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Benito Stefanelli (1928–1999)

Benito Stefanelli was born on September 2, 1928 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on Once Upon a Time in America (1984), A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966). He died in December 1999. See full bio »


(age 71)

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Member of Angel Eyes' Gang


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 1991 The Pit and the Pendulum
 1990 A Season of Giants (TV Movie)
French Lieutenant
 1988 Just a Damned Soldier
Andrew Teitelman (uncredited)
 1988 Transformations
 1988 Phantom of Death
Man in Restroom (uncredited)
 1987 Cobra Verde
Captain Pedro Vicente
 1987 The Barbarian Brothers
Greyshaft (uncredited)
 1986 War Bus
Debrard (uncredited)
 1985 White Fire
Barbossa (uncredited)
 1985 Ladyhawke
Bishop's Guard (uncredited)
 1983 Ironmaster
 1980 The Pumaman
Rankin, Kobras' Lieutenant
 1978 The Payoff
 1977 Macho Killers
 1976 Squadra antifurto
Avvocato Gorniani
 1976 Poliziotti violenti
Rapist (uncredited)
 1976 Squadra antiscippo
Shelley's Henchman
 1975 Violent City
Grocery Store Robber (uncredited)
 1974 Zanna Bianca alla riscossa
Jackson (as Benny Reeves)
 1974 Charleston
Niccolo Cappocello (uncredited)
 1973 The Amazons
 1973 My Name Is Nobody
 1973 Battle of the Amazons
 1972 A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die
Samuel Pickett un ex condannato
 1972 So Sweet, So Dead
Lilly's Husband
 1971 Duck, You Sucker
 1971 Trinity Is Still My Name
Stingary Smith
 1971 Viva! Django
 1971 Er più: storia d'amore e di coltello
Alfredo Di Lorenzo
 1969 Night of the Serpent
 1969 The Price of Power
Sheriff Jefferson
 1969 Cemetery Without Crosses
Ben Caine (uncredited)
 1968 Once Upon a Time in the West
Frank's Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1968 A Sky Full of Stars for a Roof
Rick (uncredited)
 1968 A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die
Telegraph operator (uncredited)
 1968 Two Pistols and a Coward
New City Sheriff
 1967 Day of Anger
Owen White
 1967 Gentleman Killer
 1967 Wanted
Billy Baker
 1967 The Cruel Ones
Slim the Gambler (uncredited)
 1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Member of Angel Eyes' Gang
 1966 The Big Gundown
Jess, Widow's Ranchero
 1966 For a Few Extra Dollars
Juko (as Benny Reeves)
 1966 Ypotron - Final Countdown
Il sicario Dwan (as Benny Reeves)
 1966 Dollars for a Fast Gun
Donovan, Foreman
 1965 For a Few Dollars More
Luke 'Hughie'
 1965 Blood for a Silver Dollar
James (as Benny Reeves)
 1964 La vendetta dei gladiatori
Gladiator Ardenzio
 1964 Per un dollaro a Tucson si muore
Charlie (as Benny Reeves)
 1964 A Fistful of Dollars
Rubio (as Benny Reeves)
 1964 Castle of Blood
William (as Ben Steffen)
 1964 Massacre at Grand Canyon
 1963 Rocambole
 1962 A Queen for Caesar
Commerciante #2 (uncredited)
 1962 The Avenger
Nisius, Euryalus' Friend
 1962 The Slave
Nordic blond slave
 1961 Duel of the Titans
Soldato con Amulio
 1961 The Trojan Horse
Ulysses Right-hand Man (uncredited)
 1961 The Bacchantes (uncredited)
 1961 The Last of the Vikings
Lorig - amico di Guntar (uncredited)
 1960 The Sheriff
Jimmy Jesse's Brother
 1960 Messalina
 1954 Ulysses
Elatos (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Benny Reeves | Ben Steffen

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When he had to come up with an anglicized name for the spaghetti westerns, he chose "Benny Reeves." "Benny" was short for Benito and "Reeves" was a tribute to American actor Steve Reeves with whom he had worked on some of the sword and sandal/mythological muscle man movies. See more »

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