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This 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...
  
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...
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*'''ELLIOTT, Peter J. (Peter John Henry Elliott) - 6/14/1930, England, U.K. - 12/?/2016.
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British National Springboard Diving champion and 1948 London Olympic participant Peter J. Eliott died in December 2016. His daughter Laura confirmed his passing in a recent article about the Roe Hampton Club where her father was a member and often practiced his diving skills. Born Peter John Henry Elliott on June 14, 1930 in England, at 17 he was the youngest member of the British 1948 Olympic team. He would go on to have a career as a singer and stuntman and actor in films and television. Peter emigrated to South Africa where he appeared in the 1990 Euro-western “Barrett” as Mont.
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*'''PERIER, Étienne (Étienne Périer Paul Gaston Perier)''' - 12/11/1931 Brussels, Belgium - 6/21/2020, Le Plan-de-la-Tou, Var, France
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French director, screenwriter Étienne Périer, died on June 21, 2020 at the age of 88 in his home in Plan-de-la-Tour. Born in Brussels on December 11, 1931, Etienne Perier crossed the camera in hand last century, a script under his arm, from one end of the world to the other. He was an assistant to Henri Georges Clouzot in "Les Diaboliques", in 1957, and he worked on a film with his friend Bernard Buffet, a short film which won him an award at the Venice Festival in 1958. This success will propel him. He works with Jean Cocteau to write and prepare the "Testament of Orpheus". From then on, his career will never stop. A director, and scriptwriter, from I953 until 1958, he collaborated with Charles SPAAK on several scenarios including "Charmants boys" and with Dominique Fabre who, subsequently, wrote most of his French films. He was co-director and screenwriter on the 1984 TV Euro-western ‘Louisiana’ starring Margot Kidder.
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*'''GIUSTI, Paolo''' - 10/21/1942, Rome, Lazio, Italy - 6/24/2020, Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Italian film and fotoromanzi actor Paolo Giusti died in a Rome hospital after a long stay on June 24, 2020. He was 78. Born in Rome on October 21, 1942 he was known as a fotoromanzi actor and appeared in small roles in films. He was sometimes billed as Paul Just and was also a singer. Paolo appeared as Chris in the 1967 Euro-western “Death Rides Along” as was to appear in “The Last of the Gunfighters” a 1967 western that was never completed.
  
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*'''BRAVO, Charly (Ramón Carlos Mirón-Muñoz Bravo)''' -  3/6/1943, Casablanca, Morocco - 6/23/2020, Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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Spanish supporting and character actor Charly Bravo died in his room at the Estrella de Madrid hostel on June 23, 2020. He was 77. Born Ramón Carlos Mirón-Muñoz Bravo on March 6, 1943, Bravo appeared in more than 200 movies and was the face of a thousand different men. From western films to “Conan the Barbarian”, he became one of the most common faces on the screen in his supporting roles. He proudly carried the title of being the Spaniard who had worked in the most in westerns such as “A Town Called Hell”, “Captain Apache”, “A Man Called Noon” and 20 more.
  
*'''VIRTANEN, Jukka (Jukka Jalmari Virtanen)''' - 7/25/1933, Jämsänkoski, Finland - 9/1/2019, Helsinki, Finland
 
  
Over the decades, Jukka Virtanen, 86, who has become known to Finnish television viewers for several television shows  , died on Sunday September 1 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Virtanen had an extraordinary career in Finnish television, films and theater. Born on July 25, 1933 in Jämsänkoski, Finland, Virtanen is remembered for example as a presenter, actor, screenwriter, director and songwriter. Virtanen was also one of the founding members of the New Happy Theater. Many also remember him as the presenter of the legendary Record Board. A good friend of Spede Pasanen he worked with him on several films and appeared as Juoppo in 1970’ “Speedy Gonzales”. Jukka also was a writer on the 1970 TV western film “Häjyt, rennot ja rumat”.
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*'''BIEDERSTAEDT, Claus''' - 6/28/1928, Staigard. Pomerania, Germany - 6/18/2020, Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, Germany
  
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German actor and voice dubber Claus Biederstaedt died on Thursday June 18, 2020. He was 91. Claus appeared in over 60 films including the Euro-westerns ‘Mexikanische Revolution’ a 1968 TV films as (Jose Maria Gonzales) and 1978 TV Jack London film ‘Burning Daylight’ as Erzhaler. He was probably best known as a voice actor and the German voice of such actors as Marlon Brando, Yves Montand, James Garner and Paul Newman. He voice Guy Madison in 1967’s “Payment in Blood”, Yul Brynner in 1968’s “Pancho Villa”, Stephen Boyd in 1968’s “Shalako” and Mimmo Palmara in 1968’s “Shotgun” with Tab Hunter.
  
