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Franco Nero

Screenwriter / Actor / Film Director / Film Producer / Musician / Model (person) | * 11/23/1941 (79) | San Prospero Parmense, Emilia-Romagna (Italy)
Francesco Clemente Giuseppe Sparanero (born 23 November 1941), known professionally as Franco Nero, is an Italian actor. His breakthrough role was as the title character in Sergio Corbucci's Spaghetti Western film Django (1966), a role that he reprised in Nello Rossati's Django Strikes Again (1987). In 2012, Nero made a cameo appearance in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained. Since then, he has performed over 200 leading and supporting roles in a wide variety of films and television programmes in both Italy and abroad, in genres ranging from poliziotteschi, to action, to giallo film, to drama, to war, and musicals. These include The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Camelot (1967), The Day of the Owl (1968), The Mercenary"> ()
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Franco Nero(born 23 November 1941) is anItalianactor. He is best known for his roles of the title character inSergio Corbucci'sDjango(1966),Sir LancelotinJoshua Logan'sCamelot (1967), Horacio inLuis Buñuel'sTristana(1970), the title character inEnzo G. Castellari'sKeoma(1976), Captain Nikolai Lescovar/Colonel von Ingorslebon inGuy Hamilton'sForce 10 from Navarone(1978), Cole inMenahem Golan'sEnter the Ninja(1981), his reprising role again as the title character in Nello Rossatti'sDjango Strikes Again(1987), General Ramon Esperanza in Renny Harlin'sDie Hard 2(1990),Gianni VersaceinMenahem Golan'sThe Versace Murder(1998), General Francini inBrian Trenchard-Smith'sMegiddo: The Omega Code 2(2001) andLorenzo BartoliniinGary Winick'sLetters to Juliet(2010). He also played the narrator in the filmRasputin(2010) directed byLouis Neroand voiced the character ofUncle Topolinoin the animated filmCars 2(2011) directed byJohn Lasseterand co-directed by Brad Lewis. In 2012 Nero made acameo appearanceinQuentin Tarantino'sDjango Unchained.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Movies with Franco Nero as Actor(178)

