Saturday, September 5, 2015

RIP Alan Steel

Italian bodybuilder and actor Sergio Ciani known to filmgoers as Alan Steel died in his sleep overnight on September 5th at him home in Ostia, Rome, Italy. He would have turned 80 in two days. Born in Rome on September 7, 1935 he was a bodybuilder who became a double for Steve Reeves during the Sword and Sandal film craze in the 1950s. He went on to appear in over 25 films among which were four Euro-westerns: Lost Treasure of the Aztecs (1964), Saguaro (1968), Fasthand is Still My Name and Cowboy Kid both 1973.

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