Antonio Griffo Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno Porfirogenito Gagliardi De Curtis di Bisanzio (15 February 1898 – 15 April 1967), best known by his stage name Totò, (Italian pronunciation: [toˈtɔ]) or simply as Antonio De Curtis, and nicknamed il Principe della risata ("the Prince of laughter"), was an Italian actor, comedian, writer, poet, singer and lyricist.
15 February 1898
|Died||15 April 1967 (aged 69)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Other names||il Principe della risata|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, poet, writer, singer, songwriter|
Diana Bandini Lucchesini Rogliani
(m. 1935; div. 1939)
|Children||2, including Liliana De Curtis|
Some of his best-known movies are Fifa e Arena, Totò al Giro d'Italia, Totò Sceicco, Guardie e ladri, Totò e le donne, Totò Tarzan, Totò terzo uomo, Totò a colori (the first Italian color movie, 1952, in Ferraniacolor), I soliti ignoti, Totò, Peppino e la malafemmina, and La legge è legge.