Nando Gazzolo, Italian actor, Died at 87


Ferdinando “Nando” Gazzolo was born on October 16, 1928, and died on November 16, 2015, he was an Italian actor and voice actor.

Born in Savona, the son of the actor and voice actor Lauro Gazzolo and EIAR radio announcer Aida Ottaviani, Ferdinando debuted at a young age on radio, and in 1948, at twenty years old, Ferdinando started his acting career entering the stage company led by Antonio Gandusio.

Ferdinando achieved his first personal success in 1951, in the adaptation of Antonio e Cleopatra staged by Renzo Ricci.

He later worked on stage with Vittorio Gassman and Luigi Squarzina, among others, before focusing in voice acting and dubbing.

Ferdinando was also active in films and starred in several TV-series of good success.

His son Matteo is also an actor.

Ferdinando passed away on 16 November 2015 in Nepi, aged 87.