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Poli, Mimmo

Post by PeplumParadise » 09/06/2019, 17:43

Mimmo Poli in Romolo e Remo (1961)
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Domenico “Mimmo” Poli was born on April 11th 1922 in Rome. He died on April 4th 1986 in Rome, aged 64, from a heart attack.[1]

One of the great comedic character actors of Italian cinema, Mimmo’s career stretched from the start of the 50’s until his death in the mid-80’s. In an alternate reality he really should have become a much bigger star, but, one must assume, due to a combination of bad luck and bad management, he never rose above bit parts and small supporting roles that were, much more often than not, uncredited, even when his roles were bigger and showier than many of the credited actors.

His early career was notable for it’s diversity - he would turn up in everything from serious dramas or historical swashbucklers and peplums to outrageous comedies, frequently appearing in the films of comics Totò and, later, Franco & Ciccio. His career took a bit of a downward turn in the late 60’s where he was most often to be found typecast playing bartenders in spaghetti westerns, there only for the purpose of giving good reaction shots to the fights going on around him. As the 70’s came along he found himself most often cast as priests or restaurant owners, with a few surprises along the way which even included a spot of hardcore pornography, and not forgetting his regular appearances in the films of Fellini. In addition to his film roles he also appeared regularly in fotoromanzi during the 60's.

Mimmo’s earliest known film roles date from 1951, but since he was already aged 29 and an established stage actor at this time I suspect there may be some earlier film titles to be discovered. I have found a number of previously undocumented appearances by Mimmo in peplum and historical productions, so I am sure there are still more roles of his to be discovered, particularly from around 1954-55 and 1973-75 when his filmography is uncharacteristically sparse. I wouldn’t be surprised if, when all is said and done, Mimmo’s filmography will come in at around some 300 titles.

1. Tototruffa profile

Filmography
1951
  1. Anna .... Nurse (uncredited)
  2. Mamma mia, che impressione! .... Gym trainer (uncredited) (uncertain identification)
  3. Sette ore di guai .... Bernardo, construction worker (uncredited)
  4. Totò e i Re di Roma .... Man pushing past Toto coming up steps / Man in heaven (uncredited)

    1952
  5. I morti non pagano le tasse .... Orchestra member at the unveiling of the statue (uncredited)
  6. I tre corsari .... Pirate (uncredited)
  7. Il cappotto .... Councillor (uncredited)
  8. Il tallone di Achille .... Nurse at Villa Verde clinic (uncredited)
  9. Inganno .... Customer in the trattoria (uncredited)
  10. Jolanda la figlia del Corsaro Nero .... Pirate (uncredited)
  11. Lo sai che i papaveri... .... Sfilatino (uncredited)
  12. La muta di Portici .... Man waiting for food (uncredited)
  13. Noi due soli .... Man at the bus stop (uncredited)
  14. The Crimson Pirate .... Pirate (uncredited)
  15. Totò a colori .... Man cleaning outside Trattoria (uncredited)
  16. Totò e le donne .... Nurse (uncredited)

    1953
  17. Ai margini della metropoli .... Valdi (uncredited)
  18. Beat the devil .... Barman (uncredited)
  19. I sette dell'Orsa Maggiore .... Drunken sailor in tavern (uncredited)
  20. Le infedeli .... Scorzo, film producer (uncredited)
  21. Riscatto .... Prison inmate (uncredited)
  22. Roman Holiday .... Man whose stall gets wrecked (uncredited)
  23. Stazione Termini / Indiscretion of an American Wife .... Passenger on platform (uncredited)

    1955
  24. Il coraggio .... "Coraggio e volontà" member (uncredited)
  25. Guerra e pace .... Officer at the orgy (uncredited)

    1956
  26. Il bigamo .... Prisoner (uncredited)
  27. Beatrice Cenci .... Servant in Cenci household (uncredited)
  28. Donatella .... Nightclub customer (uncredited)
  29. Il tetto .... Taxi driver (uncredited)
  30. Kean: Genio e sregolatezza .... Customer in tavern (uncredited)
  31. Mi permette babbo! .... Man repossessing piano (uncredited)
  32. Montecarlo .... Barman (uncredited)
  33. Mio figlio Nerone .... Nero's courtier (credited)
  34. Totò lascia o raddoppia? .... Bookmaker (uncredited)
  35. Totò, Peppino e i fuorilegge .... Bandit's cook (uncredited)
  36. Una pelliccia di visone .... Panetti's chauffeur (uncredited)

