Claudio Gora

Claudio Gora

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Easy Life (Il sorpasso) (1962)
  • Lowest Rated: 70% Danger: Diabolik (1968)
  • Birthday: Jul 27, 1913
  • Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
  • Claudio Gora was a highly regarded, versatile Italian theatrical and film actor who also occasionally directed features. As a thespian, Gora reached the pinnacle of his popularity during Italy's so-called "Golden Age" of cinema during the '50s and '60s. Gora (born Emilio Giordana in Genoa) made his film debut with Trappola d'amore (1939), two years after he first appeared on stage. Quite handsome in youth, Gora spent the WWII years playing romantic leads in such dramas as Luigi Zamkpa's Signoirinette and often worked opposite some of his country's most alluring actresses. In 1950, Gora made his directorial debut with a neorealist drama, The Sky is Red. He subsequently helmed nine more films in a variety of genres ranging from comedies to violent westerns. His most famous film was Febbre di Vivere (1953) starring Marcello Mastroianni. During the '60s, Gora revitalized his acting career after he perfected his "middle-class Italian cynic" character. He played versions of the unscrupulous fellow in such films as Pietro Germi's The Facts of Murder (1960) and Il Medico della Mutua (1968). As an actor, Gora appeared in 130 films. He played his last role in Vacanze di Natali '91/Christmas Vacation '91 (1991). In addition to his eventful film career, Gora also had a busy career on stage and television.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

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No Score Yet Un amore a Roma (Love in Rome) Actor 2013
No Score Yet Bisturi, la mafia bianca (Secrets of a Nurse) Actor 2013
No Score Yet Ben Webster - The Brute and the Beautiful Actor 1989
71% Lion of the Desert (Omar Mukhtar) President of Court 1981
No Score Yet La belva col mitra (Beast With A Gun) (Ferocious) (Mad Dog Killer) (Street Killers) (The Human Beast) Actor 1977
No Score Yet A Man Called Magnum (Napoli si ribella) Laurenzi 1976
No Score Yet Gente di rispetto (The Flower in His Mouth) Actor 1975
No Score Yet Section Spéciale (Special Section) Actor 1975
No Score Yet Ransom! Police Is Watching (La polizia sta a guardare) Actor 1973
No Score Yet Le monache di Sant'Arcangelo (Innocents from Hell)(Nuns of St. Archangel) Cardinale D'Arezzo 1973
No Score Yet Sette orchidee macchiate di rosso (Seven Blood-Stained Orchids) Actor 1972
No Score Yet Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica (Confessions of a Police Captain) Actor 1971
70% Danger: Diabolik Police Chief 1968
No Score Yet Catch as Catch Can Cabinet Minister 1967
No Score Yet The Hellbenders Reverend Pierce 1967
No Score Yet Un angelo per Satana (An Angel for Satan) Actor 1966
No Score Yet Made in Italy Her Husband 1965
No Score Yet Gidget Goes to Rome Alberto 1963
No Score Yet Il processo di Verona Cerosimo 1963
No Score Yet La poupée (The Doll) Moren the Banker 1962
100% The Easy Life (Il sorpasso) Bibi 1962
No Score Yet Everybody Go Home! Colonel 1962
No Score Yet The Slave Crassus 1962
No Score Yet Una Vita Difficile Comm. Bracci 1961
No Score Yet Adua e le compagne (Adua and Company) (Adua and Her Friends) (Hungry for Love) (Love a la Carte) Ercoli 1960
No Score Yet Un Maledetto imbroglio (The Facts of Murder) Remo Banducci 1959
No Score Yet The Sky is Red (Il cielo e rosso) Screenwriter Director 1950
No Score Yet Charterhouse of Parme (Charterhouse at Parma) Creszenzi 1948

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