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*'''SOLINAS, Marisa (Marisa Anna Solinas)''' - 5/30/1941, Genoa, Liguria, Italy – 2/12/2019, Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Italian model, actress, singer Marisa Solinas died in Rome, Italy on February 12, 2019. He was 77. Born Marisa Anna Solinas on May 30, 1941 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy she was the sister of singer actress Maria Sole (Maria Vittoria Solinas). Marisa made her film debut as Rosy in 1968’s “Garter Colt” starring the late Nicoletta Machiavelli. She would go on to appear in over 30 films. As a singer she debuted with "Devi Impar", a piece which was also made into a widespread film in the circuit of cinebox, the forerunner of video clips. In 1973 she posed nude for the camera of Gina Lollobrigida who immortalized her as a model for her book "Italia mia". Solinas also graced for the cover of Playman. One of her last appearances was in the successful film by Alex Infascelli "Almost Blue", in 2000, based on the homonymous novel of Carlo Lucarelli. Marisa was married to Italo Panone and is the mother of David Panone. Solinas appeared in four Euro-westerns: “Garter Colt” (1967) as Rosy; “A  Colt in the Hand of the Devil” also 1967 as Maya; “Killer, Adios” also 1968 as Sheila Simpson and “Blindman” (1971) as Margherita.
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*'''BONANSEA, Miranda (Miranda Garaviglia)''' - 10/31/1926, Mondovì Breo, Piedmont, Italy - 2/10/2019, Rome, Lazio, Italy
 
*'''BONANSEA, Miranda (Miranda Garaviglia)''' - 10/31/1926, Mondovì Breo, Piedmont, Italy - 2/10/2019, Rome, Lazio, Italy
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American casting director Brbara Claman died in Winsted, Connecticut on January 17, 2019. She was 89 years-old. Born in Brooklyn, New York on June 28, 1929. As a casting director her credits included three Albert Brooks films, the TV shows ‘Silk Stalkings’, ‘Santa Barbara, and the Euro-TV series ‘The New Zorro (1990-1993) and ‘Tales of the Wild’ (1994) ‘The New Zorro’.
 
American casting director Brbara Claman died in Winsted, Connecticut on January 17, 2019. She was 89 years-old. Born in Brooklyn, New York on June 28, 1929. As a casting director her credits included three Albert Brooks films, the TV shows ‘Silk Stalkings’, ‘Santa Barbara, and the Euro-TV series ‘The New Zorro (1990-1993) and ‘Tales of the Wild’ (1994) ‘The New Zorro’.
 
 
*'''HENNEY, Del (Del Joseph Henney) - 7/24/1935, Anfield, Liverpool, England, U.K. - 1/14/2019, U.K.
 
 
British actor Del Henney who is best remembered for his appearance as Charlie Vennerin 1971’s “Straw Dogs” and his many TV appearances died January 14, 2019 in the U.K. He was 83. Born in Anfield, Liverpool on July 24, 1935, he was educated at the Liverpool Collegiate before joining the army. He then subsidized his love of amateur dramatics with various manual jobs and it was whilst washing dishes that he was encouraged by a fellow employee (Jimmy Tarbuck, impressed by Henney’s deft impressions of American film stars) to consider a professional acting career. He guested in many popular televisions series of the period, including three parts in ‘Z-Cars’ (1970/72/78), two in ‘The Professionals’ (1978/83) and three in ‘Juliet Bravo’ (1980/82/84). He played the lead character’s father in ‘A Woman of Substance’ (1985) and ‘DI Cossall in Resnick’ (1992/93) and popped up in everything from ‘The Expert’ (1968) to ‘Midsomer Murders’ (2001). He was especially memorable as a smoothly arrogant criminal in ‘The Sweeney’ (1975) and an affable colonel who becomes a cold instrument of murder in ‘Doctor Who’ (Resurrection of the Daleks, 1984). Henny appeared as The Mad Trapper in the TV 1972 film documentary of the same name.
 
  
  

Revision as of 20:27, 14 February 2019

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

  • SOLINAS, Marisa (Marisa Anna Solinas) - 5/30/1941, Genoa, Liguria, Italy – 2/12/2019, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Italian model, actress, singer Marisa Solinas died in Rome, Italy on February 12, 2019. He was 77. Born Marisa Anna Solinas on May 30, 1941 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy she was the sister of singer actress Maria Sole (Maria Vittoria Solinas). Marisa made her film debut as Rosy in 1968’s “Garter Colt” starring the late Nicoletta Machiavelli. She would go on to appear in over 30 films. As a singer she debuted with "Devi Impar", a piece which was also made into a widespread film in the circuit of cinebox, the forerunner of video clips. In 1973 she posed nude for the camera of Gina Lollobrigida who immortalized her as a model for her book "Italia mia". Solinas also graced for the cover of Playman. One of her last appearances was in the successful film by Alex Infascelli "Almost Blue", in 2000, based on the homonymous novel of Carlo Lucarelli. Marisa was married to Italo Panone and is the mother of David Panone. Solinas appeared in four Euro-westerns: “Garter Colt” (1967) as Rosy; “A Colt in the Hand of the Devil” also 1967 as Maya; “Killer, Adios” also 1968 as Sheila Simpson and “Blindman” (1971) as Margherita.


  • BONANSEA, Miranda (Miranda Garaviglia) - 10/31/1926, Mondovì Breo, Piedmont, Italy - 2/10/2019, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Italian film and voice actress Miranda Bonansea died in Rome, Italy on February 10, 2019. He was 92. Born in Mondovì, Italy on October 31, 1926 she was one the most famous actresses of the thirties in Italy, and then became active as a radio and dubbing actress, particularly known for being the Italian voice of June Allyson, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe, and Judy Garland. She was married from 1952 to 1962 with Italian singer Claudio Villa, from whom she had his son Mauro. Miranda was the Italian voice of Ruth Buzzi in Terence Hill’s 1990 film “Lucky Luke”.

  • MILLER, Dick (Richard Miller) - 12/25/1928, Bronx, New York City, New York - 1/30/2019, Toluca Lake, California, U.S.A.

Dick Miller, a prolific screen actor best known for his role as Murray Futterman in the 1984 classic horror film “Gremlins,” has died. He was 90. His career spanned more than 60 years, Miller made hundreds of on screen appearances, beginning in the 1950s with legendary director and producer Roger Corman. It was then that he starred as Walter Paisley – a character the actor would reprise throughout his career – in the cult classic “A Bucket of Blood,” before going on to land roles on projects such as “The ‘Burbs,” “Fame” and “The Terminator.” Dick wrote the story for the Euro-western “Four Rode Out” (1970) directed by John Peyser it starred Sue Lyon and Pernell Roberts.


  • CLAMAN, Barbara - 6/28/1929, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. - 1/17/2019, Winsted, Connecticut, U.S.A.

American casting director Brbara Claman died in Winsted, Connecticut on January 17, 2019. She was 89 years-old. Born in Brooklyn, New York on June 28, 1929. As a casting director her credits included three Albert Brooks films, the TV shows ‘Silk Stalkings’, ‘Santa Barbara, and the Euro-TV series ‘The New Zorro (1990-1993) and ‘Tales of the Wild’ (1994) ‘The New Zorro’.


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