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1. Adriano Aprà
Director | Olimpia agli amici
Adriano Aprà is considered one of the major Italian specialists in film history of his generation. He started his critical career by collaborating on "Filmcritica", and co-founding "Cinema e Film" (both magazines were the Roman equivalents of "Cahiers du cinema" or "Positif"), before being involved...
Soundtrack | Je rentre à la maison
Wilhelm Albert Vladimir Apollonaris de Kostrowicki (pseudonyme: Guillaume Apollinaire), born on August 26, 1880, in Rome, Italy. His Russian-born mother, Angelica Kostrovicka, claimed belonging to Polish Szlachta nobility. His father is unknown. His mother was later gambling and living in Monaco. ...
Writer | The Dreamers
Gilbert Adair was born on December 29, 1944 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a writer and actor, known for The Dreamers (2003), Blind Revenge (2009) and The Carer (2016). He died on December 8, 2011 in London, England.
Actor | La passion de Jeanne d'Arc
Antonin Artaud was born on September 4, 1896 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud. He was an actor and writer, known for The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Napoléon Bonaparte (1935) and Lucrezia Borgia (1935). He died on March 4, 1948 in Ivry-sur-Seine, ...
5. 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.
6. Woody Allen
Writer | Manhattan
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
Writer | The Trophy Case: Judgement
Dante Alighieri was born in 1265 into the lower nobility of Florence, to Alighiero di Bellincione d'Alighiero, a moneylender. A precocious student, Dante's education focused on rhetoric and grammar. He also became enamored with a young girl, Beatrice Portinari, whose death in 1290 threw a grieving ...
8. Gianni Amico
Writer | Tropici
Gianni Amico was born on December 27, 1933 in Loano, Liguria, Italy as Giovanni Battista Amico. He was a writer and director, known for Tropici (1968), Insistiamo (1964) and Before the Revolution (1964). He was married to Fiorella Giovanelli. He died on November 2, 1990 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Writer | Blowup
Michelangelo Antonioni was born in 1912 into a middle-class family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the Italian province. In Bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. In 1939 he went to Rome and worked for the journal "Cinema"...
Director | Topio stin omihli
Theo Angelopoulos began to study law in Athens but broke up his studies to go to the Sorbonne in Paris in order to study literature. When he had finished his studies, he wanted to attend the School of Cinema at Paris but decided instead to go back to Greece. There he worked as a journalist and ...
11. Jeremy Irons
Actor | Dead Ringers
British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island off the south coast of England. He is the son of Barbara Anne Brereton (Sharpe) and Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant. Young Jeremy didn't prove very fond of figures. He visited mainland England only once a year. He wound up ...
Director | Ivan Groznyy
The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and ...
13. Timothy Spall
Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. He was raised in London. Spall auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in ...
14. Steven Spielberg
Producer | Schindler's List
One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...
15. Igor Stravinsky
Soundtrack | Allied
Igor Stravinsky's father was a singer at the opera, and thus Stravinsky became a student of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov after a short stint as a law student. Very much influenced by Russian composers, only his sponsor Sergei Diaghilev in Paris was able to convince him to try new styles of ballet, e.g. ...
16. Woody Strode
Actor | Spartacus
An athlete turned actor, Strode was a top-notch decathlete and a football star at UCLA. He became part of Hollywood lore after meeting director John Ford and becoming a part of the Ford "family," appearing in four Ford motion pictures. Strode also played the powerful gladiator who does battle with ...
17. Vittorio Storaro
Cinematographer | Apocalypse Now
Vittorio Storaro, the award-winning cinematographer who won Oscars for "Apocalypse Now (1979)", "Reds (1981)" and "The Last Emperor (1987)". He was born on June 24, 1940 in Rome, where his father was a projectionist at the Lux Film Studio. At the age of 11, he began studying photography at a ...
18. Campbell Scott
Actor | Big Night
Campbell Scott was born on July 19, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Campbell Whalen Scott. He is an actor and producer, known for Big Night (1996), Roger Dodger (2002) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). He has been married to Kathleen McElfresh since May 30, 2009. He was previously ...