    1957
  37. Amore e chiacchiere... .... Paseroni's butler(credited)
  38. Belle ma povere .... Waiter (uncredited)
  39. I misteri di Parigi .... Man carrying corpse from the river (uncredited)
  40. Il cocco di Mamma .... Restaurant owner (uncredited)
  41. Il corsaro della Mezzaluna .... Lute-playing pirate (credited)
  42. Il ricatto di un padre .... Nightclub customer (uncredited)
  43. La nonna Sabella .... Postman (uncredited)
  44. Le notti bianche .... Man at the opera (uncredited)
  45. Le notti di Cabiria .... Man eating in nightclub (uncredited)
  46. Padri e figli... .... Man in the stadium (uncredited)
  47. Parola di ladro .... Man at the tavern (uncredited)
  48. Poveri ma belli .... Diner in Antica Roma restaurant (uncredited)
  49. Rascel-Fifi... .... Malone (credited)
  50. Uomini e lupi... .... Guest at New Year's party (uncredited)

    1958
  51. Adorabili e bugiarde .... Traffic policeman (uncredited)
  52. Afrodite, Dea dell'amore .... Merchant (uncredited)
  53. Anna di Brooklyn .... Football coach (uncredited)
  54. Ballerina e buon Dio .... Spectator at second acrobat show (uncredited)
  55. Don Vesuvio .... Grassone (uncredited)
  56. Fortunella .... Wrestler "Orso Bruno" (uncredited)
  57. I soliti ignoti .... Prisoner (uncredited)
  58. L'amore nasce a Roma .... Tancredi (uncredited)
  59. La legge è legge .... Chef (uncredited)
  60. La maja desnuda .... Man watching street fight (uncredited)
  61. La tempesta .... Cossack at banquet (uncredited)
  62. La zia d'America va a sciare .... Hotel receptionist (uncredited)
  63. Ladro lui, ladra lei .... Remo (uncredited)
  64. Mia nonna poliziotto .... Member of the criminal gang (uncredited)
  65. Raw Wind in Eden .... Photographer (uncredited) (uncertain identification)
  66. Totò a Parigi .... Fat man on the train (uncredited)
  67. Venezia, la luna e tu .... Gigolo gondolier (uncredited)

    1959
  68. Arrangiatevi .... Chicken vendor (uncredited)
  69. Ferdinando I° re di Napoli .... Waiter polishing the King's portrait (uncredited)
  70. I ragazzi del juke box .... Sleeping songwriter (uncredited)
  71. I Reali di Francia .... Angry peasant (uncredited)
  72. Il figlio del Corsaro Rosso .... Tavern keeper (uncredited)
  73. Il moralista .... Policeman on bicycle (uncredited)
  74. Il nemico di mia moglie .... Fence-shaking football supporter (uncredited)
  75. Il raccomandato di Ferro .... Lawyer on the telephone (uncredited)
  76. Il vedovo .... Man in nightclub (uncredited)
  77. Juke Box Urli d'amore .... Man dancing in club (uncredited)
  78. La cento chilometri .... One of the men who take away Cesare and Angela's bed (uncredited)
  79. La notte brava .... Barman (uncredited)
  80. Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) .... Bar customer (uncredited)
  81. Perfide.... ma belle .... Lodger at Pensione Tecla (credited? - role unconfirmed)
  82. Poveri milionari .... Train passenger (uncredited)
  83. Psicanalista per signora .... Traffic policeman (uncredited)
  84. Quanto sei bella Roma (uncredited?) .... Manager of the Carillon nightclub (uncredited)
  85. Simpatico mascalzone .... Audience member in the theater (uncredited)
  86. Tipi da spiaggia .... Il bagnone (uncredited)
  87. Tutti innamorati .... Man entering lavatory (uncredited)
  88. Uomini e nobiluomini .... Snoring man in prison cell (uncredited)

