Antonio Casas

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Casas in the The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Antonio Casas (11 November 1911 A Coruña, Galicia – 14 February 1982 Madrid, Spain) was a Spanish footballer turned film actor who appeared in film between 1941 and his death in 1982.

Casas originally began as a footballer for Atlético Madrid, but entered film in 1941 and made nearly 170 appearances in film and TV between then and 1982. He appeared in A Pistol for Ringo in 1965 and Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Western the The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in 1966, a film that has consistently been voted one of the greatest of all time.

In the early 1970s he worked in television but returned to film after 1975 until his death.

Selected filmography[edit]

List of acting performances in film
Year Title Role
1942 Goyescas Paquiro
The Wheel of Life Javier
1943 A Famous Gentleman Uncredited
1951 Dawn of America Juan de la Cosa
The Lioness of Castille Juan de Padilla
1960 Juanito President Meza
The Revolt of the Slaves Terulio
1962 Accident 703 Uncredited
1963 Nunca pasa nada Enrique
The Secret of the Black Widow Bronsfield
1964 Sound of Horror Professor Andre
1965 Assassination in Rome Uncredited
A Pistol for Ringo Major Clyde
Crimen de doble filo Comisario Ignacio Ruiz
The Dictator's Guns Uncredited
The Return of Ringo Sheriff
1966 Fantasia 3 Neptuno
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Stevens
Kiss Kiss...Bang Bang Professor Padereski
The Texican Frank Brady
1967 Master Stroke Colonel Jenkins
1969 Kidnapping! Paga o uccidiamo tuo figlio Un Bandito
The Price of Power Mr. Willer
Sundance and the Kid Barnds
1970 Churchill's Leopards La Tulipe
Tristana Don Cosme
1971 Boulevard du Rhum Wilkinson
El bosque del lobo Abad
1972 Pancho Villa General Goyo
1973 Nadie oyó gritar Oscar

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