Actor Lloyd Battista

Lloyd McAteer Battista (born May 14, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American former actor and screenwriter.


Battista studied acting at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He was active on Broadway and off-Broadway stages, appearing in productions of plays such as Sexual Perversity in Chicago and The Homecoming. His television roles ranged from the CBS soap opera Love of Life in the 1950s and the mini-series James A. Michener’s Texas in 1994. He appeared in movies such as Chisum (1970), Love and Death (1975), and In Hell (2003).

He appeared in several Spaghetti Westerns including some with Tony Anthony that he wrote the screenplays for. Battista wrote the screenplay for Anthony’s Treasure of the Four Crowns but did not appear in the film.

On the radio, Battista was heard between 1974 and 1982 on the CBS Radio Mystery Theater. He also wrote The Nose Knows, a guide to Los Angeles area restaurants.


Year Title Role Notes
1964 Flipper’s New Adventure Gil
1967 God Forgives… I Don’t! Cat Stevens English version, Voice, uncredited
1968 Ace High Cat Stevens English version, Voice, uncredited
1968 The Silent Stranger The American
1969 Boot Hill Cat Stevens English version, Voice, uncredited
1970 Chisum Neemo
1971 The Love Machine Andy Parino Uncredited
1971 Blindman Domingo
1975 Love and Death Don Francisco
1975 Get Mean Sombra
1983 Last Plane Out Anastasio Somoza Debayle
1991 Driving Me Crazy Fiat Boss
1992 Round Trip to Heaven Mike
1999 Bellyfruit Mr. Vasquez
2003 In Hell General Hruschov
2006 Mothers and Daughters Art Gallery Guy (final film role)

External Links

Actor Lloyd Battista – Wikipedia

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