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Amedeo Trilli

Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:01

Amedeo Trilli in Il ferroviere (1956)
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Amedeo Trilli was a robust character actor who worked steadily in Italian films from the start of the sound era through until his death in 1971. While he played a fair number of scene-stealing credited character roles and even a one-off lead role, he was just as likely, throughout the length of his career, to be found in uncredited bit parts. Sadly he seems to be largely unknown or forgotten these days.

His unconfirmed biographical details (found on IMDb, Tototruffa, CIDb and various Wikipedia pages) are that he was born on July 9th 1906 in Ronciglione, Italy and died on November 30th 1971 in Rome. He was occasionally billed under the name Amedeo Novelli, so it’s possible this could be his real name. No other information is currently known.

I have turned up at least 10 previously undocumented appearances by Trilli, so I am certain there must be more to be found.


FILMOGRAPHY
1933
  1. 1860 (uncredited) .... Sicilian farmer

    1938
  2. Ettore Fieramosca (uncredited) .... Italian soldier

    1939
  3. Abuna Messias (uncredited) .... Ghebra Selassie

    1940
  4. Dopo divorzieremo (uncredited) .... Policeman
  5. Piccolo alpino (credited) .... Rico
  6. Senza cielo (photo credit) .... Xago

    1941
  7. I promessi sposi (uncredited) .... First plague victim
  8. La corona di ferro (uncredited) .... Armenian King
  9. Le due tigri (credited) .... Sirdar
  10. Pia de' Tolomei (credited) .... Ciacco

    1942
  11. La fortuna viene dal cielo (uncredited) .... Assistant commissioner

    1943
  12. Harlem (Knock-Out) (uncredited) .... Notary
  13. I trecento della Settima (uncredited) .... Chaplain Don Perrucchetti

    1948
  14. Attendimi! (L'assassino sono io) (poster credit) .... role?

    1949
  15. Fabiola (uncredited) .... Soldier

    1950
  16. Donne senza nome (uncredited) .... Concentration camp officer
  17. La legge della vendetta (credited as Amedeo Novelli) .... Luiso
  18. Prima comunione (credited as Amedeo Novelli) .... Traffic officer
  19. Turri il bandito (poster credit) .... role?

    1951
  20. Bellezze in bicicletta (uncredited) .... Man who stops bus
  21. Domani è un altro giorno (credited?) .... The butcher
  22. I sette nani alla riscossa (credited) .... Servant of the Black Prince
  23. Il capitano nero (credited) .... role?
  24. La città si difende (credited) .... Tram conductor
  25. Messalina (uncredited) .... Prison guard

    1952
  26. Il brigante di Tacca del Lupo (credited) .... Sergeant Trilli
  27. Il richiamo nella tempesta (poster credit) .... "Spirit of the Rose"
  28. L'ingiusta condanna (poster credit) .... Mayor

    1953
  29. Cristo è passato sull'aia (poster credit) .... role?
  30. François il contrabbandiere (credited) .... The professor
  31. Il prezzo dell'onore (poster credit) .... Minutolo

    1954
  32. Amore e smarrimento (poster credit) .... role?
  33. Amori di mezzo secolo - segment "Guerra 1915-18" (credited) .... The doctor
  34. Cose da pazzi (credited) .... Police sergeant
  35. Di qua di là del piave (poster credit) .... role?
  36. Disonorata - Senza colpa (credited) .... Commissioner of politics
  37. Ho ritrovato mio figlio (credited) .... Marshal of the Carabinieri
  38. Soli per le strade (uncredited) .... Police lieutenant
  39. The Barefoot Contessa (uncredited) .... Sr. Tivi

    1955
  40. Agguato sul mare (credited) .... role?
  41. Gelosia (credited) .... Inspector
  42. Il bidone (uncredited) .... Shanty town dweller
  43. La canzone del cuore (uncredited) .... Policeman

    1956
  44. Beatrice Cenci (uncredited) .... Servant in the Cenci castle
  45. Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (uncredited) .... Soldier
  46. Il ferroviere (uncredited) .... Bar keeper
  47. Mi permette babbo! (uncredited) .... Removals man
  48. Mio figlio Nerone (uncredited) .... Courtier

    1957
  49. Femmine tre volte (uncredited) .... Soviet agent
  50. Il Conte di Matera (uncredited) .... Escort soldier
  51. Io, Caterina (credited) .... Prisoner
  52. Saranno uomini (poster credit) .... role?
  53. Susanna tutta panna (uncredited) .... Marshal
  54. Totò, Vittorio e la Dottoressa (uncredited) .... Mental patient

