Mr. Cheeky

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Mr. Cheeky

Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:31

The unidentified actor known as "Mr. Cheeky" in La collina degli stivali (1969).
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Another graduate from our Whitebeard project, Mr. Cheeky was a generico active in Italian films at least throughout the 60's and into the early 70's. He appeared regularly as "townsmen" in westerns from the mid-60's onwards.

When seen from certain angles his left cheekbone is particularly prominent (hence his nickname), which looks like it my have been the result of some injury (it doesn't seem so obvious in earlier roles, so maybe it was something that happened in the mid-60's?). Other distinguishing features include a couple of moles on his left cheek, distinctive squinty eyes, balding head and a neatly trimmed white beard, often with a darker streak coloured down the centre of his chin.

Filmography
1961
  1. Romolo e Remo .... Man at pagan ceremony / Follower of Romulus

    1962
  2. Boccaccio 70 .... Man at the unveiling of the billboard

    1963
  3. 8 1/2 .... Priest
  4. Maciste, l'eroe più grande del mondo .... Spectator at the chariot race

    1964
  5. Buffalo Bill, l'eroe del far west .... Saloon customer
  6. I tre centurioni .... Nobleman
  7. Jim il primo .... role?

    1965
  8. Il gladiatore che sfidò l'impero .... Senator

    1966
  9. Per pochi dollari ancora .... Saloon customer

    1967
  10. Bang Bang Kid .... Townsman of Limerick
  11. Da uomo a uomo .... Saloon customer
  12. Killer calibro 32 .... Saloon customer
  13. Little Rita nel West .... Spectator in court
  14. Nato per uccidere .... Witness to the shooting
  15. Voltati... ti uccido! .... Townsman

    1968
  16. Don Chisciotte e Sancio Panza .... Man waiting for justice
  17. Odissea (TV Mini-Series) .... Man in Alcinoo's court
  18. Viva per la tua morte .... Saloon customer

    1969
  19. Gli specialisti .... Citizen of Blackstone
  20. La collina degli stivali .... Miner

    1970
  21. Ciakmull .... Townsman

    1971
  22. Continuavano a chiamarlo Trinità .... Priest
  23. È tornato Sabata... hai chiuso un'altra volta! .... Townsman

    1972
  24. ...E alla fine lo chiamarono Jerusalem l'implacabile .... Saloon customer

    1973
  25. Ci risiamo, vero Provvidenza .... Townsman (uncertain identification)

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Re: Mr. Cheeky

Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:34

Romolo e Remo (1961) as Man at pagan ceremony, at top right and also seen as a Follower of Romulus, which may or may not be the same role
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Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:36

Boccaccio 70 (1962) as Man at the unveiling of the billboard
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Buffalo Bill, l'eroe del far west (1964) as Saloon customer
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Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:42

I tre centurioni (1964) as Nobleman
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Da uomo a uomo (1967) as Saloon customer
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Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:47

Little Rita nel West (1967) as Spectator in court, second from left in the top images

Johan had some doubts about this one, but I think it is more obviously him in the lower images.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:50

Odissea (1968) TV mini series, unknown episodes, as Man in Alcinoo's court
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Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:53

La colina degli stivali (1969) as Miner
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Post by PeplumParadise » 14/12/2020, 10:54

Ciakmull (1970) as Townsman
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