Actor Rod Dana

Rod Dana (born Roger Francke; 8 August 1934) is an American former actor, writer and model, mainly active in Italian cinema.

Life and career

Born in Vernal, Utah, Dana started his career as a runway and photographic model in the late 1950s. After occasionally appearing in minor roles in a number of B-movies, he moved to Italy to pursue an acting career. In the second half of the 1960s starred in a number of genre films, mainly Eurospy and Spaghetti Western films, often credited as Robert Mark. In 2003 Dana wrote a novel, Conversations with the Devil: Dialogues with the Soul, under the pen name Jon Christian Eagle.


Year Title Role Notes
1958 War of the Colossal Beast
1958 How to Make a Monster Lab Technician
1959 The Miracle Courier Uncredited
1961 Sea Hunt Season 4, Episode 10
1963 Cleopatra One of Caesar’s Entourage Uncredited
1963 Gidget Goes to Rome U.S. Embassy Marine Uncredited
1965 I Knew Her Well TV Interviewer Uncredited
1966 Cast a Giant Shadow Aide to Gen. Randolph
1966 Vacanze sulla neve
1966 Killer 77, Alive or Dead Lester
1966 Kill or Be Killed Johnny Ringo
1966 Operation White Shark Pat Rosario, Agente AD3
1967 Kill the Wicked!
1967 Handle with Care Randall
1969 Metti, una sera a cena Voice
1969 Carnal Circuit Charlie Uncredited
1970 Let’s Have a Riot Piero
1970 Hornets’ Nest U.S. Colonel
1985 Ladyhawke Guard at the City Gate
1988 The Last Temptation of Christ Soldier Uncredited, (final film role)

External Links

Actor Rod Dana – Wikipedia

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