Ugo Sasso, born Domenico Pasquale Giuseppe Sasso (23 March 1910 - 21 July 1981), was an Italian film and television actor.

Ugo Sasso
Ugo Sasso in The Iron Crown (1941)
Born(1910-03-23)March 23, 1910
Turin, Italy
Died(1981-07-21)July 21, 1981 (aged 71)

Life and careerEdit

Born in Turin, in the early 1930s Sasso moved to Rome to attend the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia.[1][2] He made his film debut in 1934, in Alessandro Blasetti's The Old Guard, and until his retirement in 1973 he appeared in over 100 films, sometimes in main roles.[1] He was mainly active in the adventure, historical and peplum film genres.[1] Also active on television, he was sometimes credited as Hugo Arden.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b c Ida Biondi (28 April 2007). "Ugo Sasso: Era dallo straripamento del Pecos che non vedevo tanto sudiciume!". MyMovies. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  2. ^ Michele Giordano (1998). Giganti buoni. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-183-5.
  3. ^ Enrico Lancia, Fabio Melelli. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Attori stranieri del nostro cinema. Gremese 2006, pp. 99–100. ISBN 978-88-8440-425-1.

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