Person - Amendola, Mario (1910-1993)

Amendola, Mario (1910-1993)




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Amendola, Mario (1910-1993)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Génova (Liguria, Italia)  1910-12-08 - Rome  1993-12-22


Mario Amendola was an Italian dramatist, scriptwriter and film director.

He began his career around 1931 as writer in a successful variety magazine with titles such as "Macario and Wanda Osiris". Around 1949, he moved to the show business as director. He directed 37 movies, comedies especially. He has a very close collaborations with Ruggero Macarri and Bruno Corbucci. They together founded a strict association. Corbucci and Amendola gave Nico Giraldi a start (a truthful and inteligent police inspector performed by Tomas Milian).

He died due to diabetes in Rome in 1993 at the age of 83.


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Génova (Liguria, Italia) in 1910-12-08

Lugar de Defunción:

Rome in 1993-12-22

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Corbucci, Bruno (1931-1996)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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