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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 50

Birthday 1923-02-12

Place of Birth Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Puccini: La BohèmeDirector
2014 CarmenDirector
2010 CarmenDirector
2008 The Met - La BohèmeDirector
2006 AidaDirector
2004 La BohemeDirector
2004 Madama ButterflyDirector
2003 Bizet: CarmenDirector
2002 Callas ForeverDirector
2002 La TraviataDirector
2001 AidaDirector
2000 Don GiovanniDirector
1999 Tea with MussoliniDirector
1997 CarmenDirector
1996 Jane EyreDirector
1993 SparrowDirector
1992 Don CarloDirector
1991 The King of AdsDirector
1990 HamletDirector
1989 12 Directors for 12 CitiesDirector
1988 Young ToscaniniDirector
1987 PagliacciDirector
1987 TurandotDirector
1986 OtelloDirector
1982 La traviataDirector
1982 Cavalleria rusticanaDirector
1981 Endless LoveDirector
1979 The ChampDirector
1978 CarmenDirector
1977 Jesus of Nazareth(4 episodes)Director
1972 Brother Sun, Sister MoonDirector
1968 Romeo and JulietDirector
1967 The Taming of the ShrewDirector
1966 Per FirenzeDirector
1965 La BohèmeDirector
1957 CampingDirector
1954 SensoAssistant Director
1948 La Terra TremaAssistant Director

Writing

2002 Callas ForeverWriter
1999 Tea with MussoliniNovel
1996 Jane EyreScreenplay
1993 SparrowScreenplay
1990 HamletScreenplay
1988 Young ToscaniniOriginal Story
1982 La traviataAdaptation
1977 Jesus of Nazareth(4 episodes)Writer
1972 Brother Sun, Sister MoonScreenplay
1968 Romeo and JulietScreenplay
1967 The Taming of the ShrewScreenplay

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 BohèmeProduction Design
2009 TurandotProduction Design
1990 Don GiovanniProduction Design
1987 TurandotProduction Design
1985 ToscaSet Designer
1965 La BohèmeProduction Design

Production

1967 The Taming of the ShrewProducer

Creator

1977 Jesus of NazarethCreator

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