Franco Nero (born Francesco Sparanero, 23 November 1941) is an Italian movie director, movie, television, stage, and voice actor who is known for his roles in Django, Die Hard 2, Letters to Juliet, Camelot, Keoma, The Mercenary, and Cars 2.
Nero was born on 23 November 1941 in San Prospero, Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He studied at Piccolo Teatro di Milano. Nero has been married to Vanessa Redgrave since 2005. Nero has a son, Carlo Gabriel Nero, by Redgrave.