Here are 2 famous actors from Italy died in Parkinson's disease:
Bruno Lauzi (August 8, 1937 Asmara-October 24, 2006 Peschiera Borromeo) also known as Lauzi, Bruno was an Italian film score composer, writer, singer-songwriter, poet, actor and politician. He had one child, Maurizio Lauzi.
Lauzi gained popularity during the 1960s and 1970s for his poetic and expressive songwriting style that touched upon themes of love, social commentary and politics. He wrote hit songs for many popular Italian artists, including Mina, Patty Pravo, and Ornella Vanoni.
Aside from his successful music career, Lauzi also dabbled in acting and politics. He appeared in several films, including the 1982 comedy "Grand Hotel Excelsior," directed by Italian filmmaker, Castellano e Pipolo. In 1992, he was elected to the Italian Chamber of Deputies as a member of the Italian Socialist Party.
Lauzi's contributions to the Italian music scene and culture have earned him several accolades, including the prestigious Targa-Tenco award in 2002. Despite his passing in 2006, his music and legacy continue to inspire future generations of Italian musicians and fans.
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Felice Andreasi (January 8, 1928 Turin-December 25, 2005 Cortazzone) was an Italian actor.
He began his acting career in the 1950s and became known for his work in Italian cinema. Andreasi's most notable films include "The Public Enemy's Wife" (1966), "The Mercenary" (1968), and "Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion" (1970), for which he received critical acclaim. In addition to his film career, Andreasi also appeared in various television productions, including the popular Italian TV series "Don Matteo". He was known for his versatility as an actor and his ability to portray complex characters. Despite his success, Andreasi maintained a low profile in the media and remained dedicated to his craft until his death in 2005 at the age of 77.
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