Franco Nero

Birthday:

11/23/1941

Place of birth:

San Prospero Parmense, Italy:

Biography:

Franco Nero (born 23 November 1941) is an Italian actor. He is best known for his roles of the title character in Sergio Corbucci's Django (1966), Sir Lancelot in Joshua Logan's Camelot (1967), Horacio in Luis Buñuel's Tristana (1970), the title character in Enzo G. Castellari's Keoma (1976), Captain Nikolai Lescovar/Colonel von Ingorslebon in Guy Hamilton's Force 10 from Navarone (1978), Cole in Menahem Golan's Enter the Ninja(1981), his reprising role again as the title character in Nello Rossatti's Django Strikes Again (1987), General Ramon Esperanza in Renny Harlin's Die Hard 2 (1990), Gianni Versace in Menahem Golan's The Versace Murder (1998), General Francini in Brian Trenchard-Smith's Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001) and Lorenzo Bartolini in Gary Winick's Letters to Juliet (2010). He also played the narrator in the film Rasputin (2010) directed by Louis Nero and voiced the character of Uncle Topolino in the animated film Cars 2 (2011) directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Brad Lewis. In 2012 Nero made a cameo appearance inQuentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.



Credits

The Lost City of Z (2017)
Baron de Gondoriz
The Time of Their Lives (2017)
Alberto
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Julius
Terra (2015)
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)
Himself
Figli di Maam (2014)
Love Island (2014)
Marquis Polesini
Nymph (2014)
Obsessive Rythms (2014)
Carmine
Memories They Told Me (2013)
The Outsider (2013)
Himself
Django Unchained (2012)
Amerigo Vessepi
The Last Alchemist (2012)
Felix the Alchemist
Crazy Dog (2012)
Alvaro Genta
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s (2012)
Himself
New Order (2012)
Dr. Cornelius Van Morgen
Cars 2 (2011)
Uncle Topolino (voice)
Rasputin (2011)
Narratore
Prigioniero di un segreto (2010)
Il barbone
Letters to Juliet (2010)
Lorenzo
Sant'Agostino (2010)
Augustinus
Killing Is My Business, Honey (2009)
Enrico Puzzo
Four Seasons - Summer (2008)
Max Freeman
Ti Stramo (2008)
Il Barbone
Márió, a varázsló (2008)
Mario
Eine Nacht im Grandhotel (2008)
Ferran Moreno
Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008)
King Mathias
La rabbia (2008)
Mentore
Mein Herz in Chile (2008)
Carlos Sanchez
Mineurs (2007)
Michele Acucella
Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern (2006)
Himself
Summer Solstice (2005)
Lorenzo
Forever Blues (2005)
Luca
Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker (2005)
Himself
Vasco Rossi - E' Solo Un Rock'N' Roll Show (2005)
Franco Nero
Post Coitum (2004)
Bakchus
L'ultimo pistolero (2002)
The pistolero
Die achte Todsünde: Das Toskana-Karussell (2002)
Giuseppe Mantaldo
Fumata blanca (2002)
Cardenal Tura
Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001)
Gen. Francini
Sacra Corona (2001)
Bishop Gellért
The Crusaders (2001)
Ibnazul
St. Paul (2000)
Gamaliel
Uninvited (2000)
Mirka (2000)
Li chiamarono... briganti! (1999)
Caporale Nerza
Talk of Angels (1998)
Dr. Vicente Areavaga
Il tesoro di Damasco (1998)
Andrea
David (1997)
Natan
The Conquest (1996)
Árpád
The Innocent Sleep (1996)
Adolfo Cavani
Il Ritorno di Sandokan (1996)
Yogi Azim
Jonathan of the Bears (1995)
Jonathan
The Dragon Ring (1994)
Dragon King
Das Babylon Komplott (1993)
Chris Lang
Der Fall Lucona (1993)
Enzo Lombardi
Gold (1992)
The Timekeeper (1992)
Leonardo da Vinci
Brothers and Sisters (1992)
Franco
Amelia Lópes O'Neill (1991)
Fernando
Touch and Die (1991)
