The actor was found dead in the late evening of December 30 in his home in Rome Paolo Calissano, 54 years old. To give the alarm – report Il Corriere della Sera and Il Messaggero – was the companion. Psychotropic drugs were allegedly found in his apartment.
Carabinieri and coroner arrived on the spot and an autopsy was ordered. Scion of a family of entrepreneurs, Calissano was born in Genoa on February 18, 1967. After his studies in Boston and the first experiences in photo novels, he made his debut in the cinema (Palermo-Milan one way) and on TV, becoming known to the public thanks to series such as General Hospital, Dr. Giò, Linda and the brigadier and above all thanks to the Italian soap Vivere, in which he played Dr. Bruno De Carolis, and Vento di ponente, in which he gave his face to the unscrupulous manager Guido Mandelli.
In 2004 he participated in the second edition of the Island of the famous, but had to retire due to an injury. In recent years, his life has been marked by news stories. In 2005 he was arrested on suspicion of causing the death of Brazilian dancer Ana Lucia Bandeira Bezerra, struck down by an overdose in her home in Genoa, and had negotiated a 4-year sentence, serving it in the drug addiction rehabilitation community. ‘ Trofarello bus stop (Turin). He then obtained the pardon. He returned to recite at the Brancaccio Theater in Rome in the musical A step from the dream, in 2007. The following year he was hospitalized in Genoa for a malaise and found positive for cocaine. His last appearance on TV in 2018, in the Rai1 fiction Do not tell my boss 2.
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