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Rossano Brazzi in Heroes Die Hard

Rossano Brazzi (1916 - 1994)

Film Deaths[]

  • Tosca (The Story of Tosca) (1941) [Mario Cavaradossi]: Executed by a firing squad. (I haven’t seen this but I’m familiar with the storyline of the opera).
  • Legend of the Lost (1957) [Paul Bonnard]: Shot to death by Sophia Loren after Rosanno (non-fatally) stabs John Wayne.
  • Dark Purpose (L’Intrigo) (1964) [Count Paolo Barbarelli]: Drowned after he falls into a fountain, while Shirley Jones looks on helplessly.
  • Krakatoa, East of Java (1969) [Giovan]: Presumably drowned in a large tidal wave caused by the erupting volcano. (We don't exactly see what happens to him, but he is among the ones who stayed with the village).
  • The Italian Job (1969) [Roger Beckermann]: Killed in a car accident (we only see the explosion) at the end of a tunnel where is car is crushed by a bulldozer then thrown into the river.
  • Heroes Die Hard (Mister Kingstreet’s War) (1973) [Captain Bernadelli]: Shot in the chest by Brian O’Shaughnessy as Rossano approaches John Saxon.

TV Deaths[]

  • The Far Pavilions (1984) [The Rana of Bhithor]: Already bed bound he has a final seizure and dies. (Thanks to Brian)

Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Brother of Oscar Brazzi (director/producer)
  • Mr. Lydia Brazzi (widowed)
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