Renzo Montagnani

Renzo Montagnani

Renzo Montagnani in 1972
Born (1930-09-11)11 September 1930
Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy
Died 22 May 1997(1997-05-22) (aged 66)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961–1997

Renzo Montagnani (11 September 1930 22 May 1997) was an Italian film and theatre actor and dubber.

Montagnani was born in Alessandria, Piedmont, and debuted as theatre actor thanks to the help of Erminio Macario. His first cinema success was his dramatic role in Metello (1970), but he later switched to the commedia all'italiana with his roles in the last two chapters of the Amici miei series (1982 and 1985). In the 1980s he also participated to a TV show as Don Fumino, an easy-speaking Tuscan parish priest.

Montagnani also intensively worked as dubber, dubbing actors such as Michel Piccoli, Charles Bronson and Philippe Noiret for the Italian version of movies.

In his later years he participated to numerous commedia sexy all'italiana films, often pairing with Edwige Fenech, the most popular actress of the genre, and also with Alvaro Vitali as the comic sidekick. Montagnani died in Rome of cancer in 1997.


Renzo Montagnani in 1971
Renzo Montagnani in 1972
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