|Name Giancarlo Sbragia||Role Actor|
|Born 14 March 1926 (1926-03-14) Rome|
Died June 28, 1994, Rome, Italy
Spouse Alessandra Panaro (m. 1992–1994), Esmeralda Ruspoli
Children Mattia Sbragia, Ottavio Sbragia, Viola Sbragia
Movies The Bloodstained Butterfly, War Gods of Babylon, Goliath and the Dragon, Death Rage, Wolves of the Deep
Similar People Mattia Sbragia, Esmeralda Ruspoli, Alessandra Panaro, Vittorio Cottafavi, Duccio Tessari
Giancarlo Sbragia (14 March 1926 – 28 June 1994) was an Italian actor, voice actor, stage director and playwright.
Life and career
Born in Rome, Sbragia graduated at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1947, and debuted on stage at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, with the theatrical company of Giorgio Strehler. He debuted as a playwright in 1953 with the play Le veglie inutili, and in 1956 he debuted as a stage director with the drama Ricorda con rabbia. Between 1958 and 1959 he worked with the theatrical company of Michelangelo Antonioni and Luca Ronconi, and in 1960 he was co-founder, together with Enrico Maria Salerno and Ivo Garrani, of the stage company "Attori Associati". Between the 1960s and the 1970s Sbragia was also very active on television series, notably playing Napoleon in the successful drama series I grandi camaleonti.
Sbragia was the father of actor Mattia Sbragia. From 1992 until his death, he was married to the actress Alessandra Panaro.