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=== FRESH GRAVES ===
 
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*'''CROCCOLO, Carlo''' - 4/9/1927, Naples, Campania, Italy - 10/12/2019, Naples, Campania, Italy
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*'''ELLIOTT, Peter J. (Peter John Henry Elliott) - 6/14/1930, England, U.K. - 12/?/2016.
  
Italian director, writer and actor and voice dubber Carlo Croccolo died in his home town of Naples, Campania, Italy on October 12, 2019. He was 92 years-old. Croccolo started his career in the 1949 comedy film “I pompieri di Viggiù” sppearing with the great Italian comedian Totò. He would then go on to appear in over a hundred films. He won a David di Donatello in 1989 for his interpretation of “'O re”, the historical film by Luigi Magni. He was known to Euro-western fans under the pseudonym Lucky Moore as he directed, wrote and acted in three westerns: “The Sheriff was a Lady” (1964) as Sheriff Mickey Stanton; “Black Killer” (1971) as Deputy Fred which he also directed as Lucky Moore; “Gunman of 100 Crosses” (1971) as Slim which he also directed as Lucky Moore, and wrote the screenplay.
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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.
  
  
*'''BARROS, Esmeralda (Esmerlinda de Barros)''' - 9/4/1944, Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil - 10/10/2019, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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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
  
Brazilian actress Esmerlinda Barros has died she just celebrated her 75th birthday on September 4. Born in Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, a mulatto, Esmerlinda started as a dancer in the nightclub shows of Carlos Machado aka "The King of the Night". She appeared in the local Renaissance Club’s beauty contest in 1964 where the winner goes on to appear in the Miss Brazil contest. Many feel she finished second in the Renaissance Club contest because of her professional status as a performer. Barros attracted enough attention to be offered film roles in Brazilian and Italian films and television novellos. While in Italy she was called Esmeralda Barros and appeared in six Euro-westerns but her most remembered role was as Eva the savage jungle girl in "Kong Island" (1968) with Brad Harris. Later she appeared in the July 1976 edition of the Brazilian Playboy. After her career ended she returned to Brazil and as of 2011 was a grandmother and living happily in Rio de Janeiro. Esmeralda appeared in eight Euro-westerns: “Run, Man, Run” (1967) as a waitress; “And for a Roof a Sky Full of Stars” (1968); “God May Forgive You, Not Me” (1968) as Conchita; “Django’s Cut Rate Corpses” (1971) as Pilar; “A Man Called Django!”  (1971) as Lola; “Paid in Blood” (1971) as Zelda; “God is My Colt .45” (1972) as Paquita and
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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.
“Where the Bullets Fly” also 1972 (as a whore)
 
  
  
*'''EFRON, Marshall''' - 2/3/1938, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. - 9/30/2019, Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.A.
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*'''GIUSTI, Paolo''' - 10/21/1942, Rome, Lazio, Italy - 6/24/2020, Rome, Lazio, Italy
  
American actor and humorist Marshall Efron died from cardiac arrest at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. on September 30, 2019. He was 81. He was originally known for his work on the listener-sponsored Pacifica radio stations WBAI New York and KPFK Los Angeles, and later for the PBS television show The Great American Dream Machine (the original showcase of Chevy Chase). Efron also produced features of his own such as A Satirical View. Marshal Efron was also the author of a number of children's works such as Bible Stories You Can't Forget: No Matter How Hard You Try. He also starred in the Sunday-morning television program Marshall Efron's Illustrated, Simplified, and Painless Sunday School on CBS from 1973 to 1977. Efron appeared in one Euro-western as the Mexican bartender in the opening cantina scene in 1971’s ‘Doc’ starring Stacy Keach and Faye Dunaway.  
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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.
  
  
*'''RUMPF, Bernd''' - 3/2/1947, Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany - 10/1/2019, Germany
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*'''BRAVO, Charly (Ramón Carlos Mirón-Muñoz Bravo)''' - 3/6/1943, Casablanca, Morocco - 6/23/2020, Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  
German voice actor and actor Bernd Rumpf, who voiced Alan Rickman and Liam Neeson, died on October 4, 2019. He was 72 years old. Actually, he was never a fan of dubbed films, but then he himself became one of Germany's most famous voice actor. Bernd Rumpf was best known for his work as a German voice in the "Harry Potter" films, in the role of Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) and in numerous films with Liam Neeson. Bernd was the German voice of Michael Tylo in the 1990-1992 TV series ‘The New Zorro’ starring Duncan Regehr.
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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.  
  
