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Lionello was born in Rhodes (which was then a possession of Italy), to Calabrian parents, and grew up in Reggio Calabria. He began his career as a theatre actor, and was considered amongst the founders of Italian cabaret. In 1953 he entered the Musical Theatrical Company of RAI (Italian state TV) and the following year he debuted in television with Marziano Filippo, a boys' show. In the 1960s, he was one of the founders of the Bagaglino comic theatre and TV company and he had found success as an entertainer on Italian TV in the 1970s and 1980s. As an actor, Lionello acted in over 56 feature films and several television shows. He appeared in five episodes of Le avventure di Laura Storm and he made his debut film appearance in The Cheerful Squadron.As a voice actor, Lionello was the official Italian voice of Woody Allen. Other actors he dubbed included Charlie Chaplin, Groucho Marx, Dick Van Dyke, Peter Sellers, Gene Wilder, Michel Serrault, Donald Pleasence, Clive Revill, Gérard Depardieu, Rick Moranis and Roman Polanski. He also dubbed Robin Williams as Mork in the first two seasons of Mork & Mindy. In his animated roles, Lionello dubbed popular animated characters for Disney and Warner Bros. between the 1950s and 1970s. He was considered a pioneer of Italian voice dubbing and founded the C.V.D. along with Renato Turi, Giancarlo Giannini, Valeria Valeri, Corrado Gaipa and other dubbers. Personal life. Lionello was married with five children who followed in his footsteps. This includes Luca, Cristiana, Alessia and Davide, who are all actors and dubbers. His oldest son Fabio Luigi is a television director.
Movies & TV Series
Some crazy soldiers of the Wermacht, during the second world war, fight a "particular" war against the English enlisting among their troops even Sandokan.
Tutti a squola
Old-fashioned Professor Pippo Bettini will teach at the Edmondo De Amicis institute, where P38s, drugs and feminist extremism reign. He feels like a fish out of water and happens to be blackmailed by ...
Romulus and Remus: The Story of Two Sons of a Wolf
The history of Rome revisited by the group of Bagaglino (Franco, Montesano, Castellacci and Pingitore). Romulus kills Remus, but also manages to get rid of him. The sister continues to bother him in t...
Soldier of Fortune
Medieval soldier of fortune Ettore is travelling through Europe with his partners looking for fight where they can earn some money. When they come across a Spanish castle under siege by the French arm...
In the slang of the underworld or "mala" there is a special term for cop: "Madama". But if word were to get around that the "Madama" is Vito (Christian De Sica) they might even start to like the guy....
My Sister in Law
Intransigent magistrate Viola Orlando is targeted by her rivals who hire her twin sister Rosa, a high-class prostitute and pornographic photo-novel star, to visit Rome and to set her up to impersonate...
An au pair girl comes to work for a greedy couple who make money by renting her out to all the other tenants in their building.
World by Night Today
Another mondo documentary.
A sexy graduate student is giving her thesis presentation, which creates quite a stir since it reveals that she has just posed as a prostitute for several months to do sociological research for her t...
Poker in Bed
A poker player on a losing streak meets a beautiful young woman. He's attracted to her, but she appears to be perfectly content with her boyfriend, a somewhat wussy writer. The gambler gets the idea t...
A satire of modern society or perhaps just a funny tale for children, depending on your age, mood or liking. Recounting the adventures of the last in a line of Supermen, the film pokes fun at the proc...
In this comedy, a guru's groupie is going to seduce him so that she can get him many conquests.