In Memoriam: Gabriele FerzettiDecember 3, 2015
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007 Travelers is saddened to hear that Gabriele Ferzetti has passed away.
Who: Gabriele Ferzetti
Born: 17 March 1925 (Rome, Italy)
Died: 2 December 2015 (Rome, Italy)
He was an Italian actor. Bond fans remember him as Marc-Ange Draco in film “On Her Majesty´s Secret Service” (1969).
Gabriele Ferzetti as Marc-Ange Draco – Head of the Union Corse, a major crime syndicate and Tracy‘s father (uncredited voice by David de Keyser). A year before he appeared as Draco, Ferzetti played the railroad baron Morton in Sergio Leone‘s celebrated “Once Upon a Time in the West“.
Gabriele Ferzetti will be in memories of all James Bond fans. His photo, handprint and autograph can be found on the 007 Walk of Fame, located on Piz Gloria mountain, where he made many scenes in “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service“.