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Lino Ventura (1919–1987)


One of France's most beloved character stars from the 1950s through and including the 1980s was the Italian-born Lino Ventura. Born Angiolino Joseph Pascal Ventura to Giovanni Ventura and Luisa Borrini, on July 14, 1919, in Parma (northern) Italy, young Lino moved with his family at a young age to Paris, where he grew up. A school dropout at age ... See full bio »

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Known For

Army of Shadows
Army of Shadows Philippe Gerbier
(1969)
Garde à vue
Garde à vue Inspector Antoine Gallien
(1981)
Monsieur Gangster
Monsieur Gangster Fernand Naudin
(1963)
Cadaveri eccellenti
Cadaveri eccellenti Inspector Amerigo Rogas
(1976)

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 1987 La rumba
Un caïd (uncredited)
 1986 Sword of Gideon (TV Movie)
Papa
 1984 La 7ème cible
Bastien Grimaldi
 1984 Cento giorni a Palermo
General Carlo Dalla Chiesa
 1983 Le ruffian
Aldo
 1982 Les misérables
Jean Valjean
 1982 Espion, lève-toi
Sébastien Grenier
 1981 Garde à vue
Inspector Antoine Gallien
 1980 Les séducteurs
François Quérole (segment "The French Method")
 1979 L'homme en colère
Romain Dupre
 1978 Un papillon sur l'épaule
Roland Fériaud
 1978 The Medusa Touch
Brunel
 1976 Cadaveri eccellenti
Inspector Amerigo Rogas
 1975 The French Detective
Le commissaire Verjeat
 1975 La cage
Julien
 1974 La gifle
Jean Douléan
 1974 Tough Guys
Father Charlie
 1973 L'emmerdeur
Ralf Milan
 1973 Far West
Le prisonnier
 1973 Happy New Year
Simon
 1973 La raison du plus fou
Le deuxième motard
 1973 Escape to Nowhere
Anton Haliakov / Clément Tibère
 1972 L'aventure, c'est l'aventure
Lino Massaro
 1972 The Valachi Papers
Vito Genovese
 1971 Rum Runners
Cornelius von Zeelinga
 1971 Fantasia chez les ploucs
Sagamore Noonan
 1970 Dernier domicile connu
L'inspecteur principal Marceau Leonetti
 1969 The Sicilian Clan
Commissaire Le Goff
 1969 Army of Shadows
Philippe Gerbier
 1968 Le Rapace
Le rapace / Le rital
 1967 The Last Adventure
Roland
 1967 Deux romains en Gaule (TV Movie)
L'Écossais (uncredited)
 1966 Le Deuxieme Souffle
Gustave 'Gu' Minda
 1966 Avec la peau des autres
Pascal Fabre
 1966 Ne nous fâchons pas
Antoine Beretto
 1965 The Wise Guys
Laurent
 1965 Cloportes
Alphonse Maréchal dit Le Malin
 1965 The Dictator's Guns
Jacques Cournot
 1964 The Great Spy Chase
Francis Lagneau
 1964 The Monocle
Elie's Client (uncredited)
 1964 Llanto por un bandido
El Lutos
 1964 Greed in the Sun
Hervé Marec dit 'Le plouc'
 1963 Monsieur Gangster
Fernand Naudin
 1963 Three Penny Opera
'Tiger' Brown
 1962 Carmen di Trastevere
Vincenzo, the Kingpin
 1962 The Devil and the Ten Commandments
Garigny (episode "Homicide point ne seras")
 1962 Les petits matins
Le conducteur de car
 1962 Le bateau d'Émile
Émile Bouet
 1961 The Lions Are Loose
Le docteur André Challenberg
 1961 Il re di Poggioreale
Il bandito
 1961 The Last Judgment
Giovanna's father
 1961 Taxi for Tobruk
le brigadier Theo Dumas
 1961 La ragazza in vetrina
Federico
 1960 Mistress of the World
Biamonte
 1960 Classe Tous Risques
Abel Davos
 1959 Le chemin des écoliers
Tiercelin
 1959 125 rue Montmartre
Pascal
 1959 Un témoin dans la ville
Ancelin
 1959 Douze heures d'horloge
Albert Fourbieux
 1959 Pensione Edelweiss
Borcher
 1959 Marie-Octobre
Carlo Bernardi - patron de boîte de nuit
 1959 The Tiger Attacks
Paul Lamiani
 1958 The Mask of the Gorilla
Géo Paquet - dit le Gorille
 1958 Elevator to the Gallows
Le commissaire Cherrier
 1958 Inspector Maigret
Insp. Torrence
 1957 Dishonorable Discharge
Paulo - l'amant de Claire
 1957 Trois jours à vivre
Lino Ferrari
 1957 Le rouge est mis
Pepito
 1957 Action immédiate
Bérès
 1957 Le feu aux poudres
Legentil
 1956 Crime and Punishment
Gustave Messonnier
 1956 Law of the Streets
Mario
 1955 Razzia
Roger le Catalan
 1954 Touchez Pas au Grisbi
Angelo Fraiser
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Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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After his daughter Linda was born disabled, he founded the organization "Perce-neige" (Snowdrop), which supports disabled children (1966). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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