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*'''MAC (Macari Gómez Quibus)''' - 3/8/1926, Reus, Tarragona, Spain -  7/20/2018, Olesa de Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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Poster artist Macari Gómez Quibus died in Olesa de Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain on July 20th. He was 92. Born in Reus, Tarragona, Spain on March 8, 1926, the cartoonist Macario Gómez Quibus developed an impressive career making the Spanish versions of posters of great Hollywood films such as “The Ten Commandments” and “Doctor Zhivago”, but also of Spanish films such as “El Verdugo”, “El Stroller” and “The Big Gundown” and “For a Few Dollars More plus several editions for the Sitges Festival. Mac has been recognized in his country as the last great poster designer.  More than 4,000 creations, including posters, guides, press pens and video covers, testify to his great artistic skills, which he’s also received recognition in Hollywood. In 2006, Filmoteca Española paid tribute to the artist's career with an exhibition in which 75 of his best-known works were seen, recognition that was joined by all kinds of international personalities, from Charlton Heston to Kirk Douglas to Salvador Dali.
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*'''FUSCAGNI, Nino (Serafino Fuscagni)''' - 2/12/1937, Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy - 7/19/2018, Rome, Lazio, Italy
 
*'''FUSCAGNI, Nino (Serafino Fuscagni)''' - 2/12/1937, Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy - 7/19/2018, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Revision as of 14:02, 22 July 2018

KÜLOWThis page is our personal hall of fame. A reminder to us all that even though considered a B-genre, Spaghetti Westerns were full of great characters, played by great people. Many have passed away, and while we are young growing up re-watching all these classics, many more will probably leave us. May they be remembered. What follows, is a work-in-progress, a growing list of legends who have passed away...

sorted by their last names:

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FRESH GRAVES

  • MAC (Macari Gómez Quibus) - 3/8/1926, Reus, Tarragona, Spain - 7/20/2018, Olesa de Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Poster artist Macari Gómez Quibus died in Olesa de Montserrat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain on July 20th. He was 92. Born in Reus, Tarragona, Spain on March 8, 1926, the cartoonist Macario Gómez Quibus developed an impressive career making the Spanish versions of posters of great Hollywood films such as “The Ten Commandments” and “Doctor Zhivago”, but also of Spanish films such as “El Verdugo”, “El Stroller” and “The Big Gundown” and “For a Few Dollars More plus several editions for the Sitges Festival. Mac has been recognized in his country as the last great poster designer. More than 4,000 creations, including posters, guides, press pens and video covers, testify to his great artistic skills, which he’s also received recognition in Hollywood. In 2006, Filmoteca Española paid tribute to the artist's career with an exhibition in which 75 of his best-known works were seen, recognition that was joined by all kinds of international personalities, from Charlton Heston to Kirk Douglas to Salvador Dali.


  • FUSCAGNI, Nino (Serafino Fuscagni) - 2/12/1937, Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy - 7/19/2018, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Serafino "Nino" Fuscagni, died yesterday Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Rome. The well-known actor and television host, younger brother of Charles, Rai's senior manager and director of Raiuno. He was also known by the pseudonyms "Juri McFee" and "Ray Scott". Nino was born Serafino Fuscagni in Città di Castello on February 12, 1937. His greatest popularity came from TV, from numerous dramas and television miniseries. He made his debut in the cinema in the 1960s: he mainly played b-movies (peplum, musicarelli, spaghetti westerns, comedians, police thrillers). Nino appeared in seven Euro-westerns including: “Three Graves for a Winchester” and “Who Killed Johnny Ringo” both (1968), “Black Jack” (1968) and “A Colt in the Hand of the Devil” (1973).


  • BLAKE, Yvonne - 1938, Manchester, England, U.K. - 7/17/2018, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Yvonne Blake, designer of the iconic costumes of the 1978 box-office hit Superman, died July 17, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. She was 80. The Britain-born costume designer won an Oscar for her work on 1971 historical drama 'Nicholas and Alexandra.' Born in 1938 in Manchester, England, her early work was as an assistant costume designer and art director on Francois Truffaut's Fahrenheit 451, and as costume coordinator on the Elizabeth Taylor thriller Night Watch (1973). Her telefilm work included Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988), Casanova (1987), Crime of the Century (1996), and James Dean (2001). In her career, she won four Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars) and received four BAFTA nominations and two Primetime Emmy nominations. Yvonne was the costume designer for one Euro-western, 1969’s “A Talent for Loving” starring Richard Widmark, Cesar Romeroand Caroline Munro.


