Birthday of Giancarlo Giannini (René Mathis) [1942]


Giancarlo Giannini, who played René Mathis in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, was born in La Spezia in Italy on 1st August 1942.

Although the character of Mathis popped up from time to time in Ian Fleming’s books, he was unceremoniously dumped in Daniel Craig’s second outing as 007.

Photo: Giancarlo Giannini by Vincenzo Iaconianni – Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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