American actors mostly known in/from Italian Cinema

by sargon-zia | created - 18 Mar 2015 | updated - 29 Jul 2017 | Public

1. Eli Wallach

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

One of Hollywood's finest character / "Method" actors, Eli Wallach was in demand for over 60 years (first film/TV role was 1949) on stage and screen, and has worked alongside the world's biggest stars, including Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole,...

2. Steve Reeves

Actor | Romolo e Remo

Though he did not possess a Herculean acting talent by any stretch, handsome bodybuilder Steve Reeves certainly had an enviable Herculean physique, and made plenty good use of it in Europe during the late 1950s and early 1960s portraying some of filmdom's most famous bronzed gods. Reeves was ...

3. Jack Betts

Actor | Spider-Man

Jack Betts was born on April 11, 1929 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Jack Fillmore Betts. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man (2002), Falling Down (1993) and 8MM (1999).

4. Guy Madison

Actor | The Beast of Hollow Mountain

Guy Madison appeared in 85 films, on radio, and television, finding his niche in the 1940s and starring as James Butler Hickock in the television series Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951). A radio version of the show aired on the Mutual network from 1951-1956.

5. Robert Woods

Actor | 2 once di piombo

Robert Woods was born on July 19, 1936 in Colorado, USA. He is an actor and executive, known for 2 once di piombo (1966), Seven Guns for the MacGregors (1966) and Black Jack (1968).

6. Thomas Hunter

Writer | The Final Countdown

Thomas Hunter was born on December 19, 1932 in Savannah, Georgia, USA as Thomas O'Driscoll Hunter. He was an actor and writer, known for The Final Countdown (1980), Web of Deception (1971) and X312 - Flight to Hell (1971). He was married to Isabelle. He died on December 27, 2017 in Rowayton, ...

7. John Ireland

Actor | Red River

Born in Canada, John Ireland was raised in New York. Performing as a swimmer in a water carnival, he moved into the legitimate theater, often appearing in minor roles in Broadway plays. His first big break in pictures came in 1945 when he appeared as Windy the introspective letter-writing G.I. in ...

8. Lee Van Cleef

Actor | Escape from New York

One of the great movie villains, Clarence Leroy Van Cleef, Jr. was born in Somerville, New Jersey, to Marion Lavinia (Van Fleet) and Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef, Sr. His parents were both of Dutch ancestry. Van Cleef started out as an accountant. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard minesweepers and sub ...

9. Al Mulock

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

Al Mulock was born on June 30, 1926 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Alfred Mulok Rogers. He was an actor, known for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Pickup Alley (1957) and The Cruel Ones (1967). He was married to Catherine Ellison and Steffi Henderson. He died in May 1968 in Guadix, Spain.

10. Frank Wolff

Actor | Il grande silenzio

Frank Wolff started his career by acting in several Roger Corman films. However, Wolff had to travel to Europe to be successful. He was finally able to become a well known actor in Italy and Europe with his performance in Salvatore Giuliano (1962) and had roles in many European film productions. ...

11. Carl Möhner

Actor | Du rififi chez les hommes

Carl Möhner was born on August 11, 1921 in Vienna, Austria as Carl Martin Rudolf Möhner. He was an actor and writer, known for Rififi (1955), Callan (1974) and The Istanbul Adventure (1958). He was married to Wilma Langhamer. He died on January 14, 2005 in McAllen, Texas, USA.

12. Aldo Ray

Actor | The Secret of NIMH

Aldo DaRe was born in the borough of Pen Argyl, in Northampton County, Pennsylvania on 25 September 1926. He attended the University of California at Berkeley, served as a US Navy frogman during WWII and saw action on Iwo Jima.

While constable of Crockett, California, he drove his brother Guido to ...

13. Dean Reed

Actor | Sing, Cowboy, sing

Dean Reed was born September 22, 1938, in Denver Colorado. He went to Hollywood where he signed a record contract with Capitol Records in 1958, but his third single, "Our Summer Romance" was so popular in South America he went to tour there. More popular than Elvis Presley, he stayed to enjoy his ...

14. Leonard Mann

Actor | Flowers in the Attic

Leonard Mann was born on March 1, 1947 in Albion, New York, USA as Leonardo Manzella. He is an actor and director, known for Flowers in the Attic (1987), The Humanoid (1979) and Night School (1981).

15. Edd Byrnes

Actor | Grease

Born Edward Byrne Breitenberger in New York City on July 30, 1933, Edd Byrnes shared an impoverished and unhappy childhood with brother Vincent and sister Jo-Ann. Their mother worked hard at various jobs to keep the family together because her alcoholic husband was often absent from the scene. When...

