Ennio Fantastichini

Italian actor and comedian (1955-2018)

Ennio Fantastichini (20 February 1955 – 1 December 2018) was an Italian actor. He was born in Gallese, Italy. His first role was in Open Doors.[1] In 2010, for his performance in Ferzan Özpetek's Loose Cannons, he won a David di Donatello for best supporting actor.[2]

Fantastichini in 2010

Fantastichini died of leukemia in Naples on 1 December 2018, aged 63.[3]


  1. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
  2. "L'uomo che verrà miglior film ai David". RaiNews24. 7 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  3. Morto Ennio Fantastichini: l’attore stroncato dalla leucemia

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