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Franco Merli


Franco Merli was born on October 31, 1956 in Rome, Italy. In 1973, famous Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini discovered the youngster. The 16-year-old was working as a gas station attendant at that time (as Ninetto Davoli, a friend of Pasolini and actor in most of his films, recounts). Pasolini was searching for a young man to play the... See full bio »

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Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights Nur Ed Din
(1974)
La collegiale
La collegiale Stefano
(1975)

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Franchino Merli
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Franchino

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Scorpio

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