Anthony Franciosa

Period of Adjustment
1928 - 2006

Anthony Franciosa  American Actor


Anthony Franciosa (October 25, 1928 – January 19, 2006), usually billed as Tony Franciosa during the height of his career, was an American film, TV and stage actor. He made several feature films, including Career (1959) for which he won the Golden Gl...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship36 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 11 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Anthony
Last Name Franciosa
Full Name at Birth Anthony George Papaleo
Alternative Name Anthony Franciosa, Tony, Tony Franciosa
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th October, 1928
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 19th January, 2006
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death (stroke)
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame A Face in the Crowd
Year(s) Active 1955 – 2006, 1955–2006
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Dellaventura1997 Sergio Alfano TV Show
City Hall1996 Paul Zapatti Movie
El caçador furtiu1995 Walter Movie
Double Threat1993 Crocker Scott Movie
Backstreet Dreams1990 Angelo Movie
Ghost Writer1989 Vincent Carbone Movie
Fashion Crimes1989 Commissioner Rizzo Movie
Death House1987 Vic Moretti Movie
Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife1987 Lou Di Luca (as Tony Franciosa) TV Movie
Jake and the Fatman1987 Dennis Julian TV Show
Stagecoach1986 Henry Gatewood (Tonto Banker) TV Movie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1985 Morris Conrad TV Show
The Twilight Zone1985 Nino Lancaster TV Show
Finder of Lost Loves1984 Cary Maxwell TV Show
Julie Darling1983 Harold Wilding Movie
Hotel1983 Drew Fletcher TV Show
Masquerade1983 TV Show
Death Wish II1982 Herman Baldwin Movie
Kiss My Grits1982 Charlie Karkas Movie
Tenebre1982 Peter Neal Movie
Side Show1981 Zaranov TV Movie
Aiutami a sognare1981 Ray Movie
La cicala1980 Annibale Meneghetti, detto Ulisse Movie
Firepower1979 Dr. Charles Félix Movie
The World Is Full of Married Men1979 David Cooper Movie
Tales of the Unexpected1979 Arnold Bourdon TV Show
Wheels1978 Smokey Stevenson TV Show
Aspen1977 Alex Budde TV Show
Curse of the Black Widow1977 Mark Higbie (as Tony Franciosa) TV Movie
The Love Boat1977 David Morgan TV Show
The Drowning Pool1975 Broussard (as Tony Franciosa) Movie
Matt Helm1975 Matt Helm TV Show
This Is the West That Was1974 J.W. McCanles TV Movie
Ghost in the Noonday Sun1973 Pierre Rodriguez Movie
Across 110th Street1972 Nick D'Salvio Movie
The Catcher1972 Joe Cade TV Movie
Search1972 Nick Bianco TV Show
Web of the Spider1971 Alan Foster Movie
Earth II1971 Frank Karger (as Tony Franciosa) TV Movie
The Deadly Hunt1971 Ryab TV Movie
A Man Called Gannon1968 Gannon (as Tony Franciosa) Movie
In Enemy Country1968 Charles (as Tony Franciosa) Movie
The Sweet Ride1968 Collie Ransom Movie
The Name of the Game1968 Jeff Dillon TV Show
Fathom1967 Peter Merriwether (as Tony Franciosa) Movie
A Man Could Get Killed1966 Steve, Antonio Movie
Assault on a Queen1966 Vic Rossiter Movie
The Swinger1966 Ric Colby Movie
Fame Is the Name of the Game1966 Jeff Dillon TV Movie
Rio Conchos1964 Rodriguez (as Tony Franciosa) Movie
The Pleasure Seekers1964 Emilio Lacayo Movie
Valentine's Day1964 Valentine Farrow TV Show
Arrest and Trial1963 Steve Jared TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Jack Montrose TV Show
Breaking Point1963 TV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963 Warren Duval TV Show
Careless1962 Emilio Brentani Movie
Period of Adjustment1962 Ralph Bates (as Tony Franciosa) Movie
The Virginian1962 Ritter Miley, Kordick TV Show
Go Naked in the World1961 Nick Stratton Movie
The Dick Powell Theatre1961 Charlie Harris TV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961 Fred Russo TV Show
Career1959 Sam Lawson Movie
The Story on Page One1959 Victor Santini Movie
The Long, Hot Summer1958 Jody Varner Movie
The Naked Maja1958 Francisco Jose de Goya Movie
Naked City1958 Gorilla TV Show
A Face in the Crowd1957 Joey DePalma Movie
A Hatful of Rain1957 Polo Pope Movie
This Could Be the Night1957 Tony Armotti Movie
Wild Is the Wind1957 Bene Movie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957 TV Show
Ford Star Jubilee1955 TV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951 TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Charles Egan TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947 TV Show
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shelleyJun 17, 2008

wasn`t tony in a film with raquel welch? was it called, Fathom, where they were spys or something, looking for a golden serpent?

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