Giovanni Di Benedetto

a.k.a. Gianni Di/De Benedetto, John Hawkwood

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Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 04/09/2018, 13:01

Portrait of Giovanni Di Benedetto
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Alias: Gianni Di Benedetto, Gianni De Benedetto, John Hawkwood.
Born in 1921, degree in political science, publicist, translator (he spoke English, German and French) and of course very prolific "caratterista" of italian cinema. (Info and pic from Rosalba Cantina)


FILMOGRAPHY
1952
  1. Il brigante di Tacca del Lupo (uncredited) .... role?

    1954
  2. L'arte di arrangiarsi (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... On. Toscano
  3. La romana (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Model painter

    1959
  4. Ottocento (TV mini series) - episode 3 (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Usher

    1960
  5. I delfini (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Party guest
  6. Et mourir de plaisir / Il sangue e la rosa (uncredited) .... Police Marshal

    1961
  7. Barabba (uncredited) .... Officer outside sulphur mines
  8. Romolo e Remo (uncredited) .... King Tazio's man

    1963
  9. Ercole sfida Sansone (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Argos
  10. Il processo di Verona (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Carlo Pareschi
  11. La ragazza che sapeva troppo (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Professor Torrani
  12. The Pink Panther (uncredited) .... Court clerk

    1964
  13. La cittadella (TV mini series) (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Socio del club
  14. Gli invincibile dieci gladiatori (as John Heston) .... Spartacus
  15. I grandi camaleonti (TV mini series) - episode 3 .... role?
  16. Il trionfo dei dieci gladiatori (as John Heston) .... Arimandro
  17. La vendetta della signora (The Visit) (credits?) .... role?
  18. Maciste nell'inferno di Gengis Khan (uncredited) .... Captain of Vladimir's army

    1965
  19. Come le foglie (1965) (TV movie) .... Andrea, the house servant
  20. Sette uomini d'oro (uncredited) .... Bank guard

    1966
  21. A 077 sfida ai killers (as John Hawkwood) .... Agent Bob Fleming's boss
  22. Furia a Marrakech (as John Hawkwood) .... The Colonel
  23. Il conte di Montecristo (TV mini series) - episode 1: "Il complotto" (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Wedding guest
  24. La Bibbia (uncredited) .... Nimrod's man
  25. Tecnica di un omicidio (as John Hawkwood) .... Nightclub director

    1967
  26. L'avventuriero (as Gianni De Benedetto) .... Lt. Bolt
  27. Killer calibro 32 (uncredited) .... Poker player
  28. Odio per odio (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Prison doctor
  29. Per 100,000 dollari t'ammazzo (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Mr. Forest
  30. Vita di Cavour (TV mini series) - episode 3 (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Second officer

    1968
  31. Nude si muore (as John Hawkwood) .... Prof. Di Brazzi
  32. Preparati la bara! (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Walcott
  33. Ragan (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Officer

    1969
  34. Barbagia (uncredited) .... Police inspector
  35. Così dolce, così perversa (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Mr. Valmont
  36. It Takes a Thief (TV series) - season 3, episode 9: "The King of Thieves" (uncredited) .... Priest
  37. The Appointment (uncredited) .... Lawyer

    1970
  38. L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo (uncredited) .... Prof. Rinaldi
  39. Lettera al Kremlino (uncredited) (title from CV - no pic)
  40. A man called Sledge (uncredited) .... Prison guard

    1971
  41. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (uncredited) .... Prospective buyer at the coffin exhibit
  42. Gli fumavano le Colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Douglas Toland
  43. Il gatto a nove code (uncredited) .... Solmi, Chief of Squadra Mobile

    1973
  44. Sepolta viva (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Duke de Camlyse

    1974
  45. L'ossessa (as Gianni De Benedetto) .... role?

