Ivan Rassimov

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Ivan Rassimov
Born (1938-05-07)7 May 1938
Trieste, Italy
Died 14 March 2003(2003-03-14) (aged 64)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actor

Ivan Rassimov (Born Ivan Djerasimović; Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Ђерасимовић) (7 May 1938 – 14 March 2003) was an Italian film actor of Serbian origin who appeared in many horror and exploitation films.

Born in Trieste to Serbian parents, Velimir and Vera Djerasimović (née Petrijević), he attended the Slovenian scientific lyceum (realna gimnazija s slovenskim ucnim jezikom) in Trieste. He made his film debut in 1964 after graduating from university and Actors' Studio in Rome. Mostly cast in villainous roles, he appeared in Mario Bava's Planet of the Vampires (1965), Sergio Martino's Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972), Umberto Lenzi's Man from Deep River (1972) and Eaten Alive! (1980), Mario Gariazzo's The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (1974), and Ruggero Deodato's Last Cannibal World (1977), among many other titles.

He retired from acting in 1987. At the time of his tragic motorcycle accident, which led to his death, he was working for a publishing firm in Rome.

His twin sister, Rada Rassimov, is a film actress. He has a younger brother Milorad (born in 1945), who is a retired music professor, living in Trieste.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Directed by Role Notes
1964 Super rapina a Milano Adriano Celentano As Ivan Rassimovich
1965 Planet of the Vampires Mario Bava Carter
1966 La strega in amore Damiano Damiani
1966 Un uomo a metà Vittorio De Seta
1966 The Bible: In the Beginning John Huston Dignitary of Babylon Uncredited
1967 Soledad Mario Camus
1967 Il ragazzo che sapeva amare Enzo Dell'Aquila
1967 Cjamango Edoardo Mulargia Cjamango As Sean Todd
1967 Non aspettare Django, spara Edoardo Mulargia Django Foster As Sean Todd
1968 Se vuoi vivere... spara Sergio Garrone Django / Johnny Dall As Sean Todd
1969 Sette baschi rossi Mario Siciliano
1969 Esa mujer Mario Camus Carlos Alcántara
1969 I vigliacchi non pregano Mario Siciliano Daniel As Sean Todd
1970 Overrun! Mario Siciliano Lt. Crossland
1970 Le tigri di Mompracem Mario Sequi Sandokan
1971 Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh Sergio Martino Jean
1971 La vendetta è un piatto che si serve freddo Pasquale Squitieri Perkins
1971 Un omicidio perfetto a termine di legge Tonino Ricci Burt
1972 All the Colors of the Dark Sergio Martino Mark Cogan
1972 Il tuo vizio è una stanza chiusa e solo io ne ho la chiave Sergio Martino Walter
1972 The Man from the Deep River Umberto Lenzi John Bradley
1972 Un bianco vestito per Marialé Romano Scavolini Massimo
1973 Si può essere più bastardi dell'ispettore Cliff? Massimo Dallamano Insp. Cliff
1974 Salvo D'Acquisto Romolo Guerrieri TV movie
1974 Spasmo Umberto Lenzi Fritz Bauman
1974 The Eerie Midnight Horror Show Mario Gariazzo Satan
1975 Il lupo dei mari Giuseppe Vari Death Larsen
1976 Inhibition Paolo Poeti Peter Smart
1976 Roma a mano armata Umberto Lenzi Antonio 'Tony' Parenzo
1976 Colt 38 Special Squad Massimo Dallamano Marsigliese (it. version) / Black Angel (eng. version)
1976 Emanuelle in Bangkok Joe D'Amato Prince Sanit
1977 Last Cannibal World Ruggero Deodato Rolf
1977 Schock Mario Bava Dr. Aldo Spidini
1977 Emanuelle Around the World Joe D'Amato Dr. Malcolm Robertson
1978 Spy Kill Romolo Guerrieri The Silent
1979 L'umanoide Aldo Lado Lord Graal
1980 Eaten Alive! Umberto Lenzi Jonas Melvyn
1981 I figli... so' pezzi 'e core Alfonso Brescia Lorenzo Berisio
1982 Ciao nemico Enzo Barboni Pvt. Russ Baxter
1983 I predatori di Atlantide Ruggero Deodato Bill Cook
1984 Torna Stelvio Massi
1984 Buio nella valle Giuseppe Fina TV mini-series
1985 I cinque del Condor Umberto Lenzi
1987 Appuntamento a Trieste Bruno Mattei TV mini-series
1987 Camping del terrore Ruggero Deodato Deputy Sheriff Ted

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