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 Florestano “Mario” Brega

Florestano “Mario” Brega

Birth
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Death 23 Jul 1994 (aged 71)
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Group XV (Nuovo reparto), Sector 61
Memorial ID 159000297 · View Source
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was an Italian actor.Brega was born in Rome. He was a butcher before he drifted into acting, where his heavy physique ensured him a plethora of character roles. Debuting with director Dino Risi, he then played some minor roles in Sergio Leone's spaghetti western movies: A Fistful of Dollars, as Chico; For a Few Dollars More, as Niño in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly as Corporal Wallace; and also as a gangster in Once Upon a Time in America. He appeared in many other spaghetti Westerns, including Death Rides a Horse, The Great Silence, and My Name is Nobody. He was also featured in many Federico Fellini films, and later in his career had comical roles with director Carlo Verdone.

Cause of death:heart attack


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  • Created by: mask
  • Added: 7 Mar 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 159000297
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florestano “Mario” Brega (25 Mar 1923–23 Jul 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 159000297, citing Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by mask (contributor 47021557) .