Italian stage and film actress Anna Maria Gherardi died in Rome October 5, 2014. She was 74. Born in Bologna on October 15, 1939 she began he theater career in 1950. Anna Maria appeared in one Euro-western as Mrs. David Saxon in 1972’s The Grand Duel with Lee Van Cleef.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.