Luciano Pigozzi

Luciano Pigozzi, also known professionally as Alan Collins[1] (10 January 1927 – 14 June 2008), was an Italian character actor. A long-time staple of Italian genre cinema, Pigozzi was noted for his resemblance to Peter Lorre[2] and appeared in such films as Human Cobras,[3] Yor, the Hunter from the Future,[1] Ivanhoe, the Norman Swordsman,[4] Blood and Black Lace,[5] Libido and perhaps his goriest role in Baron Blood.

Luciano Pigozzi
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Born(1927-01-10)10 January 1927
Novellara, Italy
Died14 June 2008(2008-06-14) (aged 81)
Other namesAlan Collins
OccupationActor
Years active1954−1989

Born in Novellara, province of Reggio Emilia, in Italy; he appeared in more than one hundred films between 1954 and 1989, including many 1960s Italian thrillers such as Terror-Creatures from the Grave, Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory and The Whip and the Body. Pigozzi died in 2008, at age 81.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Maslin, Janet (21 August 1983). "'YOR, THE HUNTER,' WITH A CAVE MAN HERO". The New York Times. Yor the Hunter from the Future.
  2. ^ Lucas, Tim (2007). Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark. Video Watchdog. p. 782. ISBN 978-0-9633756-1-2.
  3. ^ "L'Uomo Piu Velenoso Del Cobra (1971)". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2015. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015.
  4. ^ "La Spada Normanna (1971)". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2015. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015.
  5. ^ The New York Times

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