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Italian comedian, actor, and musician

Totò is ...

Dead
Born 15 Feb 1898 in Naples
Died 15 Apr 1967 in Rome
Age69 years, 2 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Correction?

About Totò

Antonio Griffo Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno Porfirogenito Gagliardi De Curtis di Bisanzio (15 February 1898 – 15 April 1967), best known by his stage name Totò (Italian pronunciation: [toˈtɔ]) born simply as Antonio De Curtis, and nicknamed il Principe della risata ("the Prince of laughter"), is commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time. He was a film and stage actor as well as a writer, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his funny and sometimes cynical character as a comedian in theatre and then in many successful films shot between the forties and the sixties, all regularly still on TV, but he also worked with many iconic italian film directors in dramatic/poetic roles. While he first gained his popularity as a comic actor, his dramatic roles, poetry, and songs are all deemed to be outstanding; his style and a number of his recurring jokes and gestures have become universally known memes in Italy. Writer and philosopher Umberto Eco has thus commented on the importance of Totò in Italian culture: "[...] in this globalized world where it seems that everyone sees the same movies and eats the same food, there are still unbridgeable divisions between cultures. How can two peoples ever come to understand each other when one of them is ignorant of Totò?" Mario Monicelli, who directed some of the most appreciated of Totò's movies, thus described his artistic value: With Totò, we got it all wrong. He was a genius, not just a grandiose actor. And we constrained him, reduced him, forced him into a common human being, and thus clipped his wings.

Death

Totò died at the age of 69 on 15 April 1967 in Rome, after a series of heart attacks. Due to overwhelming demand there were no fewer than three funeral services: the first in Rome, a second in his birth city of Naples—and a few days later, in a third one by the local Camorra boss, an empty casket was carried along the packed streets of the popular Rione Sanità quarter where he was born.

Films

Totò has worked on the following films:

