Norwegian actor Fred Robsahm died at his Lillesand home on March 26th. He was 71. Born Frederick Otto Robsahm on June 29, 1943 in Lillesand, Aust-Agder, Norway he was the younger brother of actress Margarete Robsahm [1942- ]. Fred was famous for his role in Barbarella (1968) with Jane Fonda and John Philip Law. He went on to make only 12 films, among which were four Euro-westerns: “Bandidos” (1967), “No Room to Die” (1969) and “Black Killer” (1971), "Carambola" (1973). He was married for fifteen years to Italian actress Agostina Belli [1947- ]. In the late 1980s Fred was arrested as a passenger on a boat carrying drugs. While in prison he contacted the HIV virus from a needle used to sedate the prisoners. The drugs he took to fight the HIV virus caused many side effects so he left the world he knew and bought a sailboat and started to sail the world. In 1992 he started drinking heavily and developed liver failure. For years he lived in an apartment in Lillesand on a disability pension.
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