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Bud Spencer (1929–2016)

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 »


(age 86) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 2003 Cantando dietro i paraventi
Il vecchio capitano
 2000 Hijos del viento
 1998 Tre per sempre
 1997 Al límite
 1997 Fuochi d'artificio
The blind singer
 1991 Speaking of the Devil
Bull Webster
 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
Lt. Alan Parker
 1982 Bomber
Bud Graziano
 1982 Banana Joe
Banana Joe
 1981 Occhio alla penna
 1978 Lo chiamavano Bulldozer
 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 It Can Be Done Amigo
Hiram Coburn
 1971 4 mosche di velluto grigio
Diomede 'Dio'
 1971 Blackie the Pirate
 1970 The Fifth Day of Peace
 1969 The Five Man Army
 1968 Al di là della legge
James Cooper
 1959 Hannibal
Rutario (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1957 Il cocco di mamma
Oscar (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1957 A Farewell to Arms
Carabiniere (uncredited)
 1957 Un eroe dei nostri tempi
Fernando (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1954 Siluri umani
Magrini (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 1951 Quo Vadis
Imperial Guard (uncredited)
 1950 Quel fantasma di mio marito
Swimmer who Saved Vivia from the Pool (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book: "In Achtzig Jahren um die Welt - Der zweite Teil meiner Autobiografie". (with Lorenzo de Luca). Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf. ISBN 978-3862651078 (15 Mai 2013 limited signed Box Set with DVD of 3.333 Copies) (1 December 2013 Kindle Edition) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bud Spencer and Carlo Pedersoli | Carlo Pedersoli | Carl Spencer


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Competed for Italy in the swimming competition at the 1952 and 1956 Olympic Games. See more »


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