Amerigo Santarelli

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Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 28/08/2018, 21:52

Amerigo Santarelli in Gli fumavano le colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (1971)

Gli Fumavano - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Amerigo Santarelli is another great and very prolific generico, active from the 1940s until the early 1970s, especially in Peplum movies, but also in many westerns.

He was born as Americo Santarelli on 21 September 1910 in Rome (IT), and died 8 October 1971 in Rome (info from his great-nephew Mauro Santarelli).

FILMOGRAPHY

1948
  1. Il cavaliere misterioso (uncredited) .... Guard

    1949
  2. Riso amaro (uncredited) .... Role?

    1950
  3. Benvenuto reverendo! (credited) .... One of the farmers

    1951
  4. Quo Vadis (uncredited) .... Guard tying a Christian to the cross
  5. Totò e i re di Roma (uncredited) ....Uomo che vende a Totò un terno sulla ruota di Bari

    1952
  6. Gli angeli del quartiere (uncredited) .... Thief
  7. Il bandolero stanco (credited) .... Townsman

    1954
  8. Amori di mezzo secolo (uncredited) .... Superstitious soldier (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
  9. Giorni d'amore (uncredited) .... Oreste's friend
  10. Il maestro di Don Giovanni (uncredited) .... Spectator at the fight

    1955
  11. Gli innamorati (uncredited) .... Neighborhood man
  12. La bella di Roma (uncredited) .... Cornerman
  13. La donna più bella del mondo (uncredited) .... Luggage carrier at the train station
  14. Totò e Carolina (uncredited) .... Tavern-keeper

    1956
  15. Helen of Troy (uncredited) .... Ship's drummer

    1957
  16. Gli amanti del deserto (uncredited) .... Torturer
  17. Il corsaro della mezza luna (uncredited) .... Pirate with eyepatch
  18. Kean: Genio e sregolatezza (uncredited) .... Man at the tavern
  19. Poveri ma belli (uncredited) .... Bartender at the beach bar

    1958
  20. Afrodite, dea dell'amore (uncredited) .... Slave guardian
  21. Camping (uncredited) .... Villager
  22. Fortunella (uncredited) .... Wrestler
  23. I soliti ignoti (uncredited) .... Inmate at the parlor
  24. Il pirata dello sparviero nero (uncredited) .... Wrestler

    1959
  25. Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (uncredited) .... Man in police station
  26. I cavalieri del diavolo (uncredited) .... Torturer

    1960
  27. Cartagine in fiamme (uncredited) .... Soldier
  28. Gli amori di Ercole (uncredited) .... Torturer
  29. Il terrore della maschera rosso (uncredited) .... Torturer
  30. Noi duri (uncredited) .... Gangster
  31. Risate di gioia (uncredited) .... Actor in the peplum movie
  32. Teseo contro il minotauro (uncredited) .... Torturer

    1961
  33. Barabbas (uncredited) .... Gladiator
  34. Costantino il grande (uncredited) .... Torturer
  35. I magnifici tre (uncredited) .... Fight manager

    1962
  36. Boccaccio '70 (uncredited) .... Worker (segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio")
  37. Marte, dio della guerra (uncredited) .... Torturer

    1963
  38. Totò e Cleopatra (uncredited) .... Senator
  39. Zorro contro Maciste (uncredited) .... Tavern fighter

    1964
  40. 00-2 agenti segretissimi (uncredited) .... American agent
  41. Genoveffa di Brabante (uncredited) .... Guard
  42. I predoni della steppe (uncredited) .... Guard at the city gate
  43. Il ribelle di Castelmonte (uncredited) .... Torturer
  44. Maciste nelle miniere del re Salomone (uncredited) .... Torturer
  45. Totò contro il pirata nero (uncredited) .... Pirate

    1965
  46. A 008 operazione sterminio (uncredited) .... Kemp's henchman
  47. Due marines e un generale (uncredited) .... Stage worker
  48. La sfida dei giganti (uncredited) .... Prison guard

