Tuesday, December 20, 2022

English voices of the Spaghetti Westerns ~ Dan Sturkie


Daniel Belton Sturkie Jr. was born in Lexington South Carolina on January 5, 1924. He was a film, TV and voice actor in both American and Italian films. Dan made some U.S.A. television appearances during the mid-1950s and then apparently moved to Rome and had an uncredited role in “Barabbas” (1961). His primary line of work in Italy was as a dubbing actor who appeared in several films in some small supporting parts. Dan appeared in five Euro-westerns all with Terence Hill. He first appeared in “Boot Hill” (1969) as a miner but was best remembered for his appearance as Tobias in “They Call Me Trinity” (1970) his last Euro-western was in 1972’s “Man of the East” where he’s briefly seen as a dice player. Dan returned to the United States where he died in Los Angeles, California on May 10, 1992.


STURKIE, Dan (aka Daniel B. Sturkie, Don Sturkie) (Daniel Belton Sturkie Jr.) [1/5/1924, Lexington, South Carolina, U.S.A. – 5/10/1992, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.] – film, TV, voice actor, married to librarian Suzanne Emilie Josephine Angle Abeille Sturkie [1922-2018] (1945-1963) father of Mary ‘Christine’ Sturkie-Werly [1946-2008], Daniel Sturkie [1947-    ], Joseph Peter Sturkie [1950-2006], Cynthia Sturkie-Fendley [1952-    ], Murry Sturkie [1955-    ].

Boot Hill – 1968 (miner)

The 5-Man Army - 1969 (carnival barker)

They Call Me Trinity – 1970 (Tobias)

Man of the East – 1972 (dice player)


Dan Sturkie’s English dubbed Spaghetti westerns:

Texas, Adios – 1966 [English voice of Franco Nero]

Day of Anger – 1967 [English voice of ?]

Boot Hill - 1968 [English voice of himself]

Cemetery Without Crosses - 1968 [English voice of Lee Burton]

The Great Silence – 1968 [English voice of Spartaco Conversi]

5-Man Army - 1969 [English voice of himself]

If You Meet Sartana... Pray for Your Death - 1968 [English voice of Sydney Chaplin]

They Call Me Trinity – 1970 [English voice of Arturo Dominici and himself]

The Unholy Four – 1970 [English voice of George Eastman]

Man of the East - 1972 [English voice of himself]

Blindman – 1971 [English voice of Renato Romano]

The Grand Duel – 1972 [English voice of ?]


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