Luciano Salce in 1965
|Died||17 December 1989 (aged 67)|
Luciano Salce (25 September 1922, in Rome - 17 December 1989, in Rome) was an Italian film director, actor and lyricist. His 1962 film Le pillole di Ercole was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.
As a writer of pop music, he used the pseudonym Pilantra. During World War II, he was a prisoner in Germany. He later worked for several years in Brazil.