In 2013 the aneurysm that caused his forced exit from the scene: Bruno Arena, comedian of the duo of Prickly Pear, died at 65
The sad news of the disappearance of Bruno Arena. The Milanese actor and comedian was 65 years old and had become famous in the 90s thanks to the duo formed with Max Cavallari dei Fichi D’India. In 2013 he retired following an aneurysm that hit him while recording an episode of Zelig, the program that had launched him to national success.
To announce the death of the beloved actor and comedian, his son took care of it Gianluca Arena.
I wasn’t ready, but I never would have been. Have a good trip dad, you leave an immense emptiness.
These are the words of the boy, who first broke the news by publishing the heartbreaking post in the stories section of his account Instagram.
Bruno was 65 years old, he was born in Milan and in the Lombard capital he had practically always lived and built his career.
At the beginning of the 80s he started makingentertainer and in 1984, he was the victim of a car accident which caused him to lose his eye partially.
At the end of the 80’s he knows Max Cavallari and with him he gives life to the comic duo of the Fichi D’India, destined to accumulate success in the years to come throughout Italy.
Starting from the small provincial stages, Bruno and Max first move on to Radiothen to the television.
The pinnacle of success comes in early 2000swhen they are part of the cast of Zelig, a new cabaret program broadcast on Italia 1.
Bruno Arena and the aneurysm in 2013
On January 17, 2013, while on stage for the recording of an episode of Zelig, Bruno Arena accused a sickness due to a aneurysm which caused him a brain hemorrhage.
Transported to the San Raffaele in Milan, he underwent an operation first and a long rehabilitation period then. Released from the rehabilitation center a few weeks later, he is not never managed to return to the scenedue to the indelible marks left by the stroke.
The last appearance dates back to a few weeks ago, when his friend and colleague Max Cavallari, who never left him alone, published a beautiful photos of the two of them together during a walk.
There are already many messages of condolence that have appeared on the web. Among the many stand out those of Paolo Belli, musician and great friend of Bruno, and that of Linus and Nicola Savinodelivered live on Radio Deejay, a station for which Bruno himself had worked many years ago.
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