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Bud Spencer

Bud Spencer, the popular Italian actor who starred in innumerable spaghetti Westerns and action-packed potboilers during the 1960s and 1970s, was born Carlo Pedersoli on October 31, 1929, in Naples. The first Italian to swim the 100-meter freestyle in less than a minute, Spencer competed as a swimmer on the Italian National Team at the Olympic ... See full bio »
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 2013 Ninja the Mission Force (TV Series)
- They Call Him Bruce (2013) ... Bamboozle
 2010 Recipe for Crime (TV Series)
Carlo Banci
- Il tesoro della regina (2010) ... Carlo Banci
- Il rapimento di Apicella (2010) ... Carlo Banci
- Una morte dannunziana (2010) ... Carlo Banci
- Morte a passo di danza (2010) ... Carlo Banci
- Un commissario alle elementari (2010) ... Carlo Banci
 2005 Father Hope (TV Movie)
Padre Speranza / Father Hope
 2003 Singing Behind Screens
Il vecchio capitano
 2000 Hijos del viento
 1998 Tre per sempre
 1997 To the Limit
 1997 Fuochi d'artificio
The blind singer
 1991 Speaking of the Devil
Bull Webster
 1988 Big Man - The Diva (TV Movie)
Jack Clementi
 1986 Aladdin
The Genie
 1985 Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys
Steve Forest / Officer L A Wray
 1984 Non c'è due senza quattro
Greg Wonder / Antonio Coimbra de la Coronilla y Azevedo
 1983 Go for It
Doug O'Riordan / Mason
 1983 Cat and Dog
Sergeant Alan Parker
 1982 Bomber
Bud Graziano
 1982 Banana Joe
Banana Joe
 1981 Buddy Goes West
 1978 Uppercut
 1978 Flatfoot in Africa
Insp. 'Flatfoot' Rizzo
 1977 Crime Busters
Wilbur Walsh
 1977 Charleston
 1974 Turn the Other Cheek
Father / Padre Pedro
 1973 Even Angels Eat Beans
Charlie Smith
 1972 All the Way Boys
 1972 Torino nera
Rosario Rao
 1972 Si può fare... amigo
Hiram Coburn
 1971 Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Diomede 'Dio'
 1971 Blackie the Pirate
 1970 The Fifth Day of Peace
Jelinek (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1969 The Five Man Army
 1968 Beyond the Law
James Cooper
 1959 Hannibal
Rutario (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1957 Mamma's Boy
Oscar (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1957 A Farewell to Arms
Carabiniere (uncredited)
 1957 A Hero of Our Times
Fernando (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1954 Siluri umani
Magrini (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1951 Quo Vadis
Imperial Guard (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Carlo Pedersoli | Carl Spencer


6' 2¾" (1.9 m)

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Carlo Pedersoli changed his name to Bud Spencer in 1967. He chose that name because he is a big fan of Spencer Tracy and because of his favorite American beer. See more »


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