  
*'''GOTT, Karel''' - 7/14/1939, Pilsen, Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia - 10/1/2019, Prague, Czech Republic
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*'''BIEDERSTAEDT, Claus''' - 6/28/1928, Staigard. Pomerania, Germany - 6/18/2020, Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, Germany
Czechoslovakian pop singer Karel Gott, who became a star behind the Iron Curtain, has died. He was 80. Gott died late Tuesday October 1, 2019 at his home in Prague after battling a long illness, his wife Ivana said in a statement. Gott recently announced he had acute leukemia. Gott released some 300 albums starting in the 1960s and sold tens of millions of copies in his country, the Soviet Union and elsewhere in the Communist world. But he was also a rare example of a pop singer from Eastern Europe whose music became popular in some Western European countries, especially in West Germany. "The golden voice from Prague" as Gott was called in that country, had one of the biggest hits there with "Maya the Bee" ("Die Biene Maja" in German), the title song from a 1970s cartoon television series. Gott appeared or was heard in three Euro-weterns:  Karel Gott: Zdvorilý Woody (TV) - 1963 (Woody); Revue pro banjo – 1963 where he also sings duet “Nestálá láska (Careless Love)”; Lemonade Joe – 1964 sings: “Oh Ye Gods, What a Dime Drink”.
 
  
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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.
  
*'''EVANS, John (John  Franklin Evans)''' -  3/10/1943, Macedonia - 9/28/2019, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
  
Canadian actor, director, producer, playwright, father, friend John Evans passed away at his home in Toronto surrounded by love on September 28, 2019, following a diagnosis of cancer ten months ago. He was 76. John Franklin Evans was born in Macedonia on March 10, 1943 nd brought great precision and deep feeling to his craft. He was warm and supportive of those he worked with, but he was not known to suffer fools gladly, and if that happened to include the director, so be it. John was married to actress, singer, dancer Lyne Tremblay and the two had two daughters Michelle and Lisa. John appeared s Lyle in the 1976 Euro-SiFi-western “Welcome to Blood  City starring Jack Palance and Keir Dullea.
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*'''POIVEY, Patrick''' - 2/18/1948, Paris, Île-de-France, France - 6/16/2020, Paris, Île-de-France, France
  
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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.
  
*'''PADOVAN, Marta(Conxita Alà i Miquel)''' - 1/9/1938, Poblenou, Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain – 9/29/2019, Barcelona, Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
 
  
Spanish film, TV and voice actress and theater actress died in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday September 29, 2019. She was 81. Born in Poblenou, Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain in 1938 she made her film debut at the age of 20 in “La muralla” (1958) directed by Luis Lucia. She would go on to appear in more than 60 film and television series. In the 1980s she turned to the theater and even started her own company ‘Romea Theater’. Padovan was also very active as a voice dubber and was best remembered as the voice of Roseanne Barr in the TV series “Roseanne”. She appeared in two Euro-westerns; “Ruthless Colt of the Gringo” 1965 in the role of Lois Duvall and “The Secret of Captain O'Hara” (1966) in the role of(Mary McQueen/Mary MacQuint.
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*'''BRUMMELL, Beau (Michael F. Bush)''' - 1942, Pretoria, South Africa - 6/11/2020, Pretoria, South Africa
  
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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’.
  
*'''OBREGON, Rodrigo (Rodrigo Obregón Osorio)''' - 10/28/1951, Montélimar, Rhone-Alpes, France – 9/25/2019 Barranquilla, Atlantica, Colombia
 
  
Colombian actor Rodrigo Obregón died in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia on September 25, 2019, due to complications of prostate cancer he suffered from. He was 68. Obregón was born in Montélimar, Rhone-Alpes, France on October 28, 1951. He was the son of painter Alejandro Obregón and choreographer Sonia Osorio. Rodrigo appeared in two Euro-westerns: “Django Strikes Again” as a henchman of 'El Diablo' Orlowsky played by Chrisstopher Connelly and as  Kaspar in 1994s’ “Jonathan of the Bears” starring Franco Nero.
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*'''BEGONA, Mary (María Begoña Bragas)''' - 4/4/1925, Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain - 4/12/2020, Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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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...

Sorted by last name: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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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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