BiographySan Michele al Tagliamento, Veneto, Italy
Giorgio Costantini debuted on the boards at a very young age but, as of the 1930s, he gradually let go of his theatre career to devote himself fully to the cinema and he did obtain major roles in good commercial films, particularly during the war. The one he is best remembered for is that of the Baron of Sigognac in Duilio Coletti's 1940 version of 'Capitan Fracassa'. He was also a lawyer for Mario Soldati, an English general for Genina ('Bengasi', 1942) and he appeared in one of the first versions ever filmed of 'Don Giovanni' (1942). Read more... an end the virtuous circle he was in suddenly broke. After a four-year parenthesis, Costantini was back on the screens but mostly in inferior films and in minor parts. In the final part of his career he was often seen in low-grade adventure movies. He even wrote the scripts of three of these run-of-the-mill flicks.