Nerino ‘Nerio’ Bernardi was born on July 23, 1899 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. After studying mathematics and medicine, counterpoint and composition, he devoted himself to the theater and entering the world of cinema with Rebus in 1918.
During World War II he went to Spain, where he appeared in and dubbed films. He appeared in three Euro-westerns: Zorro in the Court of Spain (1962) as Colonel Vargas, “The Magnificent Texan” (1967) as Chico and “Wanted Johnny Texas” (1967).
From 1952 he taught makeup and stage behavior at the Academy of Dramatic Arts "Silvio D'Amico" in Rome.
Bernardi died os uremic poisoning on January 12, 1971 in Rome.
Today we remember Nerio Bernardi on what would have been his 115th birthday.