Renato Romano, aka Raf Valone, aka Rudi Roman, aka Rudy Romans is an Italian actor, director of photography, and costume designer from the 1960s and 1970s.
Romano was born February 20, 1940 on a the small island of Ischia located in the southern provinces of Italy, 10 kilometers from the Bay of Naples.
One of the youngest students to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, and Rome, Romano worked in theater and film throughout his career. He also played AAA soccer in the Neopolitan and Roman leagues, but was forced to stop because of an injury to the knee.
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, along with his film and theater career, Romano worked actively in the anti-Fascist resistance. He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, where he resides today with his wife Alice Romano. He has three children.