Cops and Robbers
1951 film by Mario Monicelli, Stefano Vanzina
1951
The Mandrake
1965 film by Alberto Lattuada
1965
A Slice of Life
1954 Italian comedy film directed by Alessandro Blasetti and Paul Paviot
1954
The Band of Honest Men
1956 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1956
Toto, Peppino, and the Hussy
1956 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1956
The Hawks and the Sparrows
1966 film by Pier Paolo Pasolini
1966
Of Life and Love
Italian film, 1954
1954
Gli onorevoli
1963 film by Sergio Corbucci
1963
Sette ore di guai
1951 film by Vittorio Metz, Marcello Marchesi
1951
Toto and the King of Rome
1951 film by Stefano Vanzina, Mario Monicelli
1951
Totò al giro d'Italia
1948 film by Mario Mattoli
1948
Toto the Third Man
1951 Italian comedy film
1951
Figaro qua, Figaro là
1950 film by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
1950
The Firemen of Viggiù
1950 film by Mario Mattoli
1950
Neapolitan Turk
1953 film by Mario Mattoli
1953
Saint John, the Beheaded
1940 Italian film
1940
I Tartassati
1959 film by Stefano Vanzina
1959
Funniest Show on Earth
1953 film by Mario Mattoli
1953
Totò cerca casa
1950 film by Mario Monicelli, Stefano Vanzina
1950
Sua Eccellenza si fermò a mangiare
1961 film by Mario Mattoli
1961
Totò a colori
1952 Italian film
1952
Totò Tarzan
1950 film by Mario Mattoli
1950
Arrangiatevi!
1959 film by Mauro Bolognini
1959
Side Street Story
1950 film by Eduardo De Filippo
1950
Are We Men or Corporals?
1955 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1955
The Two Orphans
1947 film by Mario Mattoli
1947
Poverty and Nobility
1954 Italian comedy film by Mario Mattoli
1954
47 morto che parla
1950 film by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
1950
Totò nella luna
1958 film by Stefano Vanzina
1958
Latin Lovers
1965 film by Mario Costa
1965
Toto and the Women
1952 film by Stefano Vanzina, Mario Monicelli
1952
Totò cerca moglie
1950 Italian comedy film
1950
Risate di gioia
1960 film by Mario Monicelli
1960
Roman Tales
1955 film by Gianni Franciolini
1955
Totò, Peppino e... la dolce vita
1961 film by Sergio Corbucci
1961
The Gold of Naples
1954 film by Vittorio De Sica
1954
Totò and Carolina
1955 film by Mario Monicelli
1955
Toto vs the Four
1963 Italian comedy film
1963
Il medico dei pazzi
1954 film by Mario Mattoli
1954
Fifa e arena
1948 film by Mario Mattoli
1948
Fermo con le mani
1937 film by Gero Zambuto
1937
Letto a tre piazze
1960 film by Stefano Vanzina
1960
Toto, Peppino and the Fanatics
1958 film by Mario Mattoli
1958
The Two Marshals
1961 film by Sergio Corbucci
1961
Le Sei mogli di Barbablù
1950 film by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
1950
What Ever Happened to Baby Toto?
1964 film by Ottavio Alessi
1964
Two Hearts Among the Beasts
1943 film by Giorgio Simonelli
1943
Le motorizzate
1963 film by Marino Girolami
1963
Totòtruffa 62
1961 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1961
Where Is Freedom?
1952 film by Roberto Rossellini
1952
The Lady Doctor
1957 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1957
Romulus and the Sabines
1945 film by Mario Bonnard
1945
Toto in Hell
1955 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1955
Totò sceicco
1950 Italian film
1950
La cambiale
1959 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1959
The Emperor of Capri
1950 film by Luigi Comencini
1950
Toto and Cleopatra
1963 film by Fernando Cerchio
1963
L'uomo, la bestia e la virtù
1953 film by Stefano Vanzina
1953
Le belle famiglie
1964 film by Ugo Gregoretti
1964
The Two Colonels
1962 film by Stefano Vanzina
1962
Lo smemorato di Collegno
1962 film by Sergio Corbucci
1962
Signori si nasce
1960 film by Mario Mattoli
1960
Totò Diabolicus
1962 film by Stefano Vanzina
1962
Totò, Eva e il pennello proibito
1959 film by Stefano Vanzina
1959
Destination Piovarolo
1955 film by Domenico Paolella, Mauro Morassi
1955
Totò, Fabrizi e i giovani d'oggi
1960 film by Mario Mattoli
1960
The Monk of Monza
1963 film by Sergio Corbucci
1963
Chi si ferma è perduto
1960 film by Sergio Corbucci
1960
Mad Animals
1939 film by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
1939
Toto vs. Maciste
1962 film by Fernando Cerchio
1962
The Three Thieves
1954 film by Lionello De Felice
1954
Totò, Peppino e i fuorilegge
1956 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1956
Yvonne of the Night
1950 film by Giuseppe Amato
1950
The Happy Ghost
1941 film by Amleto Palermi
1941
Sexy Toto
1963 film by Mario Amendola
1963
Rita, la figlia americana
1965 film by Piero Vivarelli
1965
Legs of Gold
1958 film by Turi Vasile
1958
Toto in Paris
1958 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1958
Tough Guys
1960 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1960
Il coraggio
1955 film by Domenico Paolella
1955
The Thieves
1959 film by Lucio Fulci
1959
Totò e Peppino divisi a Berlino
1962 film by Giorgio Bianchi
1962
Totò cerca pace
1954 film by Mario Mattoli
1954
Il comandante
1963 film by Paolo Heusch
1963
One of Those
1953 film by Aldo Fabrizi
1953
Toto and Marcellino
1958 film by Antonio Musu
1958
Toto's First Night
1962 film by Mario Amendola
1962
Totò lascia o raddoppia?
1956 film by Camillo Mastrocinque
1956
Toto vs. the Black Pirate
1964 film by Fernando Cerchio
1964
Toto of Arabia
1965 film by José Antonio de la Loma
1965
Totò Le Mokò
1950 film by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
1950
Carousel of Variety
1955
Un sorriso, uno schiaffo, un bacio in bocca
1976 film by Mario Morra
1976
The Earth As Seen From The Moon
1967 film segment by Pier Paolo Pasolini in the anthology The Witches
1967