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Fortunato Arena (1922–1994)

Fortunato Arena was born on May 23, 1922 in Calabria, Italy. He is known for his work on Crime Busters (1977), Hero of Rome (1964) and Brothers Till We Die (1978). He died on March 7, 1994. See full bio »


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Known For

Crime Busters Bouncer at Bowling
Hero of Rome Etruscan Soldier


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 1989 House of Lost Souls (TV Movie)
 1984 Good King Dagobert
Man in Tavern (uncredited)
 1983 Due strani papà
Uomo al tavolo da poker (uncredited)
 1983 Ciao nemico
 1982 Giovani, belle... probabilmente ricche
Edicolante (uncredited)
 1982 Gunan, King of the Barbarians
Mevian (as Lucky Aras)
 1981 The Salamander
General Pantaleone
 1981 Kenn' ich, weiß ich, war ich schon!
Don Erminio (as Arena Fortunata)
 1979 Caligula
Roman (uncredited)
 1979 From Hell to Victory
Soldato anziano (uncredited)
 1979 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
- Dragonseed (1979) ... Peasant
 1978 Bloodstained Shadow
Antonio, Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1978 Pugni, dollari e spinaci
Gangster (uncredited)
 1978 Uppercut
Osvaldo's Thug #2 (uncredited)
 1978 Brothers Till We Die
Male Nurse
 1977 Kakkientruppen
Soldier 'Marlene'
 1977 Il... Belpaese
The Restaurateur (uncredited)
 1977 Squadra antitruffa
The Porter (uncredited)
 1977 A Man Called Magnum
Bank Robber
 1977 Crime Busters
Bouncer at Bowling
 1977 Destruction Force
Il tassinaro
 1977 The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist
Large Jail Hood
 1976 La dottoressa del distretto militare
Worker (uncredited)
 1976 The Last Round
Rico Henchman
 1976 Poliziotti violenti
Mobster (uncredited)
 1976 High Rollers
Philip's Accomplice
 1976 La poliziotta fa carriera
Man Falling Into the Fountain (uncredited)
 1976 The Diamond Peddlers
 1975 The Sinner
Old Miner
 1975 The Teasers
Policeman (uncredited)
 1975 Due cuori, una cappella
Vigile urbano
 1975 Silent Action
Man Draging Body of Scanni (uncredited)
 1975 Return of Shanghai Joe
Sheriff Wilson
 1974 Charleston
Peluso, Chestnut Seller
 1974 Di Tresette ce n'è uno, tutti gli altri son nessuno
Frisco Joe Henchman (uncredited)
 1974 Bread and Chocolate
Shantytowner (uncredited)
 1974 Cry of a Prostitute
Killer (uncredited)
 1973 Put Your Devil Into My Hell
 1973 Bad Kids of the West
 1973 Corte marziale
Farmer (uncredited)
 1973 Mean Frank and Crazy Tony
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1973 Counselor at Crime
Uomo di Garofalo
 1973 They Called Him the Player with the Dead
Tangarango (uncredited)
 1973 Even Angels Eat Beans
 1973 Put Your Devil Into My Hell
Buoncostume Mayor
 1973 Sono stato io!
Carcerato (uncredited)
 1973 Holy God, Here Comes the Passatore!
servitore di villa Casadei
 1972 Man of the East
Danny Dillman
 1972 Meo Patacca
 1972 Return of Halleluja
Sheriff with Fishes
 1972 Naughty Nun (uncredited)
 1972 Therefore It Is
Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
 1972 Two Sons of Trinity
Jack Gordon
 1972 Trinity and Sartana Are Coming
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1972 Blood Story
 1972 Bada alla tua pelle Spirito Santo!
Suomi's Father
 1972 Two Brothers in Trinity
 1972 Il sindacalista
Worker (uncredited)
 1972 Who Killed the Prosecutor and Why?
Don Salvatore Aniello
 1972 Death Is Sweet from the Soldier of God
Card Player (uncredited)
 1972 Without Family
prof. Pampardella
 1972 His Name Was Holy Ghost
 1972 Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Assissi Inhabitant (uncredited)
 1972 Ripped-Off
 1971 Blindman
Mexican Officer
 1971 Trinity Is Still My Name
Parker Henchman
 1971 Viva! Django
Townsman (uncredited)
 1971 They Call Him Cemetery
Ambusher (uncredited)
 1971 Armiamoci e partite!
German Soldier
 1971 Il venditore di morte
Hangman (uncredited)
 1971 Return of Sabata
Saloon Owner (uncredited)
 1971 Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead
Coachman (as Ares Lucky)
 1971 Three Giants of the Roman Empire
A Soldier with Caio Appio (uncredited)
 1971 Tara Pokì
 1971 Summer Affair
Truck Driver
 1971 Guns for Dollars
Sheriff of Yucca
 1971 Thirteenth Is a Judas
Judge Stump
 1971 Nights and Loves of Don Juan
One of Aiscia's Wardens (uncredited)
 1971 Durango Is Coming, Pay or Die
Poker player (uncredited)
 1971 Brother Outlaw
 1971 Cose di Cosa Nostra
Un picciotto di Manzano
 1971 The Statue
Customs officer (uncredited)
 1970 They Call Me Trinity
Barman (uncredited)
 1970 Have a Good Funeral, My Friend... Sartana Will Pay
Casino Troublemaker (uncredited)
 1970 Django Defies Sartana
Bandit (uncredited)
 1970 Shango
Martinez Soldier (uncredited)
 1970 The Unholy Four
Asylum Warden (uncredited)
 1969 Poppea's Hot Nights
Soldier Cilla
 1969 Quintana: Dead or Alive
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1969 Zorro, the Navarra Marquis
