Anthony Franciosa

Actor | * 10/25/1928 († 77, 01/19/2006) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Anthony George Franciosa (né Papaleo; October 25, 1928 – January 19, 2006) was an American actor most often billed as Tony Franciosa at the height of his Career. He began his Career on stage and made a breakthrough portraying the brother of the drug addict in the play A Hatful of Rain, which earned him a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. He reprised his role in its subsequent film adaptation, for which he won the 1957 Venice Film Festival Award for Best Actor, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. After relocating to Hollywood he made numerous feature films, including A Face in the Crowd (1957), The Long, Hot Summer (1958), and Career (1959), for which he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor. In television, he played lead roles in five televisi... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Anthony Franciosa

Theatre World Award Academy Award for Best Actor Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play
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Movies with Anthony Franciosa as Actor(57)

as Himself (Archive)2018 The Ghost of Peter Sellers
as himself2005 Facing the Past
as himself2003 Rita
as Archival Footage2003 Barbra Streisand: The Movie Album
as Paul Zapatti1996 City Hall
as Crocker Scott1993 Double Threat
as Angelo1990 Backstreet Dreams
as Vincent Carbone1989 Ghost Writer
as Commissioner Rizzo1989 Fashion Crimes
as Vic Moretti1988 Zombie Death House
as Henry Gatewood1986 Stagecoach
as Harold Wilding1983 Julie Darling
as Peter Neal1982 Tenebre
as Charlie Karkas1982 Kiss My Grits
as Herman Baldwin1982 Death Wish II
as Zaranov1981 Side Show
as Ray1981 Help Me Dream
as Annibale Meneghetti, detto Ulisse1980 The Cricket
as the doctor Charles Félix1979 Firepower
as himself1978 The Bermuda Depths
as Mark Higbie1977 Curse of the Black Widow
as Matt Helm1975 Matt Helm
as Broussard1975 The Drowning Pool
as J.W. McCanles1974 This Is the West That Was
as Pierre Rodriguez1974 Ghost in the Noonday Sun
as Joe Cade1972 The Catcher
as Nick D'Salvio1972 Across 110th Street
as Alan Foster1971 Web of the Spider
as Frank Karger1971 Earth II
as Ryan1971 The Deadly Hunt
as Jeff Dillon (as Tony Franciosa)1970 The Enemy Before Us
as Collie Ransom1968 The Sweet Ride
as Charles (as Tony Franciosa)1968 In Enemy Country
as Gannon1968 A Man Called Gannon
as Peter Merriwether1967 Fathom
as Steve / Antonio1966 A Man Could Get Killed
as Jeff Dillon1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game
as Vic Rossiter1966 Assault on a Queen
as Ric Colby1966 The Swinger
as Emilio Lacayo1964 The Pleasure Seekers
as Juan Luis Rodriguez1964 Rio Conchos
as Ralph Bates1962 Period of Adjustment
as Emilio Brentani1962 Careless
as Nick Stratton1961 Go Naked in the World
as Sam Lawson1959 Career
as Victor Santini1959 The Story on Page One
as Francisco Jose de Goya1958 The Naked Maja
as Jody Varner1958 The Long, Hot Summer
as Tony Armotti1957 This Could Be the Night
as Bene1957 Wild Is the Wind
as Polo Pope1957 A Hatful of Rain
as Joey DePalma1957 A Face in the Crowd

TV Shows/Series with Anthony Franciosa as Actor(25)

as Cary Maxwell1984 Finder of Lost Loves
1982 Hotel
as Arnold Bourdon1979 Tales of the Unexpected
as Smokey Stevenson1978 Wheels
as Alex Budde1977 Aspen
as Nick Bianco1972 Search
as Jeff Dillon1968 The Name of the Game
as Kordick1962 The Virginian
as Ritter Miley1962 The Virginian
as Fred Russo1961 The DuPont Show of the Week
as Charlie Harris1961 The Dick Powell Show
as Gorilla1958 Naked City
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as Charles Egan1948 Studio One

Full Name: Anthony Franciosa
Born: Thursday, 10/25 1928 (October) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 01/19 2006 (January) in Los Angeles (aged: 77)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language), French (FR)
Spouses (current/former): Shelley Winters
Other names for Anthony Franciosa (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"A. Franciosa"
"Tony Franciosa"
"Anthony Papaleo"
Anthony Franciosa frequently works together with these people:
James Daly (18x, Actor)
Jack Klugman (17x, Actor)
Nina Foch (17x, Actress)
Julie Harris (16x, Actress)
Leslie Nielsen (15x, Actor)
Maurice Evans (15x, Actor)
Martin Balsam (14x, Actor)
Charlton Heston (13x, Actor)
Peter Falk (13x, Actor)
John Forsythe (12x, Actor)
Richard Kiley (12x, Actor)
Michael Winner (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9385, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2024