Marcello Mastroianni

Marcello Mastroianni


9/28/1924, Fontana Liri, Latioum, Italy



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Marcello Mastroianni was born n September 28 1924 in Fontana Liri, Latioum, Italy. He died on December 19 1996. He was bon in Fontana but his family moved to Turin and then To Rome. From there he took up acting. He landed roles in several films which got…more


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    • Marcello: (on his views of women) Woman is the sun, an extraordinary creature, one that makes the imagination gallop. Woman is also the element of conflict. With whom do you argue? With a woman, of course. Not with a friend, because he accepted all your defects the moment he found you. Besides, woman is mother-have we forgotten?

    • Marcello: (Talking about actors) Theater actors like to change character roles. They don't like to always do the same thing.

    • Marcello: (talking about himself) I made theater very important in the beginning of my career.

    • Marcello: In an interview) To play Tarzan - at my age, with a big belly; even Cheetah with white hair. We've had enough strong and beautiful Tarzans! - at 60

    • Marcello: (In another interview when asked about his sex life) I am not a sex addict.

    • Marcello: Each year we look for a big name that is attractive to the public and pleasant for the girls.

    • Marcello: (When was asked why he looked like he was having fun when he made his movies and appeared on TV) I don't understand why these Americans have to suffer so much to identify with their characters. Me, I just get up there and act. It's great fun. There's no suffering in it.

    • Marcello: (When asked what keeps him going in his theatrical endeavors) In front of a camera, I feel solid, satisfied. Away from it I am empty, confused.

    • Marcello: (about his success). They come for you in the morning in a limousine; they take you to the studio; they stick a pretty girl in your arms... They call that a profession? Come on!