French Sergeant
 1969 Django the Bastard
Murdok Henchman (uncredited)
 1969 The 5-Man Army
Execution Squad Commander (uncredited)
 1969 Sabata
Henchman at Ranch (uncredited)
 1969 God Will Forgive My Pistol
Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
 1969 Hate Is My God
Sheriff Henchman
 1968 Se te lo raccontassi (TV Mini-Series)
 1968 Time and Place for Killing
Mulligan Henchman #1
 1968 The Great Silence
Outlaw (uncredited)
 1968 Cry of Death
 1968 The Longest Hunt
 1968 Il lungo giorno del massacro
Green (uncredited)
 1968 If You Meet Sartana... Pray for Your Death
Tampico Gangmember (uncredited)
 1968 Day After Tomorrow
 1968 May God Forgive You... But I Won't
Man carrying a corpse on his back (uncredited)
 1968 Man Who Cried for Revenge
Crazy Joe
 1968 Donne... botte e bersaglieri
Gangster in the movie (uncredited)
 1968 Madigan's Millions
 1968 A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die
Poker player
 1968 Mister Zehn Prozent - Miezen und Moneten
Little John from Tunisia (uncredited)
 1968 I Live for Your Death
Gambler (uncredited)
 1968 Long Days of Hate
 1968 Una forca per un bastardo
 1968 Vengeance Is My Forgiveness
Bandit brought to Sheriff (uncredited)
 1968 Kommissar X - Drei blaue Panther
Second Killer with Harpoon (uncredited)
 1967 Two Faces of the Dollar
Mexican Bandit (uncredited)
 1967 Killer Kid
José (uncredited)
 1967 The Stranger Returns
En Plein Henchman at Water Trough
 1967 Wanted Johnny Texas
O'Connor's Gunman (uncredited)
 1967 Wanted
Poorland Barman (uncredited)
 1967 Up the MacGregors
Bandit (uncredited)
 1967 Snow Devils
Snow Devil (uncredited)
 1967 A Stranger in Town
Captain Cordoba
 1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
1st Sombrero Onlooker at Tuco's 1st Hanging (uncredited)
 1966 Sheriff with the Gold
Vargas (as Ares Lucky)
 1966 Superargo contro Diabolikus
Pirate in Speedboat (uncredited)
 1966 Two Sons of Ringo
Indio's Right Hand (uncredited)
 1966 Navajo Joe
Townsman (uncredited)
 1966 Django Shoots First
Cluster Gunman (uncredited)
 1966 Sugar Colt
Man in Saloon (uncredited)
 1966 Djurado
Dallas, Gang Boss (uncredited)
 1966 Johnny Yuma
Poker player (uncredited)
 1966 Killer's Carnival
Taxi driver (Rome segment) (uncredited)
 1966 Ringo and His Golden Pistol
Perez Henchman (uncredited)
 1966 Europa canta
 1966 The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen
Romeo's Servant
 1966 Seven Dollars to Kill
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1966 2 mafiosi contro Al Capone
Minasi's Henchman #1
 1966 Killers Are Challenged
Brawler (uncredited)
 1965 Slalom
Thug with Knife (uncredited)
 1965 008: Operation Exterminate
Kemp's Henchman (as Lucky Arena)
 1965 Captain from Toledo
Spanish Grande (uncredited)
 1965 The Stone Forest
Nibelung Warrior (uncredited)
 1965 Maciste il vendicatore dei Maya
Manur Warrior
 1965 The Conqueror of Atlantis
Golden Ghost Man (uncredited)
 1965 Vengeance of the Vikings
 1964 La vendetta dei gladiatori
Guard (uncredited)
 1964 The Magnificent Gladiator
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1964 Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1964 I pirati della Malesia
English officer
 1964 La vendetta di Spartacus
Roman Mercenary (uncredited)
 1964 The Secret Invasion
Sailor Firing Signal Rocket (uncredited)
 1964 Hercules vs. the Giant Warriors
Archer (uncredited)
 1964 Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules
Bearded Soldier / Attacker (uncredited)
 1964 Hero of Rome
Etruscan Soldier
 1964 The Revolt of the Seven
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1964 Temple of the White Elephant
Sect Member (uncredited)
 1964 Maciste, gladiatore di Sparta
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1964 Thunder of Battle
Domestico (uncredited)
 1964 Terror of the Steppes
Soldato di Sandar Khan (uncredited)
 1963 Conquest of Mycene
Gladiator Instructor
 1963 Torpedo Bay
Italian Marine
 1963 Slave Queen of Babylon
Captain of the Guard (uncredited)
 1962 Colossus of the Arena
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1962 Maciste contro lo sceicco
Fighter (uncredited)
 1962 Totò diabolicus
Private Guard (uncredited)
 1961 Dynamite Jack
 1961 Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1961 The Thief of Baghdad
Prison Guards' Captain (uncredited)
 1960 The Giants of Thessaly
Argonaut (uncredited)
 1960 Noi duri
Un gangster (uncredited)
 1960 The Cossacks
Cossack (uncredited)
 1960 Carthage in Flames
Soldier on Hiram's Ship (uncredited)
 1959 The Giant of Marathon
Mate (uncredited)
 1959 Ben-Hur
Soldier (uncredited)
 1954 Theodora, Slave Empress
Una guardia (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Lucky Aras | Lucky Arena | Arena Fortunata | Ares Lucky

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Father of actor Ettore Arena.

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