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Mario Ghignone

Post by PeplumParadise » 19/04/2020, 18:10

Mario Ghignone in Agente 077 dall'oriente con furore (1965)
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The actor/stuntman with a chunky build was active in Italian films from at least the late 50's until 1970, appearing in peplums, eurospies and westerns. Identifying features are a fairly flat face with prominent jaw, greased back hair and a mole on his right cheek.


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1959
  1. La battaglia di Maratona (uncredited) .... Wrestler who attacks Phillipides

    1964
  2. I giganti di Roma (uncredited) .... Camp overseer who reprimands Valerius
  3. The Fall of the Roman Empire (uncredited) .... Gladiator trainer
  4. Una spada per l'impero (credited) .... Personal servant to Emperor Commodus

    1965
  5. Agente 077 dall'oriente con furore (uncredited) .... Goldwyn henchman

    1966
  6. A 077, sfida ai killers (uncredited) .... Brawler in bar
  7. Le avventure di Laura Storm (TV series) - season 2, episode 3: "I due volti della verità" (credited) .... Kuntz
  8. Operazione Goldman (uncredited) .... Attacker in Rehte Beer factory

    1967
  9. Sette pistole per un massacro (uncredited) .... Bartender and bouncer

    1970
  10. Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta (uncredited) .... Bartender

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Post by PeplumParadise » 19/04/2020, 18:21

La battaglia di Maratona (1959) as Wrestler who attacks Phillipides (he could equally be called Teocrito's henchman). He has quite a large role here, where he gets a lengthy brawl with Steve Reeves. Under normal circumstances you would have expected him to be credited, but sadly even the Italian credits for this one are rather minimal and all credited actors are known.
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Re: Chunk

Post by PeplumParadise » 19/04/2020, 18:25

Agente 077 dall'oriente con furore (1965) as Goldwyn henchman
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Re: Chunk

Post by PeplumParadise » 19/04/2020, 18:27

Operazione Goldman (1966) as Attacker in Rehte Beer factory
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Re: Chunk

Post by PeplumParadise » 19/04/2020, 18:30

Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta (1970) as Bartender
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Re: Chunk

Post by PeplumParadise » 22/04/2020, 7:07

I giganti di Roma (1964) as Camp overseer who reprimands Valerius
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Re: Chunk

Post by Johan Melle » 23/04/2020, 22:15

A 077, sfida ai killers (1966) as Brawler in bar
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Re: Mario Ghignone

Post by Johan Melle » 25/04/2020, 22:48

Le avventure di Laura Storm (TV series) - season 2, episode 3: "I due volti della verità" (1966) credited, as Kuntz. He has a brief but credited here as one of the two henchmen of a German baron played by Paul Muller, and it's apparently one of only two instances where he was credited.
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Re: Mario Ghignone

Post by PeplumParadise » 25/04/2020, 22:57

Una spada per l'impero (1964) as Personal servant to Emperor Commodus. He's in every scene where Commodus appears, but never gets called by name. Here we have his only other credited role.
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Re: Mario Ghignone

Post by carlos » 15/05/2020, 23:10

Sette pistole per un massacro (1967) as bartender and bouncer
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