*'''THOST, Bruno (Bruno Thost Grinley)''' - 4/23/1936, Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany -  8/28/2019, Vienna, Austria
 
  
German actor Bruno Thost died in Vienn, Austria on August 28, 2019. He was 83.  After graduation, he began his studies in Stuttgart, as mechanical and aircraft engineer, but he stopped off in favor of studying acting, after he had already worked at the Württemberg State Theater as porter, super, stage manager, chorus in the extra chorus and voice roll. In 1963 he passed his final exams and played his first role as Will Parker 1964 on the open-air stage in Wiesmoor near Cuxhaven. Since then he played many roles Karl May . In Wiesmoor he also had the direction in 1965, in Bad Segeberg he supported the now dedicated director Toni Graschberger in his work and worked with him passages of the textbooks to Winnetou ( 1971 ) and In the Gorges of the Balkans ( 1972 ).
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*'''POIVEY, Patrick''' - 2/18/1948, Paris, Île-de-France, France - 6/16/2020, Paris, Île-de-France, France
  
From 1970 until his retirement in 2001, he was a member of the permanent ensemble at the Vienna Burgtheater. In Seelbach (Ortenaukreis), where he grew up in part, Bruno Thost and his daughter Katja Thost-Hauser encouraged the open-air games that took place there for the first time in 2004. Both father and daughter took over both direction and roles. In the summer of 2017, Bruno Thost undertook an unusual return to Karl May: in the three performances marking the 30th anniversary of the Karl May stage Gföhl , he once again assumed the role of Santer.
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The French actor, essential voice of the hexagonal dubbing (or post-synchronization as he preferred to name the exercise), left us this Tuesday June 16, 2020 at the age of 72 years. Born in Paris on February 18, 1948 he was the French voice of Tom Cruise, Kyle MacLachlan, Don Johnson and mainly Bruce Willis among the actors who were able to rely on the unique stamp of the actor. During his vocal career who crossed five decades, Patrick Poivey also dubbed Tom Cruise on ten feature films (including Top Gun and Rain Man), Don Johnson (from Deux cops à Miami à Watchmen), Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Desperate Housewives), Michael Biehn (Terminator), Mickey Rourke (9 1/2 weeks), Daniel Day-Lewis (The Last of the Mohicans), Charlie Sheen (Wall Street) or even his brother Emilio Estevez (Young Guns). Poivey was the French voice of Terence Hill in the 1980 DVD releases of “They Call Me Trinity” and “Trinity is STILL My Name” and Fritz Sperberg in the TV series “Lucky Luke” (1991) and the voice of Davy Crockett in the 1994 animated TV series of the same name.
  
  
*'''KRAUSS, Helmut''' - 6/11/1941, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany - 8/26/2019, Gaslar, Niedersachsen, Germany
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*'''BRUMMELL, Beau (Michael F. Bush)''' - 1942, Pretoria, South Africa - 6/11/2020, Pretoria, South Africa
  
Film, TV and voice actor died in Goslar, Germany on August 26, 2019  He was                                                                                    78. Kraus was also been heard in radio plays, audiobooks and computer games and has appeared as a reciter and cabaret artist. He has a well-known television role as neighbor Hermann Paschulke since 1981 in the television series Dandelion. Krauss took over the narrator role from 2000 to 2003 at the Karl May Play at Bad Segeberg. Born in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany on June 11, 1941, in 2005 Krauss played the role of the host Don Geronimo in the play Winnetou and the Secret of the Felsenburg, in which he also told the story. Since the 2014 season, he had been working as a narrator at the Freilichtbühne in Burgrieden, where he now accompanies the pieces directed by Karl May with his distinctive voice.
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South African personality and actor Beau Brummell died in Pretoria, South Africa on May 10, 2020 according to a Facebook post by his daughter Cheyanne Bush. Born Michael F. Bush in Pretoria, South Africa in 1943, Brummell became better known for opening and operating South Africa’s first nudist colony ‘Beau Valley’ along with his wife Celia. Brummell wrote the story and starred in the 1970 Euro-western “Three Bullets for a Long Gun”. He was also a singer, musician who worked with the bands ‘Park Sable and the Jungle-n-Beats’ and ‘Beau Brummell & His Noble Men’ with which he had charted a 1963 hit called “I Know, Know, Know’.
  
