Sergio Martino, Lino Banfi, Andrea Roncato, Gigi Sammarchi and Urs Althaus – Signed Photo – L’allenatore nel pallone

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Foto autografata da Sergio Martino, Lino Banfi, Andrea Roncato, Gigi Sammarchi e Urs Althaus.

Dimension: 20 Cm x 25 Cm (Appr.) – 8×10 Inches (Appr.)

Movie: L’allenatore nel pallone (1984)

Date and Place of Signing (Andrea Roncato): May 29, 2021 in Roma, RM (Italy)
Date and Place of Signing (Sergio Martino): June 16, 2021 in Roma, RM (Italy)
Date and Place of Signing (Gigi Sammarchi): May 29, 2021 in Roma, RM (Italy)

This is not a vintage photo or old one. This photo is new, printed and signed in recent years and the signature is original.

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Sergio Martino (born 19 July 1938) is an Italian film director and producer, notable for his contributions to the giallo genre. Martino is the brother of the late producer Luciano Martino (who died in 2013). They collaborated frequently in their respective professions. Their grandfather was director Gennaro Righelli. Sergio Martino worked for both the big screen as well as for Italian television where he does most of his current work. He often worked with actress Edwige Fenech who in the 1970s was married to his brother Luciano. He also worked with many genre actors such as George Hilton (who was married to Sergio’s cousin), Anita Strindberg, Edwige Fenech, Ivan Rassimov and Claudio Cassinelli, as well as famed Italian screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi. Martino’s pseudonyms include: Julian Barry, Martin Dolman, Serge Martin, Christian Plummer, George Raminto.
Lino Banfi (born Pasquale Zagaria; 9 July 1936) is an Italian film actor and presenter. He has appeared in more than 100 films since 1960. He was born in the Apulian city of Andria and at the age of three, moved to Canosa di Puglia. Lino Banfi became one of the most well-known actors in Italian “sexy comedies” in the 1970s. In the 1980s he reached the peak of his fame by appearing in movies such as L’allenatore nel pallone, Vieni avanti cretino, Il commissario Lo Gatto and Occhio, malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio; he recently portrayed Grandpa Libero in Italian TV series Un medico in famiglia. During his career nearly all of Lino Banfi’s characters spoke with the distinctive pronunciation of the Bari dialect. Lino and his wife Lucia have been married since 1962 and have two children, Walter and Rosanna; Rosanna is also an actress. In 2000, Lino Banfi became a Goodwill Ambassador for the Italian National Committee for UNICEF.
Andrea Roncato (born 7 March 1947 in Bologna) is an Italian actor, comedian and television personality. Andrea Roncato has a Law degree from the University of Bologna and a solfège diploma from the Conservatorio Giovanni Battista Martini. He has attended several acting courses, both in Italy and in the United States. His notoriety is mainly due to the comedy duo Gigi e Andrea with fellow comedian Gigi Sammarchi: after several television appearances they have become one of the most famous duos of Italian cinema in the 80s. They are known for their easy-going style and irreverence. Gigi e Andrea have been spokespeople for Agip Petroli and Autobianchi Y10 4WD in the 1980s. After gaining popularity with Sammarchi, Andrea Roncato continued his solo career starring in several films (including some Christmas comedies with Massimo Boldi and Christian De Sica) and in some television series. From 2002 to 2008, he starred as Romanò in the television series Carabinieri on Canale 5 (7 seasons). In 2007, he was made a Knight of Malta. In 2008, he starred in the film Ho ammazzato Berlusconi and in the same year he had his first book, Ti avrei voluto, published by Excelsior1881. The following year, he participated as a contestant to Ballando con le stelle, a reality show on Rai 1 (and the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars). Besides acting, presenting and voice-acting, Roncato is also an acting teacher. He has worked as art director in some nightclubs and at various charity events, he has been a promoter of the campaign “SOS Foca Monaca”, of the campaign in Fabriano to raise awareness about dog’s excrement collection, and he has been named a world ambassador for the protection of disabled children. He is a great lover of animals, especially dogs, and has managed to create a special shelter for strays. He personally owns two, a setter named Padberg and a Czechoslovakian shepherd, Tullio.
Pierluigi Sammarchi (born 2 November 1949) is an Italian actor and comedian. He formed with friend Andrea Roncato the duo Gigi e Andrea, that became very popular in Italian television, appearing also in a number of successful 1980s comedy films such as Qua la mano (1980), I camionisti (1982), L’allenatore nel pallone (1984), I pompieri (1985) and Rimini Rimini (1987). In 1988, he starred as Commissioner Sangiorgi in the TV series Don Tonino. After a 20-years hiatus, he returned to acting in the 2008 comedy Benvenuti in amore. In 2018 he guest starred in an episode of the crime series L’ispettore Coliandro.
Actor, writer Urs Althaus wrote his biography “Ich der Neger” in 2009 and it became a Bestseller in Switzerland. Urs wanted to become a professional soccer player and played professionaly with F.C.Z until an accident and eventually, the cruel verdict: Urs Althaus, forget a career as a professional athlete. Rebuild your life. But what happened in reality was some thing that nobody in Altdorf, where he was raised by his single mother, would ever have expected. After finishing his business studies, this illegitimate child of his Swiss mother, and a Nigerian medical student, whom he never met, stormed the fashion runways of this world. He walked for designers like Calvin Klein, Valentino, Armani, Kenzo, Yves Saint Laurent.In 1977 he was the first black model ever to appear on the cover of the American fashion Magazine “GQ”. In 1978, in New York, he was the Co-founder of the company “Xtazy Ltd.”, the first Model Ensemble in the World. In 1981 Lina Wertmüller invited Urs to Rom to become an Actor. In 1984 he received his first Leading Parts in L’allenatore nel pallone (1984) and Arrapaho (1984). Both films are cult in Italy. He got international recognition with Il nome della rosa (1986). Off screen Urs founded with the Fashion Designger Gary Gatyas 1986 the lable Gary Gatyasin New York. And as an agent between 1990 – 2001 he represented Supermodels like Giselle Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Claudia Schiffer. He had a private audience with His Highness the Dalai Lama and breakfasted with Richard Gere. Since 2001 Urs worked as an Actor again in many Film Productions in Italy and Germany. Off screen Urs Althaus was 2016 for the Olympic Games – the proud Ambassador for Amnesty’s International “5 Rings for Rio One Flame for Human Rights”. At present he is the Iniator and founder of Grand Opera Wilhelm Tell by Giacomo Rossini which will have Premiere July 25th 2019 on the Rütli Meadow/Switzerland.

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