Orchidea De Santis
Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1948-12-20
43 Movies · 1 TV Series
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Orchidea De Santis is an Italian actress in cinema, theatre and television. Her films include Il Vizio di Famiglia directed by Mariano Laurenti, Per Amare Ofelia by Flavio Mogherini, Concerto per Pistola Solista by Michele Lupo, Colpo di Stato by Luciano Salce (1969) and Paolo il caldo by Marco Vicario (1973). She appeared briefly in Il Nero by Giovanni Vento (1965) and Una Macchia Rosa by Enzo Muzii (1970). Since the mid-1980s, her film work has declined in favor of other activities. Her theater work includes comedies such as Morto un Papa se ne fa un Altro, Strega Roma and Chicchignola written by Ettore Petrolini, all of which were directed by Ghigo De Chiara and Fiorenzo Fiorentini. De Santis appeared in Sottoveste by Castellacci e Ventimiglia and Love and Life by Mike Immordino. She wrote and acted in La Bambola Orchidea featuring the music of maestro Aldo Saitto, as well as Chicchignola with Mario Scaccia, and La cicogna si diverte by Carlo Alighero. For the RAI radio, De Santis appeared in many roles, mainly in the serials Barocco a Roma and Racconto Italiano which were broadcast in the late 1970s. In the 1989 she began working in the international broadcasting department where she produced Notturno Italiano, AZ per gli Italiani all'Estero, Italia Canta, Itinerari Italiani, Facile Ascolto. She was producer of the radio show L'Arca di Noè, and 13 episodes of Ciak si esegue. She also developed and produced a program about animals called L'Anello di Re Salomone. She is currently the director of, Due di Notte. Her television work includes Roosvelt (Rai Tre 1986), Maga Circe and Lucrezia Borgia (Rai Uno 1987) and Il caso Redoli, a TV series: The Great Trials (Rai Uno 1996). Outside of cinema and theater, she worked with the city government of Rome, organizing a review of 1970s Italian cinema called Italia (de)Genere.
Movies & TV Series
1 TV Series
Rene the Cane
"René la Canne" was the second collaboration between Francis Girod and Ennio Morricone, coming after "Le Trio Infernal" (1974) and before "La Banquière" (1980). His film is an adaptation of a story by...
Ride bene... chi ride ultimo
Misadventures of a sacristan with three eager tourists, a commendatore with a sheikh, a worker who is passionate about hunting with a wife too good and an appearance mistaken for a priest with a patri...
Adelmo Bartelesi has a colleague desired by all, this Adelaide Picchioni. And Adelmo unable to get an appointment with her. But get home Adelaide begins to present some difficulties: a transition to a...
A young man somewhat embarrassed and distressed by a rather aggressive girlfriend, a vaudeville actress, and a newly married couple with an odd contract: all become involved, whether they intended to ...
Attenti... arrivano le collegiali!
Le dolci zie
An anarchist grandfather has custody of his nephew Free, but three aunts, two of which still handsome, they get the help of a priest and the police. So take possession of the child and cover it with l...
The Family Vice
When Giacomo D'Amato is released from jail he is immediately employed by Magda, in a plot to secure her the heritage of the count. But there are other players in this game too, and Giacomo has his own...
The Killer Wore Gloves
At Heathrow Airport, a man is razored to death in a toilet cubicle. A young woman, Peggy Foster, is concerned about the disappearance of Michael, her photographer boyfriend, who has been in Vietnam f...
They're Italy's notorious "Ladies of the evening" catering to the strange cravings of their kinky, high-paying clients. But suddenly, the girls of the street find themselves being stalked by someone w...
Two young men want to get into an all-girls photo studio to see the scads of beautiful young nude women inside, so they decide to pose as women themselves.
Per amare Ofelia
To My Dear Mother on Her Birthday
A funny story of count Alfredo aka Didino (little Alfred) and countess Mafalda - his bloodsucking and over-controlling mother.
The summer vacation of a young beautiful girl, at her uncle's country villa.
Tales of Erotica
Four women of Gubbio - Angelica, Violetta, Lisa and Bettina - are conducted before the court by their lovers and husbands.
The Sexbury Tales
Series of tales. The framing story: a group of women are doing their laundry and begin to tell lusty tales.
The Sensual Man
From his youth, Paolo Castorini, a Sicilian baron, is as attracted to women as they to him. Giovanna, a servant girl, Lillian, a serious girlfriend in Rome, a hostess at a post-war party, Paolo makes ...
Love and Death in the Garden of the Gods
An old professor rents a mysterious old villa, and finds a tape recorded by a previous occupant, detailing her debauched lifestyle and the events leading to her murder.
Revenge of the Resurrected
Thanks to his ability, Danny can draw each of the bandits who robbed the stage coach in which he was traveling with his father, who was killed. When he arrives to the next town he looks for a job help...
Another Decamerotic comedy , this time with Orchidea de Santis ,Krista Nell and other nice girls.
Hot Nights of the Decameron
Italian nunsploitation movie from 1972
Seven Murders for Scotland Yard
Several murders have taken place in London. All the victims are prostitutes and the murderer is using the same techniques as Jack the Ripper. Peter Dockerman, an ex-acrobat and husband of one of the v...
Hector the Mighty
Flim also known as: Ettore lo fusto. A creative take of the Greek myth of Helen of Troy. An Edmondo Amati film directed by Enzo G. Castellari.
Love, Passion and Pleasure
Cecco Angiolieri has joined, as storytellers and acrobats, the traveling company of Camillo. The stupidity of this man is so great that Cecco, inventing contagious childhood diseases, replacing it wit...
Even if I wanted to work, what do I do?
Four young people named Riccetto, Girasole, Lallo and Tombarolo try to make money by stealing what they find in the tombs of the rich buried. They often find themselves in trouble…
Devil in the Brain
Oscar is trying to reestablish an affair with a disturbed young woman. After finding her husband shot dead and her son standing next to him with a gun, she suffered a complete breakdown and now lives ...
The Weekend Murders
A group of English people gather for the reading of their father's will. Everything has been left to Barbara, the favourite daughter of the deceased. Sergeant Thorpe, the local police officer, called ...
A professor and his wife suffer humiliation at the hands of an invading college dissidents protest.
Your Sweet Body to Kill
Tells the story of a husband who wants to kill his unfaithful wife.He has many murderous fantasies in which he murders her.After the disposal of her beautiful dead body our hero looses incriminating s...
The events in Naples of a few ‘figli della Madonna’ (Madonna’s sons), young people born between 1945 and 1946 from the relationship between the local women and Afro-American soldiers.
How I Learned to Love Women
An erotic comedy about the many affairs of a young man with different women.