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Emilio Messina (1936–2007)

Emilio Messina was born on February 24, 1936 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is known for his work on Orca (1977), SuperSeven Calling Cairo (1965) and Even Angels Eat Beans (1973). He died on April 21, 2007 in Venice, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 71) in Venice, Florida, USA

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Known For

Orca Stunts
Flashman Kid's Henchman


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 1997 Virtual Weapon
White-haired, full-bearded puncher
 1988 Moving Target
Bodyguard #1
 1985 Miami Supercops
Big Puncher in Warehouse (uncredited)
 1985 The Repenter
 1984 Jungle Warriors
 1983 I sette magnifici gladiatori
Goliath (as Ivan Beshears)
 1983 Thieves and Robbers
Don Salvatore Henchman (uncredited)
 1982 Sangraal, la spada di fuoco
Nantuk's Warrior (uncredited)
 1982 Gunan, King of the Barbarians
Nuriak (as Emil Messina)
 1978 Convoy Busters
Sicario (uncredited)
 1977 La malavita attacca. La polizia risponde.
Barman (uncredited)
 1977 The Heroin Busters (uncredited)
 1977 Stunt Squad
Rapinatore banca ferito (uncredited)
 1976 Risking
 1976 The Big Racket
Hood (uncredited)
 1975 We Are No Angels
Shark Henchman
 1975 Convoy Buddies
 1975 Red Coat
One of Wolf's Men (uncredited)
 1975 Loaded Guns
Police Car Driver (uncredited)
 1974 Someone Is Bleeding
 1974 Run, Run, Joe!
'Gorilla' Pacco
 1974 The Arena
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1973 Helen, Yes... Helen of Troy
Ajax #2 (uncredited)
 1973 The Knock Out Cop (uncredited)
 1973 ...E il terzo giorno arriv√≤ il corvo
Gunman (uncredited)
 1973 Even Angels Eat Beans
Wrestler (uncredited)
 1972 Man of the East
Brawler (uncredited)
 1972 Two Brothers in Trinity
 1972 Death Is Sweet from the Soldier of God
Spirito Santo's Man
 1972 The Boxer
Chink / Cinc - Bookmaker
 1971 Finders Killers
Dexter's henchman
 1971 Here's Django... Pay or Die!
Diego Avenaja
 1970 They Call Me Trinity
Brawler (uncredited)
 1970 Wanted Sabata
Messicano (uncredited)
 1970 The Unholy Four
Big John (uncredited)
 1969 Zorro, the Navarra Marquis
Spanish rebel (uncredited)
 1969 The Specialists
El Diablo Henchman (uncredited)
 1969 I Am Sartana, Your Angel of Death
Hitman (uncredited)
 1969 Django the Bastard
Murdok Henchman (uncredited)
 1969 No Room to Die
Manuel Santana (uncredited)
 1968 King of Kong Island
Mercenary Shot by Albert (uncredited)
 1968 The Longest Hunt
Soldier in Doneghan's Army (as Van Lanen)
 1968 Run, Man, Run
Wilkens Henchman (uncredited)
 1968 If You Meet Sartana... Pray for Your Death
Tampico Henchman (uncredited)
 1968 Day After Tomorrow
Herb (uncredited)
 1968 Superargo and the Faceless Giants
Wrestler vs Jo Brand (uncredited)
 1967 Every Man Is My Enemy
 1967 Killer Caliber .32
Freeman (uncredited)
 1967 Flashman
Kid's Henchman
 1966 Superargo vs. Diabolicus
Diabolikus' Assistant
 1966 The Big Blackout
Roland's Henchman
 1966 Web of Violence
Thug in car
 1966 The Man Who Laughs
Soldier (uncredited)
 1965 Giant of the Evil Island
Man at the Market
 1965 Operation Poker
Casablanca Henchman #2 (uncredited)
 1965 SuperSeven Calling Cairo
 1965 Operation Counterspy
Franco (as Emil D. Messina)
 1964 The Magnificent Gladiator
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1964 Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators
Gladiator Lepto (as Don Emil Messina)
 1964 Triumph of the Ten Gladiators
Lepto (as Don Emil Messina)
 1964 Two Gangsters in the Wild West
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1964 The Lion of Thebes
 1964 Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1964 Maciste, gladiatore di Sparta
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1963 The Ten Gladiators
Gladiator Leptus
 1963 Goliath and the Rebel Slave
Macedonian Wrestler (uncredited)
 1963 Goliath and the Sins of Babylon
Guard (uncredited)
 1962 Fury of Achilles
Soldier (uncredited)
 1962 Colossus of the Arena
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1962 Gladiator of Rome
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1961 Tartar Invasion
Battle Victim (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Ivan Beshears | Van Lanen | Mills Mason | Don Emil Messina | Emil D. Messina | Emil Messina

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