Gianni Cavina
Born(1940-12-09)9 December 1940
Bologna, Italy
Died26 March 2022(2022-03-26) (aged 81)
Bologna, Italy
Years active1968–2022

Gianni Cavina (9 December 1940 – 26 March 2022) was an Italian film actor. He appeared in more than 40 films from 1968 to 2022. Born in Bologna, Cavina trained as a stage actor at the Teatro Stabile di Bologna, under the direction of Franco Parenti.[1] He made his film debut in the 1968 horror Balsamus, l'uomo di Satana, directed by Pupi Avati, with whom he had a long collaboration, starring in many of his films.[1]

Cavina died in his hometown Bologna on 26 March 2022, at the age of 81.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ a b Gianni Canova (2005). Enciclopedia del cinema. Garzanti, 2009. ISBN 881150516X.
  2. ^ "È morto l'attore Gianni Cavina, aveva 81 anni". Rai News. 26 March 2022. Retrieved 26 March 2022.