Production_designer | The Last Emperor
Ferdinando Scarfiotti was born on March 6, 1941 in Potenza Picena, Marche, Italy. He is known for his work on The Last Emperor (1987), Toys (1992) and Last Tango in Paris (1972). He died on April 30, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
21. Tino Scotti
Actor | I morti non pagano tasse
Tino Scotti was born on November 16, 1905 in Milan, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for I morti non pagano tasse (1952), È arrivato il cavaliere! (1950) and Isabella, duchessa dei diavoli (1969). He died on October 16, 1984 in Tarquinia, Italy.
22. Martin Scorsese
Director | Taxi Driver
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...
Producer | Gone with the Wind
David O. Selznick was a son of the silent movie producer Lewis J. Selznick. David studied at Columbia University until his father lost his fortune in the 1920s. David started work as an MGM script reader, shortly followed by becoming an assistant to Harry Rapf. He left MGM to work at Paramount then...
Director | Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach
Jean-Marie Straub was born on January 8, 1933 in Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France. He is a director and editor, known for The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968), Sicily! (1999) and Class Relations (1984). He was previously married to Danièle Huillet.
25. Maria Schneider
Actress | Ultimo tango a Parigi
Maria Schneider was a French actress. At age 19 she became famous for Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris (1972), and The Passenger (1975).
As a teenager, she adored films, going to the cinema up to four times a week. She left home at 15 after an argument with her mother and went to Paris...
26. Max Ophüls
Director | La ronde
Director Max Ophüls was born Max Oppenheimer in Saarbrücken, Germany. He began his career as a stage actor and director in the golden twenties. He worked in cities such as Stuttgart, Dortmund, Wuppertal, Vienna, Frankfurt, Breslau and Berlin. In 1929 his son Marcel Ophüls was born in Frankfurt, ...
27. T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot ranks with William Butler Yeats as the greatest English language poet of the 20th Century and was certainly the most influential. He was born Thomas Stearns Eliot into the bosom of a respectable middle class family on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. The family had roots in New...
28. Yasujirô Ozu
Director | Tôkyô monogatari
Tokyo-born Yasujiro Ozu was a movie buff from childhood, often playing hooky from school in order to see Hollywood movies in his local theatre. In 1923 he landed a job as a camera assistant at Shochiku Studios in Tokyo. Three years later, he was made an assistant director and directed his first ...
29. Nagisa Ôshima
Director | Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
Nagisa Oshima's career extends from the initiation of the "Nuberu bagu" (New Wave) movement in Japanese cinema in the late 1950s and early 1960s, to the contemporary use of cinema and television to express paradoxes in modern society. After an early involvement with the student protest movement in ...
30. Ermanno Olmi
Director | L'albero degli zoccoli
Ermanno Olmi was born on July 24, 1931 in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978), The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988) and The Profession of Arms (2001). He was married to Loredana Detto. He died on May 5, 2018 in Asiago, Veneto, Italy.
Writer | Fedra
Giuseppe Ungaretti was born on February 8, 1888 in Alexandria, Egypt. He was a writer, known for Fedra (1957) and Love Meetings (1964). He was married to Jeanne Dupoix. He died on June 3, 1970 in Milan, Italy.
32. Chris Isaak
Actor | Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Chris Isaak was born on June 26, 1956 in Stockton, California, USA as Christopher Joseph Isaak.
33. Clint Eastwood
Actor | Million Dollar Baby
Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...
34. Lotte Eisner
Writer | L'écran démoniaque
Lotte Eisner was born on March 5, 1896 in Berlin, Germany as Lotte Henriette Regina Eisner. She died on November 25, 1983 in Paris, France.
36. Laura Betti
Actress | Novecento
Laura Betti was born on May 1, 1927 in Casalecchio di Reno, Emilia-Romagna, Italy as Laura Trombetti. She was an actress and writer, known for 1900 (1976), La Dolce Vita (1960) and Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970). She died on July 31, 2004 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
37. Cecil B. DeMille
Producer | The Ten Commandments
His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New ...
38. Marlon Brando
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...
Writer | Donne e soldati
Attilio Bertolucci was born on November 18, 1911 in Lazzaro di Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was a writer, known for Women and Soldiers (1954), Nasce il romanico (1949) and La duchessa di Parma (1948). He was married to Ninetta Giovanardi. He died on June 14, 2000 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Director | Berlinguer ti voglio bene
Giuseppe Bertolucci was born on February 24, 1947 in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Berlinguer: I Love You (1977), Il dolce rumore della vita (1999) and Segreti segreti (1985). He was married to Lucilla Albano. He died on June 16, 2012 in Diso, Puglia, Italy.
