Franco Nero

Actor, Film actor

1941 –

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Who is Franco Nero?

Franco Nero is an Italian actor.

He is best known for his roles of the title character in Sergio Corbucci's Django, Sir Lancelot in Joshua Logan's Camelot, Horacio in Luis Buñuel's Tristana, the title character in Enzo G. Castellari's Keoma, Captain Nikolai Lescovar/Colonel von Ingorslebon in Guy Hamilton's Force 10 from Navarone, Cole in Menahem Golan's Enter the Ninja, his reprising role again as the title character in Nello Rosatti's Django 2, General Ramon Esperanza in Renny Harlin's Die Hard 2, Gianni Versace in Menahem Golan's The Versace Murder, General Francini in Brian Trenchard-Smith's Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 and Lorenzo Bartolini in Gary Winick's Letters to Juliet.

He also played the narrator in the film Rasputin directed by Louis Nero and voice the character of Uncle Topolino in the animated film Cars 2 directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Brad Lewis. In 2012 Nero made a cameo appearance in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.

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Born
Nov 23, 1941
Parma
Also known as
  • Francesco Sparanero
  • Franco Sparanero
  • Frank Nero
  • Frank Black
  • Nero Spance
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Children
Nationality
  • Italy
  • Kingdom of Italy
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on July 23, 2013

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