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Jean Pierre Faye

October 28, 2013 Matt Blake 0

It’s been a while, but continuing our on / off look at the history and career of black actors in Italy (and occasionally veering wider […]

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Lei Ilima

October 28, 2013 Matt Blake 0

As a postscript to my look at the career of Jean Pierre Faye, here’s a brief mention of Lei Ilima.  Ms Ilima appeared in just two films. […]

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Gianni Medici

June 3, 2013 Matt Blake 2

Gianni Medici was one of the numerous Italian actors who had a brief flirtation with stardom during the late 1960s and early 1970s without ever really hitting the big time.

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Jerry Ross, aka Gerardo Rossi

May 14, 2013 Matt Blake 1

Jerry Ross, aka Gerardo Rossi, was another Italian actor who was more famous for his career in fotoromanzi than cinema. He appeared in just six films between 1967 and 1973…

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Pier Paolo Capponi

March 25, 2013 Matt Blake 2

Considering that he was in some of the most important genre films of the 1970s, amazingly little is known about the actor Pier Paolo Capponi. He appeared or starred in numerous giallos and poliziotteschi, usually playing committed cops or rather dour and humourless characters…