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Gianni Garko

Gianni Garko

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1935-07-15 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Zara, Dalmatia, Italy [now Zadar, Croatia]

60 Movies · 3 TV shows

Also Known As: John Garko · Gary Hudson · Giovanni Garcovich · Johnny Garko · Gianni Garco

Biography

Gianni Garko (born Giovanni Garcovich 15 July 1935), often billed as John Garko and occasionally Gary Hudson, is an Italian actor who found fame as a leading man in 1960s Spaghetti Westerns. He is perhaps best known for his lead role as Sartana, starting with the first official film If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death and starring in four sequels as this character.

Career

Garko was born in Zara, he moved from Zara to Trieste, and later Rome to attend University and Drama School. His first prominent film role was a small but important part in the Oscar nominated Kapò (1959). He continued to play parts in several Italian productions including sword and sandal epics such as The Mongols (1961) and Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules (1961). His big break came when he had a role in Il Compagno Don Camillo (1965).

Early Life

Garko was born in Zara, he moved from Zara to Trieste, and later Rome to attend University and Drama School. His first prominent film role was a small but important part in the Oscar nominated Kapò (1959). He continued to play parts in several Italian productions including sword and sandal epics such as The Mongols (1961) and Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules (1961). His big break came when he had a role in Il Compagno Don Camillo (1965).

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie

2008.

1 Movie

2006.

2 Movies

2001.

1 Movie

1994.

1 TV show

1992.

1 Movie

1990.

1 Movie

1989.

1 TV show

1986.

1 Movie

1984.

1 Movie

1983.

2 Movies

1979.

5 Movies

1978.

1 Movie

1977.

4 Movies

1975.

1 TV show

1974.

1 Movie

1973.

4 Movies

1972.

2 Movies

1971.

4 Movies

1970.

5 Movies

1969.

3 Movies

1968.

5 Movies

1967.

2 Movies

1966.

2 Movies

1965.

1 Movie

1964.

2 Movies

1962.

3 Movies

1961.

3 Movies

1960.

2 Movies
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