    1960
  89. A qualcuna piace calvo .... Angry man in the window (uncredited)
  90. Caccia al marito .... Antonio, the lifeguard (uncredited)
  91. Caravan petrol .... Nightclub customer (uncredited)
  92. Ferragosto in bikini .... Beach bar manager (credited)
  93. Fra Manisco cerca guai... .... Monk (credited)
  94. I baccanali di Tiberio .... Dancing slave (uncredited)
  95. I Teddy boys della canzone .... Television viewer (uncredited)
  96. Il mattatore .... Chef (uncredited)
  97. Il mio amico Jekyll .... Rufio, Dr. Jekyll's assistant (credited)
  98. It started in Naples .... Nightclub customer / Man in coffee bar (uncredited)
  99. La strada dei giganti .... Barman (uncredited)
  100. Messalina, Venere imperatrice .... Drunken man at street celebrations (uncredited)
  101. Morgan il pirata .... Pirate (uncredited)
  102. Totò, Peppino e la dolce vita .... Thief (uncredited)
  103. Totò, Fabrizi e i giovani d'oggi .... Man watching TV in bakers shop (uncredited)
  104. Un dollaro di fifa .... Zaccaria, the mayor's right hand man (credited)

    1961
  105. 5 marines per 100 ragazze .... Fat sailor in Imparato's dream (uncredited)
  106. Barabba .... Man in tavern (uncredited)
  107. Come September .... Police commissioner (uncredited)
  108. Francis of Assisi .... Tavern keeper (uncredited)
  109. I due marescialli .... Postman (credited)
  110. Il mantenuto .... Man buried in sand (uncredited)
  111. La ragazza sotto il lenzuolo .... John Allison (credited?)
  112. Le ambiziose .... Guest of honour at party (uncredited)
  113. Le magnifiche 7 .... Yacht captain (uncredited)
  114. La vendetta della maschera di ferro .... Tavern keeper (credited)
  115. Le avventure di Mary Read .... Party guest whose trousers fall down (credited)
  116. Romolo e Remo .... Pastor (uncredited)
  117. Sodoma e Gomorra .... Queen's cupbearer (uncredited)
  118. Vanina Vanini .... Fabric merchant (uncredited)

    1962
  119. Carmen di Trastevere .... Customer eating spaghetti (credited?)
  120. Colpo gobbo all'italiana .... Bar proprietor (credited)
  121. I motorizzati .... Man at the car market (uncredited)
  122. Il cambio della guardia .... Fascist driver (uncredited)
  123. Lo smemorato di Collegno .... Mental patient who thinks he's a bench (uncredited)
  124. Maciste contro lo Sceicco .... Chamberlain (credited)
  125. Totò diabolicus .... Postman (credited)

    1963
  126. Finché dura la tempesta .... Waiter (uncredited)
  127. Gidget Goes to Rome .... Museum guard (uncredited)
  128. Gli onorevoli .... MSI supporter (uncredited)
  129. I due colonnelli .... Cook (uncredited)
  130. Il monaco di Monza .... Nurse (credited)
  131. L'attico .... Nurse (uncredited)
  132. Totòsexy .... Prisoner No.1 (credited)

    1964
  133. Biblioteca di studio uno - La primula rossa (TV series) .... Prison guard in the Bastille (credited)
  134. Controsesso - segment "Il professore" .... Café customer by the jukebox (uncredited)
  135. Due mafiosi nel Far West .... Saloon customer (uncredited)
  136. I due evasi di Sing Sing .... Boxing match announcer (credited)
  137. I marziani hanno 12 manni .... Spectator at football match (uncredited)
  138. Il trionfo dei dieci gladiatori .... Tavern keeper (uncredited)
  139. Il gladiatore che sfidò l'impero .... Guest at Nero's banquet (uncredited)

