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Birth name Ivan Djrassimovic
Nationality Italie
Birth 7 may 1938 at Trieste (Italie)
Death 14 march 2003 (at 64 years) at Rome (Italie)

Ivan Rassimov (Born Ivan Djerasimović; Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Ђерасимовић) (7 May 1938 – 14 March 2003) was an Italian film actor of Serbian origin who appeared in many horror and exploitation films.

Born in Trieste to Serbian parents, Velimir and Vera Djerasimović (née Petrijević), he attended the Slovenian scientific lyceum (realna gimnazija s slovenskim ucnim jezikom) in Trieste. He made his film debut in 1964 after graduating from university and Actors' Studio in Rome. Mostly cast in villainous roles, he appeared in Mario Bava's Planet of the Vampires (1965), Sergio Martino's Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972), Umberto Lenzi's Man from Deep River (1972) and Eaten Alive! (1980), Mario Gariazzo's The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (1974), and Ruggero Deodato's Last Cannibal World (1977), among many other titles.

He retired from acting in 1987. At the time of his tragic motorcycle accident, which led to his death, he was working for a publishing firm in Rome.

His twin sister, Rada Rassimov, is a film actress. He has a younger brother Milorad (born in 1945), who is a retired music professor, living in Trieste.


Nés de parents croates à Trieste, Ivan Rassimov et sa sœur cadette, Rada Rassimov, décident de se lancer dans la carrière d'acteurs. Ivan étudie à l'Université de Trieste. Après son service militaire en Italie, il s'établit à Rome. Il commence par une série de petits rôles, par exemple dans La Planète des vampires de Mario Bava.

Son regard perçant et son visage taillé au couteau lui valent d'être souvent choisi pour des rôles de "méchants", du soldat nazi au brigand de western et au suspect de meurtre des films policiers. Curieusement, il sera choisi par Sara Montiel pour lui donner la réplique dans Soledad (Esa Mujer) où il est un gentil, élégant et racé, rôle qui lui convient parfaitement, mais qui restera sans suite. Il assumera rarement un rôle de héros, comme dans le dernier film de Mario Bava, Shock (1977) où il joue un psychiatre. Il est bien présent dans la mode des films cannibales italiens, aux côtés de Me Me Lai, comme dans Jungle Holocaust (1977).

À partir de 1987, il se retire du cinéma, pour vivre dans sa villa du nord de Rome avec son épouse et sa fille adolescente. Il travaille dans une maison d'édition, jusqu'à sa mort en 2003.

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Filmography of Ivan Rassimov (32 films)

