Nico Pepe

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Nico Pepe
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Domenico Pepe

(1917-01-19)19 January 1917
Died13 August 1987(1987-08-13) (aged 70)
Udine, Italy
Years active1936–1981

Nico Pepe (19 January 1917 13 August 1987) was an Italian actor. He appeared in more than 80 films between 1936 and 1981. [1]


Life and career

Born in Udine, after a bachelor's degree in business Pepe got a job as a banking clerk, which he quit to perform in the theater company led by Roldano Lupi and Paola Borboni. [2] He later entered some of the major companies of the time, working among others with Vittorio De Sica, Dina Galli, Ruggero Ruggeri and Sergio Tofano. [2] In the second post-war, he served as artistic director of several theaters, including the Teatro Stabile di Torino  [ it ]. [2] Starting from Giorgio Strehler's 1953 rendition of Luigi Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author and until late 1970s he frequently worked at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan. [2]

Also active in films, radio and television and as a dubber, he retired from acting in the early 1980s, and in his late years directed a theater school in the Friulian language. [2] He was married to actress Clara Auteri  [ it ]. [2]

Selected filmography

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  1. "Nico Pepe". My Movies. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Lancia, Enrico (2003). "Pepe, Nico". Dizionario del cinema italiano: Gli Attori Vol. 2 M-z. Gremese Editore. pp. 110–1. ISBN   978-88-8440-269-1.