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Venantino Venantini

Actor

Born - 17 April 1930, Fabriano, Italy
Died - 9 October 2018

Long-necked, saturnine (but good-looking) Italian actor with dark, fluffy hair, born Enrico Venantino Venantini. A star in continental Europe, he was little known to the English-speaking world, despite appearances in several international films. Entering films in the early 1950s, it was another decade before he first made an impact: Ufficiale al Varieta (1954), No Sun in Venice (1957), Ben-Hur (1959), Love, Tahiti Style (1961), Escapade in Florence (1962), The Conquered City (1962), Monsieur Gangster (1963), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965), Galia (1966), Bandidos (1967), Anzio/The Battle for Anzio (1967), Emma Hamilton (1968), Erotissimo (1969), The Priest's Wife (1970), Troubleshooters (1971), Flic Story (1972), Lady Dynamite (1973), Toute Une Vie (1974), Black Emmanuelle (1975), Sex Diary (1976), The Rip-Off (1977), War of the Robots (1978), La Cage aux Folles (1978), Terror Express (1980), City of the Living Dead (1980), Longshot (1981), Warriors of the Wasteland (1983), LadyHawke (1985), Capriccio (1987), Vanille Fraise (1989), The King's Whore (1990), Crimson Dawn (1992), The Eighteenth Angel (1997), Toni (1999), The Return of James Battle (2004), The Hideout (2007), 22 Bullets (2010), Papa Lumiere (2015), Marseille (2016), Maryline (2017), his last, and many, many more. Also an accomplished artist, he died from femoral surgery complications.