    1965
  140. Altissima pressione (credited) .... Owner of Catacomba (uncredited)
  141. Colorado Charlie .... Jack, Springfield barman (maybe credited under pseudonym?)
  142. I due sergenti del generale Custer .... Barman (uncredited)
  143. I figli del leopardo (credited) .... Farmer (uncredited)
  144. Il tormento e l'estasi / The agony and the ecstasy .... Tavern customer (uncredited)
  145. Io uccido, tu uccidi - segment "Cavalleria rusticana: oggi" .... Sicilian man (uncredited)
  146. La sfida dei Giganti .... Geronte (uncredited)
  147. Un dollaro bucato .... Man cat-calling to Judy in saloon (uncertain identification)

    1966
  148. After the Fox .... Actor (credited)
  149. Agguato sul Bosforo .... Informer in the Contessa's club (uncredited)
  150. All the Way to Paris .... Italian butcher (credited but not found)
  151. Io, io, io.... e gli altri .... Man at the desk in the funeral home (uncredited)
  152. La Bibbia .... Sodomite (uncredited)
  153. Per pochi dollari ancora .... Saloon customer (uncredited)
  154. Un milione di dollari per 7 assassini .... Man in sauna (uncredited)
  155. Vacanze sulla neve .... role? (poster credit)

    1967
  156. 7 donne per i Mac Gregor .... Barney, hardware store owner (uncredited)
  157. Arrriva Dorellik .... Gustavo Dupont (uncredited)
  158. Bang Bang Kid .... Barman (credited)
  159. I crudeli .... Man in saloon (uncredited)
  160. Il magnifico texano .... Barman (uncredited)
  161. L'indomabile Angelica .... Bidder at slave auction (uncredited)
  162. La bisbetica domata .... Man in street (uncredited)
  163. La cintura di castità .... Diavolone (uncredited)
  164. La feldmarescialla - Rita fugge... lui corre... egli scappa .... German officer blowing swastika smoke ring (uncredited)
  165. Le dolci signore .... Guest at Orphans benefit (uncredited)
  166. Peggio per me... meglio per te .... Restaurant diner (uncredited)

    1968
  167. Brutti di notte .... Man in Piazza Navona (uncredited)
  168. Don Chisciotte e Sancio Panza .... Tavern customer (uncredited)
  169. Donne... botte e bersaglieri .... Commendator Lo Giudice (uncredited)
  170. E per tetto un cielo di stelle .... Store keeper (uncredited)
  171. Il grande silenzio .... Barman (uncredited)
  172. Il pistolero segnato da Dio .... Barman (uncredited)
  173. Se vuoi vivere... spara! .... Fred, barman (uncredited)
  174. Stuntman .... Man with camper (credited?)
  175. Tre passi nel delirio / Histoires extraordinaires .... Driver / Party guest (uncredited)
  176. Un minuto per pregare, un istante per morire .... Man in saloon (uncredited)

    1969
  177. Cinque figli di cane .... Brothel client (uncredited)
  178. Gli specialisti .... Barman (uncredited)
  179. Ehi amico... c'è Sabata, hai chiuso! .... Barman (uncredited)
  180. I quattro del Pater Noster .... Gambler (uncredited)
  181. Il ragazzo che sorride .... Porter delivering sofa (uncredited)
  182. Le calde notti di Poppea .... Man in market place (uncredited)
  183. Una su 13 .... Pasqualino's father (uncredited)
  184. Zorro marchese di Navarra .... Tavern keeper (uncredited)

    1970
  185. Nel giorno del signore .... Companion of Messer Anticoli (uncredited)
  186. Satiricosissimo .... Party guest (uncredited)
  187. Splendori e miserie di Madame Royale .... Man in sauna (uncredited)

    1971
  188. Er Più - Storia d'amore e di coltello .... Tavern proprietor (uncredited)
  189. Il provinciale .... Man delivering chairs (uncredited)
  190. Le juge (All'ovest di Sacramento) .... Witness at Buck's trial (uncredited)
  191. Mio padre, monsignore .... Man singing in town square (credited)
  192. Quando gli uomini armarono la clava e... con le donne fecero din-don .... Fat lake dweller (credited?)
  193. Quickly - spari e baci a colazione .... Plane passenger (uncredited)
  194. Riuscirà l'avvocato Franco Benenato a sconfiggere il suo acerrimo nemico il pretore Ciccio De Ingras? .... Barman (uncredited)
  195. Siamo tutti in libertà provvisoria .... Man with prostitute (uncredited)
  196. Uomo avvisato mezzo ammazzato... parola di Spirito Santo .... Barman (uncredited)

