Birth Place Matching "Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Pier Paolo Pasolini

Writer | Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma

Pier Paolo Pasolini achieved fame and notoriety long before he entered the film industry. A published poet at 19, he had already written numerous novels and essays before his first screenplay in 1954. His first film Accattone (1961) was based on his own novel and its violent depiction of the life ...

2. Rossano Brazzi

Actor | South Pacific

Rossano Brazzi was an Italian stage and film actor. He was married to Lydia Brazzi until her death, and to Ilse Fischer, his second wife, until his death.

His first break into films came in 1942, when Zarah Leander's film studio was casting for a leading man to play opposite Leander in the film ...

3. Serena Grandi

Actress | La grande bellezza

Serena Grandi was born on March 23, 1958 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Serena Faggioli. She is an actress, known for The Great Beauty (2013), Donne sottotetto (Centro storico) (1992) and The Adventures of Hercules (1985). She was previously married to Beppe Ercole.

4. Raffaella Carrà

Soundtrack | La grande bellezza

Raffaella Carrà was born June 18th 1943 in Bologna (Italy) and she very famous in Italy, Spain and Latin-America. She is a show-woman: Raffaella introduces, entertains, interviews, dances, sings and, of course, she's an actress. Highly unlikely she was already a household name at the time of the ...

5. Chiara Caselli

Actress | My Own Private Idaho

Born in Bologna, she is an actress and photographer. She has acted, among others, for Michelangelo Antonioni, Liliana Cavani, Marco Tullio Giordana, Gus Van Sant, and Mia Handsen-Love. In 2008 she began to exhibit her photography; in 2011 she was at the Biennale di Venezia, in 2014 her first solo ...

6. Eva Robins

Actress | Le avventure dell'incredibile Ercole

Eva Robins was born on December 10, 1958 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Roberto Coatti. She is an actress, known for The Adventures of Hercules (1985), Hercules (1983) and Belle al bar (1994).

7. Stefano Accorsi

Actor | Le fate ignoranti

Stefano Accorsi was born on March 2, 1971 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for His Secret Life (2001), Italian Race (2016) and Io non ti conosco (2013). He has been married to Bianca Vitali since November 24, 2015. They have one child.

8. Matilda De Angelis

Actress | Veloce come il vento

Matilda De Angelis was born on September 11, 1995 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is an actress, known for Italian Race (2016), The Prize (2017) and Atlas.

9. Peter Arpesella

Actor | Live by Night

Peter Arpesella is an award winning actor and writer and published author. His family owned the Grand Hotel of Rimini where he grew up and spent most of his formative years. Federico Felini, who portrayed the Grand Hotel in his Oscar winning film "Amarcord," was a dear family friend and used the ...

10. Claudio Cassinelli

Actor | Hercules

Claudio Cassinelli was born on September 29, 1938 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was an actor, known for Hercules (1983), The Good Thief (1980) and E.S.P. (1973). He was married to Irene Bignardi. He died on July 12, 1985 in Page, Arizona, USA.

11. Nicoletta Mantovani

Director | Pavarotti & Friends for Irak

Nicoletta Mantovani was born on November 23, 1969 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is a director and producer, known for Pavarotti & Friends for Irak (2003), And They Call It Summer (2012) and Festival di Sanremo (1951). She was previously married to Luciano Pavarotti.

12. Pupi Avati

Writer | Gli amici del bar Margherita

Pupi Avati was born on November 3, 1938 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Giuseppe Avati. He is a writer and director, known for The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009), The Story of Boys & Girls (1989) and Giovanna's Father (2008).

13. Elisabetta Cavallotti

Actress | Hotel

Elisabetta Cavallotti was born on July 1, 1967 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is an actress, known for Hotel (2001), Dentro la città (2004) and The Graduates (1995).

14. Valerio Zurlini

Writer | Cronaca familiare

Valerio Zurlini was born on March 19, 1926. During his law studies in Rome, he started working in the theatre. In 1943, he joined the Italian resistance. Zurlini became a member of the Italian Communist Party. He filmed short documentaries in the immediate post-war period and in 1954 directed his ...

15. Gino Cervi

Actor | Le miserie del signor Travet

The son of Italian theatre critic Antonio Cervi, Gino Cervi was one of the most famous Italian actors, first on stage, then on screen and finally on television. He appeared in his first play in 1924, a year after his father's death. He won world fame with three movies directed by Alessandro Blasetti...

