Flavio Bucci

Flavio Bucci (25 May 1947 – 18 February 2020) was an Italian actor, voice actor and film producer.[1]

Flavio Bucci
Flavio Bucci 1973.jpg
Born(1947-05-25)25 May 1947
Turin, Italy
Died18 February 2020(2020-02-18) (aged 72)
Fiumicino, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor, film producer
Years active1971–2020
Spouse(s)Micaela Pignatelli
Loes Kamsteeg
Children3

BiographyEdit

Born in Turin, Bucci began appearing in film and television in 1971, making his debut appearance in the film The Working Class Goes to Heaven. He is known for playing Daniel, the blind pianist, in Dario Argento's Suspiria and for playing the thuggish Blackie in Aldo Lado's 1975 Night Train Murders.[2] Another one of Bucci’s iconic appearances was in the 1978 film Closed Circuit directed by Giuliano Montaldo, with whom he made several film collaborations with.

On stage, Bucci appeared in adaptations of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Clown and more. He also recited poems written by Giacomo Leopardi.[3]

Bucci had a rare career as a voice dubber during the 1970s and 1980s. He dubbed John Travolta in his earlier films as well as Sylvester Stallone in The Lords of Flatbush. His character dubbing roles for television include Potsie Weber in the first two seasons of Happy Days and Luke Duke in the first five seasons of The Dukes of Hazzard.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Bucci had two children from his marriage to actress Micaela Pignatelli, Alessandro and Lorenzo. He also had a son, Ruben from his second marriage to Dutch film producer Loes Kamsteeg.[5]

On 18 February 2020, Bucci died of a heart attack in Fiumicino, at the age of 72.[6][7]

FilmographyEdit

CinemaEdit

Dubbing rolesEdit

Live actionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flavio Bucci's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  2. ^ The New York Times
  3. ^ "Flavio Bucci". MYmovies. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Flavio Bucci, morto a 72 anni: da "La classe operaia va in Paradiso" al "Marchese del Grillo" e al "Divo". L'ultimo cameo in un film in uscita" (in Italian). ilfattoquotidiano.it. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Flavio Bucci è morto: malattia e causa morte. Chi era l'attore" (in Italian). termometropolitico.it. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  6. ^ "E' morto Flavio Bucci" (in Italian). Rai News24. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  7. ^ "È morto Flavio Bucci: attore, doppiatore e produttore cinematografico italiano" (in Italian). urbanpost.it. 18 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Grease Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Saturday Night Fever Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  10. ^ "The Lords of Flatbush Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  11. ^ "Cruising Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  12. ^ "Happy Days Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  13. ^ "The Dukes of Hazzard Italian voice cast". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 19 February 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Flavio Bucci at Wikimedia Commons