Anthony Franciosa

Anthony Franciosa bio

Birth Name: Anthony George Papaleo

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: October 25, 1928

Date Of Death: January 19, 2006

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Anthony Franciosa was born on the 25th of October, 1928. He was known for being a TV Actor. A Hatful of Rain actor who also starred in several TV series.

Anthony Franciosa was born in New York City. He attended the YMCA where he took a free dance lesson and was informed of an upcoming audition which would jump start his acting career. He was a 70s TV star, most notably on the show, Name of the Game as Dillon and on Search as Bianco.

Anthony Franciosa was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Anthony Franciosa was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Anthony George Papaleo is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Anthony Franciosa’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Anthony Franciosa’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Anthony Franciosa kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Anthony Franciosa was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Anthony George Papaleo
NICKNAME: Anthony Franciosa, Tony, Tony Franciosa
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Anthony Franciosa was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Anthony Franciosa was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Anthony Franciosa had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Anthony Franciosa’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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