    1972
  197. Boccaccio .... Spectator (uncredited)
  198. Così Sia .... Bell ringer (uncredited)
  199. Domani passo a salutare la tua vedova... parola di Epidemia .... Hotel receptionist (uncredited)
  200. …E si salvò solo l'aretino pietro con una mano avanti e l'altra dietro .... The dishonoured father (uncredited)
  201. Il prode Anselmo e il suo scudiero .... Blacksmith (uncredited)
  202. Il terrore con gli occhi storti .... Barman at party (uncredited)
  203. Lo chiameremo Andrea .... Actor in advert on TV (uncredited)
  204. Roma .... Man eating on restaurant terrace (uncredited)
  205. Sollazzevoli storie di mogli gaudenti e mariti penitenti .... Monk who lags behind (uncredited)
  206. Storia di fifa e di coltello - Er seguito der più .... Not found (credited)
  207. Tutti fratelli nel west... per parte di padre .... Shower customer (uncredited)

    1973
  208. Diario di una vergine romana .... Nobleman in Livia's bed (uncredited)
  209. Novelle licenziose di vergini vogliose .... Friar (credited)
  210. Polvere di stelle .... Spectator at Theatre Caracioni (uncredited)
  211. Vogliamo i colonnelli .... Officer on the bench with walkie talkie (uncredited)

    1974
  212. La rivolta delle gladiatrici / The Arena .... Man at the orgy (uncredited)
  213. Prima ti suono e poi ti sparo (credited) .... Saloon owner (uncredited)

    1975
  214. La polizia interviene: ordine di uccidere! .... Kellner, restaurant owner (credited)
  215. Un sorriso, uno schiaffo, un bacio in bocca .... Postman (uncredited) (archive footage from "Totò diabolicus" - 1963)

    1976
  216. Cassandra Crossing .... Train passenger (uncredited)
  217. Novecento .... Fascist at church meeting (uncredited)
  218. Squadra antiscippo .... Football supporter (credited as "Domenico Poli")
  219. Il conto è chiuso .... Garage owner (uncredited)
  220. Paura in città (credited as Domenico Poli) .... Nestore Frangipane, barman (uncredited)
  221. Squadra antifurto .... Sr. Mussulman (credited)

    1977
  222. Emanuelle perché violenza alle donne? .... Man performing cunnilingus (uncredited)
  223. La banda del trucido .... Pool hall manager (uncredited)
  224. Messalina, Messalina! .... Man in tavern (uncredited)
  225. Poliziotto sprint .... Peppone, an informer (credited as "Domenico Poli")
  226. Squadra antitruffa .... Milady (uncredited)
  227. Un borghese piccolo piccolo .... Freemason (uncredited)

    1978
  228. Il figlio dello sceicco .... Abdul, the sheik (credited)
  229. La banda del gobbo .... Salvatore (uncredited)
  230. La Cage aux Folles / Il vizietto .... Marcel, cafe owner (uncredited)
  231. Pari e dispari .... Cafe manager (uncredited)

    1979
  232. Viaggio con Anita .... Production assistant on commercial (uncredited)
  233. Giallo napoletano .... Cook in psychiatric hospital (uncredited)
  234. La liceale, il diavolo e l'acquasanta .... Man who was mugged (uncredited)
  235. La luna .... Piano delivery man (credited)
  236. Letti selvaggi .... School janitor (uncredited)

    1980
  237. La città delle donne .... Party guest (uncredited)
  238. Delitto a Porta Romana .... Man outside theatre (uncredited)
  239. Mi faccio la barca .... Parking attendant (credited)
  240. Piedone d'Egitto .... Passenger on plane (credited)
  241. La salamandra .... Party guest (uncredited)
  242. Sono fotogenico .... Assistant on the set of "L'ultimo rally" (uncredited)
  243. Zucchero, miele e peperoncino .... Father of Rosalia (uncredited)

