Actor, Director, Writer
Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee idol of the Italian theatre, and repeated that ...
Born: July 7, 1901
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
Known for: Bicycle Thieves (1948), General Della Rovere (1959), The Earrings of Madame de... (1953), Bread, Love and Dreams (1953)