Vittorio Gassman

Born: 1 September 1922
Dead: 29 June 2000
In: Largo Vittorio Gassman, Roma, RM, Italia

Short description:

Popularly known as Il Mattatore, was an Italian theatre and film actor, as well as director.
He is considered one of the greatest Italian actors and is often remembered as an extremely professional, versatile, and magnetic interpreter, whose long career includes both important productions as well as dozens of divertissements (which made him greatly popular).

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