Banfi, Lino

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Banfi, Lino Gender: M
Pasquale Zagaria
born on 9 July 1936 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Andria, Italy, 41n13, 16e18
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°57' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°19 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 20°52'

Lino Banfi
photo: PM - Il Piccolo Missionario, license cc-by-sa-2.0


Italian film actor and presenter, who has appeared in more than 100 films since 1960.

Lino Banfi became one of the most well-known actors in Italian "sexy comedies" in the 1970s. In the 1980s he reached the peak of his fame by appearing in movies such as L'allenatore nel pallone, Vieni avanti cretino, Il commissario Lo Gatto and Occhio, malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio; he recently portrayed Grandpa Libero in Italian TV series Un medico in famiglia.

During his career nearly all of Lino Banfi's characters spoke with the distinctive pronunciation of the Bari dialect.

Lino and his wife Lucia have been married since 1962 and have two children, Walter and Rosanna; Rosanna is also an actress.

In 2000, Lino Banfi became a Goodwill Ambassador for the Italian National Committee for UNICEF.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, p. 11.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son, one daughter)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality