Tuesday, September 7, 2021

RIP Nino Castelnuovo


Italian actor of stage, film and television has died in Rome on September 6, 2021. He was 84. Born in Lecco, Italy on October 28, 1936, after practicing artistic gymnastics and dance in 1955 he moved to Milan where he became a pupil of Giorgio Strehler's Piccolo Teatro school. He then began working for television in 1957, and made his film debut as the protagonist in Un cursed imbroglio in 1959 directed by Pietro Germi. He continued playing supporting roles as a young actor in films such as Il hunchback (1960) by Carlo Lizzani and Rocco and his brothers (1960) by Luchino Visconti. He also starred in one of the most awarded films, The English Patient (1996). Nino appeared in two Euro-westerns: “The Brute and the Beast” (1966) as Jason Scott Jr./Jonah/Junior) and “The 5-Man Army” (1969) as Luis.

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