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Marcello Mastroianni

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Birth Name: Marcello Mastroianni
Born: 09/28/1924
Birth Place: Fontana Liri, , IT
Death Place: Paris, FR
Died: 12/19/1996

Born Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni on Sept. 28, 1924 in Fontana Liri, Italy - a small town, south of Rome - he was the son of mother, Ida, and father, Ottone, a carpenter. Growing up poor in Turin, and later, Rome, he studied surveying with an eye on a career in architecture before WWII and the German occupation put an end to such practical plans. Conscripted for a time to draw maps for the Nazis, Mastroianni was later sent to a forced labor camp in the Alps, from which he soon escaped, only to spend the remainder of the war hiding out in Venice. Having worked as a film extra before the outbreak of the war, Mastroianni later picked up a job in Rome as an accountant for British film ... Continue Bio >>


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