone delle ferriere (uncredited) .... Ironworker's mother
  27. Il raccomandato di ferro (uncredited) .... Woman waiting at help desk

    1960
  28. Che gioia vivere (uncredited) .... Convict
  29. Il mattatore (uncredited) .... Annalisa's mother
  30. Il vigile (uncredited) .... Neighbour
  31. La dolce vita (uncredited) .... Woman near the ''miracle'' tree
  32. L'impiegato (uncredited) .... Woman waiting at the help desk
  33. Morgan il pirata (uncredited) .... Maid
  34. Via Margutta (uncredited) .... Remo's mother

    1961
  35. Ercole al centro della Terra .... Excited citizen (uncredited)
  36. Il federale (uncredited) .... Bus passenger
  37. Giorno per giorno disperatamente (uncredited) .... Neighbour
  38. L'oro di Roma (uncredited) .... Woman in synagogue
  39. Le baccanti (uncredited) .... Woman of the people

    1962
  40. Lo smemorato di Collegno (uncredited) .... Alleged wife

    1963
  41. Assassinio Made in Italy (uncredited) .... Spectator at the crime scene
  42. Cleopatra (uncredited) .... Spectator watching Cleopatra's arrival in Rome
  43. Le mani sulla città (uncredited) .... Spectator in parliament

    1964
  44. Matrimonio all'italiana (uncredited) .... Maitresse
  45. La visita (uncredited) .... Villager

    1965
  46. Io uccido, tu uccidi - segment "Cavalleria rusticana: oggi" (uncredited) .... Sicilian villager

    1966
  47. Caccia alla volpe (uncredited) .... Woman playing bingo
  48. Io, io, io... e gli altri (uncredited) .... Woman in theatre

    1967
  49. Cuore matto... matto da legare (uncredited) .... Carla's mother
  50. La bisbetica domata (uncredited) .... Wedding guest
  51. Uccidi o muori (uncredited) .... Maid

    1968
  52. Black Jack (uncredited) .... Mexican villager
  53. El Zorro (uncredited) .... Villager
  54. Il medico della mutua (uncredited) .... Spectator at the cinema
  55. Romeo and Juliet (uncredited) .... Guest at the Capulet party

    1969
  56. Amore mio aiutami (uncredited) .... Spectatress at the concert hall
  57. Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova veneziano (uncredited) .... Hanging spectator
  58. Nell'anno del signore (uncredited) .... Angry citizien
  59. Vedo nudo (uncredited) .... Woman at the post office

    1970
  60. Amore formula 2 (uncredited) .... Spectator in the bullfight
  61. Fermate il mondo... voglio scendere! (uncredited) .... Woman in TV studio
  62. I due maghi del pallone (uncredited) .... Football supporter
  63. Le tue mani sul mio corpo (uncredited) .... Party guest

    1971
  64. Il provinciale (uncredited) .... Woman at hospital
  65. Io non vedo, tu non parli, lui non sente (uncredited) .... role?
  66. Riuscirà l'avvocato Franco Benenato a sconfiggere il suo acerrimo nemico il pretore Ciccio De Ingras? (uncredited) .... Woman in the courtroom
  67. Trastevere (uncredited) .... Woman of the religious tour

    1972
  68. Don Camillo e i giovani d'oggi (uncredited) .... Bartender
  69. Il vero e il falso (uncredited) .... Spectator at the trial
  70. Le avventure di Pinocchio (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Laundress
  71. Ludwig (uncredited) .... Nanny
  72. Metti lo diavolo tuo ne lo mio inferno (uncredited) .... Gertrude

    1973
  73. Amore e ginnastica (uncredited) .... Teacher
  74. Ci risiamo, vero Provvidenza ? (uncredited) .... Woman at trial
  75. Diario segreto di un carcere femminile (uncredited) .... Prisoner
  76. La proprietà non è più un furto (uncredited) .... Butcher shop customer
  77. Rugantino (uncredited) .... role?
  78. Polvere di stelle (uncredited) .... Spectatress at the Caracioni Theater
  79. Primo tango a Roma - Storia d'amore e d'alchimia (uncredited) .... Village woman

    1974
  80. C'eravamo tanto amati (uncredited) .... role?
  81. Il domestico (uncredited) .... Badoglio's housekeeper
  82. Il ritorno di Zanna Bianca (uncredited) .... Photographer
  83. Il saprofita (uncredited) .... Hotel guest
  84. Pane e cioccolata (uncredited) .... German cleaning lady
  85. Prigione di donne (uncredited) .... Inmate
  86. Processo per direttissima (uncredited) .... Laundry owner
  87. The Arena (uncredited) .... Woman in the audience at gladiator fight

    1975
  88. Ah si? e io lo dico a Zzzzorro! (uncredited) .... Townswoman
  89. A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (uncredited) .... Woman at the market
  90. Corruzione al palazzo di giustizia (uncredited) .... Retirement home resident
  91. Due cuori, una cappella (uncredited) .... Knitting neighbor outside the building
  92. Fantozzi (credited) .... Teresa Catellani
  93. Per le antiche scale (uncredited) .... Nursing-nun

