Luciano Pigozzi

Luciano Pigozzi, also known professionally as Alan Collins[1] (10 January 1927 14 June 2008), was an Italian character actor. A long-time staple of Italian genre cinema, Pigozzi was noted for his resemblance to Peter Lorre[2] and appeared in such films as Human Cobras,[3] Yor, the Hunter from the Future,[1] Ivanhoe, the Norman Swordsman,[4] Blood and Black Lace,[5] Libido and perhaps his goriest role in Baron Blood.

Luciano Pigozzi
Born(1927-01-10)10 January 1927
Novellara, Italy
Died14 June 2008(2008-06-14) (aged 81)
Other namesAlan Collins
Years active1954−1989

Born in Novellara, province of Reggio Emilia, in Italy; he appeared in more than one hundred films between 1954 and 1989, including many 1960s Italian thrillers such as Terror-Creatures from the Grave, Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory and The Whip and the Body. Pigozzi died in 2008, at age 81.

Selected filmography


  1. Maslin, Janet (21 August 1983). "'YOR, THE HUNTER,' WITH A CAVE MAN HERO". The New York Times. Yor the Hunter from the Future.
  2. Lucas, Tim (2007). Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark. Video Watchdog. p. 782. ISBN 0-9633756-1-X.
  3. "L'Uomo Piu Velenoso Del Cobra (1971)". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015.
  4. "La Spada Normanna (1971)". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015.
  5. The New York Times
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