    1981
  244. Delitto al ristorante cinese .... Gasparotto (credited)
  245. Il marchese del Grillo .... Tavern keeper (uncredited)
  246. L'isola del gabbiano (TV mini series) .... Man on the beach (uncredited)
  247. La sai l'ultima su... i matti? .... Mental patient (uncredited)
  248. Uno contro l'altro, praticamente amici .... Restaurant owner (uncredited)

    1982
  249. Bomber .... Cook (uncredited)
  250. Delitto sull'autostrada .... Restaurant owner (uncredited)
  251. Dio il fa poi il accoppia .... Taxi driver (uncredited)
  252. Il conte Tacchia .... Priest (uncredited)
  253. La casa stregata .... Customer entering the bank during first robbery (uncredited)
  254. Monsignor .... Sicilian priest (credited as "Domenico Poli")
  255. Pronto... Lucia .... Barman in Austrian restaurant (uncredited)
  256. Vieni avanti cretino .... Man leaving prison (uncredited)

    1983
  257. Guapparia .... Priest (uncredited)
  258. II diavolo e l'acquasanta .... Taxi driver (credited)

    1984
  259. A tu per tu .... Not found, maybe does not appear (credited)
  260. Le due vite di Mattia Pascal (TV mini-series) - episode 3.... Desk clerk at gambling den (uncredited)

    1985
  261. I soliti ignoti vent'anni dopo .... Cesare (credited)
  262. Mi faccia causa (TV series) - episode 3 .... Chef in court room (uncredited)