16. Gilbert Roland

Actor | The Bad and the Beautiful

Luis Antonio Damaso de Alonso, later known as Gilbert Roland, was born in 1905 in Mexico. Following his parents to the USA, he did not become the bullfighter he had dreamed of being but became an actor instead. His Mexican roots, his half macho half romantic ways, his handsome virile figure helped ...

17. Woody Strode

Actor | Spartacus

An athlete turned actor, Strode was a top-notch decathlete and a football star at UCLA. He became part of Hollywood lore after meeting director John Ford and becoming a part of the Ford "family," appearing in four Ford motion pictures. Strode also played the powerful gladiator who does battle with ...

18. Brett Halsey

Actor | The Godfather: Part III

Internationally known actor Brett Halsey, one of Hollywood's busiest and handsomest actors of the mid-to-late 50s and early 60s, was born Charles Oliver Hand to a builder/contractor in Santa Ana, California on June 20, 1933. Interested in performing from childhood (he appeared in local community ...

19. Mark Damon

Actor | House of Usher

Mark Damon was born on April 22, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Alan Harris. He is an actor and producer, known for House of Usher (1960), Monster (2003) and Das Boot (1981). He has been married to Margaret Markov since October 1976. They have two children. He was previously married to Barbara ...

20. Ken Clark

Actor | Attack of the Giant Leeches

Ken Clark was born on June 4, 1927 in Neffs, Ohio, USA as Kenneth Donovan Clark. He was an actor, known for Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959), None But the Lonely Spy (1964) and Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966). He died on June 1, 2009 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

21. Jack Palance

Actor | City Slickers

Jack Palance often exemplified evil incarnate on film -- portraying some of the most intensely despised villains witnessed in 1950s westerns and melodrama, enhanced by his tall, powerful build, icy voice, and piercing eyes. He received two Best Supporting Actor nominations early in his career, but ...

22. Farley Granger

Actor | Strangers on a Train

Farley Earle Granger was born in 1925 in San Jose, California, to Eva (Hopkins) and Farley Earle Granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in The North Star (1943). He followed...

23. Chuck Connors

Actor | Soylent Green

Chuck Connors was born Kevin Joseph Connors in Brooklyn, New York, to Marcella (nee Lundrigan; died 1971) and Alban Francis "Allan" Connors (died 1966), Roman Catholic immigrants of Irish descent from the Dominion of Newfoundland (now part of Canada). Chuck and his two-years-younger sister, Gloria,...

24. Cameron Mitchell

Actor | The High Chaparral

Cameron Mitchell was the son of a minister, but chose a different path from his father. Prior to World War II, in which he served as an Air Force bombardier, Mitchell appeared on Broadway, and, in 1940, an experimental television broadcast, "The Passing of the Third Floor Back". He made his film ...

25. Gordon Mitchell

Actor | Maciste nella terra dei ciclopi

Gordon Mitchell was one of those perfectly developed bodybuilders who jumped on the Steve Reeves bandwagon and hightailed it to Italy to seek movie stardom as a Herculean strongman. Born in Denver, Colorado, but raised in Inglewood, California, Mitchell served in WWII and at one point became a ...

26. Michael Forest

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Six-foot-three and weighing in at a lean, mean 215, Michael Forest was a rugged-looking addition to the Roger Corman and Gene Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday. Between Corman films, he was a stage actor who worked in Shakespearean plays and other legitimate productions as ...

27. Sean Flynn

Actor | Il segno di Zorro

American actor and journalist. Born to famed swashbuckling movie hero Errol Flynn and actress Lili Damita, Sean Flynn was the object of contention between the divorced couple for his entire life. Raised primarily by his mother, he was alternately ignored and fought for by his father, who engaged in...

28. Tony Anthony

Producer | Get Mean

Tony Anthony is largely credited with the revival of the 3-D concept in the early 1980s. Anthony did, however work for many years on Spaghetti Westerns (some with co-production company Lupo-Anthony-Quintano Productions). He produced and starred in two 3-Dimensional movies, both of which enjoyed a ...

29. Richard Wyler

Actor | The Three Musketeers

Richard Stapley, aka Richard Wyler, not only enjoyed great success as an actor and writer on both sides of the Atlantic, but managed to do it under two names as well.

A descendant of Sir Richard Stapley, noted in history for signing the death warrant of King Charles I, Stapley was born in ...

30. Lincoln Tate

Actor | The Legend of the Lone Ranger

Lincoln Tate was born on December 1, 1934 in the USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), Acquasanta Joe (1971) and Rapporto Fuller, base Stoccolma (1968). He died on December 16, 2001 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

31. John Saxon

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You (1954) and George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954). ...

