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Franco Nero in 21 Hours At Munich

Franco Nero (1941 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • The Bible: In the Beginning (1966) [Abel]: Killed by his brother Richard Harris
  • Man, Pride and Vengeance (L'oumo, Iorgoglio, la vendetta) (1967) [Sergeant Jose]: Shot repeatedly in the back by Spanish soldiers while trying to escape.
  • The Battle on the River Neretva (The Battle of Neretva; Bitka na Neretvi) (1969) [Capt. Michele Riva]: Shot in the chest as he tries to fight off a German tank with his armory gun. He later dies in the arms of his Commanding officer (Sergey Bondarchuk)
  • The Fifth Day of Peace (Dio e con noi) (1970) [Bruno Grauber]: Executed by a firing squad. 
  • Redneck (Senza ragione) (1973) [Mosquito]: Shot numerous times by police snipers. 
  • Blood Brothers (I guappi) (1974) [Nicola Bellizzi]: Stabbed by a prisoner during a trial.
  • Force 10 from Navarone(1978) [Captain Lescovar / Colonel von Ingorslebon]: Shot to death by Harrison Ford for being a traitor, when Robert Shaw finds out that Franco blew his unit's cover at Navarone.
  • Die Hard 2 (Die Hard 2: Die Harder) (1990) [General Ramon Esperanza]: Killed in an explosion, along with William Sadler, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and everyone else on board, when Bruce Willis ignites the fuel trail leaking from the plane they were all aboard on, blowing it up.
  • The Time of Their Lives (2017) [Alberto]: Dies off-screen of a heart attack; his body is seen when Pauline Collins wakes up to discover his bed empty and Franco on the floor, and again when Pauline brings in Joan Collins. (Played for comic effect.) (Nudity alert: Rear)

TV Deaths[]

  • 21 Hours at Munich (1976 TV) [Issa]: Machine gunned by military forces at the airport as the film ends.
  • The Last Days of Pompeii (1984 miniseries) [Arbaces]: Stabbed by Lesley-Anne Down as revenge for his crimes.
  • The Hitchhiker: Murderous Feelings (1985) [Dr. Peter Milne]: Stabbed to death by Renée Soutendijk (his body falling off the train), while Renée is thinking he's trying to kill her.

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