Sunday, September 19, 2010

RIP Sergio Di Stefano

Italian voice actor Sergio Di Stefano died of a heart attack on Friday September 17, 2010 in Rome, Italy. Sergio was born on July 5, 1939 in Rome, Italy and attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts "Silvio D'Amico" before becoming mainly a stage and television actor. He began his voice dubbing in the early 1970s and became one of Italy's most famous voice actors. He became the Italian voice of such American actors as Kevin Costner, Jeff Bridges, John Malkovich, Christopher Lambert and TV's Hugh Laurie in Dr. House – Medical Division. Di Stefano became a dubbing director for many TV series such as “Star Trek – The Next Generation”. Di Stefano was the Italian voice of Eddie Izzard in the 2004 film “Blueberry” (aka “Renegade”).

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