Lino Capolicchio
Lino Capolicchio in 2009
Born(1943-08-21)21 August 1943
Died3 May 2022(2022-05-03) (aged 78)
Rome, Italy
Occupation(s)Actor, screenwriter,
Known forThe Garden of the Finzi-Continis
The House with Laughing Windows

Lino Capolicchio (21 August 1943 – 3 May 2022)[1] was an Italian actor, screenwriter, and director. He won a special David di Donatello acting award for his role in Vittorio de Sica's 1970 film, The Garden of the Finzi-Contini.[2][3]

Capolicchio was a well-known television actor[4] before breaking into film with an uncredited role in Franco Zeffirelli's The Taming of the Shrew in 1967. He appeared in over seventy films and television dramas. In 1995 he wrote and directed Pugili, an award-winning film about the world of boxing.[5]

For three seasons, Capolicchio provided the voice for Bo Duke in the Italian broadcasts of The Dukes of Hazzard.[6]

Partial filmography

Capolicchio in The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)


  1. ^ Cinema, è morto a 78 anni l'attore Lino Capolicchio (in Italian)
  2. ^ David di Donatello Awards for 1971
  3. ^ "Cinema, è morto a 78 anni l'attore Lino Capolicchio". 3 May 2022. Retrieved 4 May 2022.
  4. ^ Sony Pictures Classics, Lino Capolicchio Archived 14 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Awards for Pugili at IMDb at IMDb
  6. ^ presents The World Cast List: The Dukes of Hazzard