Franco Nero

Italian Actor
Born Nov 23, 1941

Franco Nero 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.

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  • New 'django' Film To See Original Star Franco Nero As Movie Consultant
    Ace Showbiz - Jan 16, 2014
  • 'the Visitor': Lost Sci Fi Oddity Returns To Cinefamily
    LATimes - Nov 08, 2013
  • Xaque Gruber: L.A.'s Italian Film Fest Honors Al Pacino With The Jack Valenti Legend Award
    Huffington Post - Feb 08, 2013
  • Django Unchained Is All Talk With Nothing To Say
    The New Republic - Jan 05, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Franco Nero.


1941 Birth Born on November 23, 1941.


1966 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1966 from Django he went on to appear in eight more films released that year including Texas, Adios (1966) and Massacre Time.
1967 25 Years Old In 1967, he appeared in Camelot as Lancelot, where he met his longtime romantic partner, and later on in life his wife, Vanessa Redgrave.
1968 26 Years Old Following this he appeared in the mafia film Il giorno della civetta opposite Claudia Cardinale released in 1968. … Read More


1994 52 Years Old Nero walked his future stepdaughter Natasha Richardson down the aisle when she married actor Liam Neeson in 1994. … Read More
1996 54 Years Old More recently, he starred in Hungarian director 's Honfoglalás (Conquest) in 1996, in Li chiamarono... briganti! (1999) by Pasquale Squitieri and subsequently in Koltay's Sacra Corona (Holy Crown) in 2001.


2009 67 Years Old In 2009 he played an eccentric author called "Mario Puzzo" in Mord ist mein Geschäft, Liebling ("Murder is my trade, darling", Italian title "Tesoro, sono un killer"). … Read More
2011 69 Years Old In 2011 he appeared as a guest star on the season 13 premiere episode of Law and Order SVU. … Read More
2012 70 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2012, Nero made a cameo appearance in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained. He is also known for his ties to the Redgrave family, and has had a long-standing relationship with Vanessa, which began during the filming of Camelot. They were married in 2006. … Read More
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