Producer | Dove siete? Io sono qui
42. Tim Burton
Producer | Edward Scissorhands
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...
Actress | Assunta Spina
Francesca Bertini was undoubtedly one of the first divas of cinema, a lady not only on screen but also in real life. She made her film debut in La dea del mare (1907) and after that producers fought for her services. In 1921 she married European nobleman and banker Alfred Cartier. She tried her ...
44. Robert Bresson
Writer | Au hasard Balthazar
Robert Bresson trained as a painter before moving into films as a screenwriter, making a short film (atypically a comedy), Public Affairs (1934) in 1934. After spending more than a year as a German POW during World War II, he made his debut with Angels of Sin (1943) in 1943. His next film, Les ...
45. Ingrid Bergman
Actress | Notorious
Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...
46. Ingmar Bergman
Writer | Smultronstället
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...
Producer | Mediterraneo
Silvio Berlusconi was born on September 29, 1936 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is a producer, known for Mediterraneo (1991), Folks! (1992) and Man Trouble (1992). He was previously married to Veronica Lario and Carla Elvira Lucia Dall'Oglio.
50. Giulio Brogi
Actor | Strategia del ragno
Giulio Brogi was born on May 13, 1931 in Verona, Veneto, Italy. He is known for his work on The Spider's Stratagem (1970), San Michele aveva un gallo (1972) and Il gabbiano (1977). He died on February 19, 2019 in Negrar, Veneto.
51. Julian Beck
Actor | The Cotton Club
A bold, innovative, avant-garde figure in theatre who helped revolutionized the style of playwriting and acting in the 1950s and 1960s, actor/writer/producer/directer Julian Beck was certainly a odd-looking sort with his baleful, hollow eyes, stark and skullish features and near-bald dome capped by...
52. Marco Belocchio
Marco Belocchio is an actor, known for Enrico Mattei: The Man who Looked to the Future (2009).
53. Bertrand Blier
Writer | Trop belle pour toi
Bertrand Blier was born on March 14, 1939 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France. He is a writer and director, known for Too Beautiful for You (1989), The Clink of Ice (2010) and 1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993).
54. Jill Bennett
Actress | For Your Eyes Only
Jill Bennett was born on December 24, 1931 in Penang, Malaysia as Nora Noel Jill Bennett. She was an actress and writer, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Nanny (1965) and Moulin Rouge (1952). She was married to John Osborne and Willis Hall. She died on October 4, 1990 in Kensington, London,...
55. Roberto Benigni
Actor | La vita è bella
Roberto Benigni was born on October 27, 1952 in Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy as Roberto Remigio Benigni. He is an actor and writer, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), The Tiger and the Snow (2005) and Down by Law (1986). He has been married to Nicoletta Braschi ...
56. Anthony Burgess
Writer | A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess was born on February 25, 1917 in Manchester, England as John Anthony Burgess Wilson. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), Vinyl (1965) and Jesus of Nazareth (1977). He was married to Liana Burgess and Llewela Isherwood Jones. He died on November 22, 1993 in London,...
57. Mauro Bolognini
Director | Madamigella di Maupin
Mauro Bolognini was born on June 28, 1922 in Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Madamigella di Maupin (1966), Farewell Moscow (1987) and Careless (1962). He died on May 14, 2001 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
58. Warren Beatty
Actor | Heaven Can Wait
Since starring in his first film, Splendor in the Grass (1961), Warren Beatty has been said to have demonstrated a greater longevity in movies than any actor of his generation. Few people have taken so many responsibilities for all phases of the production of films as producer, director, writer, ...
59. Marilù Parolini
Writer | L'amour fou
Marilù Parolini was born on September 18, 1931 in Cremona, Italy as Maria Ludovica Parolini. She is known for her work on L'amour fou (1969), Love on the Ground (1984) and Noroît (1976). She was married to Jacques Rivette. She died on April 21, 2012 in Castell'Arquato, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
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 ...
61. Michael Powell
Director | The Red Shoes
The son of Thomas William Powell and Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self-confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the south of France (where his parents ran a hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury and Dulwich ...
62. Elio Petri
Elio Petri was born on January 29, 1929 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Eraclio Petri. He was a writer and director, known for Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970), We Still Kill the Old Way (1967) and His Days Are Numbered (1962). He was married to Paola Pegoraro. He died on November 10, ...