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Body Count
Body Count (1987)
, 1h27
Directed by Ruggero Deodato
Genres Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about animals, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film
Actors Charles Napier, David Hess, Mimsy Farmer, Ivan Rassimov, Stefano Madia, Nancy Brilli
Roles Deputy Sheriff Ted
Rating48% 2.407682.407682.407682.407682.40768
The film begins as two students named Rosie and Tom excuse themselves from a basketball game and head to a campground where it is revealed that the campground was built on a haunted Indian burial ground, adopted by an ancient Indian shaman to watch over the ground site. After Tom and Rosie finish having sex, Rosie heads out and finds an abandoned police car, not knowing that the Shaman is watching her through the bushes. Rosie gets inside the police car, only for the Shaman to attack from behind the seat, causing Rosie to flee and in the progress, gets stabbed in the hand.
Raiders of Atlantis, 1h32
Directed by Ruggero Deodato
Genres Science fiction, Action
Actors Christopher Connelly, George Hilton, Ivan Rassimov, Michele Soavi, Bruce Baron, Mike Monty
Roles Bill Cook
Rating48% 2.405732.405732.405732.405732.40573
En plein coeur du Tropique du Cancer, sur une plate-forme de recherche océanique, une équipe de chercheurs découvre une plaque en or, gravée de mystérieuses inscriptions. Dépéchée sur les lieux pour la déchiffrer, Kathy Earls, spécialiste en civilisation pré-colombienne, est victime d'un immense raz-de-marée. Mick et Washington qui naviguaient dans les parages recueillent trois survivants, dont Kathy. Revenus sur la terre ferme, ils découvrent une ville ravagée par un gang, les Interceptors..
The Odd Squad, 1h22
Directed by Enzo Barboni
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Themes Military humor in film, Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Giuliano Gemma, Vincent Gardenia, Riccardo Garrone, Eros Pagni, Carmen Russo, Salvatore Borgese
Roles Russ Baxter
Rating47% 2.363442.363442.363442.363442.36344
After the Allied landing in Sicily, between the U.S. Army and the Italian Army there is an ancient Roman bridge that both want to blow up but they both do their best to not do it.
Eaten Alive!, 1h32
Directed by Umberto Lenzi
Origin Italie
Genres Adventure, Horror
Actors Robert Kerman, Janet Ågren, Paola Senatore, Ivan Rassimov, Mel Ferrer, Franco Fantasia
Roles Jonas Melvyn
Rating51% 2.5538952.5538952.5538952.5538952.553895
The film begins with a woman named Sheila who is searching for her sister, who has disappeared in the southeastern jungles of Asia (India). Sheila (Janet Agren) joins up with Mark (Robert Kerman), and they both encounter many perils while searching for Sheila's sister, Diana (Paola Senatore). Diana has joined a cult run by a man called Jonas (Ivan Rassimov). Jonas physically and sexually abuses his followers and local people alike. In one graphic scene, he rapes Sheila with a dildo covered in snake blood, and decapitates a native. In another, a native widow named Mowara (Me Me Lai) is ritualistically raped after her late husband's body is burned on a pyre. A group, consisting of Mowara, Mark, Sheila and Diana escapes into the jungle, where Diana and Mowara are caught by a group of cannibals, Diana raped, and then both hacked to death, while Mark and Sheila helplessly watch from the cover of the bushes. They quickly escape back to New York when helicopters sent by the authorities come looking for them. Back in the village, the rest of the cult commits ritual suicide, leaving one young female survivor for the authorities to find.
The Humanoid, 1h40
Directed by Aldo Lado
Origin Italie
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Space opera
Actors Richard Kiel, Corinne Cléry, Barbara Bach, Leonard Mann, John Arthur Kennedy, Ivan Rassimov
Roles Lord Graal
Rating39% 1.964931.964931.964931.964931.96493
Lord Graal, aidé de Lady Agatha, tente de détrôner Great Brother et de prendre le pouvoir sur Metropolis.
Covert Action, 1h40
Directed by Romolo Guerrieri
Origin Italie
Genres Action, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors David Janssen, John Arthur Kennedy, Corinne Cléry, Maurizio Merli, Philippe Leroy, Ivan Rassimov
Roles The Silent
Rating54% 2.7192152.7192152.7192152.7192152.719215
A former CIA agent decides to write about his CIA career that leads him into danger.
Emanuelle - Why Violence Against Women?, 1h37
Directed by Joe D'Amato
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Erotic, Adventure, Horror, Romance, Pornographic
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Laura Gemser, Ivan Rassimov, Karin Schubert, George Eastman, Marino Masè, Joe D'Amato
Roles Dr. Malcolm Robertson
Rating48% 2.4233252.4233252.4233252.4233252.423325
Emanuelle is invited to India to write a report on Guru Shanti, a man who claims to have achieved the ultimate orgasm. Once there she engages in a variety of sex acts, including one with the Guru; she disproves his theory. She then heads to Hong Kong to investigate trafficked women. Once she then arrives back in America, she teams up with fellow reporter Cora Norman and both of them snoop out a trail of men smuggling women to the Middle East.
Shock (1977)
, 1h35
Directed by Mario Bava, Lamberto Bava
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Daria Nicolodi, John Steiner, Ivan Rassimov, Lamberto Bava
Roles Dr. Aldo Spidini
Rating62% 3.1496553.1496553.1496553.1496553.149655
