Thank you for all you have given us. #RIP#BudSpencerpic.twitter.com/Ijh6oW7u9Y

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Bud Spencer dies at the age of 86

Bud Spencer dies at the age of 86
By Catherine Hardy
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The Italian actor starred in more than 20 films from the 1950s to the 1980s, many of them "Spaghetti" westerns.

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The Italian actor and filmmaker Bud Spencer has died at the age of 86.

Spencer starred in more than 20 films from the 1950s to the 1980s, many of them “Spaghetti” westerns.

He passed away at his home in Rome, his family say.

With our deepest regrets, we have to tell you that Bud is flying to his next journey.
Fam. Pedersoli pic.twitter.com/nHjEUyM7uE

— Bud Spencer Official (@budspencerweb) June 27, 2016

How did “spaghetti westerns” get their name?

Who is Bud Spencer?

  • Italian actor and filmmaker
  • Born Naples, 1929
  • Real name Carlo Pedersoli
  • Starred in a number of “Spaghetti westerns”
  • Also a professional swimmer ### In tweets

Bud Spencer, Italian Spaghetti Western Star, Dies at 86 #RIPhttps://t.co/g1EMQ6I9zbpic.twitter.com/mPehen4grj

— Hollywood Reporter (THR) <a href="https://twitter.com/THR/status/747666927988916225">June 28, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p> </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you for all you have given us. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RIP?src=hash">#RIP</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BudSpencer?src=hash">#BudSpencer</a> <a href="https://t.co/Ijh6oW7u9Y">pic.twitter.com/Ijh6oW7u9Y</a></p>&mdash; Eros D&#39;Antona (erosdantona) June 27, 2016

Team Spencer-Hill 2:0 ☺️#budspencer#terencehillpic.twitter.com/rHYeZB9zRe

— Bud Spencer Official (@budspencerweb) June 20, 2016

No one ate beans like Bud. #BudSpencerpic.twitter.com/hfLIaPTi5C

— Scott John (@Scott_John) June 28, 2016

What they are saying

“My father died peacefully and did not suffer from pain, he had all of us next to him and his last words were ‘Thank you’,” – son and film producer Giuseppe Pedersoli.

Ciao #BudSpencer
Ti abbiamo voluto bene in tanti

— Matteo Renzi (@matteorenzi) June 27, 2016

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