  
*'''DELLE PIANE, Carlo''' 2/2/1936, Rome, Lazio, Italy - 8/23/2019, Rome, Lazio, Italy
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*'''BEGONA, Mary (María Begoña Bragas)''' - 4/4/1925, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain - 4/12/2020, Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  
Italian film actor Carlo Delle Piane died in Rome on August 23, 2019. He was 83. He was born in Rome on February 2, 1936 and made his film debut at the age of twelve in Duilio Coletti's “Heart and Soul”; he starred in the stereotypal role of an arrogant but basically kind-hearted boy for a large number of films until mid-fifties. The turning point of his career was an encounter with Pupi Avati, with whom Delle Piane experienced more significant and varied roles, going from comic surreal performances to melancholic and even dramatic shades. He appeared in more than 100 films winning the Nastro d'Argento for Best Actor for his performance in “Una gita scolastica”. For his role in “Regalo di Natale” (1986) he won the Volpi Cup at the 43rd Venice International Film Festival. Delle Piane appeared in only one Euro-western, 1971’s “Judge Roy Bean” starring Robert Hossein.
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Spanish actress, vedette Mary Begoña passed away at the residence where she spent the last years of her life on April 12, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Cause of death was not disclosed. She was 95 years old. With her real name Begoña Bragas born in Bilbao, Spain on April 4, 1925, the actress could have done little in show business. So she adopted Mary Begoña. According to printed bios she was born in 1929, which was quite improbable because in 1938, according to Álvaro Retana in his Historia del Arte Frívolo, he was already working on the premises of the CNT entertainment union, and was about fourteen years old. It has been learned that she was born in 1925. She spent he career on stage but made several films including her loan Euro-western “Torrejón City” (1962) playing a prostitute.
  
  
  
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Latest revision as of 15:43, 29 June 2020

This 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...

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FRESH GRAVES

  • ELLIOTT, Peter J. (Peter John Henry Elliott) - 6/14/1930, England, U.K. - 12/?/2016.

British National Springboard Diving champion and 1948 London Olympic participant Peter J. Eliott died in December 2016. His daughter Laura confirmed his passing in a recent article about the Roe Hampton Club where her father was a member and often practiced his diving skills. Born Peter John Henry Elliott on June 14, 1930 in England, at 17 he was the youngest member of the British 1948 Olympic team. He would go on to have a career as a singer and stuntman and actor in films and television. Peter emigrated to South Africa where he appeared in the 1990 Euro-western “Barrett” as Mont.


  • PERIER, Étienne (Étienne Périer Paul Gaston Perier) - 12/11/1931 Brussels, Belgium - 6/21/2020, Le Plan-de-la-Tou, Var, France

French director, screenwriter Étienne Périer, died on June 21, 2020 at the age of 88 in his home in Plan-de-la-Tour. Born in Brussels on December 11, 1931, Etienne Perier crossed the camera in hand last century, a script under his arm, from one end of the world to the other. He was an assistant to Henri Georges Clouzot in "Les Diaboliques", in 1957, and he worked on a film with his friend Bernard Buffet, a short film which won him an award at the Venice Festival in 1958. This success will propel him. He works with Jean Cocteau to write and prepare the "Testament of Orpheus". From then on, his career will never stop. A director, and scriptwriter, from I953 until 1958, he collaborated with Charles SPAAK on several scenarios including "Charmants boys" and with Dominique Fabre who, subsequently, wrote most of his French films. He was co-director and screenwriter on the 1984 TV Euro-western ‘Louisiana’ starring Margot Kidder.


  • GIUSTI, Paolo - 10/21/1942, Rome, Lazio, Italy - 6/24/2020, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Italian film and fotoromanzi actor Paolo Giusti died in a Rome hospital after a long stay on June 24, 2020. He was 78. Born in Rome on October 21, 1942 he was known as a fotoromanzi actor and appeared in small roles in films. He was sometimes billed as Paul Just and was also a singer. Paolo appeared as Chris in the 1967 Euro-western “Death Rides Along” as was to appear in “The Last of the Gunfighters” a 1967 western that was never completed.


