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Jerry Calà is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Script Italien born on 28 june 1951 at Catania (Italie)

Jerry Calà

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Birth name Calogero Alessandro Augusto Calà
Nationality Italie
Birth 28 june 1951 (72 years) at Catania (Italie)

Jerry Calà (born 28 June 1951) is an Italian comedian and filmmaker who has written, directed, and acted in multiple film and television projects.


Jerry Calà est né à Catane. Enfant il déménage à Milan, puis à Vérone. C'est dans cette ville qu'il fonde avec Franco Oppini, Ninì Salerno et Umberto Smaila le groupe de comédie « I Gatti di Vicolo Miracoli » (également connu sous le nom « Cats ») .

En 1981 Calà quitte le groupe pour entreprendre la carrière d'acteur et interprète des films comiques en collaborant avec de nombreux réalisateurs dont Carlo Vanzina.

En 1993, il joue dans le film dramatique Diaro di un vizio réalisé par Marco Ferreri et remporte le Prix de la critique italienne au Festival international du film de Berlin. En 1994, il réalise Chicken Park, une parodie de Jurassic Park de Steven Spielberg.

Depuis les années 2000 il se consacre principalement à l'activité de chanteur et comédien, réalisant encore quelques films. En 2016 il publie Una vita da libidine, un livre autobiographique.

Il a été marié de 1984 à 1987 à l'actrice et présentatrice de télévision Mara Venier. Il se remarie le 5 septembre 2002 avec Bettina Castioni une femme d'affaires de Vérone avec laquelle il a un fils prénommé Johnny ne le 16 janvier 2003.

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Filmography of Jerry Calà (18 films)

