Sauro Scavolini was born on February 3, 1934 in Pesaro, Marche, Italy. The older brother of director Romano Scavolini [1940- ] became a screenwriter in the mid-1960s. His first film was on the Euro-western “Johnny Yuma” (1960) starring Mark Damon using the alias Michael Skory]. He would go on to writer screenplays for over three dozen films including seven Euro-westerns including “Any Gun Can Play”, “$10,000 Blood Money” (both 1967) and “A Man Called Blade” (1977). Sauro also directed five films during his career. His last work was as a screenwriter on the TV movie “L'ultimo rigore 2” in 2006.
Today we celebrate Sauro Scavolini’s 80th birthday.