Franco Citti

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Franco Citti
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Franco Citti in The Decameron (1971)
Born (1935-04-23) April 23, 1935 (age 80)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actor

Franco Citti (born 23 April 1935 in Rome) is an Italian actor. He came to fame at the age of 26, playing the title role in Pier Paolo Pasolini's film Accattone. In 1967 he appeared in the title role in Pasolini's version of Oedipus Rex.

He is perhaps best known to non-Italian audiences as Calò in The Godfather I and III and uttering the line 'In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns'.


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