Italian actor and filmmaker Bud Spencer has died, aged 86.
The They Call Me Trinity star, real name Carlo Pedersoli, passed away "peacefully" on Monday (27Jun16), according to his son, film producer Giuseppe Pedersoli.
A post on Spencer's official Facebook page reads: "With our deepest regrets, we have to tell you that Bud is flying to his next journey".
He appeared in a string of action and comedy films in the 1970s and early 1980s, including the Flatfoot movies and A Friend is a Treasure.
He was also a professional swimmer and the first Italian to swim the 100 metres freestyle in less than one minute. He twice participated in the Olympic Games.