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BREAKING NEWS

Bud Spencer dies at the age of 86

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

No one could eat beans like Bud

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.

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

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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.