- Category : 1876-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (1,10,29,31,40)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 2
Italian actor and stage director. Tumiati studied at the College of the Oaks in Florence and there he attended the acting courses held by Luigi Rasi. He later graduated in law and while working as an apprentice lawyer at his father's law firm he started performing in some local stage companies. Tumiati's breakout role was Cyrano de Bergerac in a critically acclaimed representation of Edmond Rostand's eponymous play held in 1910. With his wife, the actress and painter Beryl Hight, in 1928 Tumiati founded the "Sala Azzurra" ("Blue Room"), one of the first Avant-garde theatres in Italy. He taught acting at the Accademia d'Arte Drammatica in Rome and at the Accademia dei filodrammatici in Milan. Gone blind, his last role was as the blind Tiresias in a representation of Sophocles' Oedipus the King held in 1969 in the La Scala theatre. He died on 23 April 1971.