Lino Capolicchio, an Italian celebrity, has sadly died. As per reports, the celebrity took his last breath on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Rome, Italy. The news has spread on social media and has grabbed the attention of many. People have been paying sincere respects to Lino and have been extending heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Capoloicchio was a television star before he gained popularity as a film star. The actor was known for his role in Franco Zeffirelli’s The Taming of the Shrew in 1967. Here is everything we know about him.
Ever since the news of Lino Capolicchio’s passing broke online, his well-wishers rushed to social media to express their sadness. Needless to say, a large section of people is upset to know about the actor’s passing. According to reports, Lino was 78-years-old at the time of his sudden death. Several sources are claiming that he died a natural death while some are stating that he got a heart attack that eventually claimed his life. However, not much information about the same has been revealed by the family yet. Lino’s cause of death remains to be a mystery.
Who Was Lino Capolicchio?
Lino Capolicchio was an Italian actor, film director, and screenwriter. In his long career, Lino had won several awards and nominations. For his role in Vittorio de Sica’s 1970 film, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, Lino won a special David di Donatello acting award. The actor was born on August 21, 1943, in Merano, Italy. Just like any other actor, Lino also struggled to stick his feet in the film industry.
The talented actor was featured in the 1967 released film The Taming of the Shrew followed by the 1968 released film Escalation. He went on to appear in plenty of films and shows and gained a lot of popularity. Let us add that before the actor bagged the role in The Taming of the Shrew, he was a well-known television actor. Lino appeared in over seventy films and television dramas in his life.
Apart from being an exceptional actor, Lino was also a renowned director who proved his capabilities in many films. In 1995, Lino not just wrote Pugili but also directed it. It was an award-winning film about the world of boxing. Also, Capolicchio provided the voice for Bo Duke in the Italian broadcasts of The Dukes of Hazzard for three seasons. Our team pays sincere tributes to the Italian actor.