BORN 13 Sep 1938, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna - DIED 13 Jul 1985, Page, Arizona|
CAUSE OF DEATH helicopter crash
GRAVE LOCATION Bologna, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero monumentale della Certosa di Bologna, Via della Certosa 18
Claudio Cassinnelli was the son of the opera singer Antoni Cassinelli (1912-1993). He started his acting career in the theatre, but soon he concentrated on films and television. In 1983 he appeared in "Hercules".
He married the film critic Irene Bignardi and they had three children. Their son Giovanni Cassinelli became an actor and a film producer. When he was filming in Arizona for Sergio Martino's "Vendetta dal futuro" the helicopter that transported crashed into Navajo Bridge. Cassinelli and the pilot both died.