Cesare Danova

Actor
Suavely handsome leading man in Italian films of the late 1940s and 50s who signed with MGM in 1956. A prolific actor who was featured in more than 350 films and TV productions, Danova appeared in supporting roles in ... Read more »
Born: 02/28/1926 in Italy

Filmography

Actor (21)

Ryan's Hope 1974 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Blacke's Magic 1985 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1985 - 1986 (Tv Show)

Actor

Invisible Strangler 1984 (Movie)

(Actor)

National Lampoon's Animal House 1978 (Movie)

Mayor Carmine DePasto (Actor)

Scorchy 1976 (Movie)

Philip Bianco (Actor)

Tentacoli 1976 (Movie)

John Corey (Actor)

Mean Streets 1973 (Movie)

Giovanni (Actor)

Che! 1969 (Movie)

Ramon Valdez (Actor)

Garrison's Gorillas 1967 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! 1965 (Movie)

Pepe (Actor)

Viva Las Vegas 1964 (Movie)

Count Elmo Mancini (Actor)

Cleopatra 1963 (Movie)

Apollodorus (Actor)

Gidget Goes to Rome 1962 (Movie)

Paolo Cellini (Actor)

Tender Is the Night 1962 (Movie)

Tommy Barban (Actor)

The Man Who Understood Women 1958 (Movie)

Marco Ranieri (Actor)

Crossed Swords 1954 (Movie)

Raniero (Actor)

The Loves of Three Queens 1953 (Movie)

(Actor)

Death Cruise (TV Show)

Actor

Honeymoon With a Stranger (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Suavely handsome leading man in Italian films of the late 1940s and 50s who signed with MGM in 1956. A prolific actor who was featured in more than 350 films and TV productions, Danova appeared in supporting roles in such Hollywood productions as "Tender is the Night" (1962), "Gidget Goes to Rome" (1963) and "Viva Las Vegas" (1964). He brought a smooth sophistication to the role of Harvey Keitel's mob-connected uncle Giovanni in Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets" (1973). A frequent TV performer, Danova starred on his own series "Garrison's Gorillas" (1967) and was a guest on "The Rifleman", "Mission: Impossible" and "Murder, She Wrote", among others.

Relationships

Pat Geddes Chandler Danova

Wife

Fabrizio Danova

Son

Marco Danova

Son

Milestones

1992

Suffered a heart attack during a meeting of the Foreign Film Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, March 19

1956

Signed with MGM in Hollywood

1947

Film acting debut, "La Figlia del Capitano/The Captain's Daughter"

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