The actor and actor of Italian Omero Antonutti, who worked with Spanish directors such as Carlos Saura and Victor Erice, died on Tuesday at the age of 84 in a hospital in Udine, have reported various local media. Antonutti, born in 1935 in Basiliano, was admitted to hospital for complications of the tumor that she was suffering from a long time and that has caused the death. Interpreter of film and theatre, he made his debut in 1966 with a small role in the pleasures of the evening, starring Vittorio Gassman, Gina Lollobrigida.

Antonutti is remembered in Spain, above all for its role in The south, Erice (1983). He also acted for Javier Rebollo in the Gulf of Biscay (1985), a film that followed, in 1988, ‘El Dorado’, in which she played the ill-tempered conqueror Lope de Aguirre. With Pedro Olea became The teacher of fencing (1992), based on the novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, and with Jaime of Arminán, 2008, 14, Fabian Road. Its presence in Spain also reached the television, as the mini-series The secret of the porcelain (1999), directed by Roberto Bodegas and participated in by Nacho Duato, Eusebio Poncela and Sancho Gracia.

In your country, was very well-known also, thanks to his deep voice, for his work as an actor in films of the sagas of Star Wars and the lord of The rings, and as the narrator of life is beautiful (1997) Roberto Benigni. He was an actor in films by the brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, as a Father and master (1977), The night of San Lorenzo (1982) and Kaos (1984). La Repubblica, defined him as one of the “figures more eclectic of the artistic panorama of Italian”.


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