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Ottaviano Dell'Acqua

Born to a family of other actors and stunt performers, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua started acting in Italian Spaghetti Western productions as a child. Due to his boyish looks and enthusiasm for taking risks, he found himself more and more in demand as both a stunt performer and character actor throughout the 1970's, often appearing alongside one or more of his siblings (Roberto, Alberto, and Arnoldo). In the 1980's he turned to stunt coordinating and has worked steadily on both major Hollywood productions, as well as smaller European films, ever since. He may be best remembered by horror fans as the man behind the worm-eyed zombie mask on the poster for Lucio Fulci's ZOMBIE (aka ZOMBI 2) though has possibly the most mainstream exposure in GANGS OF NEW YORK as one of Bill the Butcher's lead henchmen. His only leading roles have been under the name "Richard Raymond" for director Bruno Mattei, particularly in 1983's RATS: THE NIGHTS OF TERROR in which he is top-billed. Curiously the same year he appeared in numerous other post-apocalyptic films (RAGE and AFTER THE FALL OF NEW YORK) in which he isn't billed at all.


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Born:
Mar 13, 1954 In Rome, Lazio, Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
56
First Appeared:
In the movie Fellini Satyricon 1969-09-18
Latest Project:
Movie Rabbia Furiosa: Underdog 2018-06-07
Known For
Poster of Gangs of New York
Poster of Double Team
Poster of The Beyond
Poster of The Heroin Busters
Filmography
Movie Rabbia Furiosa: Underdog Spartaco 2018-06-07
Movie Demon Mind Lucio Questi 2017-01-31
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 Gianna's Bodyguard (uncredited) 2017-02-08
Movie They Called Him Spencer Himself / Interviewee 2017-07-27
Movie Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself 2012-03-30
Movie Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 Himself 2008-03-06
Movie Solitaire Riccardo 2008-12-08
Movie Gangs of New York Bill the Butcher's Gangmember 2002-12-14
Movie Double Team Mossad Agent 1997-04-04
Movie After Death Scientist (uncredited) 1990-07-27
Movie Miami Cops Curtis 1989-04-08
Movie Zombie 3 Roger (as Richard Raymond) 1988-07-29
Movie Cop Game Soldier 1988-01-01
Movie Strike Commando 2 Unknown 1988-08-17
Movie Double Target Toro 1987-06-11
Movie The Lone Runner Emerick's Friend (uncredited) 1986-01-01
Movie Days of Hell Russ 1986-04-20
Movie Cut and Run Vlado's Man 1985-08-08
Movie The Bronx Warriors Trilogy Unknown 1984-04-03
Movie Tuareg: Desert Warrior Soldier (uncredited) 1984-03-12
Movie Rats: Night of Terror Kurt (as Richard Raymond) 1984-08-03
Movie Blastfighter Matt 1984-07-14
Movie A Man Called Rage Attacker / Soldier (uncredited) 1984-08-18
Movie Ironmaster Vuud's Tribe 1983-03-10
Movie 2019: After the Fall of New York Eurac Soldier 1983-07-22
Movie Hearts and Armour Rapist (uncredited) 1983-09-21
Movie Escape from the Bronx Security Guard Delta 1 - Groundbreaking (uncredited) 1983-08-15
Movie Bomber Thug (uncredited) 1982-08-05
Movie Erotic Games in the Third Galaxy Native Boy 1981-02-12
Movie Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure Pirate (uncredited) 1981-12-09
Movie The Beyond Zombie at Hospital (uncredited) 1981-04-29
Movie Buddy goes West Slim Henchman (uncredited) 1981-05-14
Movie The Rebel Unknown 1980-01-01
Movie Why Did You Pick On Me? Cop 1980-12-11
Movie Nightmare City Zombie Outside TV Station (uncredited) 1980-12-11
Movie The Concorde Affair John - Forsythe's Henchman 1979-03-23
Movie A Man on His Knees 1979-04-13
Movie The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid Soldier 1979-08-10
Movie Zombie Flesh Eaters Worm-Eye Zombie (uncredited) 1979-08-25
Movie From Corleone to Brooklyn Thug 1979-04-13
Movie Flatfoot in Africa Bus Hooligan (uncredited) 1978-03-22
Movie They Called Him Bulldozer Gerry 1978-09-15
Movie Weapons of Death Santoro Assassin 1977-02-22
Movie Crime Busters Geronimo' s Man 1977-04-01
Movie The Heroin Busters Man in Fight 1977-08-13
Movie California Confederate Soldier 1977-08-26
Movie A Man Called Blade Rioting Miner (uncredited) 1977-08-13
Movie The Big Racket Boy (uncredited) 1976-08-12
Movie Violent Naples Undercover Cop (uncredited) 1976-08-07
Movie Rome, Armed to the Teeth Gaetano, Stefano's Friend 1976-10-10
Movie Fear in the City Thug on Bus 1976-11-17
Movie Who's Afraid of Zorro Brawler (uncredited) 1975-07-02
Movie Season For Assassins 1975-12-27
Movie Man Called Amen Bank Guard 1972-08-11
Movie Life Is Tough, Eh Providence? 1972-10-26
Movie Fellini Satyricon 1969-09-18