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