RIP Giuliano Carnimeo (aka Anthony Ascott)
RIP Giuliano Carnimeo. Italian producer, director and writer Giuliano Carnimeo, known to most Euro-western fans as Anthony Ascott died in Rome on September 10th. He was 84. As Anthony Ascott he was one of the premier action directors in Italian film and will forever be associated with the creation of the “Sartana” character played by Gianni Garko. Ascott directed several Sartana films among his 13 Euro-westerns. Born in Bari, Puglia, Italy on July 4, 1932 he was one of the greats of the genre and will missed.