RIP Jacques Sernas. The Lithuanian born actor died in Rome today July 3rd, a few weeks short of his 90th birthday. Born Jurgis Bernard Šernas on July 30, 1925 Sernas escaped with his family to France after his father had taken part in the 1918 Lithuanian Act of Independence. He became an actor after WWII and appeared in over 100 films and TV appearances from 1947 – 2006. He appeared in La Dolce Vita in 1960. His only Euro-western appearances was as Major Saunders along with Giuliana Gemma in 1966’s Fort Yuma Gold.