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Claudio Capone

Claudio Capone
Born(1952-11-18)November 18, 1952
DiedJune 23, 2008(2008-06-23) (aged 55)
OccupationActor, voice actor, narrator
Years active1973-2008
Children2, including Davide Capone
FamilyAlessandro Capone (brother)

Claudio Capone (November 18, 1952 – June 23, 2008) was an Italian actor, voice actor and narrator.[1]


Capone's most notable roles include the dubbing of Ronn Moss (Ridge) in the Italian version of The Bold and the Beautiful, and Stephen Collins, the Rev. Eric Camden in 7th Heaven, as well as being the narrator of many documentaries on the Italian national television network RAI.[2] Previously, he was also the voice of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars trilogy, the voice of Stephen Fry, who played Oscar Wilde in the film Wilde, Franz Joseph I of Austria in the Sissi trilogy, and Don Johnson in the programme Miami Vice.[3]

As a popular film and television program narrator, he is also famous for his narration of Rai's scientific documentary Super Quark, presented by Piero Angela and Geo & Geo. His voice (and often his image) can be seen and heard in many national and local advertising campaigns in Italy.[4]


Capone died of a stroke on 23 June 2008, at the age of 55, while in Scotland on business. He had been assisting with creating a documentary at the time. Two days before his death, he became extremely ill. Because of this, he had to be transported from Crieff to a nearby hospital in Perth where he died.


  1. ^ "Claudio Capone's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Il film su Claudio Capone". 19 June 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Doppiaggio, addio Claudio Capone - si è spenta la voce di Superquark" (in Italian). La Repubblica. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  4. ^ "Con Claudio Capone 5 giorni di spensieratezza in Scozia prima della tragedia" (in Italian). Il Messaggero. Archived from the original on 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2012-08-23.

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