Eros Pagni

Eros Pagni (born 28 August 1939) is an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Eros Pagni
Eros Pagni and Lina Volonghi (1973)
Born (1939-08-28) 28 August 1939
La Spezia, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1964-present


Born in La Spezia, at the age of 17, Pagni started attending the Silvio d'Amico National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Rome and then went back to Genoa and played roles in works by William Shakespeare, Molière, Eugene O'Neill, Luigi Pirandello and more.

As a film actor, Pagni has appeared in 34 films since 1964. He is well known for his role in Dario Argento's Deep Red and for his collaboration with Lina Wertmüller in movies like Love and Anarchy, Swept Away and All Screwed Up.

He received with all the cast of Ettore Scola's The Dinner the Nastro d'Argento Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Occasionally, Pagni is also a voice actor. He is notable for having dubbed actors like Aldo Ray in The Green Berets, R. Lee Ermey in Full Metal Jacket and Christopher Lee in Gremlins 2: The New Batch and animated characters such as Judge Claude Frollo from The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Master Shifu in the Kung Fu Panda film series.

Selected filmography


  1. "Eros Pagni's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 19 October 2018.

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