Giuseppe “Peppino” Amato

Giuseppe “Peppino” Amato

Birth
Naples, Città Metropolitana di Napoli, Campania, Italy
Death 3 Feb 1964 (aged 64)
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Area XIV (Monte Portonaccio), near "Gradone 2", chapel V (named "Vasaturo Amato")
Memorial ID 177133740 · View Source
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Motion Picture Producer and Director. Born Giuseppe Vasaturo, he started his career in the Italian film industry during the silent era, amongst others as assistant director and distributor of american films in Italy. From 1932 on he began producing and occasionally directing films, emerging during and after World War II as one of Italys most influential and important producers, launching the careers of filmmakers like Rossellini and De Sica. Credits include "Casta diva" (1935), "Il Conte di Brechard" (1938), "Roma città aperta" (1945), "Ladri di biciclette" (1948), "Domani è troppo tardi" (1950), "Umberto D." (1952), "Don Camillo" (1952), "Donne proibite" (1954/with Anthony Quinn, also director), "Gli ultimi cinque minuti" (1955/with Linda Darnell, also director), "Nella città l´inferno" (1958/with Anna Magnani), "La dolce vita" (1959/with Mastroianni) and "Morte di un bandito" (1961, also director). The father-in-law of famous film star Bud Spencer, he died of a heart attack.

Bio by: Fritz Tauber


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  • Originally Created by: Fritz Tauber
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 177133740
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Giuseppe “Peppino” Amato (30 Aug 1899–3 Feb 1964), Find a Grave Memorial no. 177133740, citing Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .