Fulvia Franco (21 May 1931 - 15 May 1988) was an Italian
actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder.
Born in Trieste, the daughter of a businessman, Franco won
the third edition of the Miss Italia beauty contest held in 1948 in Stresa. As
a part of the contest that provided for the winner a role in a movie soon to be
realized with Totò, a member of the jury, Franco appeared in a bib part in Totò
al giro d'Italia. Thanks to the success of the film, Franco continued her film
career, even appearing in leading roles; her most significant and critically
apprecciated role was the sensual widow in L’avventura di un soldato, the
directorial debut of Nino Manfredi which was part of the anthology film L'amore
Franco was married to the actor and boxer Tiberio Mitri for
about twenty years, and she starred with him on several fotoromanzi.