Obituary of Anthony Franciosa

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Anthony Franciosa

Anthony George Franciosa (born October 25, 1928 in New York City, New York) was a film actor who was best known for his role as Jody Varner in the 1960 drama film, “The Long Hot Summer” and as Jeff Dillon in the 1968-1971 television series, “The Name of the Game.” Anthony died on January 19, 2006 and his death was documented as being because of a stroke. He died at age 77.

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Anthony Franciosa Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Franciosa, Anthony
    • Common Name: Anthony Franciosa
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: October 25, 1928
    • Age: 77 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Tony Franciosa
    • Occupations:

    • Net Worth: $1 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Pringles chips
    • Favorite Color: Lilac (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Anthony's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Anthony George Franciosa
    • Father: Anthony Papaleo Sr.
    • Mother: Jean Papaleo
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Beatrice Bakalyar (married 1952-divorced 1957)
      • Shelley Winters (married 1957-divorced 1960)
      • Judy Balaban (married 1961-divorced 1967)
      • Rita Thiel (married 1970-2006, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Christopher Franciosa
      • Marco Franciosa
    • Daughter(s):
      • Nina Franciosa
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Death Notice:

  • Date: January 19, 2006
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Stroke

Category Tags:

Film ActorStage Actor TV Actor American Born on October 25th Born in 1928 Born in New YorkDied in 2006Died from Stroke

Anthony's Notable Roles:

  • The Long Hot Summer
  • The Name of the Game

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Is Mr. Anthony Franciosa still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2022-09-05 11:44:08
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