Thursday, February 17, 2011
Remembering Raf Vallone
Raf’s first film appearance was in “We The Living” (1942) as a sailor. He was then cast as a soldier in “Riso Amaro” (aka “Bitter Rice”) (1949). This launched him into an International career. Vallone was married to actress Elena Varzi [1920- ] from 1952 until his death. They had three children among which two Eleonora Vallone [1953- ] and Saverio are actors. Raf Vallone appeared in one Euro-western “Cannon for Cordoba” (1970). Raf died on October 31, 2002. Today we celebrate what would have his 95th birthday.