Sordi, Alberto

▪ 2004

      Italian film actor (b. June 15, 1919, Rome, Italy—d. Feb. 24/25, 2003, Rome), depicted the vices, virtues, and foibles of post-World War II Italy in a long career of mostly comic films and was regarded as a national icon. Sordi began his career dubbing the voice of Oliver Hardy in movies in the 1930s. His breakout roles on-screen were Fernando Rivoli in Federico Fellini's Lo sceicco bianco (1952) and Alberto in Fellini's I vitelloni (1953). Among the more notable of his more than 150 films were Un americano a Roma (1954), Il Conte Max (1957), La grande guerra (1959), which won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion award, Il diavolo (1963), for which Sordi won a Golden Globe award for best actor in a comedy, and Un borghese piccolo piccolo (1977; An Average Little Man), for which he won a David di Donatello award for best actor. He also appeared in three English-language films. In 1995 the Venice Film Festival gave Sordi a career Golden Lion award.

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