Dead cult Italian actor and Director


One of his most famous images of the accountant – loser Ugo Fantozzi

The famous Italian Comedy actor, Director and writer Paolo Villaggio died in Rome on 85-m to year of life.

On the death of Paolo Villaggio in his Facebook said his daughter Elisabetta.

“Goodbye, daddy, now you can once again fly free,” she wrote.

One of his most famous images, well remembered by viewers worldwide, the accountant – loser Ugo Fantozzi. This character became a household word and a cultural phenomenon in Italy.

All in all, the Villaggio has played more than 70 roles, including he has worked with such venerable master Directors as Federico Fellini and Mario Monicelli.

In 1992, at the 49th Venice International film festival, Villaggio has been awarded the Golden lion for outstanding achievements in the development of cinema.


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