Monday, April 21, 2014

RIP Craig Hill

Spaghetti western great Craig Hill dies in Barcelona at 88
The actor Craig Hill, who lived in Barcelona for years, died today in the Catalan capital at age 88.
Born March 5, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., Hill appeared in such films in the 1950s as "All About Eve", "Fixed Bayonets" and "Brigade 21". In 1965 he moved to Spain, where he rolled out fifteen "Spaghetti westerns".
Such films as "Hands of a Gunman" (1965) which was his first that he starred in Spain was followed by "A Taste for Killing" (1966) "I Want Him Dead", "Bury Them Deep" and " Fifteen Scaffolds for a Killer" (all in 1968)
In 1990 he married Spanish model and actress Teresa Gimpera [1936- ] and the couple took up residence in Barcelona.
His last acting job was in 2003, when he had a small role in the film by Oscar Aibar, "Flying Saucers".

1 comment:

  1. I watched all his Euro-Westerns, as well other movies such as Naschy's vehicle "Assignement Terror". He will be missed by many fans worldwide, including me, from Brazil!

    Stephan Segantini