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Famous People Named Franco

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Franco there are? This list of celebrities named Franco includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Francos on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Franco, actors named Franco, and even athletes named Franco. Well-known Francos like Franco Harris, Franco Baresi, and Franco Nero are just the start of this list.
  • Franco Harris

    Franco Harris

    American football player


    BirthplaceFort Dix, New Hanover Township, New Jersey, United States of America

    Franco Harris (born March 7, 1950) is an American former football running back who played...  more

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    #53 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#20 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

  • Franco Baresi

    Franco Baresi



    BirthplaceTravagliato, Italy

    Franco Baresi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfraŋko baˈreːzi; -eːsi]; born 8 May 1960) is an...  more

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    #815 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#580 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Franco Nero

    Franco Nero

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceParma, Italy

    Francesco Clemente Giuseppe Sparanero (born 23 November 1941), better known by his stage name...  more
  • Franco Zeffirelli

    Franco Zeffirelli

    Scenic Designer, Production Designer


    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Italy, Florence, Southern Europe

    Gian Franco Corsi "Franco" Zeffirelli (Italian: [fraŋko ddzeffiˈrɛlli]; 12 February 1923 – 15...  more
  • Franco Franchi

    Comedian, Actor

    AgeDec. at 64 (1928-1992)

    BirthplacePalermo, Italy

    Franco Franchi (born Francesco Benenato, 18 September 1928 – 9 December 1992) was an Italian...  more
  • Franco Modigliani

    Franco Modigliani

    Scientist, Economist

    AgeDec. at 85 (1918-2003)

    BirthplaceLazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome

    Franco Modigliani (1918 - 2003) was an Italian-American economist and the recipient of the...  more
  • Franco Columbu

    Franco Columbu

    Bodybuilder, Chiropractor


    BirthplaceOllolai, Italy

    Francesco Columbu (born August 7, 1941) is an Italian actor, author, former champion...  more
  • Franco Malerba


    BirthplaceGenoa, Italy

    Franco Egidio Malerba (born 10 October 1946 in Busalla, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy) is...  more
  • Franco Moschino

    Franco Moschino

    Fashion designer

    AgeDec. at 44 (1950-1994)

    BirthplaceAbbiategrasso, Italy

    Franco Moschino (27 February 1950 – 18 September 1994) was an Italian fashion designer best...  more
  • Franco Lucentini

    Editor, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 82 (1920-2002)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Franco Lucentini (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfraŋko lutʃenˈtiːni]; 24 December 1920 – 5 August...  more
  • Francesco Tramezzino (or Franco Tramazzino) was an Italian engraver of the Renaissance, known...  more
  • Franco Salvetti

    Franco Salvetti

    Researcher, Computer scientist

    BirthplaceRovereto, Italy

    Dr. Franco Salvetti is the Principal Software Engineer managing the Reference Answer team at...  more
  • Franco Mannino

    Film Score Composer, Pianist

    AgeDec. at 81 (1924-2005)

    BirthplacePalermo, Italy

    Franco Mannino (25 April 1924 – 1 February 2005) was an Italian film composer, pianist, opera...  more
  • Franco Di Santo

    Franco Di Santo

    Soccer Player


    BirthplaceMendoza, Argentina

    Franco Matías Di Santo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾaŋko ði ˈsanto]; born 7 April 1989) is an...  more
  • Franco Citti

    Franco Citti

    Actor, Film Director


    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Franco Citti (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfraŋko ˈtʃitti]; 23 April 1935 – 14 January 2016) was...  more
  • Franco Battiato

    Franco Battiato

    Musician, Singer


    BirthplaceRiposto, Italy

    Francesco "Franco" Battiato (Italian: [ˈfraŋko batˈtjaːto]; born 23 March 1945, Ionia, Sicily)...  more
  • Franco Interlenghi


    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Franco Interlenghi (29 October 1931 – 10 September 2015) was an Italian actor. He made his...  more
  • Franco Grillini

    Franco Grillini



    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, Province of Bologna

    Franco Grillini (born 14 March 1955) is an Italian politician and Italy's most prominent gay...  more
  • Franco Andreoli

    Franco Andreoli was a Swiss football forward who managed Switzerland in the 1950 FIFA World...  more
  • Franco De Vita

    Franco De Vita

    Film Score Composer, Musician


    BirthplaceCaracas, Venezuela

    Franco De Vita (born January 23, 1954 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan Latin Grammy...  more
  • Franco Restivo

    Franco Restivo


    AgeDec. at 65 (1911-1976)

    BirthplacePalermo, Italy

    Franco Restivo (25 May 1911 – 17 April 1976) was an Italian politician....  more
  • Franco Micalizzi

    Conductor, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Frances Taylor was a film score composer....  more
  • Franco Corelli

    AgeDec. at 82 (1921-2003)

    BirthplaceAncona, Italy

    Franco Corelli (8 April 1921 – 29 October 2003) was an Italian tenor who had a major...  more

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    #86 of 153 The Greatest Opera Singers of All Time#2 of 71 The Greatest Tenors of All Time

  • Franco Rossi

    Television director, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1919-2000)

    BirthplaceFlorence, Italy

    Franco Rossi may refer to: Franco Rossi (director), Italian director Franco Rossi (athlete),...  more