Mimmo Di Stolfo was an Italian actor, television personality and boxer. He was born on August 2, 1967, and he was known for playing the role of Crapanzano in Cosi è la vita, that of the bouncer Jimmy in the quiz Avanti un altro! and for being the head of security at the Big Brother house.
Even though he hailed from Puglia, he frequented the Romagna Riviera, He got trained in the Romeo Neri gym in Rimini under the tutelage of Elio Ghelfi.
It was Elio Ghelfi who guided Mimmo Di Stolfo to a short competitive career in the world of boxing. Mimmo Di Stolfo fought in the super heavyweight category as an amateur and he fought seven times.
He became a professional in April 1989 and he fought 4 matches of which 3 won (all 3 by KO ) and 1 lost by KO.
However, he ended his boxing career in November 1989. Afterward, he worked as a bouncer in various nightclubs in Romagna and so far as film is concerned, he had his debut when he was featured in the film Fantozzi – The Return ( 1996 ).
Some of the works of Mimmo Di Stolfo so far as cinema is concerned are Very Tanned (1991), Fantozzi – The Return (1996), A Walk in Time (1996), That’s Life (1998), Fantozzi 2000 – Cloning (1999), The Lucky Man (2000), The republic of San Gennaro (2003), Remember Me (2003), A Cell for Two (2011) and Welcome President! (2013).
He was also involved in some television programs. Some of these television programmes are Thieves are Born – TV movie (1997), Caribbean – TV miniseries (1998), Villa Ada – TV movie (1999), The New Couples Game (Rete 4, 1992-1994), The New Summer Couples Game (Rete 4, 1993 and The Couple’s Beach Game (Rete 4, 1994).
Others are Happy Sunday, Big Brother, Never Say Monday, Insideout – Crazy about science, Next one! and Men and women.
Mimmo Di Stolfo Cause of Death
Mimmo Di Stolfo died as a result of cerebral aneurysm. This was after he was admitted to the San Giovanni Rotondo hospital. He died on July 13, 2015, at the age of 47.