Franz Sala

Franz Sala (1886–1952) was an Italian film actor who appeared in over seventy films, mostly during the silent era. As his acting career wound down, he began to work as a makeup artist often credited as Francesco Sala. In some of his earliest films he played leading roles, but later often played supporting parts such as in Emperor Maciste (1924).[1]

Franz Sala
Franz Sala ca. 1920
Born17 December 1886
DiedNovember 1952
Rome, Lazio
Makeup artist
Years active1912 - 1952 (film)

Selected filmography


Makeup artist


  1. Waldman p.153


  • Waldman, Harry. Missing Reels: Lost Films of American and European Cinema. McFarland, 2000.

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