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Ferruccio Amendola (July 22, 1930 – September 3, 2001) was an Italian actor and voice actor who worked for cinema and television and also did extensive voice dubbing work.

Ferruccio Amendola
Ferruccio Amendola 1985.jpg
Amendola in 1985
Born(1930-07-22)July 22, 1930
Turin, Italy
DiedSeptember 3, 2001(2001-09-03) (aged 71)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor, dubbing director
Years active1943–2001
Spouse(s)Rita Savagnone
(m. 19??; div. 1971)
Children3, including Claudio Amendola
RelativesMario Amendola (uncle)
Alessia Amendola (granddaughter)


Son of actors, Federico Amendola and Amelia Ricci, nephew of director/screenwriter Mario Amendola, he started in films with Gian Burrasca directed by Sergio Tofano and soon began working as a voice-over actor. After years of theater magazines, cinema and TV, in 1968 he began devoting most of his time to voice-over acting.

Amendola was best known as the Italian voice of famous actors including Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro and Tomas Milian in movies as well as Bill Cosby in the television series The Cosby Show. In addition, he has done the voice over in commercials and TV dramas with great success.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

From his relationship with his ex-wife Rita Savagnone who is a voice-over actress, he had a son Claudio, who is also an actor as well as his granddaughter Alessia Amendola, who is a voice actress.


Amendola died of throat cancer in Rome on September 3, 2001 at the age of 71.[2]


Dubbing rolesEdit


Live actionEdit


  1. ^ "Ferruccio Amendola's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  2. ^ "È morto Ferruccio Amendola magnifica voce dei grandi". 4 September 2001. Retrieved 7 August 2019.

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