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Mario Lanfranchi Net Worth

Mario Lanfranchi Net Worth is
$800,000

Mario Lanfranchi Biography

Mario Lanfranchi (born Parma, Italy, June 30, 1927) is an Italian film, theatre and television director, screenwriter, producer, collector and actor.After receiving a degree at the Drama Academy (Accademia dei Filodrammatici) of Milan in the early 1950s, he was hired by Sergio Pugliese at RAI, at the onset of Italian television. He was the first to bring opera to the small screen, in 1956, with Madama Butterfly, by Giacomo Puccini, which introduced to a wide public Anna Moffo, at that time an unknown American soprano, who became his wife (1957–1974 div.).In 1967 he began his career as a film director with the western movie Sentenza di morte (Sentence of Death).He lives in a 16th Century villa in Santa Maria del Piano outside Parma.

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Quick Facts

Date Of BirthJune 30, 1927
Place Of BirthParma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Actor
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=17150118
Star SignCancer


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Santa Maria del Piano, Parma, Italy: Living in a 16th Century villa. [October 2013]
2During his stay in London, he developed a passion for greyhound racing, soon becoming the most prominent owner in the U.K. The media used to call him "the sheykh Mohamed of the dogs" (Sheykh Mohamed is considered the biggest racehorse owner in the world). His famous greyhound El Tenor, the most prolific winner of all time, made the front page of English newspapers and the Corriere della Sera in Italy. Italian publisher Franco Maria Ricci introduced Lanfranchi for a lecture as "the only case known of a man supported by a dog".
3He is a very good billiards player and precision shooter (shooting sport and clay pigeon shooting).
4He is a well-known collector, in the past has owned some legendary collections of old paintings and sculptures, illustrated rare books, antique fountain pens, all from him lovingly assembled piece by piece, now of period iron work and locks, gold and silver rattles, antique copper kitchen utensils, hand-crafted artisan furniture pieces, collections that pay respect to his new belief in artisan craftsmanship.
5He is also a theatre and television director, producer, collector and actor.
6First husband of Anna Moffo.


Filmography

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lucia di Lammermoor1971
La traviata1968
Sentenza di morte1968
Ritorno dall'abisso1963TV Movie
La serva padrona1962
Turandot1958TV Movie
La sonnambula1956TV Movie
Madama Butterfly1956TV Movie
Venezia, carnevale - Un amore1982
Genova a mano armata1976
The Mistress Is Served1976
The Kiss of Death1974

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Venezia, carnevale - Un amore1982
Genova a mano armata1976
The Mistress Is Served1976idea / screenplay
The Kiss of Death1974
Sentenza di morte1968writer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Genova a mano armata1976Dottore (uncredited)

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Poltrone Rosse - Parma e il Cinema2014Documentary
Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Sentenza di morte'2005Documentary shortHimself

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