  • BRAVO, Charly (Ramón Carlos Mirón-Muñoz Bravo) - 3/6/1943, Casablanca, Morocco - 6/23/2020, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Spanish supporting and character actor Charly Bravo died in his room at the Estrella de Madrid hostel on June 23, 2020. He was 77. Born Ramón Carlos Mirón-Muñoz Bravo on March 6, 1943, Bravo appeared in more than 200 movies and was the face of a thousand different men. From western films to “Conan the Barbarian”, he became one of the most common faces on the screen in his supporting roles. He proudly carried the title of being the Spaniard who had worked in the most in westerns such as “A Town Called Hell”, “Captain Apache”, “A Man Called Noon” and 20 more.


  • BIEDERSTAEDT, Claus - 6/28/1928, Staigard. Pomerania, Germany - 6/18/2020, Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, Germany

German actor and voice dubber Claus Biederstaedt died on Thursday June 18, 2020. He was 91. Claus appeared in over 60 films including the Euro-westerns ‘Mexikanische Revolution’ a 1968 TV films as (Jose Maria Gonzales) and 1978 TV Jack London film ‘Burning Daylight’ as Erzhaler. He was probably best known as a voice actor and the German voice of such actors as Marlon Brando, Yves Montand, James Garner and Paul Newman. He voice Guy Madison in 1967’s “Payment in Blood”, Yul Brynner in 1968’s “Pancho Villa”, Stephen Boyd in 1968’s “Shalako” and Mimmo Palmara in 1968’s “Shotgun” with Tab Hunter.


  • POIVEY, Patrick - 2/18/1948, Paris, Île-de-France, France - 6/16/2020, Paris, Île-de-France, France

The French actor, essential voice of the hexagonal dubbing (or post-synchronization as he preferred to name the exercise), left us this Tuesday June 16, 2020 at the age of 72 years. Born in Paris on February 18, 1948 he was the French voice of Tom Cruise, Kyle MacLachlan, Don Johnson and mainly Bruce Willis among the actors who were able to rely on the unique stamp of the actor. During his vocal career who crossed five decades, Patrick Poivey also dubbed Tom Cruise on ten feature films (including Top Gun and Rain Man), Don Johnson (from Deux cops à Miami à Watchmen), Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Desperate Housewives), Michael Biehn (Terminator), Mickey Rourke (9 1/2 weeks), Daniel Day-Lewis (The Last of the Mohicans), Charlie Sheen (Wall Street) or even his brother Emilio Estevez (Young Guns). Poivey was the French voice of Terence Hill in the 1980 DVD releases of “They Call Me Trinity” and “Trinity is STILL My Name” and Fritz Sperberg in the TV series “Lucky Luke” (1991) and the voice of Davy Crockett in the 1994 animated TV series of the same name.


  • BRUMMELL, Beau (Michael F. Bush) - 1942, Pretoria, South Africa - 6/11/2020, Pretoria, South Africa

South African personality and actor Beau Brummell died in Pretoria, South Africa on May 10, 2020 according to a Facebook post by his daughter Cheyanne Bush. Born Michael F. Bush in Pretoria, South Africa in 1943, Brummell became better known for opening and operating South Africa’s first nudist colony ‘Beau Valley’ along with his wife Celia. Brummell wrote the story and starred in the 1970 Euro-western “Three Bullets for a Long Gun”. He was also a singer, musician who worked with the bands ‘Park Sable and the Jungle-n-Beats’ and ‘Beau Brummell & His Noble Men’ with which he had charted a 1963 hit called “I Know, Know, Know’.


  • BEGONA, Mary (María Begoña Bragas) - 4/4/1925, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain - 4/12/2020, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Spanish actress, vedette Mary Begoña passed away at the residence where she spent the last years of her life on April 12, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Cause of death was not disclosed. She was 95 years old. With her real name Begoña Bragas born in Bilbao, Spain on April 4, 1925, the actress could have done little in show business. So she adopted Mary Begoña. According to printed bios she was born in 1929, which was quite improbable because in 1938, according to Álvaro Retana in his Historia del Arte Frívolo, he was already working on the premises of the CNT entertainment union, and was about fourteen years old. It has been learned that she was born in 1925. She spent he career on stage but made several films including her loan Euro-western “Torrejón City” (1962) playing a prostitute.

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