Thursday, July 17, 2014

Who Are Those Guys? - Lars Bloch

Lars Bloch was born in Hellerup, Denmark on April 12, 1938. Lars was sometimes credited as Lars Block and Carlos Ewing.
After his military service in the Navy Lars moved to Italy in late 1950s and there he started a prolific career as a character actor, specializing in roles as a villain, immigrant farmer or henchman. Lars appeared in nine Euro-westerns from playing a Swedish immigrant murdered along with his wife and young son during the train robbery in “Navajo Joe” (1966) to “Red Coat” (1974) where he played Andy O’Brien. He was seen as himself in the 2005 TV documentary on Spaghetti westerns “Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern”
Starting in the 1980s Bloch semi-retired from acting and devoted himself to becoming a DVD producer and a distributor of Italian films, especially spaghetti westerns, in Japan.

Lars Bloch on Stracult clip:

BLOCH, Lars (aka Lars Block, Carlos Ewing) [4/12/1938, Hellerup, Denmark -     ] – producer, production manager.
Navajo Joe – 1966 (Swedish immigrant)
A Stranger in Town – 1966 (Lieutenant Ted ‘George’ Harris/Stafford)
Alleluia and Sartana, Sons of God - 1972 (Clyde)
On the Third Day Arrived the Crow – 1972 (Bill) [as Lars Block]
The Return of Halleluja – 1972 (Cain)
Trinity & Sartana Those Sons of Bitches – 1972 (Clyde)
Shanghai Joe – 1973 (Wells Fargo client)
Red Coat – 1974 (Andy O’Brien)

Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern (TV) - 2005 [himself]

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