Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Little Known Spaghetti Western Actors ~ Antonio Buonomo

[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.]

Antonio Buonomo was born in Naples, Italy on December 11, 1950. He began his musical career at a very young age, signing a recording contract with CRP, a small Neapolitan label, and participating in the 1967 Naples Festival with “Nun spezza 'sta catena”, in combination with Mirna Doris, and “Sincerità”, with Gino Da Procida.

In 1972 he made his debut in the theatre with Mario Trevi's drama 'O carabiniere', written by Gaetano Di Maio.

After more recordings he changed labels again, moving to Hello, with which he participated in the Sanremo Festival 1976 with “La femminista”, a song that created a certain sensation for its provocative lyrics and saw him as the protagonist of a misadventure: Buonomo called the song "A satire of the struggle for the emancipation of women", but a group of feminists did not like the joke, And after luring him with an anonymous phone call pretending to be a group of his admirers, they beat him up in front of the hotel where he was staying.

He continued his activity in the world of entertainment, combining his career as a singer with that of a film and theater actor.

In 2008 she starred in the film “Il mattino ha l'oro in bocca” (The Early Bird Catches the Worm) by Francesco Patierno; in the same year he won the Carosone Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2009 he starred in the film “Fortapàsc” by Marco Risi, in the role of a Camorra member Lorenzo Nuvoletta belonging to the Nuvoletta clan of Marano di Napoli.

He appeared in one Spaghetti western 1971’s “I quattro pistoleri di Santa Trinità” (The 4 Gunmen of the Holy Trinity).

BUONOMO, Antonio [12/11/1950, Naples, Campania, Italy -     ] – composer, singer, songwriter, film actor.

The 4 Gunmen of the Holy Trinity – 1971

No comments:

Post a Comment