Pingitore, Pier Francesco
|born on||27 September 1934 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )|
|Place||Catanzaro, Italy, 38n54, 16e26|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||03°48' 00°47 Asc. 23°28'|
Italian director, screenwriter, playwright and author.
Pingitore started his career as a journalist, then with Mario Castellacci, Luciano Cirri and Piero Palumbo he became the founder in 1965 of the "Bagaglino" Theatre (originally named "Bragaglino" as a tribute to Anton Giulio Bragaglia) in Rome. After a local success, from 1973 the stage company got a large success on television with the RAI variety show Dove sta Zazà? and with its numerous spin-off shows. In 1968, Pingitore made his film debut directing a documentary about the protests of European youth, then, from 1975 to 1983 and again in 1992 he wrote and directed a series of satirical comedies starring Pippo Franco and several players of the "Bagaglino" company, targeting various aspects of Italian society including political scandals, football, school, and the music industry.
Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes birth certificate.
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
- Vocation : Writers : Other Writers