Andrea Checchi

Andrea Checchi (21 October 1916 - 31 March 1974) was a prolific Italian film actor. Born in Florence, Checchi appeared in over 150 films in his lengthy career, which spanned from 1934 to his death in 1974. He appeared in Giuseppe de Santis's Tragic Hunt (1947), Michelangelo Antonioni's La signora senza camelie (1953), Vittorio De Sica's Two Women (1960), and Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960), among many other films. In 1958, he won the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Award for best supporting actor for his performance in the film Parola di ladro (1957). In 1971, he starred with Giancarlo Giannini in E le stelle stanno a guardare, an adaptation of A. J. Cronin's novel, The Stars Look Down.


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