Friday, 4 December 2015

RIP Gabriele Ferzetti

Veteran Italian actor Gabriele Ferzetti has died at the age of 90.

The aristocratic looking Ferzetti, once dubbed the Italian Olivier scored over 160 credits in his career and enjoyed a heyday in the 1950s, '60s and '70s, with roles in productions as diverse as Lot in John Huston's The Bible, the playboy with his sights set on Monica Vitti in Antonioni's L'Avventura, Henry Fonda's railroad baron rival in Leone's Once Upon A Time In The West, Hans the psychiatrist in The Night Porter and Draco, father-in-law of James Bond in 1970's On Her Majesty's Secret Service


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