32. Henry Silva

Actor | The Manchurian Candidate

Henry Silva was born on September 15, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York City. He quit public school to attend drama classes at age 13, supporting himself as a dishwasher in a Manhattan hotel. By 1955, Silva had moved up from dishwasher to waiter, and felt ready to audition for the Actors Studio. He was ...

33. Charles Southwood

Actor | Straniero... fatti il segno della croce!

Charles Southwood was born on August 30, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Straniero... fatti il segno della croce! (1968), Profession: Adventurers (1973) and I Protect Myself Against My Enemies (1968). He died on April 8, 2009 in Grants Pass, Oregon, USA.

34. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

35. Charles Bronson

Actor | C'era una volta il West

The archetypal screen tough guy with weatherbeaten features--one film critic described his rugged looks as "a Clark Gable who had been left out in the sun too long"--Charles Bronson was born Charles Buchinsky, one of 15 children of struggling parents in Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary (Valinsky), ...

36. Ray Danton

Actor | The Longest Day

Handsome and smooth natured leading man who often played oily individuals, Ray Danton was born in New York and dramatically trained at Carnegie Tech. First debuted on-screen as a moody Native American in Chief Crazy Horse (1955) and regularly guest-starred in many 1950s TV shows including Playhouse...

37. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

38. Jeffrey Hunter

Actor | The Searchers

Jeffrey Hunter was born Henry Herman McKinnies Jr. on November 25, 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana, an only child. His parents met at the University of Arkansas, and when he was almost four his family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In his teens, he acted in productions of the North Shore Children's ...

39. Joseph Cotten

Actor | The Third Man

Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr. was born in Petersburg, Virginia, into a well-to-do Southern family. He was the eldest of three sons born to Sally Whitworth (Willson) and Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Sr., an assistant postmaster.

Jo (as he was known) and his brothers Whit and Sam spent their summers at their...

40. Lionel Stander

Actor | Hart to Hart

Lionel Stander, the movie character actor with the great gravelly voice, was born on January 11th, 1908 in The Bronx borough of New York City. Stander's acting career was derailed when he was blacklisted during the 1950s after being exposed as a Communist Party member during the House Un-American ...

41. Sydney Chaplin

Actor | Wonderful Town

In choosing a professional acting career for himself, bon vivant Sydney Chaplin had to deal with the powerful and pervasive shadow of his famous father, the legendary Charles Chaplin, hovering over him every step of the way. While his older brother, actor Charles Chaplin Jr., buckled under the ...

42. Yul Brynner

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" ...

43. Ty Hardin

Actor | PT 109

Though born in New York City, Ty was raised in Texas and, after military service during the Korean War, took some classes at Texas A&M. He then moved west to California and won some minor roles in B movies. When TV's Clint Walker insisted on improvements in his Cheyenne (1955) contract, Warner ...

44. Van Heflin

Actor | Shane

Craggy-faced, dependable star character actor Van Heflin never quite made the Hollywood "A" list, but made up for what he lacked in appearance with hard work, charisma and solid acting performances. He was born Emmett Evan Heflin in Oklahoma in December 1908, the son of Fanny Bleecker (Shippey) and...

45. Keenan Wynn

Actor | Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

The talented scion of a show-business family, Keenan Wynn's father was the great burlesque and television buffoon Ed Wynn while his maternal grandfather, Frank Keenan, earned distinction on the other side of the entertainment ladder as a Shakespearean tragedian. Mother Hilda Keenan was also a minor...

46. Jason Robards

Actor | All the President's Men

Powerful and highly respected American actor Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Hope Maxine (Glanville) and stage and film star Jason Robards Sr. He had Swedish, English, Welsh, German, and Irish ancestry. Robards was raised mostly in Los Angeles. A star athlete at ...

47. Telly Savalas

Actor | Kojak

Of Greek descent on both sides, the son of immigrants, Savalas was a soldier during World War II, although most of his enlistment records were destroyed in a fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1973. He later studied psychology at Columbia University under the ...

48. Rod Steiger

Actor | In the Heat of the Night

Rodney Stephen Steiger was born in Westhampton, New York, to Augusta Amelia (Driver) and Frederick Jacob Steiger, both vaudevillians. He was of German and Austrian ancestry. After his parents' divorce, Steiger was raised by his mother in Newark, New Jersey. He dropped out of Westside High school at...

