Amerigo Tot (actor)
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Who is Amerigo Tot?
Amerigo Tot was a Hungarian sculptor and occasional actor. He was born in Fehérvárcsurgó, Austria-Hungary and moved to Rome, where he lived for the rest of his life. He studied in Budapest under Ferenc Helbing and György Leszkovszky from 1926 until 1928, and under László Moholy-Nagy at the Bauhaus in Germany until 1933. As the Nazis came to power he moved to Rome and worked sculpting memorials on a stipend from the Roman Hungarian Academy, where he eventually became an adviser. He fought in the Italian resistance movement starting in 1943.
- born on (105 years ago) in Fehérvárcsurgó
- nationality: Hungary
- profession: Actor, sculptor
- died on (30 years ago) in Rome
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