From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Rossano Brazzi (18 September 1916 – 24 December 1994) was an Italian actor. Brazzi was born in Bologna to Adelmo and Maria (née Ghedini) Brazzi. He attended San Marco University in Florence, Italy, where he was raised from the age of four. He made his film debut in 1939. He was propelled to international fame with his role in the English-language film Three Coins in the Fountain (1954), followed by the leading male role in David Lean's Summertime (1955), opposite Katharine Hepburn. His other notable English-language films include The Barefoot Contessa (1954), The Story of Esther Costello (1957), South Pacific (1958), Count Your Blessings (1959),The Light in the Piazza (1962), and The Italian Job (1969). Description above from the Wikipedia article Rossano Brazzi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.