Person Details

Birthday: 1916-02-17 22:43:48

Death: 2002-10-31 22:43:48

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Tropea, Calabria, Italy

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Movie Involvements: 54

TV Involvements: 4


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Raffaele "Raf" Vallone (17 February 1916 – 31 October 2002) was an Italian actor and an international film star. Born in Tropea, Calabria, the son of a lawyer, Vallone attended Liceo classico Cavour in Turin, and studied Law and Philosophy at the University of Turin and entered his father's law firm. He played professional Football at a young age, playing in Serie A for Torino. He won an Italian Cup with his team in season 1935-1936. Subsequently, he became the editorial head of the culture section of L'Unità, then the official newspaper of the Italian Communist Party, and also a film and drama critic for the Turin newspaper La Stampa. During World War II, Vallone served with the Communist resistance. His first film appearance was as a sailor in We the Living (1942), but Vallone was not interested in an acting career. Nevertheless, he was cast as a soldier competing with Vittorio Gassman for the love of Silvana Mangano in Riso amaro (Bitter Rice) (1949). The film became a neo-realist classic and Vallone was launched on an international career. In 2001 he published his autobiography, L'alfabeto della memoria, with Gremese (Rome). Vallone was married to the actress Elena Varzi from 1952 until his death. They had three children, two of whom are actors, Eleonora Vallone and Saverio Vallone. He died in Rome on 31 October 2002. Description above from the Wikipedia article Raf Vallone, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

The Godfather: Part III
Average
7

The Godfather: Part III

(1990) Cardinal Lamberto
El Cid
Average
7

El Cid

(1961) Count Ordóñez
Nevada Smith
Average
7

Nevada Smith

(1966) Father Zaccardi
Two Women
Average
8

Two Women

(1960) Giovanni
Bitter Rice
Average
8

Bitter Rice

(1949) Marco
The Scarlet and the Black
Average
7

The Scarlet and the Black

(1983) Father Vittorio
The Cardinal
Average
7

The Cardinal

(1963) Cardinal
The Greek Tycoon
Average
6

The Greek Tycoon

(1978) Spyros Tomasis

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2001 Nonno
1992 Fedrico DeConti
Pyotr Makaraguine
1991 Ambasciatore spagnolo
N/A
1990 Cardinal Lamberto
1988 Der Baron
1985 Jose Vizinho
1983 Genco Bari
Father Vittorio
1982 Caracciolo
1981 N/A
Colonel Diodiece
1980 Michel - un émigré de retour à Marseille
1979 Federico 'Freddie' Barone
1978 Spyros Tomasis
N/A
1977 Bishop Aurelio
Constantin Demeris
Constantin Demeris
1976 Gen. Peruzzi
1975 George Nikolaos
Dr. Lupo
1974 Mr. Dreese
Marcelle's Uncle
1973 Father General
Joseph Bonnano
1972 Lazaro Alfredi
1970 General Héctor Cordoba
Amanzio Berzaghi
N/A
1969 Altabani
1968 Hixxum
1967 Victor
1966 Mr. Ardonian
Father Zaccardi
1965 Marino Bello
N/A
1964 Roberto Rocca
1963 Cardinal
Lazzaro Scacerni
1962 Eddie Carbone
Thanos
1961 Count Ordóñez
1960 Giovanni
Mario di Donati
Alberto Fiorini
1958 Gino Carsone
Luis 'El Torcido'
Fernando
1957 Guido Redaelli, padre di Guendalina
Rochester
Arthur Streckmann
1956 Angelo
1955 Ignazio Bolognini
Gérard
1954 Aldo Giovanni
Silvio, il sindaco di Pontorno
André
Callias (segment "Lysistrata")
Commandante Carlo Ferri
1953 Laurent
N/A
1952 N/A
Martín Jordán
N/A
Mandrin
Carlo the artist
1951 Andrea
Bruno Baldi
Aldo Marchi
1950 Saro Cammarata
Domenico
Francesco Dominici
1949 Marco
Year Character Movie/Tv

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