    1975
  46. Attenti al buffone (uncredited) .... Cesare's collaborator
  47. Il giustiziere sfida la città (as Gianni De Benedetto) .... Police Inspector
  48. L'ultimo treno della notte (uncredited) .... Intellectual on the train
  49. L'uomo dalla strada fa giustizia (uncredited) .... Journalist
  50. La polizia accusa: il Servizio Segreto uccide (as Gianni De Benedetto) .... General Eugenio Stocchi
  51. Macchie solari (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Head coroner
  52. Mahogany (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Ad agency executive

    1976
  53. Extra (TV mini series) (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Colonel McKay

    1977
  54. La svastica nel ventre (as Gianni De Benedetto) .... Nazi officer

    1978
  55. Circuito chiuso (TV) (credited) .... Grandfather at the cinema
  56. I gabbiani volano basso (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Martini

    1980
  57. Ora zero e dintorni (TV series) - episode 5: "Extra mild" (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... The old man
  58. Ora zero e dintorni (TV series) - episode 7: "Drugstore" (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Tom

    1982
  59. Morte in Vaticano (credited) .... High-ranking military officer

    1984
  60. ...e la vita continua (TV mini series) (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Bartender
  61. I guerrieri dell'anno 2072 (credited) .... Sam

    1990
  62. Fuga dal paradiso (credited) .... Council member

    1992
  63. Edera (TV series) - episode 9 (credited) .... Claudia's father

    1993
  64. Bugie rosse (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Old homosexual at the public pool

    1995
  65. Strassen von Berlin - Die akte Stalin (TV movie) (uncredited) .... role?

    1998
  66. Professione fantasma (TV series) - episode 2: "Un'espressione inconfondibile" (credited) .... Notary

    2002
  67. La felicità non costa niente (title from CV - no pic)

    2008
  68. Sanguepazzo (credited) .... Doctor

TV (from CV)
  • The Joker - direct by Marco Costantini – Bavaria
  • Michelangelo - direct by Jerry London (rai uno)
  • Atto di dolore - direct by Pasquale Squitieri
  • Hollywood mom amour - direct by Amato/Moretti
  • Blank Meier, Jensen - direct by M. Mackenroth (in tedesco)
  • Preister Daens - direct by Stijin Conino (in francese)
  • Gangsters - direct by Marco Guglielmi
  • Him (Destino) - direct by Norman Jewison
  • Soro 5113 – Folge 1 & 2 - direct by Thomas Nikel
  • In nome della famiglia - direct by Verdecchi
  • Volare - direct by De Sisti
  • Cadaveri eccellenti - direct by Ricky Tognazzi
  • Camici Bianchi - direct by Amatucci

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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 04/09/2018, 13:03

Nude... si muore (1968)
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L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo (1970)
L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo (1970).JPG

La polizia accusa: il Servizio Segreto uccide (1975)
La polizia accusa il Servizio Segreto uccide (1975) 1.JPG
La polizia accusa il Servizio Segreto uccide (1975) 2.JPG

L'ossessa (1974)
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La svastica nel ventre (1977)
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L'ultimo treno della notte (1975)
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Il gatto a nove code (1971)
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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 21/10/2018, 7:51

Il giustiziere sfida la città (1975) as Police inspector

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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by carlos » 01/12/2018, 16:33

Preparati la bara! (1968) Walcott
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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by van den bremt rudy » 05/12/2018, 23:37

La romana (1954) as a model painter.
in one of his earliest roles and also he is credited
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here with the very lovely gina lollobrigida.

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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by van den bremt rudy » 05/12/2018, 23:43

L'arte di arrangiarsi (1954) as onorevole toscano.
again in an earlier movie role, and credited !
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here with Alberto sordi
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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by van den bremt rudy » 05/12/2018, 23:49

Ottocento (1959) tv miniserie (episode 3/5) as an usher.
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he is credited ! but appears very very briefly.
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it is strange that we haven't found a movie yet from 1955 till 1958.

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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by van den bremt rudy » 05/12/2018, 23:55

Ercole sfida sansone (1963) as argos (the ships navigator) in one of his peplum movies and credited !
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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by van den bremt rudy » 06/12/2018, 0:00

Il processo di verona (1963) as carlo pareschi
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italian drama movie about a fascist process at the end of world war 2.
credited role for Giovanni.
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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by van den bremt rudy » 06/12/2018, 0:06

La ragazza che sapeva troppo (1963) as professor torrani
credited role in this early giallo-thriller from mario bava.
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