Alberto Grimaldi

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Alberto Grimaldi
Born(1925-03-28)28 March 1925
Naples, Italy
Died23 January 2021 (aged 95)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
OccupationFilm producer

Alberto Grimaldi (28 March 1925 – 23 January 2021)[1] was an Italian film producer.

Biography[edit source | edit]

Grimaldi was born in Naples and studied law. In 1962 he founded his own production company, P.E.A.,[2] and released his first feature film, The Shadow of Zorro the following year and his first Spaghetti Western I due violenti (1964). His producing credits include For a Few Dollars More in 1965, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in 1966 both with Sergio Leone who initially sought his legal experience advice,[3] Last Tango in Paris in 1972, and Gangs of New York in 2002.

Grimaldi died of natural causes in Miami on 23 January 2021, at the age of 95.[4]

Alberto Grimaldi is survived by his children, Massimo, Maurizio, and Marcello, as well as three grandchildren.[5]

Selected filmography[edit source | edit]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. Shafer, Ellise (24 January 2021). "Alberto Grimaldi Dead: 'Gangs of New York' Producer Was 95". Variety. Retrieved 25 January 2021.
  2. Burke, Frank (13 April 2017). A Companion to Italian Cinema. John Wiley & Sons. p. 91.
  3. "Alberto Grimaldi - film producer. Spaghetti Western trilogy gave Naples producer his big break". Italy On This Day. Blogspot. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  4. Alberto Grimaldi, morto il produttore di Leone (e dei film scandalo) (in Italian)
  5. Shafer, Ellise; Shafer, Ellise (25 January 2021). "Alberto Grimaldi, Producer of 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' and 'Gangs of New York,' Dies at 95". Variety. Retrieved 26 January 2021.

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