Umberto Orsini

Born in April 2nd, 1934

From Novara, Piedmont, Italy

Umberto Orsini Biography

Umberto Orsini (born 2 April 1934, in Novara) is an Italian stage, television and film actor. Born in Novara, Orsini gave up his career as notary to attend the Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico. In the late 1950s, he emerged as a talented stage actor, and in 1960, for the theatrical representation of L'Arialda, he worked for the first time with Luchino Visconti.

After a few secondary roles (that include Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita), Orsini debuted in a leading role in 1962 with the film Il mare, directed by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi. In 1969, he was awarded with the Nastro d'Argento for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Visconti's The Damned. In 2008, he was nominated to David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Il mattino ha l'oro in bocca.

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Umberto Orsini Filmography

Saint Paul Poster
December 3, 2000
Esther Poster
November 5, 2000
Solomon Poster
December 15, 1997
Casanova & Co. Poster
March 1, 1979
The Antichrist Poster
October 1, 1978
Emmanuelle 3 Poster
December 15, 1977