Righi, Michele

(former Serious Senator)


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Righi, Michele

Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 10:18

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Michele Righi, in Annibale (1959)
Michele Righi was a generico active in Italian films at least in the mid-50's to mid-60's.

Already greying in the late 50's he has a somewhat squared head, high forehead, small chin and slightly downturned mouth, giving him a serious look. In the early peplum roles found for him he plays your typical generico roles of senators, noblemen and courtiers, hence his former nickname.

He was identified by Ciavazzaro from his credited appearance in the fotoromanzo Tipo n. 14: "Quel giorno pianse il cielo" (February 1963).

Filmography
1954
  1. Il seduttore .... Train passenger

    1956
  2. Giovanni dalle bande nere .... Nobleman
  3. Totò lascia o raddoppia? .... Bookmaker

    1958
  4. Afrodite, dea dell'amore .... Courtier
  5. Domenica è sempre domenica .... Party guest
  6. Le bellissime gambe di Sabrina .... Spectator at the jewellery show / Rented wedding guest
  7. Totò a Parigi .... Train passenger (uncredited)
  8. Totò nella luna .... Pentagon officer (uncredited)

    1959
  9. Annibale .... Senator
  10. Ben-Hur .... Nobleman at the chariot race (uncredited)
  11. Caterina Sforza, la leonessa di Romagna .... Officer
  12. Ercole e la regina di Lidia .... Courtier
  13. Erode il grande .... Guest at the banquet
  14. Il moralista .... Argentine delegate
  15. La notte del grande assalto .... Caterina Sforza's general
  16. Non perdiamo la testa .... Party guest
  17. Tipi da spiaggia .... Man at the beach

    1960
  18. Caccia al marito .... Man in hotel lobby
  19. Cartagine in fiamme .... Senator
  20. Gastone .... Tabarin customer
  21. Genitori in blue-jeans .... Passenger on the train platform
  22. I cosacchi .... Officer at the ball
  23. I piaceri dello scapolo .... Man at the auction (uncredited)
  24. Il bell'Antonio .... Party guest on the stairs
  25. Il mio amico Jekyll .... Nightclub customer
  26. Il sangue e la rosa (Et mourir de plaisir) .... Plane passenger (uncertain identification)
  27. Il sepolcro dei re .... Ito (uncredited)
  28. It Started in Naples .... Man at the street cafe
  29. L'impiegato .... Man in theatre audience
  30. L'ultimo zar .... Nobleman
  31. La vendetta dei barbari .... Courtier
  32. Labbra rosse .... Card player
  33. Le signore .... Audience member at the spectacular
  34. Letto a tre piazze .... Birthday party guest
  35. Messalina Venere imperatrice .... Nobleman
  36. Noi duri .... Nightclub customer
  37. Signori si nasce .... Card player in gentlemen's club
  38. Totò, Fabrizi e i giovani d'oggi .... Wedding guest
  39. Tu che ne dici? .... Nightclub customer / Spectator at male fashion show

    1961
  40. Il conquistatore di Corinto .... Senator
  41. Il segreto dello sparviero nero .... Guest at the ball
  42. La tigre dei sette mari .... Man following the prison governor
  43. Nefertite, regina del Nilo .... Man in the palace
  44. Rosmunda e Alboino .... Priest of King Cunimond

    1962
  45. Boccaccio '70 .... Man opening the lotto tickets
  46. Cronaca familiare .... Doctor
  47. Giulio Cesare, il conquistatore delle Gallie .... Senator
  48. I lancieri neri .... Nobleman
  49. Le 4 verità - segment "La lepre e la tartaruga" .... Party guest
  50. Maciste, il gladiatore più forte del mondo .... Spectator at the gladiator sale
  51. Totò di notte n. 1 .... Customer in Madame Arthur's nightclub
  52. Zorro alla corte di Spagna .... Nobleman

    1963
  53. Caterina di Russia .... Guest at the ball
  54. Cleopatra .... Man listening to Caesar describe his plans
  55. Gidget goes to Rome .... Nightclub customer
  56. I compagni .... Restaurant customer
  57. L'eroe di Babilonia .... General
  58. Rocambole .... Manager at Maxim's
  59. Totò e Cleopatra .... Senator

    1965
  60. Il segreto del vestito rosso .... Man acting suspiciously at the airport
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Re: Serious Senator

Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 10:28

Annibale (1959) as Senator
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 10:30

Ercole e la regina di Lidia (1959) as Courtier, at the back on the right
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 10:32

La notte del grande assalto (1959) as Caterina Sforza's general
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La vendetta dei barbari (1960) as Courtier
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 10:36

Il conquistatore di Corinto (1961) as Senator
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 10:40

Nefertite, regina del Nilo (1961) It's not really clear what roles the guys in yellow are playing so I'll go with Man in the palace.
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Zorro alla corte di Spagna (1962) as Nobleman
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 17:05

I lancieri neri (1962) as Nobleman, hidden under a wig, but the facial shape and serious expression match
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Post by PeplumParadise » 25/12/2020, 17:23

Caterina Sforza, la leonessa di Romagna (1959) as an Officer of some kind.

Originally shot in colour, but the only watchable prints currently to be found are in black and white.
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