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Birth name Francisco Braña Pérez
Nationality Espagne
Birth 24 february 1934 at Pola de Allande (Espagne)
Death 13 february 2012 (at 77 years) at Madrid (Espagne)

Frank Braña (born Francisco Braña Pérez; 24 February 1934 – 13 February 2012) was a Asturian born Spanish film actor.

Braña was born in Pola de Allande, Asturias, Spain. Also credited as Frank Blank, Francisco Brana, Frank Brana, Frank Branya, Francisco Braña and Paco Braña, his career has been mostly based in Spanish and Italian movies of the spaghetti-western, horror and sword and sandal genres, having worked in more than 200 productions, not always as a supporting actor. He died, aged 77, in Madrid, Spain.

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Filmography of Frank Braña (61 films)

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Merry-Go-Round c. 1950, 2h30
Directed by José Luis Garci
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors María Adánez, Elsa Pataky, Francisco Algora, María Asquerino, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Agustín González
Roles Don Luis
Rating62% 3.1440453.1440453.1440453.1440453.144045
Set in Madrid in the years after the Second World War, the film offers a nostalgic vision of a city managing to sustain entertainment, hope and love in the face of post-war hardship.
Troublemakers, 1h41
Directed by Terence Hill
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Romance, Western
Themes Buddy films
Actors Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Jonathan Tucker, Ruth Buzzi, Frank Braña, Ron Carey
Rating60% 3.0022553.0022553.0022553.0022553.002255
Travis, a gunslinger receives a letter from his mother Maw, asking him to bring his brother Moses and his family to a Christmas reunion and to give them an unknown treasure she claims to have inherited it from his father. Moses is a bounty hunter, who is angry at Maw, for letting his stolen horses loose, forcing Travis to set up a plan. Travis saves an outlaw named Sam Stone from being hanged and teams up with his brother to catch him. When the brothers stay at Moses' family's house, Travis gives them plans to get to Maw's. When they head off the next morning, Moses' family heads on their way to Maw's.
The Rift
The Rift (1990)
, 1h19
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Actors Jack Scalia, R. Lee Ermey, Ray Wise, Ely Pouget, Frank Braña, Edmund Purdom
Roles Muller
Rating47% 2.3526352.3526352.3526352.3526352.352635
An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with an experienced crew is sent to find out what happened to the missing "Siren I".
Slugs (1988)
, 1h29
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films
Actors Manuel de Blas, Patty Shepard, Frank Braña
Roles Frank Phillips
Rating53% 2.655062.655062.655062.655062.65506
A rural town becomes prey to a strain of black slugs spawned from toxic waste dumping. It is up to the local health inspector to stop them. People are dying mysteriously and gruesomely. Only health worker Mike Brady has a possible solution, but his theory of killer slugs is laughed at by the authorities. Only when the body count begins to rise and a slug expert begins snooping around does it begin to appear as though Mike's theory might be right.
Slugs (1988)
, 1h32
Origin Espagne
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Actors Manuel de Blas, Patty Shepard, Frank Braña
Roles Frank Phillips
Rating53% 2.654952.654952.654952.654952.65495
Dans une petite ville des États-Unis apparaissent soudain des limaces géantes et carnivores qui attaquent mortellement les humains. Mike Brady, responsable des services sanitaires de la ville devra lutter contre le scepticisme des autorités locales afin d'éradiquer le fléau.
Siesta (1987)
, 1h37
Directed by Mary Lambert
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Jodie Foster, Grace Jones, Isabella Rossellini, Julian Sands
Roles Park Policeman
Rating54% 2.7497152.7497152.7497152.7497152.749715
Claire, une jeune américaine, se réveille dans un terrible état sur un aéroport. Elle ne se souvient pas très bien de ses faits et gestes des derniers jours. Peu à peu, elle se rend compte qu'elle pourrait être mêlée à une affaire de meurtre.
Black Arrow, 1h33
Directed by John Hough
Origin USA
Genres Adventure
Actors Oliver Reed, Fernando Rey, Donald Pleasence, Benedict Taylor, Georgia Slowe, Stephan Chase
Roles Sykes
Rating63% 3.1967553.1967553.1967553.1967553.196755
During the Wars of the Roses Sir Daniel is a powerful, unscrupulous knight, surrounded by equally treacherous retainers, Oates, Sykes, Appleyard, and Scar. Since the white rose of the House of York is in the ascendant, Sir Daniel and his household are loyal to York and the white rose. The film takes place just before the revolt of Richard, Earl of Warwick's rebellion against Edward IV (1469–1471).
Hundra (1983)
, 1h49
Directed by Matt Cimber
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Actors Laurene Landon, María Casal, Ramiro Oliveros, Frank Braña, Eduardo Fajardo
Roles Chieftain
Rating46% 2.313392.313392.313392.313392.31339
Hundra belongs to a tribe of Amazons. She is the only tribe member of her age who has never been with a man. She declares she would keep it like that. One day when she goes hunting, her tribe is outnumbered and slaughtered by barbarians. As the only survivor she travels to an old wise woman and asks her for advice. To her surprise she is told she ought to become a mother in order to prevent the final extinction of the Amazons. Subsequently Hundra seeks a father for her child. The first candidate has bad manners and it turns out that he is suffering with a sadistic personality disorder. While she continues her search she is confronted by a murderous robber baron who only wants to kill her. Later she encounters an effeminate pimp. Eventually she gets to know a gentleman who works as healer. She asks him to become the father of her child but she is told that a man won't get in the right mood if he is approached in an all too blunt way. Hundra asks other women to help her to live up to his expectations. Consequently she succeeds in seducing him, gets pregnant and delivers a child. Unfortunately now an evil pagan priest kidnaps Hundra's daughter. Thus Hundra is coerced into joining a sinister ritual where the priest's followers humiliate her. During this session she is informed that her new friends have freed the child. She fights back and returns to her home lands. The female narrator explains there was proof that Hundra's spirit kept on living in all women ever since.
Extraterrestrial Visitors
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Frank Braña
Roles Burt
Rating21% 1.0587951.0587951.0587951.0587951.058795
The film starts with three poachers going into the woods to hunt. One of them sees what he thinks is a meteor land and goes to investigate. He finds a red glowing cave with a stash of large eggs. He decides to smash them, but is killed by an unseen entity before he can finish, which leaves one egg left intact. The mysterious being takes revenge for the destruction, first killing the other hunters and then going after members of a rock band led by Rick (Ian Sera), who are on a weekend camping trip. This band is accompanied by Laura, a girl who Rick met and told about the weekend's plans, not expecting her to want to come along. Sharon, a member of the band, is jealous of Laura, as she (Sharon) is Rick's girlfriend. Cathy and Tracy are also band members.
Pieces (1982)
, 1h27
Origin Espagne
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Frank Braña, Edmund Purdom, Paul L. Smith, Jack Taylor
Roles Det. Sgt. Holden
Rating59% 2.999192.999192.999192.999192.99919
In 1942, a 10-year-old boy named Timmy plays with a jigsaw puzzle of a nude woman when his mother walks in. She chastises him for it. The mother orders Timmy to get a plastic bag to "burn everything." Instead of her order, Timmy gruesomely murders her with an axe, then saws her body with a hacksaw.
Supersonic Man, 1h28
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Superhero films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Cameron Mitchell, Frank Braña, José María Caffarel
Roles Peterson
Rating31% 1.5798551.5798551.5798551.5798551.579855
Kronos est un extraterrestre qui a été envoyé sur la Terre pour combattre le crime et le mal. S'établissant à New York, il y devient un super-héros, Supersonic. Il devra faire face au diabolique Dr Gulk, ce dernier ayant décidé de dominer le monde avec son organisation secrète.
Vultures Over the City, 1h28
Origin Espagne
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Maurizio Merli, Hugo Stiglitz, Nadiuska, Francisco Rabal, Eduardo Fajardo, Mel Ferrer
Roles Mike Haddon
Rating56% 2.8390452.8390452.8390452.8390452.839045
En se faisant passer pour un détective privé, Mark, un agent spécial, doit enquêter sur une disparition suspecte. Sa hiérarchie lui confie la mission de démanteler un réseau aux ramifications internationales. Ce dernier, qui contrôle le trafic du pétrole, entend bien étendre ses tentacules autour de la Méditerranée.
The Cantabrians, 1h47
Directed by Paul Naschy
Origin Espagne
Genres Historical, Peplum
Actors Paul Naschy, Alfredo Mayo, Julia Saly, Antonio Iranzo Escorihuela, Ricardo Palacios, Frank Braña
Roles Próculo
Rating58% 2.928332.928332.928332.928332.92833
A voice-over describes how the Cantabrian tribes led by Corocotta have repeatedly defeated the Roman attempts to annex their territory in Spain. In Rome, Augustus is furious. His general Agrippa proposes a new plan - to defeat the Canabrians by adopting their own guerrilla tactics. Meanwhile in Spain, Corocotta attacks what he thinks is a Roman gold-transport, only to find rocks. He frees the slaves, who join his forces. Selenia, a seer, warns Corocotta of danger, but also tells Corocotta that his wife has given birth to a son. While Corocotta sees his wife and new child, Agrippa meets with Sonanso, a Cantabrian traitor who agrees to help him.
Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident, 1h37
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson, Cesare Canevari
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Peter Graves, Curd Jürgens, Karin Schubert, Michael Dante, Frank Braña, Michael Constantine
Roles Rigo
Rating31% 1.5697251.5697251.5697251.5697251.569725
The story concerns an experimental nuclear cruise missile which is stolen from a Soviet military site in the USSR. An international terrorist group, under the command of a European power-crazed man known only as the Baron is responsible. The Baron plots to use the stolen Soviet missile to destroy an international peace conference in one week located on an island in the Persian Gulf. When the U.S. counsul to Iran is murdered by the Baron's henchmen, Alec Franklin, an US intelligence agent, is ordered to travel to Iran to take over as counsul as well as investigate the murder. Upon arrival in Tehran, Alec is followed by two of the Baron's henchmen whom attempt to kill him, but Alec manages to escape.