Gino Renni

Italian-Argentine actor, singer and comedian

Gino Renni (born Luigi Melieni Mollo; 7 June 1943 – 1 August 2021) was an Italian-Argentine actor, comedian, singer and politician. He was born in Corigliano Calabro, Italy. His career began in 1960. He was known for his role as Gino Foderone in the Explosive Squad and Craziest Bathers in the World movie series.

In 2013, Renni ran for a seat in the Chamber of Deputies in Italy as a member of the Democratic Party. He lost the election.

Renni was hospitalized in June 2021 with COVID-19 shortly after getting vaccinated in Buenos Aires.[1] He died two months later on 1 August 2021 from problems caused by the infection, aged 78.[1]



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