Enzo (Vincenzo) Cannavale has died in Naples

by Marianne Wi

Cannavale has died in Naples aged 82, he clocked up 109 films as an actor between 1949 and 2011, he  was very well-known in his native Italy and much-loved in Naples, where he lived all his life. Cannavale stared as Spaccafico in the Oscar-winning film Cinema Paradiso properly his best performance; although a prolific actor he received only one award, the Silver Ribbon for Best Supporting Actor in the film “32 December”  in 1988, he was nominated again in 1990 again for Supporting Actor in the film “La Casa del sorriso”.

 

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