as Emanuele2021 The Man Who Drew God
as Rainer Praeger2020 A Rose in Winter
as Django2020 Django Lives!
as Luigi Forlinghetti2019 Christmas in Rome
as Fabrizio Collini2019 The Collini Case
2019 Recon
as Ditob2017 Iceman
as Hiram Abif2017 The Broken Key
as Baron de Gondoriz2017 The Lost City of Z
as Carlo2017 Agony
as Julius2017 John Wick: Chapter 2
as Guglielmo2017 The Neighborhood
as Guido2015 Road to Capri
2015 Earth
as Marquis Polesini2014 Love Island
as Carmine2014 Obsessive Rythms
as Dr. Cornelius Van Morgen2012 New Order
as Alvaro Genta2012 Crazy Dog
as Amerigo Vessepi2012 Django Unchained
as Felix the Alchemist2012 The Last Alchemist
as Uncle Topolino (voice)2011 Cars 2
as Narratore2010 Rasputin
as Il barbone2010 Prigioniero di un segreto
as Lorenzo2010 Letters to Juliet
as Enrico Puzzo2009 Killing Is My Business, Honey
as Rene Iuvara2008 Bastardi
as Il Barbone2008 Ti Stramo
as Carlos Sanchez2008 Mein Herz in Chile
as Mentore2008 La rabbia
as Ferran Moreno2008 Eine Nacht im Grandhotel
as King Mathias2008 Bathory: Countess of Blood
as Max Freeman2008 Four Seasons - Summer
as Michele Acucella2007 Mineurs
as Zachary2006 The Holy Family
as Caifa2006 The Final Inquiry
as himself2005 The Spaghetti West
as Lorenzo2005 Summer Solstice
as Luca2005 Forever Blues
as Bakchus2004 Post Coitum
as Il barbone2003 Bad Inclination
as Bear's Trainer2003 The Uncrowned Heart
as The pistolero2002 The Last Gunfighter
as Antonio2002 Ultimo stadio
as Cardenal Tura2002 Fumata blanca
as Bishop Gellért2001 Sacra Corona
as Ibnazul2001 The Crusaders
as Gen. Francini2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2
as Gamaliel2000 St. Paul
2000 Mirka
as Caporale Nerza1999 Li chiamarono... briganti!
as Dr. Vicente Areavaga1998 Talk of Angels
as Gianni Versace1998 The Versace Murder
as Andrea1998 Il tesoro di Damasco
as Natan1997 David
as Árpád vezér1996 The Conquest
as Adolfo Cavani1996 The Innocent Sleep
as Yogi Azim1996 The Return of Sandokan
as Jonathan1995 Jonathan of the Bears
as Dragon King1994 The Dragon Ring
as Chris Lang1993 Das Babylon Komplott
as Enzo Lombardi1993 Der Fall Lucona
as Gabriele da Poppi1992 Gold
as Franco1992 Brothers and Sisters
as Aquani1991 Touch and Die
as Fernando1991 Amelia Lópes O'Neill
as General Ramon Esperanza1990 Die Hard 2
as Angelo1990 Breath of Life
as Francis, il marinaio1988 Race to Danger
as Commissario1988 Run for Your Life
as Claudio Toscanini1988 Young Toscanini
as Janza1988 Magdalene
as Ted Angelo1988 Top Line
as Johan (John) Berg1987 The Girl
as Django1987 Django Strikes Again
as Paul1987 Sweet Country
as Falco1985 The Repenter
as Nick1985 Devil's Crude
as Böhme1984 Die Försterbuben
as Weiss1982 Kamikaze 1989
as Lieutenant Seblon1982 Querelle
1982 Grog
as Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci1981 The Salamander
as Cole1981 Enter the Ninja
as Banović Strahinja1981 The Falcon
as Larry Stanziani1980 Day of the Cobra
as Renzo Dominici1980 The Blue-Eyed Bandit
as Mike di Donato1979 The Shark Hunter
as Guido1979 Mimi
as General Konrad von Der Berg1979 Le rose di Danzica
as Jesus Christ (uncredited)1979 The Visitor
as Lescovar1978 Force 10 From Navarone
as Baydr Al Fay1978 The Pirate
as Jean Ballard1978 Sahara Cross
as Walter Mancini1977 Hitch Hike
as Captain Asciutto1976 Victory March
as Armand1976 Submission
as Issa1976 21 Hours at Munich
as Keoma1976 Keoma
as Sadry1976 Death Rite
as Onion Stark1975 Cry, Onion!
as Judge Dani1975 Smiling Maniacs
as Professore Michele Belcore1975 The Flower in His Mouth
as Giacomo Solaris1975 How to Kill a Judge
as Rudolph Valentino1975 The Legend of Valentino
as Walter Audisio1974 The Last Four Days
as Nicola Bellizzi1974 Blood Brothers
as Jason Scott1974 Challenge to White Fang
as Carlo Antonelli1974 Street Law
as Giacomo Matteotti1973 The Assassination of Matteotti
as Commissario Belli1973 High Crime
as Mosquito1973 Redneck
as Johnny Ears1973 Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears
as Jason Scott1973 White Fang
as Louis1972 Pope Joan
as Ambrosio1972 The Monk
as Andrea Bild1971 The Fifth Cord
as Substitut du procureur Traini1971 Confessions of a Police Captain
as Prince Dimitri Vassilovich Vladek Orlowsky1971 Don't Turn the Other Cheek
as Osiride1971 Vacation
as Yodlaf Peterson1970 Compañeros
as Bruno1970 Dropout
as The gypsy1970 The Virgin and the Gypsy
as Horacio1970 Tristana
as Bruno Grauber1970 5th Day of Peace
as Capitani Michele Rossi1969 The Battle of Neretva
as Commissario Stefano Belli1969 Detective Belli
as Sergei Kowalski, The Polish1968 The Mercenary
as Leonardo Ferri1968 A Quiet Place in the Country
as Gavino1968 Sardinia Kidnapped
as Capitano Bellodi1968 The Day of the Owl
as José1967 Pride and Vengeance
as Lancelot Du Lac1967 Camelot
as Mino Alberti (as Frank Nero)1966 The Third Eye
as Lt. Jake1966 The Wild, Wild Planet
as Tom Corbett1966 Massacre Time
as Lt. Jake Jacowitx1966 War of the Planets
as Django1966 Django
as Burt Sullivan1966 Texas, Adios
as Tony Lo Bello (as Frank Nero)1966 The Hired Killer
as Fabrizio1965 La Celestina P… R…
as Italo - The garage attendant1965 I Knew Her Well
as Edith Wickett1965 The Tramplers

TV Shows/Series with Franco Nero as Actor(8)

Movies with Franco Nero as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2021 The Man Who Drew God
Crew/Thanks2012 Django Unchained
Directing/Director2005 Forever Blues
Production/Producer2005 Forever Blues
Writing/Writer2005 Forever Blues
Production/Producer1995 Jonathan of the Bears
Writing/Story1995 Jonathan of the Bears
Production/Co-Producer1979 The Shark Hunter
Production/Producer1971 Vacation
Production/Co-Producer1970 Dropout

Citizenship: Italy
Born: Sunday, 11/23 1941 (November) in San Prospero Parmense, Emilia-Romagna (Italy) (current age: 79 years + 253 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Italian (IT)
Spouses (current/former): Vanessa Redgrave
Children: Carlo Gabriel Nero, Franquito Sparanero
Other names for Franco Nero (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Francesco Clemente Giuseppe Sparanero"
Franco Nero frequently works together with these people:
Enzo G. Castellari (20x, Crew)
Ennio Morricone (14x, Crew)
Damiano Damiani (13x, Crew)
Vanessa Redgrave (12x, Actress)
Tinto Brass (10x, Crew)
Sergio Corbucci (10x, Crew)
Louis Nero (8x, Crew)
Rocco Lerro (8x, Actor)
Massimo Vanni (7x, Actor)
Fernando Rey (6x, Actor)
Maximilian Schell (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1613, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/16/2021