After a long battle with diabetes, Riccardo Schicchi, 59, dies at Fatebenefratelli hospital in Rome. Schicchi had been hospitalized in 2102 for diabetic coma, the disease also impaired his vision and cause renal insufficiency Schicchi died. His wife Eva Henger announced the sad news.

Eva Henger was also discovered by Schicchi and later became his wife in 1994. Henger currently has another relationship with producer Massimiliano Caroletti, but yet the couple never officially divorced.

Schicchi began as a photographer and after meeting Ilona Staller, they founded the agency Diva Futura, a modeling agency of the prohibited world, and shoot their first Italian hardcore film. Schicchi later became actor, director, producer and talent scout, discevered famous stars like Moana Pozzi, Ilona Staller, aka Cicciolina, Milly D’Abbraccio, Mercedes Ambrus, and Eva Henger that later in 1994, became his wife.


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