    1966
  49. 7 monaci d'oro (uncredited) .... Truck driver
  50. La Bibbia (uncredited) .... Sinful man
  51. Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (TV series) - episode: "Non si uccidono i poveri diavoli" (uncredited) .... Man in the park
  52. Le spie vengono dal semifreddo (uncredited) .... Henchman of Goldfoot
  53. Superargo contro Diabolikus (uncredited) .... Henchman
  54. Uno sceriffo tutto d'oro (uncredited) .... Vargas bandit

    1967
  55. Bandidos (uncredited) .... Barkeeper
  56. Con lui cavalca la morte (uncredited) .... Cook
  57. I giorni dell'ira (uncredited) .... Roulette player
  58. Indomptable Angélique / L'indomabile Angelica (uncredited) .... Head-guard on the ship
  59. La più grande rapina del west (uncredited) .... Townsman
  60. Le streghe (uncredited) .... Man at the stadium (segment "Una sera come le altre")
  61. Operazione San Pietro (uncredited) .... Mechanic

    1968
  62. ... e venne il tempo di uccidere (uncredited) .... Pedro, the cantina bartender
  63. Il circolo Pickwick (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  64. Il dolce corpo di Deborah (uncredited) .... Audience at the boxing match
  65. Niente rose per OSS 117 (uncredited) .... Henchman at the concert

    1969
  66. E dio disse a Caino (uncredited) .... Blacksmith
  67. Ehi amico... c'è Sabata, hai chiuso! (uncredited) .... Stengel sentry
  68. Fellini Satyricon (uncredited) .... Man at the feast
  69. Franco, ciccio e il pirata Barbanera (uncredited) .... Headhunter's tribe chief

    1970
  70. F.B.I. Francesco Bertolazzi Investigatore (TV series) - episode 6: "Getto della spugna" (credited) .... Trombolini
  71. Indio Black, sai che ti dico: Sei un gran figlio di... (uncredited) .... Eagle Pass tavern patron
  72. Una nuvola di polvere... un grido di morte... arriva Sartana (uncredited) .... Prison guard

    1971
  73. Detenuto in attesa di giudizio (uncredited) .... Prisoner mopping the floor
  74. Gli fumavano le colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (credited) .... Barman
  75. I due della F.1 alla corsa più pazza, pazza del mondo (credited as Americo Santarelli) …. Gangster
  76. Il corsaro nero (uncredited) .... Pirate
  77. Il segno del comando (TV mini series) (uncredited) .... Street spectator
  78. Testa t'ammazzo, croce... sei morto - Mi chiamano Alleluja (uncredited) .... Cookie, Fortune henchman and cook
  79. Uomo avvisato mezzo ammazzato... parola di Spirito Santo (credited) .... One of Spirito Santo's recruits

    1972
  80. Roma (uncredited) .... Restaurant diner

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:29

Amerigo have a very nice and very important role in the TV series F.B.I. - Francesco Bertolazzi Invesitagore episode 6: "Getto della spugna" (1970), as Trombolini, a corrupt ex-boxer

FBI - Amerigo Santarelli1.jpg
FBI - Amerigo Santarelli2.jpg
FBI - Amerigo Santarelli3.jpg
FBI - Amerigo Santarelli4.jpg

Another great role as man watching Silvana Mangano's strip at the stadium in Le streghe (1967).
Together with Veriano Ginesi, he begin to be so excited by seeing Silvana stripping,that he kiss Veriano !!!
Le Streghe - Amerigo Santarelli1.jpg
Le Streghe - Amerigo Santarelli2.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:41

More roles!

