Rik Battaglia (1927–2015)

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Rik Battaglia was born on February 18, 1927 in Corbola, Veneto, Italy as Caterino Bertaglia. He was an actor, known for Roland the Mighty (1956), Esther and the King (1960) and Duck, You Sucker! (1971). He died on March 27, 2015 in Corbola. See full bio »


(age 88) in Corbola, Veneto, Italy

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Known For

Roland the Mighty Orlando / Roland
Hannibal Hasdrubal


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 1999 Pumuckls Abenteuer (TV Series)
- Pumuckls Abschiedsfoto (1999) ... Küster (as Rick Battaglia)
 1994 Born to Be a Warrior
 1992 The Flesh and the Devil (TV Movie)
 1992 Omicidio a luci blu
 1991 Buck ai confini del cielo
Bauman (as Rick Battaglia)
 1989 Diva Futura - L'avventura dell'amore (as Rick Battaglia)
 1989 La ragazza del metrò
Andrea (as Rick Battaglia)
 1988 Cuore in gola (TV Movie)
Mr. Charles Jones
 1988 Don Bosco
Michele Cavour
 1986 Giuro che ti amo
Don Vito (as Rick Battaglia)
 1986 Detective School Dropouts
Don Zanetti
 1986 Strada senza uscita (TV Mini Series)
L'uomo della falce
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... L'uomo della falce (as Ric Battaglia)
 1985 The Repenter
Il colonnello dei carabinieri
 1985 White Slave
Catherine's Father (uncredited)
 1985 Liberté, égalité, choucroute
De La Fayette (as Rick Battaglia)
 1983 L'amante dell'Orsa Maggiore (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Graduato
 1982 Giuramento
Frank Geraci
 1982 Bomber (as Rick Battaglia)
 1982 La vela incantata (TV Movie) (as Rick Battaglia)
 1981 Quell'antico amore (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Rousselot (as Rick Battaglia)
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Rousselot (as Rick Battaglia)
 1981 La casa rossa (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Athos (as Rick Battaglia)
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Athos (as Rick Battaglia)
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Athos (as Rick Battaglia)
 1980 La tua vita per mio figlio
Don Calogero
 1980 Zappatore
Don Andrea Amitrano
 1979 Lo scugnizzo
Don Vincenzo Tramontano (as Rick Battaglia)
 1979 The New Godfathers
Don Calogero Avallone (as Rick Battaglia)
 1978 The Biggest Battle
French Partisan (as Rick Battaglia)
 1977 Ritornano quelli della calibro 38
Police Commissioner
 1977 Il prefetto di ferro
Antonio Capecelatro
 1977 A Man Called Blade
Gerald Merton (as Rick Battaglia)
 1977 Sister Emanuelle
 1976 Deported Women of the SS Special Section
Dr. Schubert (as Rick Battaglia)
 1976 A Matter of Time
Nina's Father (as Rick Battaglia)
 1976 A Sold Life
 1976 Teenage Emanuelle
 1975 A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe
Captain (as Rick Battaglia)
 1975 The Legend of Sea Wolf
 1974 Ten Little Indians
Vendedor (as Rick Battaglia, credit only)
 1973 L'île mystérieuse (TV Mini Series)
- Le secret de l'île (1973) ... Finch
- Le drapeau noir (1973) ... Finch
- L'abandonné (1973) ... Finch (credit only)
- Territoire interdit (1973) ... Finch (credit only)
- Les naufragés de l'air (1973) ... Finch (credit only)
 1973 White Fang
Jim Hall
 1973 The Mysterious Island
 1973 Tales of Canterbury
 1972 The Call of the Wild
Dutch Harry
 1972 Treasure Island
Captain Smollett
 1972 Deadly Trackers
Montana (as Rick Battaglia)
 1971 Duck, You Sucker!
Santerna (as Rick Battaglia)
 1971 'Tis Pity She's a Whore
Mercante (as Rick Battaglia)
 1970 Chapaqua's Gold
 1969 Desert Battle
 1968 The Valley of Death
 1968 Black Jack
 1968 The Longest Hunt
Capt. Norton
 1968 Long Days of Hate
Vic Graham
 1967 Target Frankie
 1967 Bitter Fruit
 1966 Winnetou and Old Firehand
Capt. Mendoza
 1965 Winnetou: The Last Shot
 1965 Legacy of the Incas
Antonio Perillo
 1965 Nightmare Castle
 1965 L'avventuriero della Tortuga
Pedro Valverde
 1965 Pyramid of the Sun God
Captain Lazaro Verdoja
 1965 Treasure of the Aztecs
Capt. Lazoro Verdoja
 1964 In the Wild West
Steve Perkins
 1964 The Yellow One
 1964 Old Shatterhand
 1963 Il figlio del circo
Steffi (as Rick Battaglia)
 1963 Sandokan the Great
 1963 The Lion of St. Mark
 1963 Rocambole
Conrad Von Berthold
 1963 The Shortest Day
Soldato austriaco (uncredited)
 1962 A Queen for Caesar
Lucius (as Rick Battaglia)
 1962 Sodom and Gomorrah
 1962 Caesar the Conqueror
Vercingetorix (as Rick Battaglia)
 1961 Liane, die Tochter des Dschungels (as Rick Bataglia)
 1961 Why Bother to Knock
 1960 The Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete
Demetrio (as Rick Battaglia)
 1960 Esther and the King
Simon (as Rick Battaglia)
 1960 From a Roman Balcony
 1959 Hannibal
 1959 Attack of the Moors
Roland, Count of Besançon
 1959 Prisoner of the Volga
Lt. Lisenko
 1958 Nackt, wie Gott sie schuf
Joschi Türk
 1958 Adorabili e bugiarde
Giorgio Pitagora
 1958 Raw Wind in Eden
 1957 La Gerusalemme liberata
Rinaldo d'Este
 1956 Ragazzi di Trastevere (Short)
 1956 Roland the Mighty
Orlando / Roland
 1956 Liane, Jungle Goddess
Crewman (uncredited)
 1956 Rice Girl
 1954 The River Girl
Gino Lodi
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Alternate Names:

Rick Bataglia | Riccardo Battaglia | Rick Battaglia | Ric Battaglia

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Italian character actor and occasional lead who was regularly featured in European westerns during the 1960's and 70's. Discovered for the screen by the writer Goffredo Parise.

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