Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1901-08-04
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Born in Naples to a wealthy family of French origin, Glori became an actor in his thirties. He spent most of his time in France where he eventually made his film debut in the 1934 film Street Without a Name directed by Pierre Chenal. He starred in many other French films for the next three years until he was called back to Italy in 1937 after finishing his work on several films which includes The Former Mattia Pascal.Glori was often known for his portrayal of villainous, sadastic and treacherous characters in most of his movies through the late 1930s and early 1940s. He appeared in over 126 films between 1934 and 1963, most of which were directed by Raffaello Matarazzo, Vittorio De Sica, Michelangelo Antonioni, Alberto Lattuada and many more. Glori's son Gianni was also an actor. Glori retired in 1963 and he died three years later after suffering from health problems.
Movies & TV Series
Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules
Maciste arranges for himself and his new friend Bangor to be captured by a mysterious band of white-clad marauders and taken to an underground city. There the two are forced to turn an enormous wheel ...
Constantine and the Cross
Constantin is fighting against Barbarians with his father when he is called to Rome. In his way to Rome, he falls in an ambush planned by Maxence, who wants to become emperor.
Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ord...
Loves of Three Queens
At a wedding party involving three beautiful women, a young man should choose the most charming. But a professor intervenes to prevent the verdict, remembering the troubles caused by Paris in a simila...
A prostitute goes on vacation to a beach resort with her young daughter (who's being schooled by nuns). Everything is cheerful and pleasant at the seashore; the customers at the hotel think she's a po...
A Husband for Anna
Anna Zaccheo is a beautiful young woman from a working class Neapolitan family. Her main concern is to find herself a suitable husband. She meets a young sailor Andrea one day and gets engaged to him....
The Lady Without Camelias
By a twist of fate, the photogenic Milanese shop assistant, Clara Manni, gets the leading role in Italian movie producer Gianni Franchi's romantic drama, "Addio Signora", and becomes an overnight sens...
The Life of Giuseppe Verdi
The great Italian opera composer recalls his eventful life on his deathbed: his childhood in Busseto, his studies in Milan, his first opera "Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio", the death of his wife and ...
Under the Southern Cross
Venice Film Festival 1938
A pompous grocer’s assistant in Marseille annoys a visiting film crew so much that they prank him with a phony acting contract; believing it to be real, the “schpountz” heads to Paris for his new care...