Franco Fabrizi

Franco Fabrizi (Cortemaggiore, 15 February 1926 – Cortemaggiore, 18 October 1995) was an Italian actor. Son of a barber and a cinema cashier, he was a soap opera photo actor, for example, the fotoromanzo Arizona Kid, in the newspaper Avventuroso Film. When he was 24 years old, with a few experiences in cinema, has got a small important role in Chronicle of a Love (Cronaca di un amore) (1950), Michelangelo Antonioni's long film debut. Federico Fellini offered him the starring role in I vitelloni. In Italy, he was considered the Cary Grant all'italiana. Fabrizi died of a tumor in 1995.


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