Fabio Testi

Born in August 2nd, 1941

From Peschiera del Garda, Italy

Fabio Testi Biography

Fabio Testi (born 2 August 1941) is an Italian film actor, notable as the star of, among many other films, First Action Hero. Born in Peschiera del Garda, Italy, the 1.84m tall actor started his film career as a stuntman in his college years. His most famous job as a stuntman was in Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West, where he fell from a rooftop and hit the ground on his shoulder.

Testi married only once, in 1979, to Lola Navarro, with whom he fathered three children. He skirted international stardom through a series of unusual role choices and a firm decision to remain in Italy. He chose to work with people like Miles Deem, known as the "Ed Wood of Spaghetti Westerns" when better roles were available. Testi was cast by director Andrzej Żuławski in L'important c'est d'aimer (1975), opposite Romy Schneider, Klaus Kinski, Jacques Dutronc and Claude Dauphin.

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Fabio Testi Filmography

Curse of the Blind Dead Poster
October 31, 2019
Road to Nowhere Poster
June 10, 2011
Letters to Juliet Poster
May 14, 2010
Deceptions Poster
May 26, 1985
The Ambassador Poster
January 11, 1985
Contraband Poster
August 8, 1980