Giovanni Di Benedetto

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

Filmographies & Images (click on the face to access to the topic)
ImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImage
User avatar
Emiliano
moderator
Posts: 2516
Joined: Aug 26, 18
Location: Italy

Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 04/09/2018, 13:01

Portrait of Giovanni Di Benedetto
Giovanni Di Benedetto - ritratto.JPG

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    1971
  40. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (uncredited) .... Prospective buyer at the coffin exhibit
  41. Gli fumavano le Colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (as Gianni Di Benedetto) .... Douglas Toland
  42. Il gatto a nove code (uncredited) .... Solmi, Chief of Squadra Mobile

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    2008
  67. 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

EXTERNAL LINKS

User avatar
Emiliano
moderator
Posts: 2516
Joined: Aug 26, 18
Location: Italy

Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 04/09/2018, 13:03

Nude... si muore (1968)
Nude... si muore (1968).jpg

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)
L'Ossessa - Gianni Di Benedetto.jpg

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

User avatar
Emiliano
moderator
Posts: 2516
Joined: Aug 26, 18
Location: Italy

Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by Emiliano » 21/10/2018, 7:51

Il giustiziere sfida la città (1975) as Police inspector

Il giustiziere sfida la città (1975) 1.jpg
Il giustiziere sfida la città (1975) 2.jpg

User avatar
carlos
moderator
Posts: 1287
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: U.S.

Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

Post by carlos » 01/12/2018, 16:33

Preparati la bara! (1968) Walcott
vlcsnap-2018-11-25-22h Preparati Walcott.jpg
vlcsnap-2018-11-25-22h42m32s404.jpg

User avatar
van den bremt rudy
Posts: 1648
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: Belgium

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
vlcsnap-00018.jpg
vlcsnap-00020.jpg
vlcsnap-00021.jpg
here with the very lovely gina lollobrigida.

User avatar
van den bremt rudy
Posts: 1648
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: Belgium

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 !
vlcsnap-00022.jpg
vlcsnap-00023.jpg
here with Alberto sordi
vlcsnap-00024.jpg

User avatar
van den bremt rudy
Posts: 1648
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: Belgium

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.
vlcsnap-00031.jpg
he is credited ! but appears very very briefly.
vlcsnap-00032.jpg
it is strange that we haven't found a movie yet from 1955 till 1958.

User avatar
van den bremt rudy
Posts: 1648
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: Belgium

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 !
vlcsnap-00025.jpg
vlcsnap-00026.jpg

User avatar
van den bremt rudy
Posts: 1648
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: Belgium

Re: Giovanni Di Benedetto

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

Il processo di verona (1963) as carlo pareschi
vlcsnap-00035.jpg
italian drama movie about a fascist process at the end of world war 2.
credited role for Giovanni.
vlcsnap-00036.jpg

User avatar
van den bremt rudy
Posts: 1648
Joined: Aug 29, 18
Location: Belgium

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.
vlcsnap-00037.jpg
vlcsnap-00038.jpg

Post Reply