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Terence Hill

Terence Hill (born Mario Girotti March 23, 1939) is an Italian-born German actor and film producer.

After being discovered by Italian filmmakers, he appeared in his first major film, Luchino Visconti's The Leopard. He then played in a series of adventure and western films in Germany. In 1967, he returned to Italy to play in God Forgives, I don't. He changed his name to Terence Hill in the same year, and he took it from the Roman scholar Terence and his wife's surname, Lori Hill.

In the following years, he starred in many action and western films together with his long time partner Bud Spencer. The two became a kind of guarantee for a funny, intelligent film and where highly successful in Italy. Their most famous film is maybe the 1971 western Lo chiamavano Trinità (They Call Me Trinity) and the 1972 sequel ...continuavano a chiamarlo Trinità (Trinity is Still My Name).

He lived in Dresden during his childhood.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Terence Hill Facts

Birth NameMario Girotti
BirthdayMarch 29, 1939 (82)
BirthplaceVenice, Italy
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Terence Hill compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Lucky Luke
Doc West
Lucky Luke : Midsummer
The World of Don Camillo
All The Way Boys
Lucky Luke Volume 2 Midsummer
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