RIP Dino Cassio

Italian actor, and singer Dino Cassio died in Italy July 9, 2012 from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Cassio had been in a coma since late June when his health severely deteriorated.

Leonardo Cassio was born in Bari, Italy on April 2, 1934 and started his career as a vaudeville actor and character actor. He moved to Rome and Turin in 1964 where he joined the group of ‘Il Brutos’ to replace George Goshawk. Cassio would later pursue a solo career and appeared in one Euro-western “Trinity and Sartana are Coming” (1972) in the role as the sheriff.