Lino Ventura

Born in July 13th, 1919

From Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Lino Ventura Biography

Angiolino Giuseppe Pasquale Ventura (14 July 1919 – 22 October 1987), known as Lino Ventura, was an Italian actor. Born in Italy, he was raised in Paris by his mother. After a first career as a professional wrestler was ended by injury, he was offered a part as a gang boss in the Jacques Becker film Touchez pas au grisbi (1954) and rapidly became one of France's favourite film actors, playing opposite many other great stars and working with such leading directors as Louis Malle, Claude Sautet, and Claude Miller.

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Lino Ventura Filmography

Army of Shadows Poster
June 19, 1970
The Inquisitor Poster
April 16, 1982
The French Detective Poster
March 11, 1979
The Medusa Touch Poster
April 14, 1978
Illustrious Corpses Poster
February 12, 1976
The Slap Poster
January 18, 1976
A Pain in the Ass Poster
November 11, 1973
The Valachi Papers Poster
November 3, 1972