Editor | Il postino
64. Gillo Pontecorvo
Director | La battaglia di Algeri
Gillo Pontecorvo was an Italian filmmaker. He is best known for his 1966 masterpiece, The Battle of Algiers, widely viewed as one of the finest films of its genre: realistic though fictionalized documentary. Its portrayal of the Algerian resistance during the Algerian War uses the neorealist style ...
65. Maurizio Ponzi
Director | I visionari
66. Michael Pitt
Actor | Funny Games
Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (1998) (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes...
67. Charles Trenet
Soundtrack | Autómata
Charles Trenet was born on May 18, 1913 in Narbonne, Aude, France as Louis Charles August Claude Trénet. He died on February 19, 2001 in Créteil, Val-de-Marne, France.
Writer | La nuit américaine
French director François Truffaut began to assiduously go to the movies at age seven. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who became his protector. Bazin helped the ...
69. Luigi Tenco
Soundtrack | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Italian 'cantautore' (singer/songwriter), a romantic icon of the 1960's whose budding career ended in a tragic suicide at the age of twenty-eight. Luigi grew up in Cassine and Ricaldone Marazion (province Alessandria), the offspring of an illegitimate union between his mother Teresa and a man whose...
70. Sergio Tofano
Writer | Cenerentola e il signor Bonaventura
Sergio Tofano was born on August 20, 1886 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for Princess Cinderella (1941), Il re di Poggioreale (1961) and Puccini (1953). He was married to Rosetta Tofano. He died on October 28, 1973 in Rome.
71. Leo Tolstoy
Writer | Anna Karenina
Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy was born on September 9, 1828, in his ancestral estate Yasnaya Polyana, South of Moscow, Russia. He was the fourth of five children in a wealthy family of Russian landed Gentry. His parents died when he was a child, and he was brought up by his elder brothers and ...
72. Jeremy Thomas
Producer | The Last Emperor
Jeremy Thomas was born on July 26, 1949 in London, England as Jeremy Jack Thomas. He is a producer, known for The Last Emperor (1987), Naked Lunch (1991) and Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002). He is married to Eski Thomas.
73. Dylan Thomas
Soundtrack | Interstellar
Dylan Thomas was born at the start of the First World War in the "ugly, lovely town" of Swansea, an industrial, coastal town on the South Wales Coast. He published his first volume of poetry, "Eighteen poems" in 1934 and went on to write many more volumes of poetry as well as many short stories, ...
74. Ugo Tognazzi
Actor | La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo
Despite his many superb performances accumulated over a 4-decade career (and I do mean many), this virile, mustachioed, stocky-framed Italian character star will be forever cherished if only for his one classic comedy role, that of slightly mincing gay cabaret owner Renato Baldi in La Cage aux ...
75. Leo Taylor
Actor | The Loved Ones
76. Jim Jarmusch
Director | Broken Flowers
Moved to New York City at the age of seventeen from Akron, Ohio. Graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in English, class of '75. Without any prior film experience, he was accepted into the Tisch School of the Arts, New York.
77. Elisha Cook Jr.
Actor | Rosemary's Baby
Although this pint-sized actor started out in films often in innocuous college-student roles in mid-30s rah-rahs, playing alongside the likes of a pretty Gloria Stuart or a young, pre-"Oz" Judy Garland, casting directors would soon enough discover his flair for portraying intense neurotics or ...
78. Charles Chaplin
Writer | The Great Dictator
Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...
79. Tonino Cervi
Producer | Il quaderno della spesa
Tonino Cervi was born on June 15, 1929 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Antonio Cervi. He was a producer and writer, known for Household Accounts (2003), La nottata (1975) and L'avaro (1990). He died on April 1, 2002 in Siena, Tuscany, Italy.
80. Fabio Cianchetti
Cinematographer | The Dreamers
81. Sergio Citti
Writer | I magi randagi
Sergio Citti was born on May 30, 1933 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for We Free Kings (1996), Viper (2000) and Il minestrone (1981). He died on October 11, 2005 in Ostia, Rome.
82. Franco Citti
Actor | The Godfather
Franco Citti was born on April 23, 1935 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part III (1990) and Accattone (1961). He died on January 14, 2016 in Rome.
