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Enrico Maria Salerno

Enrico Maria Salerno

75 Movies · 1 TV Series

Biography

Enrico Maria Salerno was born in Milan on 18 September 1926, son of Antonino Salerno, an Italian lawyer originally from Erice (in province of Trapani, Sicily) and Milka Storff, a Yugoslav violinist. At only 17, he joined the Italian Social Republic as an officer of the Republican National Guard at the AA.UU. "Varese". With the fall of the Italian Social Republic is imprisoned in the concentration camp of Coltano, near Pisa. Actually the real name of the actor was Enrico. It was during the first theatrical experiences that he decided to place the name of Mary alongside his name, probably as an affectionate tribute to his mother Milka (corresponding to the Italian Maria) . Among the most representative figures of the Italian show in the second half of the twentieth century, in his acting career he plays 102 theatrical performances, he shoots 92 films as performer, 3 as director, countless tv-movies, hundreds of hours of TV broadcasts, hundreds of hours of Radio. After a small collaboration with Piccolo Teatro di Milano, from 1954 to 1955 (and more years) he worked in Teatro Stabile in Genoa, with Fyodor Dostoevsky, Pirandello, William Shakespeare, Vittorio Alfieri and Giraudoux successful stage adaptations. In 1960, with Ivo Garrani and Giancarlo Sbragia, he founded the stage company "Nuova Compagnia degli Associati". In 1963 he starred in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, co-starring Sarah Ferrati, stage direction by Franco Zeffirelli. In 1966 he was the star of Byron's Manfred, in the role of an actor reciting the musical score by Schumann, conducted by Claudio Abbado, directed by Mauro Bolognini. In 1970 he made his direction film debut with the love drama box office and award-winning film Anonimo Veneziano. He was directed by many great film directors, as Mario Monicelli, Roberto Rossellini, Valerio Zurlini, Florestano Vancini, Dino Risi, Dario Argento, Luigi Comencini, Luigi Magni, Antonio Pietrangeli. In 1991 he acted as the father of Six Characters in Search of an Author by Pirandello, directed by Franco Zeffirelli. Personal life. Married to Fioretta Pierella, he had four children: Giovanbattista, Edoardo, Pietruccio e Nicola. He then married in Laura Andreini. He was a former boyfriend of actress and Silvio Berlusconi’s soon-to-be wife Veronica Lario. He had three brothers: Giovanbattista (artist & art professor), Fernando (music composer) and Vittorio (film director). He had a long relationship with Valeria Valeri, with whom he had a daughter, Chiara Salerno, also a dubbing actress.

Movies & TV Series

1988.

1 Movie

1987.

1 Movie

1986.

1 Movie

1982.

1 Movie

1981.

2 Movies

1979.

2 Movies

1978.

2 Movies

1977.

1 Movie

1976.

1 Movie

1975.

5 Movies

1974.

3 Movies

1973.

7 Movies

1972.

3 Movies

1971.

3 Movies

1970.

5 Movies

1969.

3 Movies

1968.

3 Movies

1967.

3 Movies

1966.

2 Movies

1965.

4 Movies

1964.

6 Movies

1963.

2 Movies

1962.

4 Movies

1961.

3 Movies

1960.

5 Movies

1959.

1 Movie

1957.

1 TV Series

1954.

1 Movie
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