Spaghetti Western Trivia ~ Sergio ‘Yosemite Sam’ Leone
Clint Eastwood was amused by Leone's on-set behavior
during the "Dollr Trilogy" collaborations, having called the short, heavy Leone
"Yosemite Sam" for his over-the-top temper and attempts to act like a
cowboy through his thick Italian accent.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.