Riccardo Garrone, protagonist of Italian comedy, died

GarroneIn 50 years of career, he worked with the big names of Italian cinema, from Fellini to Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, Luigi Zampa, Ettore Scola and Damiano Damiani

Riccardo Garrone, 90, died today in an hospital in Milan. Born in 1926, in his 50 years of long and wonderful career, he was the protagonist of the greatest Italian comedy. His face was very popular in Italy, thanks to his numerous films with Federico Fellini (La dolce vita) and Mario Monicelli, to the latest roles in television and even to the entertaining and historical TV commercials for a popular Italian coffee brand.
Italy pays its tribute to one of the last actors of the great cinema.

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