16. Olivia Magnani

Actress | Le conseguenze dell'amore

Olivia Magnani was born in 1975 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is known for her work on The Consequences of Love (2004), All the Money in the World (2017) and Quell'estate felice (2007).

17. Ascanio Balbo

Actor | Gomorra: La serie

Ascanio Balbo was born on October 7, 1987 in Bologna, Italy. At the age of 18 he moved to Rome. After two years he went to Sydney, Australia, where he lived and worked for one year. There, he attended acting courses at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Once back in Italy, he studied ...

18. Piera Degli Esposti

Actress | Il divo - La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti

Piera Degli Esposti was born on March 12, 1938 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Piergianna Degli Esposti. She is an actress and writer, known for Il Divo (2008), My Mother's Smile (2002) and Giulia Doesn't Date at Night (2009).

19. Giorgio Diritti

Director | L'uomo che verrà

Giorgio Diritti was born on December 21, 1959 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for The Man Who Will Come (2009), The Wind Blows Round (2005) and Un giorno devi andare (2013).

20. Enzo Robutti

Actor | The Godfather Part III

Enzo Robutti was born on October 24, 1933 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is known for his work on The Godfather: Part III (1990), Vigili e vigilesse (1982) and I picari (1987).

21. Daniele Vargas

Actor | L'invincibile cavaliere mascherato

Daniele Vargas was born on April 20, 1922 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Daniele Pitani. He was an actor, known for Invincible Masked Rider (1963), The Giant of Marathon (1959) and The Arena (1974). He died on January 7, 1992 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

22. Gianni Morandi

Soundtrack | All the Money in the World

Gianni Morandi was born on December 11, 1944 in Monghidoro, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Gian Luigi Morandi. He is an actor, known for All the Money in the World (2017), The Landlords (2012) and Blood Ties (2013). He has been married to Anna Dan since November 10, 2004. They have one child. He...

23. Fabio Frizzi

Soundtrack | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Fabio Frizzi was born on July 2, 1951 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is a composer, known for Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Devil Fish (1984) and Saint Frankenstein (2015).

24. Paolo Cavara

Director | L'occhio selvaggio

In March of 1961, after filming scenes of his documentary Mondo cane (1962) in Las Vegas, Cavara and his fellow Italian writer/director Gualtiero Jacopetti, along with Jacopetti's paramour actress Belinda Lee (who was not in the picture) traveled by car from Las Vegas to Los Angeles for more ...

25. Ottavio Taddei

Actor | First House on the Hill

Ottavio Taddei was born on December 19, 1983 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for First House on the Hill (2017), The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (2016) and Sins of Identity (2015).

27. Irene Grazioli

Actress | Le violon rouge

Irene Grazioli was born on July 28, 1961 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Red Violin (1998), Mediterraneo (1991) and Dietro la pianura (1994). She has been married to Matteo Fabiani since December 1, 2007.

28. Barbara Giordani

Casting Director | Perfetti sconosciuti

Barbara Giordani was born on December 30, 1963 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is known for her work on Perfect Strangers (2016), Trust (2018) and The Immature (2011).

29. Ruggero Raimondi

Actor | Carmen

Ruggero Raimondi was born on October 3, 1941 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor, known for Carmen (1984), Boris Godounov (1989) and Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983).

30. Orfeo Orlando

Actor | Boris

Orfeo Orlando was born on July 19, 1958 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor and director, known for Boris (2007), The Man Who Will Come (2009) and Romeo and Juliet (2014).

31. Nerio Bernardi

Actor | Zorro e i tre moschettieri

Nerio Bernardi was born on July 23, 1899 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was an actor, known for Zorro and the Three Musketeers (1963), Invasion 1700 (1962) and Nero (1922). He died on January 12, 1971 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

32. Gianni Dei

Actor | Die nackte Bovary

Gianni Dei was born on December 21, 1940 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Gianni Carpanelli. He is an actor, known for Play the Game or Leave the Bed (1969), Patrick Still Lives (1980) and Le sedicenni (1965).

33. Annibale Ninchi

Actor | La dolce vita

Annibale Ninchi was born on November 20, 1887 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was an actor, known for La Dolce Vita (1960), (1963) and Scipione l'africano (1937). He died on January 15, 1967 in Pesaro, Italy.