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Torno a vivere da solo, 1h44
Directed by Jerry Calà
Genres Comedy
Actors Jerry Calà, Tosca D'Aquino, Paolo Villaggio, Don Johnson, Éva Henger, Mara Venier
Roles Giacomo
Rating48% 2.427422.427422.427422.427422.42742
In Milan, Giacomo is a good real estate agent. But he fights with his wife, why he does not stand his life, and wants to be the guy globetrotter of yesteryear. The two are separated, and Giacomo tries to change his life with Jessica. However, Giacomo has to deal with the problems of the life of a grown man, because he can no longer act like a kid.
Chicken Park, 1h33
Directed by Jerry Calà
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Romance, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Jerry Calà, Demetra Hampton, Alessia Marcuzzi, Rossy de Palma, Jeff Blynn
Roles Vladimiro Corsetti
Rating26% 1.3324551.3324551.3324551.3324551.332455
When Vladimiro's (Jerry Calà) chicken is stolen while he's in the Dominican Republic for a cockfight, he immediately begins trying to get it back. During his searches he discovers an entire zoo full of gigantic chickens.
Crimes and Perfumes
Directed by Vittorio De Sisti
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Jerry Calà, Eva Grimaldi, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Mara Venier, Nina Soldano, Novello Novelli
Roles Eddy
Rating56% 2.847512.847512.847512.847512.84751
Eddy, a detective who works as a security guard in a department store, is engaged with Barbara, who works as a clerk in the same store.
Rimini Rimini, 1h54
Directed by Sergio Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Actors Laura Antonelli, Paolo Villaggio, Serena Grandi, Monica Scattini, Jerry Calà, Paolo Bonacelli
Roles Gianni Bozzi
Rating48% 2.4184852.4184852.4184852.4184852.418485
The film is divided into episodes set on the beaches of Rimini. A magistrate of integrity dedicates himself to pornography. A shy girl is forced to fall in love with a hefty; a priest falls in love with a nun; and a poor employee is forced to do menial jobs to his master for not being fired.
Vacanze in America, 1h29
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Christian De Sica, Jerry Calà, Claudio Amendola, Antonella Interlenghi, Enzo Liberti, Gianmarco Tognazzi
Roles Peo Colombo
Rating56% 2.81912.81912.81912.81912.8191
Summer. In a high school in Rome, Don Buro, priest and religion teacher, leads a class of young people in a school holiday in the United States. Among the guys there is the repeating Peo, who decides to entertain the boys in his own way, including roulette bets and beautiful girls with whom to have sex. However Peo not knows that Don Buro, to ensure peace, has brought in another companion: Mrs. De Romanis, mother of one of the boys.
I'm Getting Married Tomorrow
Directed by Francesco Massaro
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Jerry Calà, Isabella Ferrari, Milly Carlucci, Karina Huff, Claudio Bisio
Roles Arturo Righetti
Rating56% 2.8176652.8176652.8176652.8176652.817665
Last twenty-four hours before the marriage for the troubled, tempted, overwhelmed by events Arturo.
Taste of the Sea, 1h32
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Christian De Sica, Virna Lisi, Jerry Calà, Isabella Ferrari, Marina Suma, Karina Huff
Roles Luca Carraro
Rating61% 3.0704453.0704453.0704453.0704453.070445
The film is set in the Sixties, in the Tuscan beach of Forte dei Marmi. A group of young friends spends his holidays at sea. One of them has a girlfriend, but she loves another, while a peasant has a beautiful American girl, but prefers another woman. Finally, a shy student falls in love with an older woman. At the end of the film the same friends join together in the beach; however, they are sad because there are now the Eighties, and everything is different in their life.
Christmas Holidays, 1h37
Directed by Enrico Oldoini, Carlo Vanzina
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Christian De Sica, Jerry Calà, Claudio Amendola, Mario Brega, Antonella Interlenghi, Stefania Sandrelli
Roles Billo
Rating60% 3.049873.049873.049873.049873.04987
In Christmas of 1983 two families collide in Cortina d'Ampezzo. The first is very rich, elegant, refined taste and character and comes from Milan, consisting of Christian De Sica and Riccardo Garrone, while the second is made up of people extremely vulgar and rough to Rome contains the funny characters Claudio Amendola, Marilù Tolo and Mario Brega. The stories and adventures of the members of the two families intersect and give rise to hilarious misunderstandings, while a penniless pianist (Jerry Calà) fall in love again with his ex-girlfriend (Stefania Sandrelli). Roberto Covelli (De Sica) has an American girlfriend but worthy of much attention and persistently courted by Mario Marchetti (Amendola) which was initially became involved in a meeting with the girlfriend of a friend of his. The contact between the two families will be done through the acquaintance of Mario with a member of Covelli which, when seen in front of the rude common people of Rome are upset. After many adventures finished good and evil Samantha's girlfriend, Roberto, will notice the sad courting the mild Mario and give him what he wishes for one night before leaving for ever's America. Meanwhile, the Covelli Family with astonishment and regret discovers that his young son Roberto is gay. One year after the holiday, families reunite in Sardinia during the summer and will create a new whirlwind of hilarious situations.
At the Sports Bar
Directed by Francesco Massaro
Genres Comedy
Actors Lino Banfi, Jerry Calà, Mara Venier, Annie Belle, Pino Ammendola, Dino Cassio
Roles Parola
Rating62% 3.147613.147613.147613.147613.14761
Misadventures of Lino, a penniless Apulian immigrant in Turin, after he won 1 billion and 300 million lire at Totocalcio.
Bomber (1982)
, 1h36
Directed by Michele Lupo
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Bud Spencer, Jerry Calà, Valeria Cavalli, Angela Campanella, Nando Paone, Rik Battaglia
Roles Jerry
Rating62% 3.10513.10513.10513.10513.1051
Bud Graziano said "Bomber" is a former heavyweight boxing champion who retired to private life on a ship. Jerry Calà is instead a Lombard punter who finds himself always in trouble and one day gets really big. In fact, he unwittingly sets himself against a group of thugs who answer only to the orders of a new boxing champion who is making the rounds in the area with his victories. Even Bomber collides later with this sample name Rosco. So Bomber, suddenly awakened his passion for boxing, opening a gym for amateurs and begins to train the promising young George. Below Bomber organizes meetings which also participates Rosco which, being too strong, knocks the young George. After so many other battles, Bomber is on the verge of losing everything he has slowly and painstakingly put together and so decides to confront himself in combat Rosco.