Birth Place Matching "Milan, Lombardy, Italy" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Player
Greta Scacchi was born in Milan, Italy, to Pamela Carsaniga, an English dancer and Luca Scacchi, an Italian art dealer and painter. She grew up in Milan and Sussex, England. In 1975, her mother and second husband moved to Australia, where, after she left school, Greta worked as an Italian ...
Actress | Van Helsing
Silvia Colloca was born on July 23, 1977 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She is an actress and writer, known for Van Helsing (2004), Vampire Killers (2009) and Van Helsing (2004). She has been married to Richard Roxburgh since September 25, 2004. They have three children.
3. Tinto Brass
Director | La vacanza
Giovanni Brass was born on 26 March 1933 into the family of a famous artist, Italico Brass, who was his grandfather. Italico gave his grandson a nickname "Tintoretto," which Giovanni later adapted into his cinematic name, Tinto Brass.
Tinto inherited his grandfather's artistic skills, but he applied...
Actress | La nuit américaine
Valentina Cortese was born in Milan on New Year's Day of 1923. She made her movie debut in 1940 and played many "ingenue" parts in Italian films of that period, before making a real sensation in Les Misérables (1948) and Tempesta su Parigi (1948), playing both female leads, Fantine and ...
Actor | Per un pugno di dollari
Born in Milan in 1933, Gian Maria Volontè studied in Rome at the National Dramatic Arts Academy, where he obtained his degree in 1957. He began working in theatre and television, where he was soon noticed as one of the most promising actors of his generation. After several supporting appearances in ...
Writer | Rocco e i suoi fratelli
Luchino Visconti was born on November 2, 1906 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Luchino Visconti di Modrone. He was a writer and director, known for Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Death in Venice (1971) and Le Notti Bianche (1957). He died on March 17, 1976 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Soundtrack | Yuppi du
Adriano Celentano is one of the most important singers of Italian pop music, but he's also been a creator of a comic genre in movies, with his characteristic way of walking and his facial expressions. For the most part, his films were commercially successful, in fact in the 70s and part of the 80s,...
10. Michele Soavi
Director | Dellamorte Dellamore
Born in Milan, Italy in 1957, Michele Soavi's parents separated when he was little and he lived with his mother who remarried a painter. Interested in his stepfather's interest in painting, Soavi began an interest in creative arts in his school. During his teenage years, he decided that the cinema ...
13. Dino Risi
Director | Il sorpasso
Dino Risi became a movie director by chance. In 1940 he met Alberto Lattuada at a friend's boutique. Lattuada told him they needed an assistant director for the movie Piccolo mondo antico (1941). Risi accepted just for fun, not for work. Later, he became a psychiatrist and wrote some articles for a...
14. Paolo Seganti
Actor | L.A. Confidential
Born in Milan, Italy, Paolo Seganti used the boxing ring as a surrogate stage, winning the Italian Amateur Championship within six months and continuing fighting and acting (theatre) on and off for 5 years. But it was his look that was immediately in demand by photographer/filmmakers such as ...
Actor | Un eroe borghese
Fabrizio Bentivoglio was born on January 4, 1957 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for Un eroe borghese (1995), Human Capital (2013) and On Tour (1990). He has been married to Silvia Pippia since May 19, 2012. They have two children.
16. Nino Rota
Composer | The Godfather
Born in Milan in 1911 into a family of musicians, Nino Rota was first a student of Orefice and Pizzetti. Then, still a child, he moved to Rome where he completed his studies at the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in 1929 with Alfredo Casella. In the meantime, he had become an 'enfant prodige', famous...
19. Marco Ferreri
Writer | Storie di ordinaria follia
Marco Ferreri was born on May 11, 1928 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981), Dillinger Is Dead (1969) and L'udienza (1972). He was married to Jacqueline Ferreri. He died on May 9, 1997 in Paris, France.
20. Adriana Asti
Actress | Le fantôme de la liberté
Adriana Asti was born on April 30, 1931 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She is known for her work on The Phantom of Liberty (1974), Caligula (1979) and The Best of Youth (2003). She has been married to Giorgio Ferrara since December 22, 1980. She was previously married to Bernardo Bertolucci.
Writer | ReCuiem
Valentina Carnelutti began her acting career on stage as a young girl in Italy and has worked both in theatre and on film with directors such as Marco Tullio, Giordana (The Best of Youth), Theo Angelopoulos (The Dust of Time), Paolo Virzì (A Whole Life Ahead and La Pazza Gioia), Citto Maselli (Le ...
