Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli born on 12 February 1923 in Florence. He is a citizen of Italy. Franco Zeffirelli was educated at University of Florence. He died on 15 June 2019 in Rome from a disease at age 96 years, 4 months. He lived at Rome.
He was an Italian director and producer of films and television (1923-2019).
Franco Zeffirelli has worked as a theatre director, film director, screenwriter, politician, film producer, actor, librettist, writer and television producer. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Production Design, Tony Award for Best Scenic Design and Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director. He has has won Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, David di Donatello for Best Director, Nastro d'Argento for Best Director and National Board of Review Award for Best Director.
Franco Zeffirelli has held the position of member of the Italian Senate.
He is also known as Gianfranco Corsi and Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli.
Zeffirelli died at his home in Rome on 15 June 2019, at the age of 96.