Giancarlo Badessi

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Giancarlo Badessi, (born Giancarlo Badese; September 21, 1928 in Lecco – December 6, 2011 in Rome) was an Italian actor.[1]

Life and Career[edit]

Badessi is best known for playing Claudius in the 1979 biographical porn film Caligula. He had previously played a German officer who abuses a female client with phallic-shaped bread in the 1976 film Salon Kitty, also directed by Tinto Brass.

He also appeared in Ace High (1968) as a boxing promoter, the spaghetti western The Grand Duel (1972), and as Mr. Erickson in What Have You Done to Solange? (1972). His other films include What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974), How to Kill a Judge (1975), the role of Cerullo in A Man Called Magnum (1977), and Squadra antitruffa (1977, aka Fraud Squad) which starred David Hemmings.

Badessi died in Rome at the age of 83 from a heart attack, on December 6, 2011.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1968 Gangsters '70
1968 Ace High Man with Moustache Promoting the Black Boxer Uncredited
1969 Tepepa Sergeant
1969 Colpo di Stato Man offering party
1969 Where Are You Going All Naked? Waiter
1969 La notte dei serpenti 1st Excellency Uncredited
1969 La notte dei serpenti Ignacio
1969 Eat It Pacetti
1970 Satiricosissimo Nerone
1970 Fermate il mondo... voglio scendere!
1971 Confessions of a Police Captain On. Grisì
1971 Roma Bene Rossi
1972 Monta in sella, figlio di… General El Supremo
1972 What Have You Done to Solange? Mr. Erickson
1972 Colpo grosso... grossissimo... anzi probabile
1972 Poppea... una prostituta al servizio dell'impero
1972 Aretino's Blue Stories Il precettore
1972 The Grand Duel Publican with Eyepatch
1972 Confessioni segrete di un convento di clausura Strangolagalli
1973 Le mille e una notte... e un'altra ancora! Husband of Gobeida
1973 Daniele e Maria
1973 Partirono preti, tornarono... curati
1973 Coronel Buttiglione Commendatore
1973 Giordano Bruno
1974 Il gioco della verità
1974 Innocenza e turbamento The Rector of seminary
1974 Le farò da padre Don Liguori
1974 What Have They Done to Your Daughters? Paglia's Lawyer Uncredited
1974 Vermisat Medico del pronto soccorso
1974 The Profiteer Priest
1974 Il trafficone Mayor
1975 How to Kill a Judge Sen. Derrasi
1975 Mondo candido Governatore spagnolo
1975 Silent Action Vittorio Chiarotti
1975 Vergine, e di nome Maria
1975 Amore vuol dir gelosia Don Ciro
1976 Povero Cristo Regista teatrale
1976 Salon Kitty Officer with Projector
1976 Todo modo Ventre
1976 Hit Squad The Sex Maniac on telephone
1976 L'ultima volta
1977 A Man Called Magnum Avv. Cerullo
1977 Squadra antitruffa Baruffaldi - the Atalanta supporter
1978 Il figlio dello sceicco Barnes
1979 Black Journal Lisa's friend
1979 Caligula Claudius
1980 Action Gay man in the sauna
1982 Tiger Joe Bronski (final film role)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roma: morto l'artista lecchese Giancarlo Badessi" (in Italian). Merate Online. 8 December 2011.

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