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Cerioni, Giorgio

Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 19:10

Giorgio Cerioni in Il magnifico Texano (1967)
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Giorgio Cerioni made his first known film appearance in 1957 and graduated from Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia two years later. He continued to work steadily, though hardly prolifically, through until his last known appearance in 1990.

The Westerns all'Italia blog mentions that he married Leda De Bruyn in 1962. Aside from this no biographical details are currently known. In the late 60's he sometimes used the pseudonym "George Greenwood".

The size of his roles varied greatly, from bit parts to a couple of leading roles in Giacobbe, l'uomo che lottò con Dio (1963) and La legge della violenza (1969), but there were often gaps of a year or two between appearances - which could mean there are some undocumented roles to be found. He turned up in many genres, but maybe of particular note are his appearances in 4 cult favourites from the short-lived nazisploitation genre from 1976-77, his ayran looks making him a natural choice to play nazis.

Filmography
1957
  1. Il medico e lo stregone …. Galeazzo Pesenti (credited)

    1958
  2. Napoli, sole mio! …. Alfredo (credited)

    1959
  3. Lupi nell'abisso …. Injured marine (credited)

    1960
  4. Sotto dieci bandiere …. Radio officer (uncredited - uncertain identification)
  5. Un dollaro di fifa …. Chancellor henchman (credited)

    1962
  6. Il criminale …. Marine on the train (credited)
  7. L'ira di Achille …. Soldier-Athlete (uncredited)

    1963
  8. Giacobbe, l'uomo che lottò con Dio …. Jacob (credited)

    1964
  9. Sandok, il Maciste della giungla …. John Willoughby (credited)
  10. Saul e David …. Not found (credited)

    1965
  11. Colorado Charlie …. Jim (credited as "George Cerioni")
  12. I grandi condottieri …. Jether (credited)

    1966
  13. Cifrato speciale …. Blonde agent (credited)
  14. L'affare Beckett …. Tommy (credited as "George Greenwood"?)

    1967
  15. Il magnifico Texano …. William (credited as "George Greenwood")

    1969
  16. La legge della violenza …. Jack Sparrow (credited as "George Greenwood")

    1971
  17. Un omicidio perfetto a termine di legge …. The chauffeur (credited)

    1972
  18. Il sospetto (TV mini-series) Ep. 1 …. Favre (credited)
  19. Les évasions célèbres (TV series) - ep. 8: "Benvenuto Cellini" .... Albertaccio del Bene (credited as "Giorgio Serioni")
  20. Petrosino (TV mini-series) Ep. 4 …. The marine (credited)
  21. Processo a un atto di valore (TV mini-series) Eps. 1, 2 …. Naval Major General Fronza (credited)

    1974
  22. Adelchi (TV mini-series) Eps. 1, 2 …. A count (credited)
  23. Pane e cioccolata …. Police inspector (credited)

    1975
  24. Perché si uccide un magistrato …. Dr. Valgardeni (credited)

    1976
  25. Il deserto dei tartari …. Gothard (credited)
  26. Lager SSadis Kastrat Kommandantur …. Colonel von Kleiben (credited)
  27. Le deportate della sezione speciale SS …. Ivan (credited?)

    1977
  28. Io ho paura …. Major Masseria (credited?)
  29. Le lunghe notti della Gestapo …. Walter Wagner (credited)
  30. SS Lager 5: L'inferno delle donne …. Colonel Strasser (credited)

    1978
  31. Circuito chiuso (TV movie) …. Tough guy (credited)
  32. La riva di Charleston (TV mini-series) Eps. 1, 2, 3 …. Galli (credited)
  33. Piedone l'africano …. Scientist (credited)
  34. Sam & Sally (TV series) Season 1, Ep. 6: "Laura" …. Heinrich (credited)

    1980
  35. Il vizietto II …. Gunther (credited)

    1984
  36. Detenute violente …. Prison doctor (credited as "George McGraw")

    1987
  37. Pathos - Segreta inquietudine …. Franz Kanneman (credited)

    1990
  38. Hansel e Gretel …. Mario (credited)

Filmography to check
  • Letto di sabbia (1962) ANICA
  • Il laccio rosso (1971 TV movie) IMDb as Gilder
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Re: Cerioni, Giorgio

Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 19:16

Il medico e lo stregone (1957) credited, as Galeazzo Pesenti.

This is Giorgio's earliest known film appearance.
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Napoli, sole mio! (1958) credited, as Alfredo
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Lupi nell'abisso (1959) credited, as Injured marine
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Re: Cerioni, Giorgio

Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 19:43

Sotto dieci bandiere (1960) as Radio officer.

I'm pretty sure this is him, in front on the left in the first image, but Johan doesn't think it's him so I'm marking it as an uncertain identification.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 20:18

Un dollaro di fifa (1960) credited, as Chancellor henchman
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Il criminale (1962) credited, as Marine on the train
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Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 20:22

L'ira di Achille (1962) as Soldier / Athlete
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Re: Cerioni, Giorgio

Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 20:29

Giacobbe, l'uomo che lottò con Dio (1963) credited, as Jacob.

This was one of 2 occasions when Giorgio got to play the leading role.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 28/07/2021, 20:39

Sandok, il Maciste della giungla (1964) credited, as John Willoughby.

This is the only occasion I'm aware of when Giorgio received a c.s.c. credit.
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