Franco Silva

Franco Silva (18 February 1920 – 10 November 1995) was an Italian actor.

Franco Silva
Dawn Addams and Franco Silva
in the film Mizar (1954)
Francesco Vistarini

(1920-02-18)18 February 1920
Died10 November 1995(1995-11-10) (aged 75)

Born in Genoa as Francesco Vistarini, Silva moved in Rome to attend the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, from which he graduated in 1938;[1] the following year he made his film debut in Ho visto brillare le stelle. Silva was mainly active between the 1950s and the mid-1960s; he was also active on stage and on television.[1] Silva was the father of actress Mita Medici.[1][2] and scriptwriter and novelist Carla Vistarini.

Selected filmography


  1. Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi; Fabio Melelli; Mario Pecorari. Gli Attori - Vol.3. Gremese Editore.
  2. "Morto l'attore Franco Silva". La Stampa. 12 November 1995.

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