Sergio Garrone

Sergio Garrone (born April 15, 1925) is an Italian director, screenwriter and film producer.

Sergio Garrone
Born (1925-04-15) April 15, 1925
Rome, Italy
RelativesRiccardo Garrone (brother)

Life and career

Born in Rome, the brother of the actor Riccardo,[1] Garrone began his career in 1948 working as assistant director, documentary filmmaker, and production assistant.[2] In 1953 he abandoned the cinema industry, but in 1965 he resurfaced as a producer of low-budget genre films.[2] Starting from 1968 Garrone was also active as a director and a screenwriter, specializing in the Spaghetti Western genre.[1][2] He was usually credited as Willy S. Regan.[1][2]

Selected filmography

Director and screenwriter


  1. Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 8804572779.
  2. Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.

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