Tuesday, March 15, 2011

RIP Pep Torrents

Pep Torrents, actor and Catalan Spanish voice of Al Pacino in "The Godfather"

Voice actor Pep Torrents, who dubbed Al Pacino in “The Godfather” and became popular for his work on the series of TV-3 “Poble Nou”, “Nissaga de poder” and “El cor de la ciutat”, died at the age of 67 years on March 3, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Josep Torrents Garcia was born in Sabadell, Barcelona on September 3 1942 and worked in theater, film and television as well as being a director and voice actor. Pep started in the acting world in 1968 in the Cova del Drac, Tuset street of Barcelona. Since 1983 he has been devoted to aspects of dubbing director and voice actor and dubbed Alan Alda in “Manhattan Murder Mystery” and Anthony Hopkins in “The Elephant Man”, among many other actors, in Spanish.

TORRENTS, Pep (Josep Torrents Garcia)
Born: 9/3/1942, Sabadell, Barcelon, Cataluna, Spain
Died:  3/3/2011, Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain

Pep Torretns western - voice actor:
Fistful of Dollars - 1964 [Spanish voice of Clint Eastwood]
A Long Ride from Hell - 1968 [Spanish voice of Wayde Preston, Ivan Scratuglia]
Sabata - 1969 [Spanish voice of Lee Van Cleef]
Keoma - 1976 [Spanish voice of Franco Nero]

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