Wednesday, March 20, 2013

RIP Valentino Macchi



Valentino Macchi has died.

A native of Bologna, Macchi was born on August 4, 1937 worked with many directors both in Italy and abroad, among which we were Pupi Avati, Alberto Sordi and Giuseppe Orlandini. He appeared in comedies, westerns and Italian crime films in the 1970s. Macchi appeared in over 130 films and TV appearances. Among those many films were 21 Euro-westerns such as “A Man Called Gringo” (1965), “Yankee” and “Arizona Colt” (aka “The Man from Nowhere”), “Navajo Joe”, “A Bullet for the General” (all 1966), “Gentleman Killer”, “Any Gun Can Play” “Bandidos” (all 1967), “Starblack” (aka “Johnny Colt”) (1968).

MACCHI, Valentino
Born: 8/4/1937, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died: 3/19/2013, Rome, Lazio, Italy

Valentino Macchi’s westerns:
Django - 1965 (Klan member)
The Man Called Gringo – 1965 (Tim Walton)
Lo sceriffo non paga il sabato – 1965
A Bullet for the General - 1966 (train engineer)
Django Shoots First - 1966 (Sheriff Hicks)
Halleluja for Django - 1966
Johnny Colt – 1966
The Man from Nowhere – 1966
Navajo Joe – 1966 (Duncan henchman)
The Tall Women – 1966
Yankee – 1966 (Garcia)
Zorro the Rebel – 1966
Any Gun Can Play - 1967 (Charo Ruiz)
Bandidos - 1967 (bearded saloon patron)
Django, the Last Killer - 1967 (sheriff)
Gentleman Killer - 1967
If You Want to Live... Then Shoot! – 1967
Killer Kid – 1967 [as Macchi Valentino]
Poker with Pistols – 1967 (Pat)
Two Faces of the Dollar – 1967 (Lieutenant Laffan)
I Want Him Dead - 1968 (Mallek henchman)
If You Want to Live… Shoot! – 1968
$20,000 for Seven – 1968
Two Pistols and a Coward – 1968

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