Gino Cervi

Gino Cervi (3 May 1901 – 3 January 1974) was an Italian actor.wikipedia
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Tonino Cervi

In 1928, he married Nini Gordini (one of his partners) and they had a son, Tonino Cervi.
Born in Rome, Cervi was the son of actor Gino Cervi and father of actress Valentina Cervi.

Le inchieste del commissario Maigret

Toward the end of his career he played Commissioner Maigret for eight years in the Italian TV adaptation of the celebrated series of crime novels by Georges Simenon, Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (1964–1972), during which he also starred in a spin-off movie Maigret a Pigalle (Mario Landi, 1966), produced by his son Antonio Cervi.
Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (i.e. "The inquiries of the superintendent Maigret") is an Italian television series based on the detective fiction of Georges Simenon about the police commissaire Jules Maigret, portrayed by Gino Cervi, conducted by Mario Landi, in sixteen episodes, produced by RAI.

Valentina Cervi

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Gino Cervi later became the grandfather of actress Valentina Cervi and producer Antonio Levesi Cervi.
She is the daughter of director Tonino Cervi and granddaughter of the famous Italian actor Gino Cervi.

Georges Simenon

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Toward the end of his career he played Commissioner Maigret for eight years in the Italian TV adaptation of the celebrated series of crime novels by Georges Simenon, Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (1964–1972), during which he also starred in a spin-off movie Maigret a Pigalle (Mario Landi, 1966), produced by his son Antonio Cervi.
Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.

The Two Sergeants (1936 film)

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The Two Sergeants (Italian: I due sergenti) is a 1936 Italian historical film directed by Enrico Guazzoni and starring Evi Maltagliati, Gino Cervi and Mino Doro.

Aldebaran (film)

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Aldebaran is a 1935 Italian drama film directed by Alessandro Blasetti and starring Gino Cervi, Evi Maltagliati and Gianfranco Giachetti.

Ettore Fieramosca (1938 film)

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Ettore Fieramosca is a 1938 Italian historical film directed by Alessandro Blasetti and starring Gino Cervi, Mario Ferrari and Elisa Cegani.

Eternal Melodies

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Eternal Melodies (Italian: Melodie eterne) is a 1940 Italian historical drama film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Gino Cervi, Conchita Montenegro and Luisella Beghi.

An Adventure of Salvator Rosa

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An Adventure of Salvator Rosa (Italian: Un'avventura di Salvator Rosa) is a 1939 Italian historical adventure film directed by Alessandro Blasetti and starring Gino Cervi, Luisa Ferida and Rina Morelli.

The Iron Crown

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The Iron Crown (La corona di ferro) is a 1941 Italian adventure written and directed by Alessandro Blasetti, starring Massimo Girotti and Gino Cervi.

Don Camillo

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Cervi was best known for his role of Giuseppe Bottazzi ("Peppone"), the Communist mayor in the Don Camillo movies of the 1950s and the 1960s.
Don Camillo was played by French actor Fernandel, Peppone by the Italian actor Gino Cervi, quite a Guareschi-lookalike, both tall and bulky with big mustaches.

Maigret a Pigalle

Toward the end of his career he played Commissioner Maigret for eight years in the Italian TV adaptation of the celebrated series of crime novels by Georges Simenon, Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (1964–1972), during which he also starred in a spin-off movie Maigret a Pigalle (Mario Landi, 1966), produced by his son Antonio Cervi.

Four Steps in the Clouds

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Four Steps in the Clouds (Quattro passi fra le nuvole) is a 1942 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Alessandro Blasetti, starring Gino Cervi and Adriana Benetti.

The Betrothed (1941 film)

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The Betrothed (Italian: I Promessi Sposi) is a 1941 Italian historical drama film directed by Mario Camerini and starring Gino Cervi, Dina Sassoli and Ruggero Ruggeri.

The Queen of Navarre

The Queen of Navarre (Italian: La regina di Navarra) is a 1942 Italian historical film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Elsa Merlini, Gino Cervi and Renato Cialente.

Bologna

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Cervi was born in Bologna as Luigi Cervi.
An important figure of Italian Bolognese theatre was Alfredo Testoni, the playwright, author of The Cardinal Lambertini, which has had great theatrical success since 1905, repeated on screen by the Bolognese actor Gino Cervi.

Don Cesare di Bazan

Don Cesare di Bazan is a 1942 Italian historical adventure film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Gino Cervi, Anneliese Uhlig and Paolo Stoppa.

Torrents of Spring (1942 film)

Torrents of Spring
Torrents of Spring (Italian: Acque di primavera) is a 1942 Italian drama film directed by Nunzio Malasomma and starring Gino Cervi, Mariella Lotti and Vanna Vanni.

Sad Loves

Tristi amori
Sad Loves (Italian: Tristi amori) is a 1943 Italian historical drama film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Jules Berry, Gino Cervi and Andrea Checchi.

What a Distinguished Family

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What a Distinguished Family (Italian: Che distinta famiglia!) is a 1945 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Bonnard and starring Gino Cervi, Assia Noris and Aroldo Tieri.

Crime News

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Crime News (Italian: Cronaca nera) is a 1947 Italian crime film directed by Giorgio Bianchi and starring María Denis, Gino Cervi and Andrea Checchi.

Fury (1947 film)

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Fury (Italian: Furia) is a 1947 Italian drama film directed by Goffredo Alessandrini and starring Isa Pola, Rossano Brazzi and Gino Cervi.

Black Eagle (1946 film)

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Black Eagle (Italian: Aquila nera) is a 1946 Italian adventure drama film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Rossano Brazzi, Irasema Dilián and Gino Cervi.

The Flame That Will Not Die

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The Flame That Will Not Die (Italian: Fiamma che non si spegne) is a 1949 Italian war drama film directed by Vittorio Cottafavi and starring Gino Cervi, María Denis and Leonardo Cortese.