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Franco Diogene (1947–2005)

Franco Diogene was born on October 20, 1947 in Catania, Sicily, Italy as Concetto Francesco Diogene. He was an actor, known for Midnight Express (1978), The Big Blue (1988) and The Name of the Rose (1986). He was married to Mariella Denari. He died on May 28, 2005 in Genova, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 57) in Genova, Italy

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Known For

Midnight Express
(1978)
The Big Blue
The Big Blue Receptionist
(1988)
The Name of the Rose
The Name of the Rose Papal Envoy
(1986)
La sindrome di Stendhal
La sindrome di Stendhal Victim's husband
(1996)

Filmography

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 2005 Addolorata (Short)
Addolorata
 2005 Il bell'Antonio (TV Movie)
Professore Ardizzone
 2004 Don Matteo (TV Series)
Testimone
- L'amore rubato (2004) ... Testimone
 2003 Il compagno americano
Carboni
 2003 Maria Goretti (TV Movie)
 2002 I banchieri di Dio
Luigi Mennini (as Francesco Diogene)
 2001 Piccolo mondo antico (TV Movie)
 1999 Anni '60 (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1999)
 1999 Boom
Coluso (Segment: Il figlio di Claudio Villa)
 1998 Indiscretion of an American Wife (TV Movie)
Giuseppe
 1997 Il tocco - La sfida
Omaccio
 1997 Figurine
Mister Atlas
 1996 La sindrome di Stendhal
Victim's husband
 1995 Poliziotti
Bunny
 1993 18000 giorni fa
Dottor Bianchi
 1993 Caino e Caino
Direttore della Casa di Riposo
 1993 Ci hai rotto papà
Colonnello Nardini
 1993 Un commissario a Roma (TV Series)
Avv. Ernesto Pecoraro
- Una trama di polvere (1993) ... Avv. Ernesto Pecoraro
 1993 Inside the Vatican (TV Mini-Series)
Cardinal Gaspari
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Cardinal Gaspari
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Cardinal Gaspari
 1991 Fuga da Kayenta
Sheriff Baker (as Frank Diogene)
 1990 Occhio alla perestrojka
Racist Receptionist
 1990 The Bachelor
 1990 C'era un castello con 40 cani
Padre di Violetta (as Francesco Diogene)
 1989 Valentina (TV Series)
Camille
- Addio Valentina (1989) ... Camille
- Ciao Valentina (1989) ... Camille
 1989 The Sweet House of Horrors (TV Movie)
Mr. Coby
 1988 The Big Blue
Receptionist
 1987 Interzone
Rat
 1986 Il burbero
Controllore vagoni letto
 1986 7 chili in 7 giorni
Assessore Turri
 1986 The Name of the Rose
Papal Envoy
 1986 Le miniere del Kilimangiaro
Tai-Ling
 1986 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
 1985 Scemo di guerra
Nitti (as Francesco Diogene)
 1985 Killer contro killers
Hagen
 1984 Il ragazzo di campagna
1st Recruitment Manager
 1984 The World of Don Camillo
Binella (as Frank Diogene)
 1982 Heads I Win, Tails You Lose
The soccer team's owner
 1982 Attila flagello di Dio
Mercante genovese
 1982 Grand Hotel Excelsior
Ing. Binotti
 1982 Attenti a quei P2
Emiro Kashieri
 1982 Il paramedico
'Palletta'-The Car Wrecker
 1981 La nouvelle malle des Indes (TV Mini-Series)
L'aubergiste de Longeray
 1981 La Medea di Porta Medina (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 Trhauma
Bitto
 1980 Delitto a Porta Romana
Busoni - the usurer
 1980 Un uomo da ridere (TV Mini-Series)
Bandito a cavallo
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Bandito a cavallo
 1980 City of Women
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1980 Il viziaccio
 1979 Sabato, domenica e venerdì
The lawyer (segment "Venerdì") (as Francesco Diogene)
 1979 Gardenia, il giustiziere della mala
Friend of Gardenia
 1978 Milano... difendersi o morire
Brothel Customer (uncredited)
 1977 Tentacles
Chuck
 1976 Signore e signori, buonanotte
Grocer (uncredited)
 1976 As of Tomorrow
Garage Owner (uncredited)
 1976 La madama
Fruttivendolo
 1976 Sex with a Smile
Ignazio, her husband (segment "I soldi in banca")
 1976 Cuginetta, amore mio!
Sciaccaluga
 1975 Il giustiziere di mezzogiorno
Vigile Corrotto
 1975 La collegiale
Carlo De Marchi
 1975 The Teasers
Monica's Lover
 1975 Strip Nude for Your Killer
Maurizio
 1975 The Suspicious Death of a Minor
Pesce's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1974 Il piatto piange
Peppino il Barbiere
 1966 2 mafiosi contro Al Capone
Night club Announcer

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