22. Isa Miranda
Actress | Le mura di Malapaga
Isa Miranda was one of the most significant actresses in Europe from the 1930s-'50s. Her remarkable talent expressed itself both in cinema and theater. She reached international popularity in the 1930s, especially in France, Germany and Austria, and became the only international movie star produced...
24. Renato Pozzetto
Actor | Un amore su misura
Actor, director, producer and also a singer, in the early 70s Renato formed a memorable duo with Cochi Ponzoni ("Cochi e Renato"), when together they produced many programs for Italian television, like "Quelli della domenica", "Canzonissima" and "Il poeta e il contadino".
After this experience ...
Cinematographer | Tierra mágica
Massimo Dallamano was born on April 17, 1917 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a cinematographer and writer, known for Tierra mágica (1959), A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and What Have You Done to Solange? (1972). He died on November 14, 1976 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
26. Nicola Pecorini
Cinematographer | The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Nicola Pecorini was born on August 10, 1957 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), Tideland (2005) and Ra.One (2011). He is married to Caroline Goodall. They have two children.
Director | Anonimo veneziano
Enrico Maria Salerno was born on September 18, 1926 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for The Anonymous Venetian (1970), Seasons of Our Love (1966) and It Happened in '43 (1960). He died on February 28, 1994 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
30. Lucia Bosé
Actress | La signora senza camelie
Lucia Bosé was born on January 28, 1931 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Lucia Borlani. She is an actress, known for The Lady Without Camelias (1953), Story of a Love Affair (1950) and Rome 11:00 (1952). She was previously married to Luis Miguel Dominguín.
33. Debra Ann Miceli
Actress | ECW Hardcore TV
is a retired American professional wrestler. She is best known under her ring names Madusa (shorthand for Made in the USA) or Alundra Blayze. Her early career was spent in the American Wrestling Association, where she held the AWA World Women's Championship one time. In 1988, Miceli was also the ...
Actor | Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
Umberto Paolo Quintavalle was born on November 1, 1926 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Uberto Paolo Quintavalle. He was an actor, known for Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975). He was married to Josephine Quintavalle. He died on November 3, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actor | Mediterraneo
He was born in Milan in 1955. His mother, Rosa, was from Como (a city in Northern Italy), and his father, Matteo, was from Puglia (the "heel" of the Italian peninsula). He grew up in a suburbia quarter of Milan. His mother worked as a wardrobe maid at the "Derby", a well-known theater where lots of...
38. Max Leonida
Director | Backward
Son of television writer and journalist Ranuccio Bastoni he starts early to write and play in theatre. At the age of 21, when he was a student of Literature at the Catholic University of Milan, he goes to the official audition to be enrolled at the Accademia de' Filodrammatici (one of the main ...
40. Ines Pellegrini
Actress | Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
Ines Pellegrini is born in Massaua, Eritrea from Italian father and Eritrean mother. At the age of eight, she moved from Massaua to Asmara where she lived for ten years before moving to Rome, Italy. Then she began to work in minor movie roles until she met the Italian writer and director Pier Paolo...
42. Alberto Lattuada
Writer | Guendalina
Alberto Lattuada was born on November 13, 1914 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Guendalina (1957), Flesh Will Surrender (1947) and Bambina (1974). He was married to Carla Del Poggio. He died on July 3, 2005 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
43. Gabriele Lavia
Actor | Profondo rosso
Gabriele Lavia is one of the most important figures on the Italian stage scene. He devoted his work also to cinema, creating characters for some famous Italian horror movies like David Hemmings friend in "Profondo Rosso", the journalist of "Zeder". He also directed some movies like "Scandalosa ...
45. Ricky Tognazzi
Director | Ultrà
Ricky Tognazzi was born on May 1, 1955 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Riccardo Tognazzi. He is an actor and director, known for Ultrà (1991), Canone inverso - Making Love (2000) and La scorta (1993). He has been married to Simona Izzo since June 1995. He was previously married to Flavia Toso.
46. Alberto Lionello
Actor | Sogno di una notte d'estate
Alberto Lionello was born on July 12, 1930 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for Sogno di una notte d'estate (1983), The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966) and Orfeo in Paradiso (1971). He was married to Gabriella Vanotti and Margaret Axon. He died on July 14, 1994 ...