Anthony Franciosa

1928 - 2006

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Anthony Franciosa (born Anthony George Papaleo, October 25, 1928 – January 19, 2006) was an American film, TV and stage actor usually billed at the height of his career as Tony Franciosa. He began as a successful stage actor, gaining a Tony Award nomination for the drug-addiction play A Hatful of Rain. After relocating to Hollywood he made numerous feature films, including A Face in the Crowd (1957), The Long, Hot Summer (1958), and Career (1959), for which he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Franciosa has received more than 860,866 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Anthony Franciosa is the 2,092nd most popular actor (up from 2,281st in 2019), the 3,541st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,838th in 2019) and the 1,017th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Anthony Franciosa ranks 2,092 out of 10,030Before him are Marlon Wayans, Richard Bohringer, Paul Guilfoyle, Gina Gershon, Margaret Sullavan, and Robert David Hall. After him are Christopher Atkins, Alexandra Daddario, Joan Hickson, Holly Marie Combs, Sofia Helin, and Tyga.

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Among people born in 1928, Anthony Franciosa ranks 231Before him are Joss Ackland, Robert M. Pirsig, Paul Arizin, Pete Rademacher, Sohrab Sepehri, and Ara Güler. After him are Kåre Willoch, Carl Dahlhaus, Howard S. Becker, Pilar Lorengar, Maynard Ferguson, and Shulamit Aloni. Among people deceased in 2006, Anthony Franciosa ranks 140Before him are Igor Sergeyev, Tadao Onishi, Jurij Brězan, Shoshana Damari, Yitzhak Kaduri, and Paul Arizin. After him are Mickey Spillane, Gerard Reve, George Koval, Rudi Carrell, W. Montgomery Watt, and Galina Ustvolskaya.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anthony Franciosa ranks 3,541 out of 15,968Before him are Gina Gershon (1962), John Petrucci (1967), Melissa Etheridge (1961), Margaret Sullavan (1909), Clarence Clemons (1942), and Robert David Hall (1947). After him are Annie Sprinkle (1954), Jim Abrahams (1944), Freddie Hubbard (1938), Mickey Spillane (1918), Pete Maravich (1947), and Nancy Spungen (1958).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Anthony Franciosa ranks 1,017Before him are Robert Wisdom (1953), Marlon Wayans (1972), Paul Guilfoyle (1949), Gina Gershon (1962), Margaret Sullavan (1909), and Robert David Hall (1947). After him are Christopher Atkins (1961), Alexandra Daddario (1986), Holly Marie Combs (1973), Tyga (1989), Carla Gugino (1971), and Chris Tucker (1971).

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