Italian celebrities, actors and directors
Roberto Benigni is an Academy Award-winning Italian film and television actor, writer and director probably best known for his 1997 tragicomedy Life Is Beautiful (La vita è bella), filmed in Cortona and Arezzo.
Vittorio De Sica
was one of the world's most influential filmmakers, and as an actor who starred in some 150 movies, De Sica built a remarkable film career that spanned half a century.
Federico Fellini was one of the most influential and widely revered Italian film-makers of the 20th century and is considered to be one of the finest film directors of all time.
Sophia Loren (Sofia in Italian) is an Academy Award-winning actress, widely considered to be the most popular Italian performer.
Anna Magnani was born in Rome, and was brought up in poverty by her maternal grandmother in a slum district of the city. She was an Academy Award-winning Italian actress, with stage experience.
Marcello Mastroianni once told interviewers that Federico Fellini hired him for La Dolce vita (1960) because he had a "terribly ordinary face".
Alberto Sordi was a beloved Italian actor and a film director. He was also the voice of Oliver Hardy in the Italian version of the Laurel & Hardy films.
Ugo Tognazzi was a famous actor in Italy, and starred in some important international films, which brought him fame.
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