Giuliano Carnimeo

Giuliano Carnimeo (4 July 1932 – 10 September 2016) was an Italian director and screenwriter, sometimes credited as Anthony Ascott.

Giuliano Carnimeo
Born(1932-07-04)4 July 1932
Bari, Italy
Died10 September 2016(2016-09-10) (aged 84)
Rome, Italy
Other namesAnthony Ascott
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter

Life and career

Born in Bari, Carmineo started his career as assistant director for, among others, Giorgio Simonelli and Camillo Mastrocinque.[1] He made his directorial debut as co-director, alongside George Sherman, of the international co-production Panic Button, later focused on genre films, especially spaghetti westerns and commedie sexy all'italiana.[2] He died in Rome on 10 September 2016.[3][4]

Selected filmography


  1. Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 88-04-57277-9.
  2. Gianni Canova. Enciclopedia del cinema. Garzanti, 2005.
  3. Tom Betts (11 September 2016). "RIP Anthony Ascott (Giuliano Carnimeo)". Western All'Italiana. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  4. Marco Giusti (12 September 2016). "Il necrologio dei giusti". Dagospia. Retrieved 12 September 2016.

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