Howard Nelson Rubien

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Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 29/08/2018, 10:30

Howard Nelson Rubien (on the right) 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 (1972) as Honard Nelson Rubien.
But the majority of the time he is uncredited.


FILMOGRAPHY
1961
  1. Che gioia vivere (uncredited) .... Officer at airship launch
  2. Il pianeta degli uomini spenti (uncredited) .... United Commission representative
  3. Il Re di Poggioreale (uncredited) .... Professor who asks for penicillin
  4. Una vita difficile (uncredited) .... Eccellenza, party guest

    1962
  5. Boccaccio '70 (uncredited) .... Man eating
  6. Il sorpasso (uncredited) .... Man waiting in toilet door
  7. L'orribile segreto del Dr. Hichcock (uncredited) .... Laboratory specialist
  8. La marcia su Roma (credited as Howard Rubiens) .... Professor Bellinzoni
  9. Maciste all'inferno (uncredited) .... Villager

    1963
  10. I 4 tassisti (uncredited) .... Man asking questions (uncertain identification)
  11. Il Gattopardo (credited as Howard N. Rubien ) .... Don Diego
  12. Maciste contro i Mongoli (credited as Rubien Howard) .... Mongol elder at Khan's funeral

    1964
  13. Extraconiugale (uncredited) .... Man in Renato's home movie

    1965
  14. Due mafiosi contro Goldginger (uncredited) .... General
  15. Io uccido, tu uccidi - segment "Giochi acerbi" (uncredited) .... The count, a guest at the memorial service

    1966
  16. Bel Ami 2000 / 100 ragazze per un playboy (uncredited) .... Party guest
  17. Io, io, io... e gli altri (uncredited) .... Politician
  18. Ramon il Messicano (uncredited) .... The doctor
  19. Requiem per un agente segreto (uncredited) .... The professor
  20. Scusi lei è favorevole o contrario? (uncredited) .... Party guest

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

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

    1971
  24. Morte a Venezia (uncredited) .... Hotel guest
  25. Stress (uncredited) .... Marquis

    1972
  26. Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna (uncredited) .... Priest
  27. L'età di Cosimo de' Medici (TV mini series) - episode 3 (credited as Honard Nelson Rubien) .... Giorgio Gemisto Pletone
  28. Ludwig (uncredited) .... Ambassador

    1973
  29. Canterbury n.2 (uncredited) .... First storyteller
  30. Pane e cioccolata (uncredited) .... Restaurant customer
  31. Tutti figli di mammasantissima (uncredited) ... Corrupt senator

    1975
  32. Mahogany (uncredited) .... Man at fashion show

    1976
  33. A Matter of Time (uncredited) .... Disgruntled hotel guest
  34. Cassandra Crossing (uncredited) .... Train passenger
  35. Cuore di cane (credited as Nelson Rubien) .... Professor's guest
  36. L'innocente (uncredited) .... Party guest
  37. Oh, Serafina! (uncredited) .... Augusto's grandfather
  38. Spogliamoci così senza pudor (uncredited) .... Friend of the Partibon family

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

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:09

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 - Rubien+Zanussi.jpg

He is a guest at the memorial service (uncredited) in Io uccido, tu uccidi (1965), segment "Giochi acerbi"
Io Uccido - Howard Nelson Rubien.jpg

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

And as Augusto's grandfather in Oh Serafina (1976) - still uncredited
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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by carlos » 31/08/2018, 15:11

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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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

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

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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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:23

More roles for Howard!

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

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Then his credited role in Cuore di cane (1976)

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

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Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:33

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!

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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

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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 15:59

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
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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, 13:16

Due mafiosi contro Goldginger (1965) as General (uncredited)
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Canterbury n.2 (1973) as First storyteller (uncredited)
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plus a pic for Pane e cioccolata (1973), listed on IMDb
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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Ciavazzaro » 06/09/2018, 1:07

A very nice role from Le braghe del padrone (1978) one of his last roles
In this scene Milena Vukotic must piss, but she does in this in Howard's car !
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Re: Howard Nelson Rubien

Post by Johan Melle » 05/01/2019, 20:38

Spogliamoci così senza pudor (1976) as Friend of the Partibon family
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