49. Richard Conte

Actor | The Godfather

Richard Conte was born Nicholas Richard Conte on March 24, 1910, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of an Italian-American barber. The young Conte held a variety of jobs before becoming a professional actor, including truck driver, Wall Street clerk and singing waiter at a Connecticut resort. The ...

50. Gordon Scott

Actor | Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...

51. Brad Harris

Actor | A 001: operazione Giamaica

Born in St. Anthony, a small town in eastern Idaho, Bradford Harris attended UCLA in the early 1950s, where he played fullback on the football team while studying economics. His studies may have been intended as the groundwork for a career in his family's banking business, but Harris instead ...

popular in Italian sword and sandal movies

52. Mark Forest

Actor | Ercole contro i figli del sole

Mark Forest was born on January 6, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Lorenzo Luis Degni. He is an actor, known for Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (1964), The Magnificent Gladiator (1964) and Vengeance of Hercules (1960).

53. Orson Welles

Actor | Citizen Kane

His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was six) he traveled the world with his father. He was orphaned at 15 after his father's death and became the ward of Dr. ...

54. Dan Vadis

Actor | High Plains Drifter

Dan Vadis was born on January 3, 1938 in Shanghai, China as Constantine Daniel Vafiadis. He is known for his work on High Plains Drifter (1973), The Ten Gladiators (1963) and Rebel Gladiators (1962). He was married to Sharon Jessup. He died on June 11, 1987 in Lancaster, California, USA.

popular in Italian sword and sandal movies

55. Dale Cummings

Actor | Samurai Cop

Dale Cummings was born on August 9, 1933 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Robert Dale Cummings. He was an actor, known for Samurai Cop (1991), King of Africa (1968) and Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968). He died on August 19, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

56. Ed Fury

Actor | Ursus nella valle dei leoni

Ed Fury was born on June 6, 1928 in the USA as Edmund Holovchik. He is an actor, known for Valley of the Lions (1961), Ursus in the Land of Fire (1963) and Ursus (1961).

popular in Italian sword and sandal movies

57. Peter Lupus

Actor | Mission: Impossible

Peter Lupus was born on June 17, 1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Mission: Impossible (1966), Challenge of the Gladiator (1965) and Goliath at the Conquest of Damascus (1965). He has been married to Sharon M. Hildebrand since November 27, 1960. They have one child.

popular in Italian sword and sandal movies

58. Roger Browne

Actor | Superseven chiama Cairo

Roger Browne was born on April 13, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for SuperSeven Calling Cairo (1965), Assault on the State Treasure (1967) and The Spy Who Loved Flowers (1966).

59. Tony Russel

Actor | La leggenda di Fra Diavolo

One of several American actors who migrated to Europe in the early 60s when their careers here weren't panning out, Antonio Pietro Russo was born in 1925 in Wisconsin of Italian immigrants. Brought up with a strong religious foundation, he developed an interest in acting at a relatively young age ...

born in Wisconsin, USA of Italian immigrants.

60. Guy Williams

Actor | Lost in Space

An exceptionally handsome and charismatic performer with a serene baritone voice, Guy Williams was born Armand Joseph Catalano (nicknamed "Armando" by his family) of Italian parentage in New York City on January 14, 1924. The elder child of an insurance broker (he had a younger sister, Valerie), he...

Born of Italian parentage in New York City, USA

61. James Mitchum

Actor | In Harm's Way

James Mitchum is the oldest son of legendary actor Robert Mitchum and the spitting image of his famous father. By inheriting his dad's sexy, sleepy eyes and taciturn good looks, it was obvious from the start that Jim would lean towards an acting career with so much going for him. The comparison ...

62. Walter Barnes

Actor | High Plains Drifter

An American character actor described to some as a 'rugged outdoor western/war type', proved to be Walter Barnes status in motion pictures for nearly thirty years. A pro football player, Barnes made a mark into playing roles in pictures with his performance in the 1959 film "Westbound". Although, ...

63. James Philbrook

Actor | Rescue 8

James Philbrook was born on October 22, 1924 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA as James Frederick Philbrook. He was an actor, known for Rescue 8 (1958), The Investigators (1961) and Sound of Horror (1966). He was married to Iris Hogan and Frances Faythe Cassling. He died on October 24, 1982 in Los ...

64. John Phillip Law

Actor | Barbarella

John Phillip Law was born on September 7, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Barbarella (1968), Space Mutiny (1988) and Danger: Diabolik (1968). He was married to Shawn Ryan. He died on May 13, 2008 in Los Angeles.

65. Wayde Preston

Actor | Captain America

Born William Erksine Strange on September 10, 1929, in Denver, Colorado, Wayde Preston was raised in Laramie, Wyoming, with two younger sisters, Joan and Mary, by his schoolteacher parents John and Bernice Strange. He graduated in 1947 from Laramie High where he was active in football, track, ROTC ...

