Steno
Date of Birth
Jan 19, 1915
Birth Place:
Rome, Italy

Biography

Italian filmmaker and screenwriter Steno, born Stefano Vanzina in Rome, was a lawyer before enrolling in the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. For a while, he was a writer and a cartoonist. In 1939, he began working as a script collaborator and an assistant director. Sten launched his directorial career following WWII. At first he worked in collaboration with Mario Monicelli on eight comedy...