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Sergio Franchi (1926–1990)

Born in Italy, Franchi made his singing debut at age 10 as a hunchback in a school play. He sang with jazz groups in Italy, but immigrated to South Africa in 1947, after he completed his compulsory military service. He worked as a draftsman and designed commercial interiors working for his father's furniture business. Within a few years, his ... See full bio »

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 1969 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
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- Kingdom of Iodine (1969) ... the Black Knight
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Stage: Appeared (as "Sandor") in "The Gypsy Baron" by Johann Strauss. Operetta. Johannesburg Operatic & Dramatic Society, Johannesburg, South Africa See more »

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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 70 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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On the fear of dying: I died once in a night club. It was my first night club date. I'm 39, quite successful, make quite a lot of money, happy. When Will I be in a better shape to face it? See more »


Sergio Franchi's 1965 album, "Sergio Franchi Live! at The Coconut Grove" peaked at #114 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. See more »

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