Thursday, February 1, 2024

Little Known Spaghetti Western Actors ~ Arthur Bezezen

[These daily posts will cover little known actors or people that have appeared in more recent films and TV series. Various degrees of information that I was able to find will be given and anything that you can add would be appreciated.]

Arthur Bezezen is a Soviet circus performer, stuntman, and actor. His entertainment career began in the circus as an amateur performer. Since 1977 he’ been an artist in the "Soyuzgostsirka" where he worked as an acrobat on cap boards under the guidance of Yuri Kanagin. In the early 1980s he was one of the founders of the Moscow Equestrian Theater "Kaskader" under the direction of Mukhtarbek Kantemirov. At the same time, he began to act in films as a stuntman and actor. He’s a master of martial arts. Winner of a brown belt in karate Wado-ryu. From 1991 to 2015, he lived in Cape Town (South Africa) where he also worked as a stuntman and actor, took part in the filming of several major films, including the “Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target” in 1998, “Mad Max: Fury Road” (2015), and others. Since 2016, he is a member of the Russian Filmmakers Union of the Cinematographers Guild.

In all he’s appeared in 18 films as a stuntman and 8 as an actor. Three of the films were Euro-westerns; the TV films ‘Guns of Honor’ and ‘Trigger Fast both in 1993 as a stuntman and as Red in 2012’s “Gallowwalkers” starring Wesley Snipes.

BEZEZEN, Arthur (aka A. Berezin, Artour Berezin, Artur Berezin, Artur Birezen) (Arthur Berezin) [South African] – stuntman, film, TV actor.

Guns of Honor (TV) – 1993 [stunts]

Trigger Fast (TV) – 1994 [stunts]

Gallowwalkers – 2012 (Red)

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