|Born||20 May 1934|
|Died||13 October 2016 82) (aged|
Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy
Tonino Valerii (20 May 1934 – 13 October 2016) was an Italian film director, most known for his Spaghetti Westerns. Tonino (Antonio) Valerii started his film career as an assistant director on Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars , before moving on to direct by himself. Among his best-known films are Day of Anger (1967) The Price of Power (1969), A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die (1972) and My Name Is Nobody (1973), starring Henry Fonda and Terence Hill.
In 1970, he directed A Girl Called Jules , which was entered into the 20th Berlin International Film Festival.
He died on 13 October 2016 in a clinic in Rome at the age of 82.
|Director||Screenwriter||Screen story writer||Other|
|I Love, You Love||1961||Yes||Assistant to Alessandro Blasetti. Uncredited.|
|The Best of Enemies||Yes||Assistant to Blasetti. Uncredited.|
|I motorizzati||1962||Yes||Second assistant director|
|Tutto è musica||1963||Yes||Yes||Yes||Assistant director|
|I terribili 7||1964||Yes||Assistant director|
|Terror in the Crypt||Yes||Yes||Assistant director|
|A Fistful of Dollars||Yes||Dialogue director|
|The Long Hair of Death||Yes|
|For a Few Dollars More||1965||Yes||Assistant director|
|Per il gusto di uccidere||1966||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Day of Anger||1967||Yes||Yes|
|The Price of Power||1969||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|A Girl Called Jules||1970||Yes||Yes|
|My Dear Killer||1972||Yes||Yes|
|A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|My Name is Nobody||1973||Yes|
|Go Gorilla Go||1975||Yes|
|Brothers in Blood||N/A||Yes|
A Fistful of Dollars is a 1964 Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood in his first leading role, alongside Gian Maria Volonté, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Lukschy, Sieghardt Rupp, José Calvo, Antonio Prieto, and Joseph Egger. The film, an international co-production between Italy, West Germany, and Spain, was filmed on a low budget, and Eastwood was paid $15,000 for his role.
My Name Is Nobody is a 1973 comedy spaghetti western starring Terence Hill and Henry Fonda. The film was directed by Tonino Valerii.
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