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Bartolomeo Pagano (1878–1947)


Strongman who won role of Maciste in Cabiria (1914), and took the character's name as his own stage name in a series of films for the next 14 years. After Pagano's death, the character of Maciste was played by several other actors. See full bio »

Died:

(age 68) in Genoa, Liguria, Italy

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Known For

Maciste in Hell
Maciste in Hell Maciste
(1925)
Cabiria
Cabiria Maciste - Axilla's Slave
(1914)
Marvelous Maciste
(1915)
The Warrior
The Warrior Maciste
(1916)

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Alternate Names:

Maciste | Ernesto Pagani

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Performed the character of Maciste in "blackface" in all 25 films in which he played Maciste. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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