Di Benedetto, Giovanni

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Di Benedetto, Giovanni

Post by Emiliano » 04/09/2018, 15:01

Portrait of Giovanni Di Benedetto from the eighties.
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Alias: Gianni Di Benedetto, Gianni De Benedetto, John Hawkwood.

Born in 1921, Giovanni Di Benetto was degree in political science, publicist, translator (he spoke English, German and French)[1] and of course being a very prolific background actor of italian cinema.

1. Info and pic from her last agency "Rosalba Cantina".

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1971
  47. 4 mosche di velluto grigio .... Funerary art exposition visitor who trying a coffin (uncredited)
  48. Gli fumavano le Colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto .... Douglas Toland (credited as "Gianni Di Benedetto")
  49. Il gatto a nove code .... Solmi, Chief of Squadra mobile (uncredited)

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

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

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

    1976
  60. Extra (TV mini series) .... Colonel McKay (credited as "Gianni Di Benedetto")

    1977
  61. La svastica nel ventre .... Nazi officer (credited as "Gianni De Benedetto")

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

    1980
  65. Dolce... calda Lisa .... Ing. Boschi (credited as Gianni Di Bededetto)
  66. Ora zero e dintorni (TV series) - ep. 5: "Extra mild" .... The old man (credited as "Gianni Di Benedetto")
  67. Ora zero e dintorni (TV series) - ep. 7: "Drugstore" .... Tom (credited as "Gianni Di Benedetto")

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1999
  78. Tea with Mussolini .... A friend of Elsa (uncredited)

    2002
  79. La felicità non costa niente (title from CV - credited? no pic)

    2008
  80. Sanguepazzo (credited) .... Doctor

Television
Titles from Curriculum vitae
  • 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, 15:03

Nude... si muore (1968)
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L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo (1970)
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La polizia accusa: il Servizio Segreto uccide (1975)
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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)
L'ultimo treno della notte (1975).JPG

Il gatto a nove code (1971)
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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 21/10/2018, 9:51

Il giustiziere sfida la città (1975) as Police inspector

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Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by carlos » 01/12/2018, 17:33

Preparati la bara! (1968) Walcott
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Post by van den bremt rudy » 06/12/2018, 0:37

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 » 06/12/2018, 0:43

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 » 06/12/2018, 0:49

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 » 06/12/2018, 0:55

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, 1:00

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, 1:06

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