|Birth: ||Dec. 21, 1933|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 1998|
A gifted Maltese actor, Josie Coppini was born in Valletta and was educated at Stella Maris College, Gżira.
In the late forties, Coppini was trained as an operatic baritone by his uncle, Joseph Satariano. After following a RADA Course, he took the lead in Atturi's production of "She's Done It Again". He interpreted the part of Is-Sur Nin in the MTV successful serial "F'Baħar Wieħed" (1977).
With Atturi, he also acted in Feydeau's farces. He took part in the rock operas "Ġensna" and "Iskra" and in Verdi's "La Traviata" in a production presented at the Manoel Theatre.
Coppini played various character parts in films such as "The Trenchcoat", "Final Justice" and "Black Eagle". In 1995, he played the lead in the teleserial "Triq Waħda", a PBS production and the following year, took part in a 13-episode teleserial "Issa Naraw".
His last appearance was in PBS production, "Ir-Ronnie". A true gentleman, Coppini was a popular figure among the Maltese, who deeply admired him for his strong and cheerful character.
Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery
Southern Harbour, Malta
Created by: Eman Bonnici
Record added: Apr 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68427832
Strieħ Fis-Sliem, Għażiż Josie!|
Added: Apr. 16, 2011