Franco Zeffirelli1923 — 2019 Age: 96 years old
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Franco Zeffirelli, KBE (Hon), (born 12 February 1923) is an Italian film director and producer of films and television and opera director and designer. He has also been a politician (The People of Freedom). He is known for his film version of Romeo and Juliet (1968), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. His television mini-series Jesus of Nazareth (1977) also won acclaim and is still shown on Easter weekend in many countries. Zeffirelli was a member of the Italian Senate from 1994 to 2001, representing the Forza Italia party (which later became The People of Freedom). Description above from the Wikipedia article Franco Zeffirelli, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
February 12, 1923, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
June 15, 2019
1948 La Terra TremaAssistant Director 1954 SensoAssistant Director 1967 The Taming of the ShrewProducer, Director, and Screenplay 1968 Romeo and JulietDirector and Screenplay 1972 Brother Sun, Sister MoonDirector and Screenplay 1979 The ChampDirector 1981 Endless LoveDirector 1986 OtelloDirector, Adaptation, and Production Design 1990 HamletScreenplay and Director 1993 SparrowScreenplay and Director 1996 Jane EyreScreenplay and Director 1999 Tea with MussoliniDirector and Novel 2002 Callas ForeverWriter and Director 2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon FilmsHimself 2020 The Metropolitan Opera: TurandotDirectorLimited to the 15 most popular items