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Maurizio Merli (I) (1940–1989)

Though it can be said that he only gained fame as an actor because he bore such a heavy resemblance to Italian actor Franco Nero, Maurizio Merli was a very versatile and charismatic leading man in Italian cinema throughout the 1970's. His first appearance was in the Luchino Visconti film The Leopard (1963) as an uncredited extra. Throughout the 60... See full bio »


(age 49) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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A Man Called Blade
Zanna Bianca alla riscossa
Roma a mano armata
Violent Naples
Violent Naples Commissario Betti


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 1989 Casa Caruzzelli (TV Series)
 1987 Blue Tango
Walter Mantegazza
 1987 La famiglia Brandacci (TV Movie)
Guido Bernasconi (uncredited)
 1986 Atelier (TV Mini-Series)
Gianni Valle
- Vanità (1986) ... Gianni Valle
 1986 Crazy Boat (TV Series)
 1983 Spy Connection
Peter Wayne
 1981 Buitres sobre la ciudad
Mark Spencieri
 1980 The Rebel
Nick Rossi
 1979 Sbirro, la tua legge è lenta... la mia... no!
Commissario Paolo Ferro
 1979 Da Corleone a Brooklyn
 1978 Il commissario di ferro
Commissario Mauro Mariani
 1978 Un poliziotto scomodo
 1978 Covert Action
John Florio
 1978 Magnum Cop
Walter 'Wally' Spada
 1978 Seagulls Fly Low
Albert Morgan
 1977 Poliziotto sprint
Marco Palma
 1977 A Man Called Blade
 1976 Hot Stuff
 1974 Zanna Bianca alla riscossa
Burt Halloway
 1974 Philadelphia Story (TV Movie)
 1974 Canossa (TV Mini-Series)
Secondo alto ufficiale
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Secondo alto ufficiale
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Secondo alto ufficiale
 1974 Catene
Alfio Capuano
 1974 Il consigliere imperiale (TV Mini-Series)
Paride Zaiotti
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Paride Zaiotti
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Paride Zaiotti
 1974 Il giovane Garibaldi (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Garibaldi
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Garibaldi
 1972 All'ultimo minuto (TV Series)
- Dramma in alto mare (1972) ... Carlo
 1972 Sexy Sinners
Cecco - friend of Rinaldo
 1969 Eros e Thanatos
Giornalista Barni
 1967 2 RRRingos no Texas
Union Soldier (uncredited)
 1964 I grandi camaleonti (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... Charles
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... Charles
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... Charles
 1963 The Leopard (uncredited)
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5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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