Italian movie actors died in the year 1973

Here are 2 famous actors from Italy died in 1973:

Giuseppe Becce

Giuseppe Becce (February 3, 1877 Lonigo-October 5, 1973 Berlin) a.k.a. Dr. Giuseppe Becce, G. Becce, Dr. Bechstein or Dr. Guiseppe Becce was an Italian film score composer, composer and actor.

He began his career as a composer in Italy before moving to Germany in 1907, where he worked for many years in the German film industry. Becce is known for pioneering the use of a theremin in film scores, which he used in the 1940 science fiction film "Karl and the Maid of Athens". He composed music for over 200 films, including the classic silent horror film "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari". In addition to his work as a composer, Becce also acted in several films, including "The Last Laugh" (1924) and "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1932). He was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1964 for his contributions to German culture.

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Sergio Tofano

Sergio Tofano (August 20, 1886 Rome-October 28, 1973 Rome) also known as Sergio Tòfano was an Italian actor, playwright, theatre director, illustrator, screenwriter and set designer. His child is called Gilberto Tofano.

During his early years, Tofano began his career as an actor and illustrator, where he gained recognition for his dynamic and expressive style. Through his talent, he began producing and writing successful plays, including the popular "Signor Bonaventura" in 1928, which was later adapted into a film. As a director, he led productions of various works, such as "Il berretto a sonagli" by Luigi Pirandello and "La Mandragola" by Niccolò Machiavelli.

In addition to his work in the theatre, Tofano also contributed to the film industry as a screenwriter and set designer. He collaborated with various directors, including Federico Fellini, as a designer on the film "La Dolce Vita."

Tofano's versatility as an artist helped him to play a significant role in the development of Italian theatre and film. His contributions earned him several recognitions, including the prestigious Italian literary prize, the Strega Prize, in 1947 for his play "Il principe della nebbia".

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