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Duccio Tessari (1926–1994)

Duccio Tessari was born on October 11, 1926 in Genoa, Liguria, Italy as Amadeo Tessari. He was a writer and director, known for My Son, the Hero (1962), The Return of Ringo (1965) and Una voglia da morire (1965). He was married to Lorella De Luca and Laura Viola. He died on September 6, 1994 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 67) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1991 Les aventuriers du Rio Verde (TV Mini-Series)
 1989 Spy War (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (writer)
 1985 Caccia al ladro d'autore (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Il ratto di Proserpina (1985) ... (screenplay)
 1985 Tex and the Lord of the Deep (screenplay)
 1982 La máscara negra (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- El turco (1982) ... (writer)
- Un día de mayo (1982) ... (writer)
- Sábado de carnaval (1982) ... (writer)
 1981 Un centesimo di secondo (screenplay)
 1978 The Fifth Commandment (writer)
 1976 La madama (dialogue)
 1974 L'uomo senza memoria (screenplay)
 1972 Winged Devils
 1971 The Bloodstained Butterfly (screenplay)
 1970 Death Occurred Last Night (screenplay)
 1969 Alive or Preferably Dead (writer)
 1968 The Bastard (screenplay)
 1968 Better a Widow (writer)
 1968 A Train for Durango (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Kiss Kiss - Bang Bang (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Balearic Caper (story and screenplay)
 1966 Seven Guns for the MacGregors (screenplay)
 1965 The Return of Ringo (story and screenplay)
 1965 The Woman from Beirut (story)
 1965 A Pistol for Ringo (screenplay)
 1965 Una voglia da morire (screenplay)
 1964 A Fistful of Dollars (screenplay - uncredited)
 1964 The Avenger of Venice (screenplay)
 1963 Il fornaretto di Venezia (writer)
 1963 Il piccolo caffè (TV Movie)
 1962 My Son, the Hero (adaptation and screenplay)
 1962/I Marco Polo
 1961 Duel of the Titans (screenplay)
 1961 Hercules in the Haunted World (story and screenplay)
 1961 The Wonders of Aladdin (story)
 1961 The Colossus of Rhodes (story - uncredited)
 1960 Vengeance of Hercules (screenplay)
 1960 Messalina (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 The Last Days of Pompeii (adaptation)
 1958 Always Victorious (writer)
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Former documentarist and screenwriter of 'sword and sandal' epics, who turned director. He became noted for his spaghetti westerns, featuring the gunfighter Ringo. See more »

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