    1986
  263. Ginger e Fred .... Man in waiting area (uncredited)
  264. Quando arriva il giudice (TV series) - episode 5: "La notte delle stelle" .... Guest at the costume party (uncredited)
Additional credits
  • Polaroid Swinger advertisement (1968) .... Himself (vocally credited)
  • Emulsio floor wax advertisement (1970) .... Man having shoe problems (uncredited)
More Mimmo!
Even with the 235 odd credits here already there are still more titles in which Mimmo reportedly appears, so if anyone has shots of him in any of the titles below, you know what to do! Equally, if you know he definitely does not appear in any of these films then please let me know and I will move the title to the other list below - and of course if you know of or can find any additional titles not on this list that would be even better!
  • Licenza premio (1951)
  • La barriera della legge (1954)
  • La chiamavan capinera (1957)
  • La duchessa di Santa Lucia (1959)
  • II principe fusto (1960) as Mimmo (uncredited) - maybe credited
  • La cieca di Sorrento (1963) There is a fishmonger who looks like he could be Mimmo, however the German DVD, which seems to be the only version currently available, is both too soft and too dark to make a definite ID.
  • Indios a nord-ovest (1964)
  • Gli altri, gli altri e noi (1966) - not to be confused with Io, Io, Io e gli altri, released the same year, in which Mimmo also appears
  • La donne a una dimensione (1969) as Man on TV (uncredited)
Mimmo is missing!
Mimmo seems to have a surprisingly high number of mis-credits around the internet, and even in the credits of films themselves, for films in which he does not seem to appear. A few of these could maybe be accounted for by my having only seen versions where his appearance had been cut, some are clearly misidentifications and it is possible I could have missed him in one or two, but then again some of them are just total mysteries. If anyone else wants to search for him in these films in the hope of finding him where I may have missed him I wish you good luck.
  • Ulisse (1954) - Does not appear. Pretty much every filmography I’ve found of Mimmo, including ANICA, includes this title, where he reportedly plays a character called Procio. I have been through this film previously gathering images and identifying actors without finding him (or anyone who resembles him) or any character named Procio and I have been through it three times now on blu-ray specifically looking for Mimmo, still with no luck, so this credit is a big Mimmo mystery.
  • Il carabiniere a cavallo (1961) - Does not appear. IMDb lists him as an uncredited actor in this film but without giving any character name/description and he's nowhere to be found in the film. But there is (uncredited) a tiny role for Gianni Baghino, who even though he doesn't resemble Mimmo, sometimes appeared together with him and often played the same kinds of roles, so possibly someone has confused the two.
  • Il federale (1961) - Probably does not appear. Listed on various websites, including ANICA, with no role given, I couldn’t find him - someone may have confused him with a different unidentified fat actor seen on a bus or a fat trainee soldier who is not seen clearly enough to identify.
  • La donna degli altri è sempre più bella (1963) - Probably does not appear. Mimmo is listed on ANICA and other sites as appearing in this episodic film, with no role given. I have been through it but couldn’t find him. He may have been confused with another unidentified fat actor who appears (who looks similar to the actor who he may have been mistaken for in Il Federale). Rudy also could not see Mimmo in this film.
  • Vino, whisky e acqua salata (1963) - Does not appear. The credits list a “Max Poli” which someone has listed on IMDb as being Mimmo, but he most definitely does not appear in this one, so “Max Poli” is presumably a different actor altogether.
  • Trappola per sette spie (1966) - Does not appear. Just as with Vino, whisky e acqua salata, a certain “Max Poly” is listed in the credits, but in spite of what the IMDb says, this is not (uncredited) an alias for Mimmo.
  • The Honey Pot / Masquerade (1967) - Does not appear. IMDb lists Mimmo as playing a cook, but there is no such role in the film. IMDb also says that a number of actors, including Antonio Corevi and Frank Latimore, filmed scenes that were deleted from the film. There were apparently 18 minutes cut between the film’s initial opening and wide release, and it’s the shorter version which is available on DVD and blu-ray. Maybe Mimmo’s scene was also cut? Who knows!
  • Poppea... una prostituta al servizio dell’impero (1972) - Does not appear. Listed on IMDb and other places, my guess is that someone at some point confused this film with one or other of the similarly titled and themed Le calde notti di Poppea or Livia, una vergine per l’impero, in both of which Mimmo does appear.
  • Piedone lo sbirro (1973) - Probably does not appear. Listed on IMDb with no role. Maybe mistaken for one of several similar looking actors in the film. I couldn’t find him.
  • Zanna Bianca (1973) - Does not appear. Mimmo is credited on ANICA as being in this film, but it is actually Maurice Poli who is credited in the film and playing the role they ascribe to Mimmo.
  • Libidomania (1979) - Does not appear. Mimmo is mis-credited on IMDb and elsewhere as playing the role actually played by Veriano Ginesi.
  • La patata bollente (1979) - Probably does not appear. Mimmo is listed on Cinema Italiano DB as playing a “Worker”. Since the film is set in a factory there are a lot of actors who could be credited as workers, but as far as I can see Mimmo is not one of them. There is an actor sitting in the far background in a scene in the factory restaurant who resembles Mimmo's shape, but I think it would be impossible to see him clearly enough to make a positive I.D.
  • Squadra antigangsters (1979) - Probably does not appear. According to IMDb Mimmo plays an arab in the pre-credit sequence. What pre-credit sequence? The copy I watched didn’t have one and neither did it have Mimmo, which means it was either cut or never existed.
  • A tu per tu (1984) - Probably does not appear. Mimmo’s name appears in the end credits, but I've looked several times and I couldn’t see him anywhere in the film. Just one more Mimmo mystery!
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Totò e i Re di Roma (1951) in what are presumably dual roles as Man pushing past Toto coming up steps and Man in heaven.
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Anna (1951) as Nurse

Note: In his credits around the internet Mimmo's character descriptions frequently include the word "Fat", such as here he would be called "The fat nurse / L'infermiere grasso". I don't really see the necessity to include that description in a film like this, since his size goes without saying and is only really worth noting if it is important to his role, which here it is not.
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Il cappotto (1952) as Councillor
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Jolanda la figlia del Corsaro Nero (1952) as Pirate
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Lo sai che i papaveri... (1952) as Sfilatino
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La muta di Portici (1952) as Man waiting for food
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Noi due soli (1952) as Man at the bus stop
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Totò a colori (1952) as Man cleaning outside Trattoria
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Totò e le donne (1952) as Nurse
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