Tuesday, October 12, 2010

RIP Angelo Infanti

Italian actor Angelo Infanti, 71, died Ocotber 12, 2010 in a hospital in Tivoli, of a heart attack. Infanti became sick at his home in Zagarolo, a small town near Rome, where he was born February 16, 1939.

Infanti was known for his roles in the first films of Carlo Verdone: “Borotalco” in 1981 and “White, Red and Verdone”, 1982. He also starred for Francis Ford Coppola's “The Godfather” as the killer Fabrizio, for Luchino Visconti “The Leopard” and Marco Ferreri “Story of Piera” he was also linked to the series “Black Emanuelle” by Joe D'Amato. With Bud Spencer he three films: “Big Foot”, “Big Foot in Egypt”, and “Soldier of Fortune”. Since the 90s he was primarily devoted to television drama, among others participating in Terence Hill’s “Don Matteo” and “Seafarers”. Among the recent film “Il seme della discordia” directed by Pappi Corsicato, ”Ex” by Fausto Britt and “Letters to Juliet” by Gary Winick.

Infante appeared in four Euro-westerns: "$4.00 for Vengeance" (1966), "Ballad of a Pistolero" (1967), "A Man Called Sledge" (1969), "Judge Roy Bean" (1971).

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