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[1].

[1] Info and pic from Rosalba Cantina


FILMOGRAPHY
1952
  1. Il brigante di Tacca del Lupo (uncredited) .... Priest
  2. Il cappotto (uncredited) .... Party guest

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

    1958
  5. Le sorelle omicidi (TV movie) (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... "A man"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1967
  30. L'avventuriero (as Gianni De Benedetto) .... Lt. Bolt
  31. Killer calibro 32 (uncredited) .... Poker player
  32. Odio per odio (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Prison doctor
  33. Per 100,000 dollari t'ammazzo (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Mr. Forest
  34. Squadra omicidi, tenente Sheridan (TV series) - episode 1: "Paso doble" (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... E. George Livan
  35. Vita di Cavour (TV mini series) - episode 3 (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Second officer

    1968
  36. Nude si muore (as John Hawkwood) .... Prof. Di Brazzi
  37. Preparati la bara! (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Walcott
  38. Ragan (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Officer

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

    1970
  43. L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo (uncredited) .... Prof. Rinaldi
  44. Lettera al Kremlino (uncredited) .... Dimitri Polyakov
  45. A Man called Sledge (uncredited) .... Prison guard
  46. Una coccarda per il re (TV mini-series, episode 2) (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Weaver

    1971
  47. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (uncredited) .... Prospective buyer at the coffin exhibit
  48. Gli fumavano le Colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Douglas Toland
  49. Il gatto a nove code (uncredited) .... Solmi, Chief of Squadra Mobile

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

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

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

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

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

    1978
  61. Circuito chiuso (TV) (credited) .... Grandfather at the cinema
  62. Goodbye & Amen (uncredited) .... Foreign secretary
  63. I gabbiani volano basso (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Martini

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

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

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

    1990
  69. Fuga dal paradiso (credited) .... Council member
  70. La primavera di Michelangelo / A Season of Giants (TV mini series) (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Cardinal

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

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

    1994
  73. Only You (credited) .... Pension concierge

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

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

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

    2008
  77. Sanguepazzo (credited) .... Doctor

TV (from CV)
  • The Joker - directed by Marco Costantini – Bavaria
  • Atto di dolore - directed by Pasquale Squitieri
  • Hollywood mom amour - directed by Amato/Moretti
  • Blank Meier, Jensen - directed by M. Mackenroth (in German)
  • Preister Daens - directed by Stijin Conino (in French)
  • Gangsters - directed by Marco Guglielmi
  • Him (Destino) - directed by Norman Jewison
  • Soro 5113 – Folge 1 & 2 - directed by Thomas Nikel
  • In nome della famiglia - directed by Verdecchi
  • Volare - directed by De Sisti
  • Cadaveri eccellenti - directed by Ricky Tognazzi
  • Camici Bianchi - directed 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)
La svastica nel ventre (1977).JPG

L'ultimo treno della notte (1975)
L'ultimo treno della notte (1975).JPG

Il gatto a nove code (1971)
Il gatto a nove code (1971).jpg

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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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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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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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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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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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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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