Ferruccio Amendola (July 22, 1930 - September 3, 2001) was an Italian actor, voice actor and dubbing director. He was the nephew of director Mario Amendola, the ex-husband of voice actress Rita Savagnone, father of actor Claudio Amendola and grandfather of voice actress Alessia Amendola.
Amendola began his career in at the age of thirteen starring in numerous Italian films and television shows. In the late 1960s, he became a very successful voice actor and dubber. He was well known for providing the Italian voices of famous actors such as Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Sylvester Stallone and Al Pacino. He also provided the Italian voice of Bill Cosby in The Cosby Show. For DreamWorks, he voiced Weaver in the Italian dub of Antz
Amendola passed away on September 3rd 2001 at the age of 71 after battling throat cancer.
- Ferruccio Amendola at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia