Francesca Fanti was born, is Actress, Miscellaneous Crew. Francesca Fanti was born in Italy and she has appeared in numerous American theater, TV show and film performances. Her most recent role is that of Franca Versace, the mother of designer Gianni Versace in the second season of the TV show American Crime Story, premiering in January 2018. Fanti's other notable US roles include a starring role in Bryan Singer's critically acclaimed digital web series H+ (2012-2013) and in Nine (2009) opposite Daniel Day Lewis. Fanti's theater work includes a bold one-woman comedy show "Orgasmo Adulto Escapes From the Zoo," for which she won the ADA Artistic Director Achievement Award for Best Actress in a Comedy (Los Angeles) and The Bay Area Critics Award for Best Solo Performance (San Francisco). The show was based on writings by Dario Fo (Nobel Prize winner for Literature) and Franca Rame. Other than starring in digital series H+, Fanti's appearances in experimental media also include a leading role performance in Distant Vision (2016), a live cinema production led by Francis Ford Coppola as a month-long experimental project at UCLA. A versatile actor, Fanti has provided voice work for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) and John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) and has appeared in numerous commercials with such celebrities as Herb Ritts, Elizabeth Taylor and Bob Richardson. In Italy, Francesca worked with the unforgettable American character actor Vincent Schiavelli, presenting the show "Cc'era 'Na Vota" in Sicilian dialect (not her own) to audiences in Sicily. She also guest- starred in the popular TV show La Squadra. After seeing Francesca's sterling performance of the drama one-woman show "Love Letter" in Los Angeles, milestone writer Dacia Maraini invited her to perform it during special events and festivals in Italy. Francesca has also brought Maraini's controversial play "Dialogue Between a Prostitute and Her Client" to critically acclaimed performances in Pasadena, California. She is currently working on a film adaptation of this play, as well as developing some TV series.
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