Aquani
Young Catherine (1991)
Count Vorontsov
Breath of Life (1990)
Angelo
Die Hard 2 (1990)
General Ramon Esperanza
Young Toscanini (1988)
Claudio Toscanini
Top Line (1988)
Ted Angelo
Blue Blood. Leben und Sterben in der Society (1988)
Grosso guaio a Cartagena (1988)
Run for Your Life (1988)
Commissario
Django Strikes Again (1987)
Django
The Girl (1987)
Johan (John) Berg
André schafft sie alle (1985)
Andre
Devil's Crude (1985)
Nick
Die Försterbuben (1984)
Böhme
The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)
Arbaces
Red Bells Part II: I Saw the Birth of a New World (1983)
John Reed
Red Bells Part I: Mexico on Fire (1982)
John Reed
Grog (1982)
Querelle (1982)
Lieutenant Seblon
Rainer Werner Fassbinder - Last Works (1982)
Enter the Ninja (1981)
Cole
The Falcon (1981)
Banović Strahinja
The Salamander (1981)
Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci
The Man With Bogart's Face (1980)
Hakim
Day of the Cobra (1980)
Larry Stanziani
The Blue-Eyed Bandit (1980)
Renzo Dominici
The Shark Hunter (1979)
Mike di Donato
Mimi (1979)
Guido
The Visitor (1979)
Jesus Christ
Le rose di Danzica (1979)
General Konrad von Der Berg
The Pirate (1978)
Baydr Al Fay
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Lescovar
Sahara Cross (1978)
John
Hitch Hike (1977)
Walter Mancini
Keoma (1976)
Keoma
Submission (1976)
Armand
21 Hours at Munich (1976)
Issa
Death Rite (1976)
Sadry
Victory March (1976)
Captain Asciutto
The Legend of Valentino (1975)
Rudolph Valentino
Gente Di Rispetto (1975)
Professore Michele Belcore
Cry, Onion! (1975)
Onion Stark
How to Kill a Judge (1975)
Giacomo Solaris
Smiling Maniacs (1975)
Judge Dani
Challenge to White Fang (1974)
Jason Scott
Street Law (1974)
Carlo Antonelli
The Last Four Days (1974)
Walter Audisio
White Fang (1973)
Jason Scott
High Crime (1973)
Commissario Belli
Blood Brothers (1973)
Nicola Bellizzi
Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears (1973)
Johnny Ears
Redneck (1973)
Mosquito
Il delitto Matteotti (1973)
Giacomo Matteotti
The Monk (1972)
Pope Joan (1972)
Louis
Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971)
Prince Dimitri Vassilovich Vladek Orlowsky
The Case Is Closed, Forget It (1971)
Vanzi
La Vacanza (1971)
Osiride
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Andrea Bild
Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Deputy D.A. Traini
Companeros (1970)
Yodlaf Peterson
5th Day of Peace (1970)
Ens. Bruno Grauber
The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
The gypsy
Tristana (1970)
Horacio
The Battle of Neretva (1969)
Capitani Michele Rossi
Un detective (1969)
Commissario Stefano Belli
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
Leonardo Ferri
The Mercenary (1968)
Sergei Kowalski, The Polish
Sardinia Kidnapped (1968)
Gavino
The Day of the Owl (1968)
Capitano Bellodi
Pride and Vengeance (1967)
Django
Camelot (1967)
Lancelot Du Lac
The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966)
Abel
Texas, Adios (1966)
Burt Sullivan
Massacre Time (1966)
Tom Corbett
The Third Eye (1966)
Mino
The War of the Planets (1966)
Lt. Jake Jacowitx
Django (1966)
Django
Hired Killer (1966)
Tony Lo Bello (as Frank Nero)
The Tramplers (1965)
Edith Wickett
I Knew Her Well (1965)
Italo - The garage attendant
La Celestina P… R… (1965)
Fabrizio
Wild, Wild Planet (1965)
Lt. Jake
Django Lives! ()
Django
Django Unchained (2012)
Thanks
Forever Blues (2005)
Director
Forever Blues (2005)
Writer
Forever Blues (2005)
Producer
Jonathan of the Bears (1995)
Story
Jonathan of the Bears (1995)
Producer
The Shark Hunter (1979)
Co-Producer