20 August 1894|
22 December 1978 84) (aged|
|Years active||1937-1966 (films)|
Tecla Scarano (20 August 1894 – 22 December 1978) was an Italian actress and singer. She appeared in 34 films between 1937 and 1966.
Life and career
Born in Naples, the daughter of tenor Giovanni Moretti and operetta singer Anna Scarano, she started performing as a child actress at 9 years old and as a singer aged 10 years old. At fifteeen years old, Scarano was already well known in Naples as a café-chantant singer and actress, specialized in the repertoires of Luisella Viviani and Elvira Donnarumma.
- When Naples Sings (1926)
- It Was I! (1937)
- The Children Are Watching Us (1944)
- Bellissima (1951)
- Naples Sings (1953)
- The Gold of Naples (1954)
- The Doctor of the Mad (1954)
- La trovatella di Pompei (1957)
- Marriage Italian-Style (1964)
- A Question of Honour (1965)
- Shoot Loud, Louder... I Don't Understand (1966)
- Gianfranco Baldazzi. "Scarano, Tecla". Gino Castaldo (ed.). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990.