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Gino Cervi

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Nationality  Italian
Children  Tonino Cervi
Parents  Antonio Cervi
Role  Actor
Name  Gino Cervi

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Born  3 May 1901 (1901-05-03) Bologna, Italy
Died  January 3, 1974, Punta Ala, Italy
Spouse  Nini Gordini (m. 1928–1974)
Movies  The Little World of Don Cam, Don Camillo's Last Round, Don Camillo in Moscow, The Return of Don Camillo, Don Camillo: Monsignor
Similar People  Fernandel, Tonino Cervi, Carmine Gallone, Alessandro Blasetti, Giovannino Guareschi

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Gino Cervi ([ˈdʒiːno ˈtʃɛrvi]; 3 May 1901 – 3 January 1974) was an Italian actor.


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Life and career

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Cervi was born in Bologna. His father was the theatre critic Antonio Cervi. In 1928, he married Nini Gordini (one of his partners) and they had a son, Tonino Cervi. Gino Cervi later became the grandfather of actress Valentina Cervi and producer Antonio Levesi Cervi.

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Cervi was best known for his role of Giuseppe Bottazzi ("Peppone"), the Communist mayor in the Don Camillo movies of the 1950s and the 1960s. He shared great understanding and friendship with co-star Fernandel during the 15 years playing their respective roles in Don Camillo movies.

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Toward the end of his career he played Commissioner Maigret for eight years in the Italian TV adaptation of the celebrated series of crime novels by Georges Simenon, Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (1964–1972), during which he also starred in a spin-off movie Maigret a Pigalle (Mario Landi, 1966), produced by his son Antonio Cervi.

He died at Punta Ala in 1974.

Selected filmography

He dubbed to Clark Gable into Italian language in It Happened One Night by Frank Capra, 1934; and Laurence Olivier in three films: Henry V (1944), Hamlet (1948) and Richard III (1955).


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