BirthdayJanuary 26, 1913
BirthplaceRome, Italy

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Mario Riva

    Full name: Mario Riva
    Also known as: Mario Riva, Riva, Mario
    Professions: Actor
    Occupation: Actor

  2. Mario Riva Death information

    Died: Thursday, 1st of September, 1960 (Age: 47)

  3. Mario Riva Biography

    Mario Riva (26 January 1912 – 1 September 1960) was an Italian presenter and actor. He appeared in 51 films between 1941 and 1960.Born in Rome as Mario Bonavolontà, the son of a composer, Riva debuted at young age as a dubber and a radio actor.He became first known as presenter of the stage show Clan (1942). After a long season of successes on stage (often in couple with Riccardo Billi) Riva reached the peak of his career with the RAI variety television Il musichiere (1957-1960). He also appeared on several films, usually in supporting roles.While he was presenting from the Arena di Verona a special event linked to the TV program, the Secondo Festival del Musichiere, he inadvertently fell into a hole in the stage covered with a tarpaulin and died.

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