    1958
  55. Afrodite, Dea dell'amore (uncredited) .... Angry traveller
  56. Capitan Fuoco (uncredited) .... role?
  57. È arrivata la parigina (uncredited) .... Man buying used clothing

    1959
  58. Cartagine in fiamme (uncredited) .... Conspirator
  59. Caterina Sforza, la Leonessa di Romagna (uncredited) .... role?
  60. Due selvaggi a corte (poster credit) .... role?
  61. I mafiosi (credited) .... Spano's companion
  62. Il cavaliere del castello maledetto (credited) .... Brother Benedetto
  63. Il terrore dei barbari (credited) .... Barbarian
  64. L'arciere Nero (uncredited) .... Tavern keeper
  65. La scimitarra del Saraceno (credited) .... Chu-Lin

    1960
  66. Jovanka e le altre (uncredited) .... Partisan
  67. La furia dei barbari (credited as Amedeo Novelli) .... Ragon
  68. La strada dei giganti (credited) .... Boni
  69. La vendetta dei barbari (uncredited) .... role?

    1961
  70. La rivolta dei mercenari (credited) .... Katia's father
  71. La vendetta di Ursus (credited) .... Priest
  72. Solimano il conquistatore (credited) .... Iwan's advisor

    1962
  73. Duello nella Sila (credited) .... role?
  74. Il gladiatore di Roma (uncredited) .... Tavern keeper
  75. Il mondo è una prigione (TV movie) (credited) .... role?
  76. Il naufrago del Pacifico (poster credit) .... Captain of the ship
  77. Le sette fatiche di Alì Babà (credited) .... Hassan Bey
  78. Lo Sparviero dei Caraibi (credited as A. Trilli) .... Pablo
  79. Maciste contro lo Sceicco (credited) .... Captain
  80. Vulcano, figlio di Giove (uncredited) .... Neptune
  81. Zorro alla corte di Spagna (credited) .... Friar

    1963
  82. A toi de faire... mignonne (credited) .... Not found
  83. Divorzio alla siciliana (credited) .... Father Luigi
  84. Goliath e la schiava ribelle (credited) .... Slave merchant
  85. I diavoli di Spartivento (credited) .... Basilio
  86. L'invincibile cavaliere mascherato (credited?) .... Merchant
  87. Nozze di sangue (TV movie) (credited) .... Carpenter
  88. Zorro contro Maciste (uncredited) .... Tavern keeper

    1964
  89. Ercole contro Roma (credited) .... Miro
  90. F.B.I. chiama Istanbul (poster credit as Mike Moore) .... role?
  91. La rivolta dei Barbari (uncredited) .... Ragon (re-used footage)
  92. La rivolta dei pretoriani (uncredited) .... Guardian of the caves
  93. La vendetta dei gladiatori (credited) .... Captain of the guards
  94. Queste pazze pazze donne - segment "Pochi ma buoni" (uncredited) .... Newsstand vendor
  95. Sandok, il Maciste della giungla (uncredited) .... Tavern keeper
  96. Sansone e il tesoro degli Incas (credited) .... Inazuma
  97. Sinbad contro i sette saraceni (credited as Mike Moore) .... Haswan
  98. Una spada per l'Impero (uncredited) .... Leader of the travellers

    1965
  99. Il mistero dell'isola maledetta (credited as Mike Moore) .... Captain Jose Rivera
  100. Il tesoro della foresta pietrificata (credited as Mike Moore) .... Gunar
  101. Racconti italiani della resistenza: L'ammiraglio (TV movie) (credited) .... Lieto
  102. The Agony and the Ecstasy (uncredited) .... The face of God
  103. Una vergine per il principe (uncredited) .... Courtier (uncertain identification)

    1966
  104. 3 colpi di Winchester per Ringo (credited as Mike Moore) .... Walcom
  105. I Coltelli del Vendicatore (credited as Michael Moore) .... Viking King
  106. K.O. va e uccidi (poster credit) .... role?
  107. Ringo, il volto della vendetta (credited) .... Mortimer
  108. Uccidete Johnny Ringo (credited as Mike Moore) .... Juan

    1967
  109. L'assalto al centro nucleare (credited) .... role?
  110. Uccideva a freddo (credited as Amid Trail, also as writer and assistant director) .... Priest

    1968
  111. Serafino (credited) .... Pasquale

    1969
  112. Beatrice Cenci (uncredited) .... Censi servant

    1970
  113. F.B.I. - Francesco Bertolazzi investigatore (TV mini-series, episode 3: "Rapina a mano armata") (credited) .... "Ricevitore postale"
  114. Le castagne sono buone (credited) .... Actor

    1971
  115. ...e le stelle stanno a guardare (TV mini-series, episode 4) (credited) .... Pat

    1972
  116. La grande avventura di Scaramouche (credited) .... role?

FOTOROMANZI
  1. "Ben Hur" (Published in Incanto D'Amore from November 1958 to March 1959) - credited

More Amedeo!
There are plenty more titles where Amedeo is rumoured to appear that I have been unable to find copies of, so if anybody has any of the titles below you know what to do...
  • Il solitario della montagna (1931) ANICA
  • La Wally (1932) ANICA
  • Pergolesi (1932) ANICA
  • La principessa Tarakanova (1938) ANICA as Ravic
  • Mare (1940) ANICA as The vagabond
  • Il cavaliere senza nome (1941) ANICA
  • Il pozzo dei miracoli (1941) IMDb
  • Marco Visconti (1941) ANICA
  • La leggenda della primavera (1941) ANICA as The father
  • C'è un fantasma nel castello (1942) ANICA as Agent X
  • Documento Z 3 (1942) ANICA as Corsi
  • La gorgona (1942) ANICA as Angela's guardian husband
  • Una piccola moglie (1943) ANICA
  • Finalmente sì (1944) ANICA
  • I dieci comandamenti (1945) ANICA
  • L'amante del male (1946) ANICA as Conte Vittorio di San Massimo
  • Il richiamo della atrada (1946) ANICA
  • Dove sta Zazà? (1947) ANICA
  • I contrabbandieri del mare (1948) ANICA as Marcos
  • Private Angelo (1949) ANICA
  • Il cielo è rosso (1950) ANICA as Carla's father
  • Il nido di falasco (1950) ANICA
  • La bisarca (1950) IMDb as Il capostazione
  • Carcerato (1951 or 53) ANICA
  • Destino (1951) ANICA
  • La scogliera del peccato (1951) ANICA
  • Licenza premio (1951) ANICA as Matto con la fissazione delle 'r'
  • Senza bandiera (1951) ANICA
  • Il lupo della frontiera (1952) ANICA
  • Lasciamoli vivere (1952) ANICA
  • Una madre ritorna (1952) ANICA
  • Il bacio dell'Aurora (1953) IMDb
  • Riscatto (1953) ANICA as Il commissario
  • Peppino... e la vecchia signora (1954) ANICA
  • Non c'è amore più grande (1955) ANICA
  • Ripudiata (1955) ANICA as Bianca Maria's father
  • Un palco all'opera (1955) ANICA
  • Un giglio infranto (1956) ANICA as Camillo Cavour
  • Amarti è il mio destino (1957) IMDb
  • Arrivederci Roma (Seven Hills of Rome) (1957) ANICA
  • Primo applauso (1957) ANICA as Giuseppe
  • Serenata a Maria (1957) ANICA as Don Salvatore
  • Vivendo, cantando... che male ti fo? (1957) ANICA as Troop manager
  • 3 straniere a Roma (1958) ANICA as Police officer
  • L'urlo dei bolidi (1961) ANICA
  • L'ultima carica (1964) ANICA
  • Con rispetto parlando (1965) ANICA
No Amedeo!
As always seems to be the case with little-known actors with large online filmographies, there are a few titles where he is credited somewhere online, but either he does not appear or else I was unable to find him for some reason.
  • Roman Holiday (1953) Listed by IMDb with no role given.
  • Teseo contro il minotauro (1960) Listed by IMDb as Ctesiphorus
  • La meravigliosa Angelica (Merveilleuse Angélique) (1965) Listed by ANICA with no role given.

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Re: Amedeo Trilli

Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:04

1860 (1933) as Sicilian farmer
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:06

Ettore Fieramosca (1938) as Italian soldier
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:10

Abuna Messias (1939) as Ghebra Selassie
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:13

Dopo divorzieremo (1940) as Policeman
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Piccolo alpino (1940) credited, as Rico
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:19

Pia de' Tolomei (1941) credited, as Ciacco
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:23

I promessi sposi (1941) as the First plague victim
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:26

La corona di ferro (1941) as Armenian King
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Post by PeplumParadise » 08/03/2020, 18:28

Le due tigri (1941) credited, as Sirdar
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