Filidoro, Giovanni


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Filidoro, Giovanni

Post by PeplumParadise » 11/10/2019, 19:01

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Giovanni Filidoro in L'oro di Roma (1961)

Active from at least the early 50's until the early 70's, Giovanni Filidoro has plenty of distinctive features (nose, chin, neck, hair) to make him easily identifiable.

His unverified biographical details, are that he was born in Naples on January 18th 1895 and that he died on November 5th 1975.[1]

Identified by Nick after he was spotted in an image from It Started in Naples by Johan.

Filmography
1953
  1. Napoletani a Milano .... Antonio Esposito (credited)
  2. Un giorno in pretura .... Man who stole the cat (uncredited)

    1954
  3. Accadde al commissariato .... Man at the police station (uncredited)
  4. Cento anni d'amore - segment: "Purificazione" .... Delivery man (credited)
  5. Hanno rubato un tram .... Tram passenger (uncredited)
  6. I tre ladri .... Man in the crowd (uncredited)
  7. L'arte di arrangiarsi .... House servant (uncredited)
  8. Pane, amore e gelosia .... Dinner guest (uncredited)
  9. Questa è la vita .... Man in the street (uncredited)
  10. Un americano a Roma .... Night watchman (uncredited)

    1955
  11. Buonanotte... avvocato! .... Train passenger (uncredited)
  12. Il bidone .... Giovanni Felice (uncredited)
  13. Il falco d'oro .... Prison guard (uncredited)
  14. La donna più bella del mondo .... Burlesque show audience member (uncredited)
  15. Piccola posta .... Angry man in the market (uncredited)
  16. Totò e Carolina .... Man being taken to see the Commissioner (uncredited)

    1956
  17. Le schiave di Cartagine .... Bidder at slave auction (uncredited)
  18. Quando tramonta il sole .... Maestro Edoardo Tombella (credited)

    1957
  19. I misteri di Parigi .... One of the old beggars (uncredited)
  20. I vampiri .... Castle servant (uncredited)
  21. La nonna Sabella .... Witness at the wedding (uncredited)
  22. Le notti di Cabiria .... Religious goods vendor (uncredited)
  23. Parola di ladro .... Detective agency employee (uncredited)
  24. Solo dio mi fermerà .... role? (uncredited)
  25. Susanna tutta panna .... Nono (uncredited)

    1958
  26. Amore e chiacchiere .... Nursing home resident (uncredited)
  27. L'uomo di paglia .... Diner in restaurant (uncredited)

    1959
  28. Arrangiatevi! .... Buyer at market (uncredited)
  29. Perfide... ma belle .... Lodger at Pensione Tecla (credited? - role unconfirmed)

    1960
  30. It Started in Naples .... Gennariello (credited)
  31. Le pillole di Ercole .... Man at the wild party (uncredited)

    1961
  32. Come September .... Man in the holding cell (uncredited)
  33. I briganti italiani .... Beggar (uncredited) (uncertain identification)
  34. L'oro di Roma .... Man who donates his gold teeth (uncredited)
  35. Sua Eccellenza si fermò a mangiare .... The Inn keeper's father-in-law (uncredited)

    1962
  36. Gli italiani e le donne .... Man in the market (uncredited)
  37. Una vita violenta .... The tramp (uncredited)

    1963
  38. Siamo tutti pomicioni - segment: "Pomicioni di provincia" .... Maria's grandfather (uncredited)

    1965
  39. Resurrezione (TV mini-series) - ep. 2 .... Man outside the church (credited)

    1966
  40. Charlov e le figlie (TV movie) .... A farmer (credited)

    1969
  41. I ragazzi di padre Tobia (TV series) - ep.: "Giacinto nei guai" .... Terzo (credited)
  42. Il segreto di Luca (TV mini-series) - ep. 1 .... Old villager (credited)

    1970
  43. Il Decameron .... Storyteller (credited as "Giovanni Filadoro")
  44. Le terre del sacramento (TV mini-series) - ep. 1 .... Man at Union meeting (uncredited)
  45. La voce del cappone (TV movie) .... Parascandolo (credited)
  46. Piccole storie: Racconti napoletani (TV series) - ep.: "L'assistito" .... Filidoro (credited)

    1972
  47. Anche se volessi lavorare, che faccio? .... Agonia (credited)
  48. Canterbury proibito .... Old pilgrim (credited)
  49. Il grande duello .... Old John (credited)

    1973
  50. Anche gli angeli mangiano fagioli .... Corpse of Joe (uncredited)

    1976
  51. Bettina (TV mini-series) - ep. 1: "La putta onorata" .... Scanna (credited)
Filmography to check
Some additional titles to check where he has an online credit, so if anybody has any of the titles below you know what to do.
  • Processo alla città (1952)
  • Il sole tornera (1956) (sources: cinematografo.it, IMDb)
Notes and sources
1. Tototruffa.it
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Post by PeplumParadise » 11/10/2019, 19:03

L'oro di Roma (1961) as Man who donates his gold teeth
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Post by PeplumParadise » 11/10/2019, 19:05

Un americano a Roma (1954) as Night watchman
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Post by PeplumParadise » 11/10/2019, 19:06

Le schiave di Cartagine (1956) as Bidder at slave auction
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Post by PeplumParadise » 11/10/2019, 19:09

Pane, amore e gelosia (1954) as Dinner guest. Images and identification by Johan
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Post by Johan Melle » 13/10/2019, 3:07

I tre ladri (1954) as Man in the crowd
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Amore e chiacchiere (1958) as Nursing home resident
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Post by Johan Melle » 19/10/2019, 19:38

With Rock Hudson in Come September (1961) as Man in the holding cell
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Post by PeplumParadise » 26/10/2019, 20:56

Hanno rubato un tram (1954) as Tram passenger.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 26/10/2019, 22:14

Totò e Carolina (1955) as Man being taken to the Commissioner
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Re: Giovanni Filidoro

Post by PeplumParadise » 16/11/2019, 13:33

Our man is identified - he is Giovanni Filidoro!

He has a great credited comic role in It Started in Naples (1960) as Gennariello (good spotting by Johan), assistant to Mario Vitale (Vittorio De Sica).
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