34. Parsifal Bassi

Director | Gioco d'azzardo

Parsifal Bassi was born on December 15, 1892 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for Gioco d'azzardo (1943), Il cardinale Lambertini (1934) and Nel mondo degli agguati (1921). He died on January 10, 1960 in Bologna.

35. Valentino Macchi

Actor | L'età di Cosimo de Medici

He got his start at the theatre in Bologna, and graduated in 1962 from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome; the oldest film school in Western Europe. Starting in the mid-1960s he played numerous small roles as a contract actor of the C.S.C. In 1978 he became a talent scout and agent, ...

36. Carlo Ninchi

Actor | Costantino il grande

Carlo Ninchi was born on May 31, 1896 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is known for his work on Constantine and the Cross (1961), The Iron Swordsman (1949) and I due Foscari (1942). He died on April 27, 1974 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy.

37. Elda Tattoli

Actress | La Cina è vicina

Elda Tattoli was born in 1929 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is known for her work on China Is Near (1967), Pianeta Venere (1972) and The Warrior Empress (1960). She died in 2005 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

38. Ottorino Respighi

Soundtrack | The Tree of Life

Italian composer who introduced Russian orchestral colour and some of the violence of Richard Strauss's harmonic techniques into Italian music. He studied at the Liceo of Bologna and later with Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov in St. Petersburg, where he was first violist in the Opera Orchestra. From his ...

39. Raffaele Pisu

Actor | Le conseguenze dell'amore

Raffaele Pisu was born on May 24, 1925 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Guerrino Pisu. He is an actor, known for The Consequences of Love (2004), Carosello di canzoni (1958) and In ginocchio da te (1964).

40. Gianni Cavina

Actor | La via degli angeli

Gianni Cavina was born on December 9, 1940 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for La via degli angeli (1999), The House of the Laughing Windows (1976) and Festival (1996).

41. Gigi Sammarchi

Actor | L'odissea

Gigi Sammarchi was born on November 2, 1949 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Pier Luigi Sammarchi. He is an actor, known for L'odissea (1991), L'allenatore nel pallone (1984) and Don Tonino (1988).

42. Chiara Sani

Actress | Ma quando arrivano le ragazze?

Chiara Sani was born on April 26, 1963 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is an actress, known for Ma quando arrivano le ragazze? (2005), Il signor Diavolo (2019) and Piccolo grande amore (1993).

43. Liana Trouche

Actress | Il ribelle di Castelmonte

Liana Trouche was born in 1938 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Liliana Trouchè. She was an actress, known for Il ribelle di Castelmonte (1964), Love Angels (1974) and La malavita attacca. La polizia risponde. (1977). She was married to Aldo Giuffrè. She died on February 5, 1981 in Bisaccia, ...

44. Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

Editor | Sissignora

Ferdinando Maria Poggioli was born on December 15, 1897 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was an editor and director, known for Yes, Madam (1942), L'amore canta (1941) and Addio, giovinezza! (1940). He died on February 2, 1945 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

45. Gian Vittorio Baldi

Director | Fuoco!

Gian Vittorio Baldi was born on October 30, 1930 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Fire! (1968), Night of the Flowers (1972) and La casa delle vedove (1960). He was married to Macha Méril. He died on March 23, 2015 in Faenza, Emilia-Romagna.

46. Romano Reggiani

Actor | Tempo instabile con probabili schiarite

Romano Reggiani, born in 1993, is a young actor and musician. He studied at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Rome, Italy) after graduating from high school in Bologna. He takes his first steps in the film industry shooting numerous shorts and making small appearances in several ...

47. Tullio Altamura

Actor | Ursus gladiatore ribelle

Tullio Altamura was born on July 18, 1924 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is known for his work on Rebel Gladiators (1962), Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon (1964) and Poppea's Hot Nights (1969).

48. Marco Molendini

Self | Il sabato italiano

Marco Molendini was born on January 16, 1948 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

49. Andrea Montovoli

Actor | Albakiara

Andrea Montovoli was born on March 12, 1985 in Porretta Terme, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for Albakiara (2008), The Last Day (2012) and Balla con noi - Let's Dance (2011).

50. Ambrogio Lo Giudice

Director | Prima dammi un bacio

Ambrogio Lo Giudice was born on April 16, 1956 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for Kiss Me First (2003), Artemisia Sanchez (2007) and All the Music of the Heart (2013).


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