Vito Scotti

American actor (1918-1996)

Vito Giusto Scozzari (January 26, 1918 - June 5, 1996), known professionally as Vito Scotti, was an American character actor. He played both dramatic and comedy roles many on Broadway, in films and later on television. He was mainly active between the late 1930s to the mid 1990s. He was known as a man of a thousand faces for his ability to assume so many divergent roles in more than 200 screen appearances in a career spanning 50 years and for his resourceful portrayal of various ethnic types. Born of Italian heritage, he was seen playing everything from a Mexican bandit, to a Russian doctor, to a Japanese sailor, to an Indian travel agent.

Vito Scotti
Scotti in 1953
Vito Giusto Scozzari

(1918-01-26)January 26, 1918
DiedJune 5, 1996(1996-06-05) (aged 78)
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery
Years active1937-1995
  • Irene Aidi Lopez Scozzari (m. 1949; died 1979)
  • Beverly Scotti (- 1996; his death)

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