66. Burt Reynolds

Actor | Boogie Nights

Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in T.V. westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970s/1980s popular culture, as a sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine), and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a ...

67. Mike Marshall

Actor | Moonraker

Mike Marshall was born on September 13, 1944 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Moonraker (1979), La Grande Vadrouille (1966) and The Phantom Planet (1961). He was married to Catherine Prou and Sylvie Elias. He died on June 1, 2005 in Caen,...

68. Edmund Purdom

Actor | Erode il grande

Edmund Purdom was born on December 19, 1924 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England as Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom. He is known for his work on Herod the Great (1959), The Egyptian (1954) and Pieces (1982). He was married to Vivienne Purdom, Linda Christian, Alicia Darr and Tita Phillips. He...

British born actor worked in US and left to Italy to resume his career in Italian Cinema till his death.

69. Victor Mature

Actor | Samson and Delilah

American leading man Victor John Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Clara P. (Ackley) and Marcellus George Mature, a cutler and knife sharpener. His father, born Marcello Gelindo Maturi in Pinzolo, Trentino, was Italian, and his mother was of Swiss-German and German descent. Mature worked ...

70. Geoffrey Horne

Actor | The Bridge on the River Kwai

Geoffrey Horne was born on August 22, 1933 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is known for his work on The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Big Daddy (1999) and The Green Hornet (1966). He has been married to Kristin Andersson since 2000. He was previously married to Robin Schierenbeck, Collin Wilcox ...

71. Rory Calhoun

Actor | Motel Hell

Rory Calhoun was born Francis Timothy McCown in Los Angeles, the son of Elizabeth Cuthbert and James McCown. Rory starred in over 80 films and 1,000 television episodes. Before becoming an actor he worked as a boxer, a lumberjack, a truck driver and a cowpuncher. Tall and handsome, he benefited ...

72. James Coburn

Actor | The Great Escape

Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns ...

73. Telly Savalas

Actor | Kojak

Of Greek descent on both sides, the son of immigrants, Savalas was a soldier during World War II, although most of his enlistment records were destroyed in a fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1973. He later studied psychology at Columbia University under the ...

74. Jack Kelly

Actor | Forbidden Planet

Jack Kelly started acting at age two, modeling in soap ads and garnering a lifetime supply of soap for his pay. Jack continued to model until the age of nine when he appeared in his first play with Hope Emerson called "Swing Your Lady". Broadway shows and radio followed until his family moved to ...

75. Mimsy Farmer

Actress | More

Mimsy Farmer first began acting at age 16, when a press agent noticed her and offered her work in the film, Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961), an unbilled bit with one line as a girl in the lobby. Her first billed film was a featured part in Spencer's Mountain (1963), starring Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara...

76. James Franciscus

Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is ...

77. Tony Russel

Actor | La leggenda di Fra Diavolo

One of several American actors who migrated to Europe in the early 60s when their careers here weren't panning out, Antonio Pietro Russo was born in 1925 in Wisconsin of Italian immigrants. Brought up with a strong religious foundation, he developed an interest in acting at a relatively young age ...

78. Mickey Hargitay

Actor | Gli amori di Ercole

Mickey Hargitay was born on January 6, 1926 in Budapest, Hungary as Miklós Hargitay. He was an actor, known for The Loves of Hercules (1960), Delirio caldo (1972) and Bloody Pit of Horror (1965). He was married to Ellen Hargitay, Jayne Mansfield and Mary Birge. He died on September 14, 2006 in Los ...

79. Richard Harrison

Actor | Le spie uccidono a Beirut

Muscular, hairy-chested actor Richard Harrison was one of a slew of handsome young American pectoral hunks of the late 50s whose career in Hollywood amounted to little more than brawny bits until being lured to Italy and churning out the sword-and-sandal pictures that became an early 60s craze. ...

80. Craig Hill

Actor | All About Eve

Craig Hill was born on March 5, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Craig Hill Fowler. He was an actor, known for All About Eve (1950), Detective Story (1951) and The Black Shield of Falworth (1954). He was married to Teresa Gimpera. He died on April 21, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

81. Frank Latimore

Actor | All the President's Men

Frank Latimore was born on September 28, 1925 in Darien, Connecticut, USA as Franklin Latimore Kline. He is known for his work on All the President's Men (1976), Patton (1970) and 13 Rue Madeleine (1946). He was married to Sukarno, Rukmini. He died on November 29, 1998 in Denville Hall, Northwood, ...



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