First in Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti (1959) - pic from eurobis
Audace Colpo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg


Soldier in Cartagine in fiamme (1960) - pic from Johan
Cartagine In Fiamme - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Worker in Boccaccio '70 (1962) - segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio"
Boccaccio 70 - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Totò contro il pirata nero (1964) - from eurobis
Toto Pirata Nera - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

With Veriano Ginesi as a stage worker in Due marines e un generale (1965)
Due Marines Generale - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Ciavazzaro » 31/08/2018, 15:46

And again with Veriano, as henchman in Le spie vengono dal semifreddo (1966) - pic from eurobis
Spie Vengono Semifreddo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Superargo contro Diabolikus (1966) again henchman - pics from Johan
Superargo - Amerigo Santarelli1.jpg
Superargo - Amerigo Santarelli2.jpg

Pirate in Il corsaro nero (1971) - pic from Johan
Corsaro Nero - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by carlos » 31/08/2018, 15:52

He made a lot of westerns. Here are a few I have pics for:

Uomo avvisato mezzo ammazzato... parola di Spirito Santo (1971) credited as one of Spirito Santo's recruits
Uomo Avvisato - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Testa t'ammazzo, croce... sei morto - Mi chiamano Alleluja (1971) uncredited as Cookie, Fortune henchman and cook
Testa Tammazzo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

E dio disse a Caino (1969) uncredited as blacksmith
E Dio Disse - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Ehi amico... c'è Sabata, hai chiuso! (1969) uncredited as a Stengel sentry
Ehi Amico - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Bandidos (1967) uncredited as barkeeper
Bandidos - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by carlos » 31/08/2018, 15:57

Una nuvola di polvere... un grido di morte... arriva Sartana (1970) prison guard
Una Nuvole Di Polvere - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

...e venne il tempo di uccidere (1968) uncredited as Pedro the cantina bartender
E Venne Il Tempo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Con lui cavalca la morte (1967) hotel cook (uncredited)
Con Lui Cavalca - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

I giorni dell'ira (1967) roulette player (uncredited)
Giorni Dell'Ira - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Il ribelle di Castelmonte (1964) torturer (uncredited)
Ribelle Di Castelmonte - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Zorro contro Maciste (1963) as a tavern fighter
Zorro Contro Maciste - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by vecchiaguardia » 31/08/2018, 15:58

Great face! Here he is in I soliti ignoti (1958):

I Soliti Ignoti - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 16:40

As mentioned by Ciavazzaro, Amerigo Santarelli was particularly active in peplum films and (just like his friend Veriano Ginesi) he was very often used to play the role of the torturer. Here are three examples - all uncredited:

I cavalieri del diavolo (1959)
Cavalieri Del Diavolo - Santarelli1.jpg

Gli amori di Ercole (1960)
Gli Amori Di Ercole - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Maciste nelle miniere del re Salomone (1964)
Maciste Miniere - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

But he wasn't always the torturer. Here he's a senator in Totò e Cleopatra (1963)
Toto Cleopatra - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

And as a prison guard in La sfida dei giganti (1965)
La Sfida Dei Giganti - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 16:45

Typical henchman role for Amerigo in A 008 operazione sterminio (1965)
Operazione Sterminio - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

And here are two very brief and uncredited television roles.

First with Lina Alberti in the TV series Le inchieste del commissario Maigret - episode: "Non si uccidono i poveri diavoli" (1966)
Maigret - Lina Alberti1.jpg

And here very briefly as a street spectator in the famous Il segno del comando (1971)
Segno Del Comando - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

And here in one of his final films as a prisoner mopping the floor in Detenuto in attesa di giudizio (1971)
Detenuto In Attesa - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

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Re: Amerigo Santarelli

Post by Johan Melle » 31/08/2018, 16:51

A nice early role for Amerigo in Giorni d'amore (1954)
Giorni D'Amore - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

Another early and very brief role as a soldier scared of a black cat in Amori di mezzo secolo (1954)
Amori Mezzo Secolo - Amerigo Santarelli.jpg

It's also important to note that Amerigo appeared in many, many fotoromanzi, but the most prestigious one is surely "Sei nata per me", published in Grand Hotel from N. 719 (2 April 1960) to N. 744 (24 September 1960).

Here, Amerigo appears in a wonderful role as a gangster (and, once again, together with Veriano Ginesi)
Sei Nata Per Me Credits.jpg

Sei Nata Per Me - Ginesi + Santarelli.jpg

Sei Nata Per Me - Santarelli1.jpg

Sei Nata Per Me - Santarelli2.jpg

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