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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Franco Zeffirelli, KBE (Hon),  (born 12 February 1923) is an Italian film director and producer of films and television and opera director and designer. He has also been a politician (The People of Freedom).

He is known for his film version of Romeo and Juliet (1968), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. His television mini-series Jesus of Nazareth (1977) also won acclaim and is still shown on Easter weekend in many countries. Zeffirelli was a member of the Italian Senate from 1994 to 2001, representing the Forza Italia party (which later became The People of Freedom).

 

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Franco Zeffirelli, KBE (Hon),  (born 12 February 1923) is an Italian film director and producer of films and television and opera director and designer. He has also been a politician (The People of Freedom).

He is known for his film version of Romeo and Juliet (1968), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. His television mini-series Jesus of Nazareth (1977) also won acclaim and is still shown on Easter weekend in many countries. Zeffirelli was a member of the Italian Senate from 1994 to 2001, representing the Forza Italia party (which later became The People of Freedom).

 

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1923-02-12

Day of Death 2019-06-15

Place of Birth Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Puccini: La Bohème Director
2014 Carmen Director
2010 Carmen Director
2008 The Met - La Bohème Director
2006 Aida Director
2004 La Boheme Director
2004 Madama Butterfly Director
2003 Bizet: Carmen Director
2002 Callas Forever Director
2002 La Traviata Director
2001 Aida Director
2000 Don Giovanni Director
1999 Tea with Mussolini Director
1997 Carmen Director
1996 Jane Eyre Director
1993 Sparrow Director
1992 Don Carlo Director
1991 The King of Ads Director
1990 Hamlet Director
1989 12 Directors for 12 Cities Director
1988 Young Toscanini Director
1987 Pagliacci Director
1987 Puccini Turandot Director
1986 Otello Director
1982 La traviata Director
1982 Cavalleria rusticana Director
1982 The Boheme Director
1981 Endless Love Director
1979 The Champ Director
1978 Carmen Director
1978 Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Director
1978 Bizet Carmen Kleiber Director
1978 Bizet Carmen Director
1977 Jesus of Nazareth Director (4 episodes)Director
1972 Brother Sun, Sister Moon Director
1968 Romeo and Juliet Director
1967 The Taming of the Shrew Director
1966 Per Firenze Director
1965 La Bohème Director
1957 Camping Director
1954 Senso Assistant Director
1948 La Terra Trema Assistant Director

Writing

2002 Callas Forever Writer
1999 Tea with Mussolini Novel
1996 Jane Eyre Screenplay
1993 Sparrow Screenplay
1990 Hamlet Screenplay
1988 Young Toscanini Original Story
1982 La traviata Adaptation
1977 Jesus of Nazareth (4 episodes)Writer
1972 Brother Sun, Sister Moon Screenplay
1968 Romeo and Juliet Screenplay
1967 The Taming of the Shrew Screenplay

Acting

2014 The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films as Himself
2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films as Himself
2014 Il Mistero di Dante as se stesso
2008 Luchino Visconti: Life as in a Romance as Interviewee
2007 Callas Assoluta as Himself
1980 My Name Is Anna Magnani
1978 Callas: A Documentary
1947 Angelina as Filippo Garrone

Art

2014 Puccini: La Bohème Production Design
2009 Turandot Production Design
1990 Don Giovanni Production Design
1987 Puccini Turandot Production Design
1985 Tosca Set Designer
1965 La Bohème Production Design

Creator

1977 Jesus of Nazareth Creator

Production

1967 The Taming of the Shrew Producer

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