Date of Birth:
31 October 1956
Franco Merli played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Drama, Fantasy genres.
Franco Merli got succeed with average imdb rating 6.9.
Franco Merli was born on October 31, 1956 in Rome, Italy. In 1973, famous Italian poet and filmmaker 'Pier Paolo Pasolini' (qv) discovered the youngster. The 16-year-old was working as a gas station attendant at that time (as Ninetto Davoli, a friend of Pasolini and actor in most of his films, recounts). Pasolini was searching for a young man to play the lead in his upcoming feature Arabian Nights (_Il fiore delle mille e una notte (1974)_ (qv)). The director immediately knew that Franco Merli, ... Read more