83. Leonardo Cimino
Actor | The Monster Squad
Veteran little old man Italian character actor Leonardo Anthony Cimino steadily worked in both movies and TV shows alike from the late 1950's up until 2007. Cimino was born on November 4, 1917 in New York City. He was the son of tailor Andrea Cimino and his wife Leonilda. Leonardo played violin as ...
84. Darius Khondji
Cinematographer | Amour
Darius Khondji was born on October 21, 1955 in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Amour (2012), Se7en (1995) and Delicatessen (1991). He is married to Marianne Khondji. They have three children.
85. Richard Donner
Director | Superman
Richard Donner was born on April 24, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard D. Schwartzberg. He is a director and producer, known for Superman (1978), Ladyhawke (1985) and Lethal Weapon (1987). He has been married to Lauren Shuler Donner since November 27, 1986.
Writer | Zemlya
Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Petrovich Dovzhenko. He was a writer and director, known for Earth (1930), Shors (1939) and Life in Bloom (1949). He was married to Yuliya Solntseva. He died on ...
87. Claude Debussy
Soundtrack | Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France. His father was a salesman and kept a china shop. His mother was a seamstress. Some traumatizing events in his childhood caused him a depression and he never spoke about his early years. Later he could not compose without having his...
Director | Ordet
The illegitimate son of a Danish farmer and his Swedish housekeeper, Carl Theodor Dreyer was born in Copenhagen on the 3th of February, 1889. He spent his early years in various foster homes before being adopted by the Dreyers at the age of two. Contrary to popular belief (perhaps nourished by the ...
89. André Delvaux
Director | De man die zijn haar kort liet knippen
After having studied German philology, law, piano and composition Andre Delvaux filmed some TV documenturies. In 1965 he debuted at the movies with a film adapted from a novel of 'Johan Daisne'. His films always played in a set between reality and fantasy. Writing his own scripts he filmed e.g. "...
90. Paul Delvaux
Director | Papillons de nuit
91. Jacques Demy
Director | Les parapluies de Cherbourg
Jacques Demy was born on June 5, 1931 in Pontchâteau, Loire-Atlantique, France. He was a director and writer, known for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Une Chambre en Ville (1982) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967). He was married to Agnès Varda. He died on October 27, 1990 in Paris, France.
92. Jonathan Demme
Director | The Silence of the Lambs
Jonathan Demme was born on February 22, 1944 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York, USA as Robert Jonathan Demme. He was a director and producer, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Philadelphia (1993) and Rachel Getting Married (2008). He was married to Joanne Howard and Evelyn Purcell. He died...
93. Robert De Niro
Actor | Raging Bull
One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at...
94. Gérard Depardieu
Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along ...
Director | Memórias do Cárcere
Nelson Pereira dos Santos was born on October 22, 1928 in São Paulo, Brazil. He was a director and writer, known for Memórias do Cárcere (1984), O Amuleto de Ogum (1974) and Tenda dos Milagres (1977). He was married to Ivelise Ferreira. He died on April 21, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, ...
96. Brian De Palma
Director | Dressed to Kill
Brian De Palma is the son of a surgeon. He studied physics but at the same time felt his dedication for the movies and made some short films. After seven independent productions he had his first success with Sisters (1972) and his voyeuristic style. Restlessly he worked on big projects with the ...
97. Carlo De Palma
Actor | I predatori delle Antille
98. Marlene Dietrich
Soundtrack | Witness for the Prosecution
Her father was a police lieutenant and imbued in her a military attitude to life. Marlene was known in school for her "bedroom eyes" and her first affairs were at this stage in her life - a professor at the school was terminated. She entered the cabaret scene in 1920s Germany, first as a spectator ...
Writer | Napoli milionaria
Coming from a show-business family (his father Eduardo Scarpetta was a famous stage actor), Eduardo de Filippo made his stage debut at age 5 playing the role of "Peppiniello" in his father's comedy "Miseria e Nobiltà". At 32 he formed his own stage company with his brother Peppino de Filippo and ...
100. Emily Dickinson
Writer | Poetic Inspirations
Emily Dickinson, a shy, unassuming, educated woman, was a poet of extraordinary talent. During her lifetime, only seven of her poems were published, although upon her death, she had written an amazing 2,000 poems. Many of these were not finished. Her grandfather, Samuel Fowler Dickinson, was one of...