Howard Nelson Rubien

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Ciavazzaro

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Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 29/08/2018, 8:30

Howard Nelson Rubien in Io, io, io e gli altri (1966)

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Howard Nelson Rubien is another very interesting generico, who made many many movies from the 60's til the end of the 70's.
His most famous credited role is the one in Il gattopardo (1963), but he is credited too in Killer Kid (1967) as Nelson Rubien, in L'età di Cosimo De' Medici, Terzo Episodio: ''Leon Battista Alberti: L'umanesimo'' as Honard Nelson Rubien.
But the majority of the time he is uncredited.

FILMOGRAPHY


1961
  1. Una vita difficile .... Party guest

    1962
  2. Boccaccio '70 (uncredited) .... Man eating
  3. Il Gattopardo (credited as Howard N. Rubien ) .... Don Diego
  4. La marcia su Roma (credited as Howard Rubiens) .... Professor Miliziade Bellinzoni

    1965
  5. Due mafiosi contro Goldginger (uncredited) .... General
  6. Io uccido, tu uccidi (uncredited) .... Funeral guest

    1966
  7. Bel Ami 2000 / 100 ragazze per un playboy (uncredited) .... Funeral guest
  8. Io, io, io e gli altri (uncredited) .... Politician
  9. Ramon il Messicano (uncredited) .... The doctor
  10. Scusi lei è favorevole o contrario? (uncredited) .... Party guest

    1967
  11. Killer kid (credited as Nelson Rubien) .... El Santo

    1969
  12. Cuore di mamma (uncredited) .... Dean of the university
  13. La caduta degli dei (credited as H. Nelson Rubien) .... General

    1971
  14. Morte a Venezia (uncredited) .... Hotel guest

    1972
  15. L'età di Cosimo de' Medici - Third episode (credited as Honard Nelson Rubien) .... Role?

    1973
  16. Canterbury n.2 (uncredited) .... First storyteller
  17. Pane e cioccolata (uncredited) .... Restaurant customer
  18. Tutti figli di mammasantissima (uncredited) ... Corrupt senator

    1976
  19. Cuore di cane (credited as Nelson Rubien) Professor's guest
  20. L'innocente (uncredited) .... Party guest
  21. Oh, Serafina! (uncredited) .... Augusto's grandfather
  22. Spogliamoci così senza pudor (uncredited) .... Man in the Pattirboni's house

    1978
  23. Le braghe del padrone (uncredited) .... Elegant man in car

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Ciavazzaro

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 13:09

I have found him in many movies, so i wanted to open a topic for Howard too.

Here uncredited as party guest in Scusi lei è favorevole o contrario? (1966) - pic not mine
Scusi Lei E Favorevole - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

He is a funeral guest (uncredited) in Io uccido, tu uccidi (1965)
Io Uccido - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

And again uncredited in Boccaccio '70 (1962) episode "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio"
Boccaccio 70 - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

And Augusto's grandfather in Oh Serafina (1976) - still uncredited
Oh Serafina - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by carlos » 31/08/2018, 13:11

Ah yes. This quite distinguished looking gentleman in the aforementioned Killer Kid as the patriarch of the revolution, El Santo (The Saint)

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And a very bad screen from Ramon il Messicano (1966) as the doctor (uncredited)
HowardNelsonRubien (Doc) Ramon.jpg
edit: replaced pic with a much better one - carlos

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Johan Melle

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 13:15

Yes, Mr. Rubien is an interesting actor who definitely deserves his own topic! And like all good generici he also appeared in fotoromanzi! He has a very good role (credited as Howard Rubien) in Sofia N. 2: "Il giglio di Hong-Kong" (April 1964):

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Ciavazzaro

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 13:23

More roles for Howard!

First his credited one from Visconti's famous La caduta degli dei (1969)

Damned - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

Damned - Howard Nelson Rubien Credit.jpg


Then his credited role in Cuore di cane (1976)

Cuore Di Cane - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

Cuore Di Cane - Howard Nelson Rubien Credit.jpg


And then a very nice but uncredited part in Tutti figli di mammasantissima (1973) as a corrupt senator

Tutti Figli Mammasantissima - Howard Nelson Rubien1.jpg

Tutti Figli Mammasantissima - Howard Nelson Rubien2.jpg

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 13:33

I found a very nice little role for Howard in Cuore di mamma (1969).

He plays a general who protested to some young people because they made noises, but he doesn't feel well and all the boys dance like they are in the army!

Cuore Di Mamma - Howard Nelson Rubien1.jpg
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Also in Una vita difficile (1961)

Vita Difficile - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg


And in Bel Ami 2000 a.k.a. 100 ragazze per un playboy (1966) as party guest husband of Irina Wassilchikoff

Bel Ami - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 13:59

All pictures from the old forum are now restored, but to Ciavazzaro: the role in Una vita difficile is missing from the filmography. Can you write the role and whether he was credited or not in the filmography?

Anyway, I have found two more roles for Howard. After his role in La caduta degli dei (1969), he worked for Visconti in at least two more films.

In Morte a Venezia (1971) he can be seen in several scenes as a hotel guest and has some brief dialogue, too, but he's uncredited:

Morte Venezia - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg
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He is also in L'innocente (1976) where he can be spotted in a few scenes as a party guest:

L'Innocente - Howard Nelson Rubien1.jpg
L'Innocente - Howard Nelson Rubien2.jpg

Of course, as noted in the first post, he also acted for Visconti in Il gattopardo (1963), but we're still waiting for the picture.

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by mortimer » 01/09/2018, 11:16

I add two roles

Due mafiosi contro Goldginger (1965)(uncredited) ... General
due mafiosi contro goldinger-rubien.jpg

Canterbury n.2 (1973)(uncredited) ... First storyteller
canterbury n2-rubien.jpg

plus a pic for Pane e cioccolata (1973), listed on IMDb
pane e cioccolata-rubien.jpg

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Johan Melle

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Johan Melle » 01/09/2018, 13:17

Yay! More roles! Keep 'em coming! :thumbup:

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 05/09/2018, 1:10

Thank you Mortimer !
Im gonna check for the credits in Una vita difficile, and i forgot he plays a party guest.

I also have more roles too !

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