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Oreste Lionello

Oreste Lionello

39 Movies · 1 TV Series

Biography

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

2016.

1 Movie

2008.

1 Movie

2003.

1 Movie

1998.

1 Movie

1989.

1 Movie

1983.

1 Movie

1982.

3 Movies

1980.

1 Movie

1979.

3 Movies

1978.

1 Movie

1977.

2 Movies

1976.

6 Movies

1975.

1 Movie

1974.

2 Movies

1973.

2 Movies

1972.

1 Movie

1971.

1 Movie

1968.

2 Movies

1967.

1 Movie

1966.

2 Movies

1965.

1 Movie

1964.

1 Movie · 1 TV Series

1961.

1 Movie

1960.

2 Movies
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