Friday, June 3, 2011

Remembering Alberto Farnese

Alberto Farnese was born on June 3, 1926 in Palombra Sabina, Italy. Often credited as Albert Farley he was most active from the early 1950s until the late 1980s. During this time he appeared in over 90 films and television appearances. Farnese was an international film actor making films in Italy, France, Spain and Germany. He also was often seen in TV soap operas in Italy and Germany. His films ranged from Peplum and crime films to comedies and musicals. Farnese appeared in 9 Euro-westerns, usually credited as Albert Farley, such as "The Terror of Oklahoma" (1959), "$5.00 for Ringo", "Kill or Be Killed both in 1966, "The Twilight Avengers" (1972), "Scalps" and "White Apache" (1987). Farnese passed away in Rome on June 2, 1996. Today we remember Alberto Farnese on what would have been his 85th birthday.

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