  • GIRBEA, Corneliu (Corneliu Gîrbea) - 9/5/1928, Corneliu Gîrbea - 7/13/2018, Romania

Romanian theater, film and TV actor Corneliu Gîrbea died on July 13th, 2018 he was 89. Born on September 5, 1928 in Corneliu Gîrbea, Corneliu was known as an actor at the Mic Theater in Bucharest. He appeared in in several films made especially in the period before 1990 by director Sergiu Nicolaescu, such as "Nea Mărin miliardarul", "Mihai Viteazul" "Burebista" or "Last night of love". He appeared in one Euro-western TV film “The Hussy” in 1978.


  • HUNTER Tab ((Arthur Andrew Gelien) - 7/11/1931, New York City, New York, U.S.A. - 7/8/2018, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

Onetime teen heartthrob Tab Hunter, who starred in films like “Damn Yankees” and “The Burning Hills,” died in Santa Barbara, California on July 8, 2018.. He was 86 years old. Hunter was born on July 11, 1031 as Arthur Kelm in New York City, but grew up in California with his mother, brother and maternal grandparents. Hunter, who was known in Hollywood as “The Sigh Guy” for his blond, surfer-boy looks, died Sunday night at his home in Santa Barbara County. He died of a blood clot, according to a representative. He starred in more than 40 films, and was a big name in the 50s and 60s. He also dabbled briefly with a musical career, and continued to work into his 70s as a film producer. Hunter starred in one Euro-western: 1968's "Shotgun" as Sheriff Durango.


  • SATLOF, Ron (Ronald Gilbert Satlof) - 10/27/1938, New York City, New York, U.S.A. - 7/2/2018, St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A.

Producer, director, writer, actor Ron Satlof died on July 2, 2018 in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was 79. Ronald Gilbert Satlof was born in New York City on October 27, 1938. he graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Theatre. After moving to Los Angeles early in his career, his artistic talents lead to an Academy Award nomination for his short film, Frog Story. Having directed many films and hit TV shows for over 35 years (Perry Mason, McCloud, The A Team, and others), Ron became one of the most respected and well-known talents in Hollywood. Ron directed six episodes of New World’s TV series “The New Zorro” (1990-1993).


  • MONCADA, Santiago (Santiago Moncada Mercadal) - 1928, Madrid, Madrid, Spain - 7/6/2018, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

The playwright and former president of the SGAE and its Foundation, Santiago Moncada, has died in the early hours of this Friday, July 6, as confirmed by Europa Press. Moncada was born in Madrid in 1928 and began his career as a writer of novels, a facet with which he won the Elisenda de Montcada Award for 'Carta a nadie' and was a finalist on the Planet for 'El stress'. As a playwright, he won the Calderón de la Barca Prize consecutively in 1962 and 1963. His career includes more than forty comedies released, with titles like 'Midnight Games', 'Violins and Trumpets', and 'Dinner for two'. Many of his works have been translated into different languages. As a screenwriter he also had a prolific career - which started in the 1960s and lasted until the late 1990s - with more than 80 works filmed in the United States, Italy, Germany, England, France and Spain. Among them, “Dear Teacher” (1966), “The Man Who Knew How to Love” (1976), “Unfair Dismissal” (1980) and “The Family ... 30 Years Later'. He also worked as a producer in a dozen films. “Moncada wrote the screenplays for four E Yuro-westerns: “Awkward Hands” and “Un par de asesinos” both (1970), “Cut-Throats Nine” (1972) and “The White, the Yellow, the Black” (1975).


  • MULLER, Robby (Robby Müller) - 4/4/1940, Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles - 7/4/2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Robby Müller, the famous cinematographer nicknamed the ‘master of light’, has died aged 78, according to Dutch press De Volkskrant the renowned filmmaker passed away in Amsterdam, family telling the publication that he had been ill for some time. The Dutchman was best known for his pioneering camerawork and idiosyncratic use of light, with a particular emphasis on natural lighting and color. Müller collaborated with various high-profile directors, including Jim Jarmusch, Lars von Trier and Wim Wenders, working on their respected films “Dead Man”, “Breaking the Waves” and Palm d'Or winner “Paris, Texas”. Besides “Dead Man” (1995) Müller was also cinematographer on the Euro-western TV film “Carlos” (1971)


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