|born on||12 October 1934 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Palermo, Italy, 38n07, 13e22|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||18°26' 05°21 Asc. 28°54'|
Italian actor, author and TV-personality, who debuted as a dramatic stage actor in his home town in 1957. In 1965 he moved to Rome and entered the theater company Il Bagaglino. He gained great popularity taking part in several RAI variety shows such as Che domenica amici (1968), Gli amici della domenica (1970), Teatro 10 (1971), Dove sta Zazà (1973), Mazzabubù (1975), and Due come noi (1979).
Caruso was the president of the Italian Actors Union from 1979 to 1989.
From 1995 to 1997, and in 2001, Caruso planned and directed Palermo in scena, a two-months artistic and theatrical Festival (held from 14 July to 14 September).
Since 1976, Caruso collaborated regularly with newspapers and magazines, as a columnist for daily newspapers Il Mattino, Il Messaggero, Paese Sera, L'Avanti, Il Tempo, and La Sicilia. He was also an author of numerous books, ranging across various genres.
He took part in approximately 30 films, debuting as director in 1977 with the film Ride bene chi ride ultimo.
He was married to stage actress Marilisa Ferzetti and the father of the voice actor Francesco Caruso. He was a vegetarian. Caruso died on 7 March 2019, aged 84, in Rome, Italy.
Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file: from birth certificate.
- Traits : Body : Diet unusual (Vegetarian)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Theatrical festival director)
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist