TravelGuides – Actor And ‘The Man With Bogart’s Face’ Star Was 89

TravelGuides – Actor And ‘The Man With Bogart’s Face’ Star Was 89

Robert Sacchi, the actor who so intently resembled Humphrey Bogart that he starred within the 1980 twentieth Century Fox comedy The Man With Bogart’s Face, died June 23 in Los Angeles after a quick sickness, in accordance with a household spokesperson. He was 89.

The Rome-born, Brooklyn-raised actor performed Bogart or Bogart look-alikes in a number of movies, TV reveals and commercials, together with on the collection Fantasy Island, Sledge Hammer! and Cybill and Tales From the Crypt on which he lent his voice. He additionally performed Bogart in Phil Collins’ 1990 music video for “I Wish It Would Rain Down.”

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Sacchi additionally starred in a one-man present, Bogey’s Back, and in touring productions of Play It Again, Sam. He even had a prime 10 hit single in Germany with 1982’s “Jungle Queen,” a rap carried out in Bogart-ese.

In The Man With Bogart’s Face, directed by Robert Day and primarily based on Andrew J. Fenady’s ebook, Sacchi starred as Sam Marlowe, a non-public eye in trendy-day Hollywood who will get cosmetic surgery to appear to be Bogart and solves numerous instances identical to Bogie’s on-display characters. Michelle Phillips, Franco Nero, Olivia (*89*), Sybil Danning and George Raft co-starred.

His credit additionally embrace non-Bogart roles in Across a hundred and tenth Street and Die Hard 2.

Sacchi is survived by his spouse of 51 years, Peruvian artist Angela De Hererera; their two kids, Trish Bertisch (Cory) and John Sacchi (Suzanne); Robert Sacchi Jr., Barbara Cohen, Felicia Carroll, Maria Tolstonog, Lisa Osborne and Anthony Sacchi from his first marriage; his brother Mario Sacchi; and three grandchildren.

A memorial mass will likely be held at 11 a.m. PT July 6 at 11 at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church in Hancock Park.

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TravelGuides – Actor And ‘The Man With Bogart’s Face’ Star Was 89