Raf Vallone

Actor, Reporter, Critic
A former journalist turned handsome, muscle-bound lead of international films, Vallone came to prominence co-starring in Giuseppe De Santis' eroticized neorealist landmark, "Riso Amaro/Bitter Rice" (1949). He ... Read more »
Born: 02/17/1916 in Italy

Filmography

Actor (44)

Toni 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

The First Circle 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Godfather, Part III 1990 (Movie)

Cardinal Lamberto (Actor)

La Leyenda del Cura Bargota 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Christopher Columbus 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Le Pouvoir du Mal 1984 (Movie)

Lab Director (Actor)

Lion of the Desert 1981 (Movie)

Colonel Diodiece (Actor)

Fame 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Retour a Marseille 1979 (Movie)

Michel (Actor)

A Time to Die 1978 (Movie)

Genco Bari (Actor)

An Almost Perfect Affair 1978 (Movie)

Freddie (Actor)

Arthur Miller on Home Ground 1978 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Greek Tycoon 1977 (Movie)

Spyros Tomasis (Actor)

The Other Side of Midnight 1977 (Movie)

Constantin Demeris (Actor)

The Devil's Advocate 1976 (Movie)

Bishop Aurelio (Actor)

Catholics 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Rosebud 1974 (Movie)

George Nikolaos (Actor)

That Lucky Touch 1974 (Movie)

General Peruzzi (Actor)

The Human Factor 1974 (Movie)

Dr Lupo (Actor)

The Summertime Killer 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Gunfight 1970 (Movie)

Alvarez (Actor)

Cannon For Cordoba 1970 (Movie)

Cordoba (Actor)

The Kremlin Letter 1970 (Movie)

Puppet Maker (Actor)

The Italian Job 1969 (Movie)

Altabani (Actor)

Harlow 1965 (Movie)

Marino Bello (Actor)

Nevada Smith 1965 (Movie)

Father Zaccardi (Actor)

The Secret Invasion 1963 (Movie)

Roberto Rocca (Actor)

Phaedra 1962 (Movie)

Thanos (Actor)

A View From the Bridge 1961 (Movie)

Eddie (Actor)

El Cid 1961 (Movie)

Ordonez (Actor)

Two Women 1961 (Movie)

Giovanni (Actor)

Guendalina 1957 (Movie)

The Father (Actor)

The Vengeance 1957 (Movie)

Luis (Actor)

Passionate Summer 1956 (Movie)

Angelo (Actor)

Don Juan's Night of Love 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Sign of Venus 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

Daughters of Destiny 1954 (Movie)

Cassias (Actor)

Obsession 1954 (Movie)

Aldo Giovanni (Actor)

Thérèse Raquin 1952 (Movie)

Laurent (Actor)

Riso Amaro 1949 (Movie)

Marco (Actor)

A Season of Giants (TV Show)

Actor

Honor Thy Father (TV Show)

Actor

The Scarlet and the Black (TV Show)

Actor

The Small Miracle (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A former journalist turned handsome, muscle-bound lead of international films, Vallone came to prominence co-starring in Giuseppe De Santis' eroticized neorealist landmark, "Riso Amaro/Bitter Rice" (1949). He subsequently appeared opposite Sophia Loren in "Two Women" (1960), won praise for his performance in Sidney Lumet's "A View From the Bridge" (1962). He has played a number of priest roles, notably in Otto Preminger's "The Cardinal" (1963), Henry Hathaway's "Nevada Smith" (1966) and Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather, Part III" (1990).

Relationships

Elena Varzi

Wife
born in 1920 in Rome

EDUCATION

University of Turin

played for soccer team

University of Turin

played for soccer team

Milestones

1961

English-speaking debut, "El Cid"

1948

Film debut, "Bitter Rice"

1944

Wrote for a newspaper in Turin, while also reviewing film and theater for the Italian journal, "La Stampa"

1939

Gave up his sporting activities as result of unlucky competition in Vienna

Produced own plays, including "Forbidden? By Whom?" In Italy

Opera directing debut, Bellini's "Norma"

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