Corrado Olmi
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Born24 October 1926
Died29 December 2020 (aged 94)
OccupationActor

Corrado Olmi (24 October 1926 – 29 December 2020)[1] was an Italian actor and comedian.

Life and career

Born in Jesi, Ancona, Olmi at very young age attended local amateur dramatic companies in his hometown.[2] He later moved to Rome, where he graduated in law and during his studies attended the Peter Sharoff Theatre Academy.[2] He was a very prolific stage actor, with hundreds of credits in works of prose, avanspettacolo, cabaret, operetta.[2] He was also very active in television (in television movies, TV-series and variety shows) and in films, where he was one of the most requested character actors.[2] Olmi is also the author of two autobiographical books, Oltre la scena and Oltre lo schermo.[2]

He died from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy.[1]

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ a b Cinema. E' morto l'attore Corrado Olmi, una vita tra grande schermo, palcoscenico e tv (in Italian)
  2. ^ a b c d e Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gli attori. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402131.