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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 »

Died:

(age 86) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

They Call Me Trinity
(1970)
Banana Joe
Banana Joe Banana Joe
(1982)
Crime Busters
Crime Busters Wilbur Walsh
(1977)

Filmography

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 2010 I delitti del cuoco (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 Padre Speranza (TV Movie)
Padre Speranza / Father Hope
 2003 Cantando dietro i paraventi
Il vecchio capitano
 2000 Hijos del viento
Quintero
 1998 Tre per sempre
Bops
 1997 Al límite
Elorza
 1997 Fuochi d'artificio
The blind singer
 1997 We Are Angels (Video Game)
Padre Orso
 1991 Speaking of the Devil
Bull Webster
 1988 Big Man: Boomerang (TV Movie)
Jack Clementi
 1988 Big Man: Diva (TV Movie)
Jack Clementi
 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
Buddy
 1978 Lo chiamavano Bulldozer
Bulldozer
 1977 Crime Busters
Wilbur Walsh
 1977 Charleston
Charleston
 1974 Turn the Other Cheek
Father / Padre Pedro
 1973 Even Angels Eat Beans
Charlie Smith
 1972 All the Way Boys
Salud
 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
Skull
 1970 The Fifth Day of Peace
Jelinek
 1969 The 5-Man Army
Mesito
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Mein Leben, meine Filme - Die Autobiografie". (with Lorenzo de Luca & David De Filippi). Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf. ISBN 978-3862650415. (2 September 2011 Audio Edition) (1 December 2011 limited signed Box Set with Audio Edition of 10.000 Copies) (1 April 2014 Kindle Edition) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bud Spencer and Carlo Pedersoli | Carlo Pedersoli | Carl Spencer

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Uses to end a fist fight by striking a hammer-like blow on the top of the opponent's head. See more »

Nickname:

Bud Spencer

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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