Daniele Vargas

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Daniele Vargas
Vargas with Ilona Staller in L'ingenua (1975)
Born(1922-04-20)20 April 1922
Died7 January 1981(1981-01-07) (aged 58)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Film actor

Daniele Vargas, stage name of Daniele Pitani (20 April 1922 7 January 1981) was an Italian film actor.


Life and career

Born in Imola, a small town in the district of Bologna, after attending high school with Pier Paolo Pasolini, Daniele Vargas enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine of Bologna University. [1] [2] After graduation in 1957 he moved to Rome to follow his passion for cinema. [1]

He began to appear in small roles in costume films and sword-and-sandals at the end of the 1950s and rapidly became one of the most active character actors, specializing in villain roles and sometime in characters of Spanish language. [1]

Selected filmography

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  1. 1 2 3 Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2003.
  2. Massimo Giraldi; Enrico Lancia; Fabio Melelli. 100 caratteristi del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 2006.