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 Eduardo De Filippo

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Eduardo De Filippo Famous memorial

Birth
Death
31 Oct 1984
Burial
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot
Evangelici, Riquadro 98, Cappella 2.
Memorial ID
10295228 View Source

Actor. Son of Luisa De Filippo, nephew of the legitimate wife of Eduardo Scarpetta, the father of the De Filippo brothers. Eduardo takes the stage for the first time at the age of four. In 1928 he married the American Dorothy Pennington, known as Dodo', with whom he will have no children. In the summer of 1929, with the brothers Titina and Peppino he starred in the magazine "Pulcinella Principe in sogno." With the part he wrote and known as "Sik Sik, l'artefice magico," he gets success. Eduardo then founded the company "Teatro Umoristico di Eduardo de Filippo, con Titina and Peppino" and made a shows in Rome, Civitavecchia and Milan. In 1930 he wrote and staged, for the Molinari Company, "He has arrived 'or thirty-one," then he leaves the company and gives life to "Teatro umoristico I De Filippo." They made their debut in 1931 at the Kursaal theater with "Natale in casa Cupiello." Years of success followed. After the liberation of Rome and the death of his mother, in 1944 Peppino left the company and Eduardo founded the company "Il Teatro di Eduardo," in 1945 he made his debut at the San Carlo in Naples with "Napoli milionaria!" written, acted and scripted by him. After the war, his marriage with Dodo 'ends. In 1947 he meets Thea Prandi, a variety showgirl at the Teatro dei Fiorentini, who will give him two children. On June 3, 1948, a child is born who is given the name of Luca, like his great-grandfather. A year and a half later, a little girl is born, Luisella. With the new family she lives in a villa on the Appia Antica. They spend their holidays in Terminillo and Positano, and in those waters Eduardo buys an islet, Isca, to rest and write. He also buys the San Ferdinando Theater destroyed by bombing and will devote time and money to rebuild it. In 1954 he inaugurated the San Ferdinando Theater. Eduardo De Filippo's theatrical comedies have entered the history of Italian theater and over the years have become the workhorse for the entire theatrical movement. In fact, the other companies reprise the same works, bringing them back to the stage from time to time, even after many years. Among the most important works brought to the theater by Eduardo De Filippo are works such as "Natale in casa Cupiello," "Napoli milionaria!," "Questi fantasmi!," "Filumena Marturano," "Mia famiglia," "Bene mio e core mio," "De Pretore Vincenzo," "Sabato, domenica e lunedì" (with Pupella Maggio in the role of the protagonist). Some of these plays are subsequently brought to the cinema by various directors, while others are brought to the cinema under the direction of Eduardo, films such as "Non ti pago," "Napoli millionaria" (in which Eduardo also lends himself to acting), "Matrimonio all'italiana," while his last role as an actor is that of the old master in the drama "Cuore." Another passion of Eduardo is poetry, his some of the most beautiful texts written in Neapolitan, including poems such as "Io vulesse truva pace," "Napule è 'nu paese curioso," "'O Mare," "'O Munno d' 'e pparole," "O Rra" "Penziere meje," "'O pparlà 'nfaccia," "Ll'uosso 'aulivo," "Roma." In 1963 he received the Feltrinelli Prize for his representation of "Il sindaco del Rione Sanità," from which a very successful film was then made. He was elected Senator for Life at the age of eighty. On his death, the burial chamber is set up in the Senate of the Republic and subsequently the funeral broadcast live on TV with the emotional and painful greeting of over 3000 people.

Actor. Son of Luisa De Filippo, nephew of the legitimate wife of Eduardo Scarpetta, the father of the De Filippo brothers. Eduardo takes the stage for the first time at the age of four. In 1928 he married the American Dorothy Pennington, known as Dodo', with whom he will have no children. In the summer of 1929, with the brothers Titina and Peppino he starred in the magazine "Pulcinella Principe in sogno." With the part he wrote and known as "Sik Sik, l'artefice magico," he gets success. Eduardo then founded the company "Teatro Umoristico di Eduardo de Filippo, con Titina and Peppino" and made a shows in Rome, Civitavecchia and Milan. In 1930 he wrote and staged, for the Molinari Company, "He has arrived 'or thirty-one," then he leaves the company and gives life to "Teatro umoristico I De Filippo." They made their debut in 1931 at the Kursaal theater with "Natale in casa Cupiello." Years of success followed. After the liberation of Rome and the death of his mother, in 1944 Peppino left the company and Eduardo founded the company "Il Teatro di Eduardo," in 1945 he made his debut at the San Carlo in Naples with "Napoli milionaria!" written, acted and scripted by him. After the war, his marriage with Dodo 'ends. In 1947 he meets Thea Prandi, a variety showgirl at the Teatro dei Fiorentini, who will give him two children. On June 3, 1948, a child is born who is given the name of Luca, like his great-grandfather. A year and a half later, a little girl is born, Luisella. With the new family she lives in a villa on the Appia Antica. They spend their holidays in Terminillo and Positano, and in those waters Eduardo buys an islet, Isca, to rest and write. He also buys the San Ferdinando Theater destroyed by bombing and will devote time and money to rebuild it. In 1954 he inaugurated the San Ferdinando Theater. Eduardo De Filippo's theatrical comedies have entered the history of Italian theater and over the years have become the workhorse for the entire theatrical movement. In fact, the other companies reprise the same works, bringing them back to the stage from time to time, even after many years. Among the most important works brought to the theater by Eduardo De Filippo are works such as "Natale in casa Cupiello," "Napoli milionaria!," "Questi fantasmi!," "Filumena Marturano," "Mia famiglia," "Bene mio e core mio," "De Pretore Vincenzo," "Sabato, domenica e lunedì" (with Pupella Maggio in the role of the protagonist). Some of these plays are subsequently brought to the cinema by various directors, while others are brought to the cinema under the direction of Eduardo, films such as "Non ti pago," "Napoli millionaria" (in which Eduardo also lends himself to acting), "Matrimonio all'italiana," while his last role as an actor is that of the old master in the drama "Cuore." Another passion of Eduardo is poetry, his some of the most beautiful texts written in Neapolitan, including poems such as "Io vulesse truva pace," "Napule è 'nu paese curioso," "'O Mare," "'O Munno d' 'e pparole," "O Rra" "Penziere meje," "'O pparlà 'nfaccia," "Ll'uosso 'aulivo," "Roma." In 1963 he received the Feltrinelli Prize for his representation of "Il sindaco del Rione Sanità," from which a very successful film was then made. He was elected Senator for Life at the age of eighty. On his death, the burial chamber is set up in the Senate of the Republic and subsequently the funeral broadcast live on TV with the emotional and painful greeting of over 3000 people.

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