Enrico Cucuzza was born on September 27, 1919 in Trieste, Friuli Venezia, Giulia, Italy. Henry entered the film industry as a character actor, he was most active in B-movies, plays, musicals but also appeared in crime films and television between the 1940s to the 1980s. He became famous to radio audiences in the early 1950s, in the show ‘Rosso e nero’.
On television, he was part of the Quartetto Cetra, billed as Henry Luzi seen in the cast of ‘Biblioteca di Studio Uno’ in the episode ‘A Fistful of Songs’, a parody of the novel by Margaret Mitchell “Gone with the Wind” and participated in several episodes of the television series ‘Le inchieste del commissario Maigret’ and those on ‘tenente Sheridan’ and gastronome-detective ‘Nero Wolfe’. He also participated in the filming of the series ‘Il giornalino di Gian Burrasca’, with Rita Pavone.
As a voice actor, lent his voice to many cartoons, including ‘Kimba, il leone bianco’, ‘L'orsetto Mysha’ Kimba, and ‘Napo orso capo’. He was the voice of Uncle Fester (the original starring Jackie Coogan ), in the Italian version of the TV series ‘The Addams Family’.
Enrico Luzi died on October 18, 2011 in Rome, Italy.
Today we remember Enrico Luzi on what would have been his 95th birthday.
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