    1976
  94. Cadaveri eccellenti (uncredited) .... Woman on the bus
  95. Colpita da improvviso benessere (uncredited) .... Fish market customer
  96. La dottoressa del distretto militare (uncredited) .... Recruit mother
  97. La pretora (uncredited) .... Audience in tribunal
  98. La professoressa di scienze naturali (uncredited) .... Nun
  99. Roma, l'altra faccia della violenza (uncredited) .... Woman in the angry crowd
  100. Il secondo tragico Fantozzi (uncredited) .... Actress in "La corazzata Potëmkin"
  101. Squadra antiscippo (uncredited) .... Mamma Teresa
  102. Vinella e Don Pezzotta (uncredited) .... Woman at soup kitchen

    1977
  103. Anima persa (uncredited) .... Woman at the roulette table
  104. Doppio delitto (uncredited) .... Woman at the political rally
  105. Un borghese piccolo piccolo (uncredited) .... Woman at the cemetery

    1978
  106. La sberla (TV series) (uncredited) Restaurant guest
  107. Squadra antimafia (uncredited) .... Woman on the bus

    1979
  108. Caligola (uncredited) .... Wedding guest
  109. Dimenticare Venezia (uncredited) .... Wedding guest

    1982
  110. Il paramedico (uncredited) .... Sora Maria, the neighbour

FOTOROMANZI
  1. I romanzi della fontana: "Felicità perduta" (1964) - credited
  2. Tipo N. 50: "La spia dalle ciglia di visone" (Ed. C.I.R. - Published February 1966)
  3. Joe Crack N. 2: "Strip mortale" (Ed. S.E.P.I.M. - Published May 1967)
  4. Luna Park N. 48: "Resurrezione" (Ed. Rizzoli - Published May 1970)

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Post by Emiliano » 30/09/2018, 15:38

Don Camillo e i giovani d'oggi (1972) as Bartender
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Don Camillo e i giovani d'oggi (1973) 2.JPG

La dottoressa del distretto militare (1976) as Mother of a recruit
La dottoressa del distretto militare (1976).JPG

La professoressa di scienze naturali (1976) as Nun
La professoressa di scienze naturali (1976).JPG

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Post by vecchiaguardia » 30/09/2018, 15:41

Squadra antiscippo (1976) as "Mamma Teresa"
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Squadra antimafia (1978) as Woman on the bus
Squadra Antimafia - Iolanda Fortini.jpg

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Post by Johan Melle » 30/09/2018, 15:48

Metti lo diavolo tuo ne lo mio Inferno (1972) - from Bertrand's site:
Metti lo diavolo tuo ne lo mio Inferno (1972) .jpg

Le avventure di Pinocchio (1972) as Laundress
Le avventure di Pinocchio (1972).jpg

The Arena (1974) as Woman in the audience at gladiator fight
The Arena (1974).jpg

Diario segreto di un carcere femminile (1973) as Prisoner
Diario segreto di un carcere femminile (1973).jpg

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Post by Emiliano » 30/09/2018, 15:53

Her most memorable role in Fantozzi (1975) (credited) as Teresa Catellani
Fantozzi (1975).jpg

And she had a little part also in Il secondo tragico Fantozzi (1976) as Actress in "La corazzata Potëmkin"
Il secondo tragico Fantozzi (1976).jpg

La pretora (1976) as Audience in tribunal
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Post by vecchiaguardia » 30/09/2018, 16:00

Processo per direttissima (1974) as Laundress
Processo per direttissima (1974).jpg

Io non vedo, tu non parli, lui non sente (1971)
Io non vedo, tu non parli, lui non sente (1971).jpg

Anima persa (1977) as Woman at the roulette table
Anima Persa - Iolanda Fortini.jpg

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Post by vecchiaguardia » 30/09/2018, 16:06

Bellissima (1951)
Bellissima (1951).jpg

Corruzione al palazzo di giustizia (1975)
Corruzione Al Palazzo - Iolanda Fortini.jpg

Fermate il mondo... voglio scendere! (1970) as Woman in TV studio
Fermate - Iolanda Fortini.jpg

Il saprofita (1974)
Il saprofita (1974).jpg

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 30/09/2018, 16:12

Small role in Belle ma povere (1957) as a guest at the dinner
Venezia la luna e tu (1957) 1.jpg
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Venezia la luna e tu (1957) 3.jpg

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 30/09/2018, 16:14

Vedo nudo (1969) as Woman at the post office
Vedo Nudo (1969) 1.jpg
Vedo Nudo (1969) 2.jpg

C'eravamo tanto amati (1974)
C'eravamo tanto amati (1974) 1.jpg
C'eravamo tanto amati (1974) 2.jpg

Riuscirà l'avvocato Franco Benenato a sconfiggere il suo acerrimo nemico il pretore Ciccio De Ingras? (1971) as Woman in the courtroom - pic by Ghibarian
Riuscirà l'avvocato Franco Benenato a sconfiggere il suo acerrimo nemico il pretore Ciccio De Ingras  (1971).jpg

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 30/09/2018, 16:27

Pane e cioccolata (1974) as a German bath-cleanwoman
Pane Cioccolata - Iolanda Fortini.jpg

A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (1975) as Woman at the market
A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (1975) 1.jpg
A mezzanotte va la ronda del piacere (1975) 2.jpg

Non scherzare con le donne - I galli del mare (1958) - credited as Mrs. Moneta
Non scherzare con le donne - I galli del mare (1958).JPG
(picture from a fotobusta as we haven't yet found this film)

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