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Tony Franciosa

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Julie Darling ... Julie Darling - Digitally Remastered. She's sweet, sixteen and simply loves her... more info $8.95was $9.99 Buy Now

The Drowning... Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa. A sophisticated private eye... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Assault on a... Frank Sinatra minus the Rat Pack in another big heist action-adventure. Assault... more info $18.71was $24.95 Buy Now

Search: The... Hugh O'Brian, Doug McClure and Tony Franciosa rotate leads as elite high tech... more info $45.95was $59.99 Buy Now

This Could Be... Jean Simmons, Paul Douglas and Anthony Franciosa star in producer Joe... more info $12.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Period of... A pretty hospital night nurse (Jane Fonda) says 'I do' to the Korean War vet... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: January 19, 2006
Born: October 25, 1928 Cause of Death: massive stroke
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

City Hall (1996) as Paul Zapatti
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
Double Threat (1992) as Crocker Scott
An aging movie star returns to the silver screen after a hiatus. Her body double has an affair with her handsome co-star and soon someone gets iced.
Backstreet Dreams (1990) as Angelo Carnevale
A young hood tries to go clean for the sake of his autistic son.
Death House (1989) as Vic Moretti
A man is falsly convicted and sent to a prison where the government is secretly using the prisoners as guinea pigs for biolgical warfare experiments.
Sotto gli occhi dell'Assassino (1982) as Peter Neal
Death Wish II (1982) as La Police Commissioner
The architect from New York turns vigilante in Los Angeles after more brutality too close to home.
Aiutami a sognare (1981) as Ray
Firepower (1979) as "Dr Felix"--Carl Stegner
World Is Full Of Married Men, The (1979) as David Cooper
The Drowning Pool (1975) as Detective Broussard
A private eye''s investigation of an anonymous letter leads to murder.
Matt Helm (1975) as Matt Helm
Intrepid secret agent-turned-private eye Matt Helm finds himself involved with an international black market operation in heavy munitions when he tries to protect a beautiful movie star whose life is endangered. The pilot, with Franciosa taking up where Dean Martin left off after four Helm movies, s
This Is the West That Was (1974) as J W Mccanles
A lighthearted look at the saga of Wild Bill Hickok and his relationship with Calamity Jane as he is targeted for revenge by some tough gunfighters.
Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973) as Pierre Rodriguez
A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot.
Earth II (1971) as Frank Karger
The story of day to day operations aboard a space station called Earth II.
A Man Called Gannon (1969) as Gannon
In Enemy Country (1968) as Col. Charles Waslow-Carton
The Sweet Ride (1968) as Collie
Tony Franciosa (Collie) is an aging bachelor who shares a beach house with some younger surfers. Collie is the leader of the group with the cardinal rule being that they share everything including the women they meet. This works well until a mysterious women (Jacquiline Bissit) shows up on the scene and is eventually beaten badly.
Fathom (1967) as Peter Merriweather
In Europe with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her to parachute into a house occupied by some Red Chinese to help get the thing back. Apart from all this there is a predatory continental doctor on his yacht to take account of. Fathom soon realises none of this is as it seems, but can she fathom the truth out?
A Man Could Get Killed (1966) as Steve-Antonio
An American businessman visiting Lisbon gets mistaken for a British secret agent who stole some diamonds. As a result, he has everybody in Lisbon after him.
Assault on a Queen (1966) as Vic Rossiter
Mercenaries salvage a sunken submarine to rob the Queen Mary at sea.
The Swinger (1966) as Ric Colby
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
The Pleasure Seekers (1964) as Emilio Lacaye
Three young women share a room in Madrid between romantic escapades.
Rio Conchos (1964) as Rodriguez
Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.
Period of Adjustment (1962) as Ralph Baitz
A newlywed couple''s honeymoon is disrupted by their friends'' marital problems.
The Long, Hot Summer (1958) as Jody Varner
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.
The Big Show (1957) as

Cast (special)

Anthony Quinn (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Anthony Quinn.
Anthony Quinn (1990)
A documentary on the life and career of film actor Anthony Quinn.
Miss Hollywood Talent Search (1989)
A live beauty pageant in which 25 contestants compete for for cash and prizes. Entrants are judged in a swimsuit and talent competition as well as interviews. Finalists perform screen tests opposite celebrity guests.
Night of 100 Stars II, The (1985)
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
Cradle Song, The (1956) as Antonio
The story relates the comical and touching reactions of several nuns to the prospect of what to do with a baby left at their convent gate, accompanied by a note asking them to care for it.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Ghost Writer (1990) as Vincent Carbone

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Blood Vows:Story Of A Mafia Wife (1987) as Lou Diluca
A young woman marries a charming lawyer only to find out that he and his family are high-ranking members of the underworld.
Love Boat: The Christmas Cruise, The (1986) as David Morgan
A TV movie continuing the adventures of the Love Boat gang.<P>Annette Duvall and her daughter, Heather, are an accomplished bunko team. Heather plans to lure a wealthy man into a "stacked" card game with her mother. But complications arise when the intended dupe, young and very rich Wellington Davis
Stagecoach (1986) as Gatewood
A loose remake of John Ford's classic film, this television movie is set in the 1880s in the Arizona Territory, and is the story of a disparate collection of people who board a stagecoach at Tonto, each of them bound for Lordsburg for personal reasons ranging from physical and psychological escape t
Side Show (1981) as Zaranov
A teenage boy who runs off to join the circus as a side show puppeteer stumbles onto the dark secrets of the fellow performers. Red Buttons plays a side show barker, Connie Stevens a Hungarian aerialist, and Anthony Franciosa the lion tamer, one of her former lovers. Director William Conrad, who fil
Arthur Hailey's "Wheels" (1978) as Smokey Stevenson
The slick Hailey novel about passion and intrigue at the corporate level of the automotive industry emerged an elegantly produced soap opera in this project, the biggest ever handled by a single director and highlighted by the Emmy-nominated performance of Lee Remick as the bored wife who finds that
Aspen (1977) as Alex Budde
A chic Colorado ski resort in the '60s is the setting for illicit love, corruption and a sensational murder trial in this melodrama woven together from two novels (actually the title of one, the plot of the other) and subsequently spiced up with a new, more intriguing title the second time around. I
Curse of the Black Widow (1977) as Mark Higbie
A chiller about the search for an elusive killer whose victims are found wrapped in a strange, spider-like web.
Deadly Hunt, The (1971) as Ryab
A young businessman and his wife on a hunting trip find themselves the quarry of two paid assassins, caught in a forest fire.

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