Dora Baldini (Daria Nicolodi), her son Marco (David Colin Jr.) and her new husband Bruno Baldini (John Steiner) move into Dora's former home, from her first marriage, after Dora is released from a mental institution following the mysterious death of Dora's abusive first husband. With Bruno away as a commercial airline pilot, Dora is left alone with her son Marco and her shattered memory of the events of her husband's death, caused by extensive electroshock treatment she received while institutionalized. Her insanity grows when she believes that her son has become possessed by the ghost of his deceased father, leading to Dora learning the truth about her first husband's death: she murdered him after he forcibly injected her with heroin and LSD. When she contacted Bruno for help, he arranged for her dead husband's body to be dumped out in the ocean while arranging for Dora to be placed in an insane asylum, as the drugs injected into her caused her to have a nervous breakdown. Now killing her new husband, Dora is compelled by her husband's ghost (and her guilt) to commit suicide. The ending shows Marco, the sole survivor, having tea with his parents' ghosts (who are invisible).
Last Cannibal World, 1h30
Directed by Lamberto Bava, Ruggero Deodato
Origin Italie
Genres Adventure, Horror
Actors Ivan Rassimov
Roles Rolf
Rating58% 2.948882.948882.948882.948882.94888
A group of oil prospectors travel to an outpost in a jungle on the island of Mindanao. A rough landing damages the plane. The two prospectors Robert (Massimo Foschi) and Rolf (Ivan Rassimov) find the abandoned remains of the original prospecting camp. Later, a member of the team goes missing. The two prospectors and their pilot go into the jungle, and the pilot is killed. The two prospectors then discover that the missing team member was eaten by cannibals. After getting seperated in the jungle, Robert is kidnapped by a stone-age cannibal tribe. The tribe subjects Robert to various tortures, including tying him up, stripping him nude and fondling his genitals, and repeatedly dropping him with a bungee cord. The cannibals then imprison Robert in a cave, where he is starved.
Emanuelle in Bangkok, 1h45
Directed by Joe D'Amato
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Erotic, Adventure, Romance, Pornographic
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Laura Gemser, Ely Galleani, Gabriele Tinti, Ivan Rassimov, Venantino Venantini, Giacomo Rossi Stuart
Roles Prince Sanit
Rating43% 2.1640552.1640552.1640552.1640552.164055
Mae Jordan, dite Emanuelle, est une reporter-photographe métisse voyageant à la recherche de scoop pour la [[Publication périodique
Rome, Armed to the Teeth
Directed by Umberto Lenzi
Genres Action, Crime
Actors Tomás Milián, Maurizio Merli, Ivan Rassimov, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, John Arthur Kennedy, Stefano Patrizi
Roles Antonio 'Tony' Parenzo
Rating68% 3.4424753.4424753.4424753.4424753.442475
Désavoué par sa hiérarchie, le commissaire Tanzi doit quitter Milan. Sommé de respecter la loi et le protocole en matière de procédures, on tente de lui faire la leçon sur ses méthodes brutales, jugées par trop expéditives. Sa mutation à Rome et Vincenzo Moretto dit « Le Bossu », un psychopathe de la pire engeance qui y sévit, ont raison de ces bonnes résolutions.
Colt 38 Special Squad, 1h43
Directed by Massimo Dallamano
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Marcel Bozzuffi, Carole André, Ivan Rassimov, Fabrizio Capucci, Grace Jones, Francesco D'Adda
Roles Il Marsigliese / Black Angel
Rating67% 3.392563.392563.392563.392563.39256
When his wife becomes the latest innocent victim of a merciless Marseilles crime lord (Ivan Rassimov), police captain Vanni (Marcel Bozzuffi) goes beyond the law to form a secret squad of rogue cops, each armed with an unlicensed .38 Colt Diamondback revolver. As Vanni and his vigilante crew take back the night bullet by bullet, the Marseillaise joins the game by instigating a wave of violent crime that turns the city into a war zone.
Legend of the Sea Wolf
Directed by Giuseppe Vari
Genres Adventure
Actors Chuck Connors, Barbara Bach, Giuseppe Pambieri, Luciano Pigozzi, Ivan Rassimov, Rik Battaglia
Roles Death Larsen
Rating52% 2.623142.623142.623142.623142.62314
Author and gentleman Humphrey Van Weyden is shanghaied and wakes up abord Captain Larsen's ship on a seal hunting voyage of indeterminate length. Captain Larsen runs a tight ship using "hands on" techniques to quell on board dissension. With seamanship unknown to Humphrey, he is assigned to the ship's cook as a Scullery maid. The Captain informs Humphrey that the sea voyage will allow him to stand on his own two feet and not walk in his father's shoes.
Salvo D'Acquisto
Directed by Romolo Guerrieri
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Massimo Ranieri, Enrico Maria Salerno, Isa Danieli, Massimo Serato, Giustino Durano, Ivan Rassimov
Roles Sgt. Krone
Rating69% 3.4717953.4717953.4717953.4717953.471795
Real life events of the Carabinieri member Salvo D'Acquisto, who during the Nazist occupation of Rome saved 22 civilians from being executed by German soldiers.
Spasmo (1974)
, 1h34
Directed by Umberto Lenzi
Origin Italie
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Robert Hoffmann, Suzy Kendall, Ivan Rassimov, Adolfo lastretti, Guido Alberti, Maria Pia Conte
Roles Fritz Baumann
Rating61% 3.0517653.0517653.0517653.0517653.051765
A young couple on their nightly hormonal romp decide to go to the beach, where they first meet a mysterious man who is also parked there. After asking for a light, the couple make their way to some nearby ruins, where in the midst of their passion they discover a hanging woman. Upon investigation, its revealed its a brutalized mannequin, the mysterious man peels off in his car before he can be questioned.