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Dino De Laurentiis (1919–2010)


Dino De Laurentiis left home at age 17 to enrol in film school, supporting himself as an actor, extra, propman, or any other job he could get in the film industry. His persistence paid off, and by the time he reached his 20th birthday he already had one produced film under his belt. After serving in the Italian army during World War II, De ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

La Strada Producer
(1954)
(1957)
Flash Gordon Producer
(1980)
Dune Producer
(1984)

Filmography

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 2007 Virgin Territory (producer)
 2007 The Last Legion (producer - uncredited)
 2007 Hannibal Rising (producer)
 2002 Red Dragon (producer)
 2001 Hannibal (producer)
 2000 U-571 (producer)
 1997/I Breakdown (producer)
 1996 Bound (executive producer - uncredited)
 1996 Unforgettable (producer)
 1995 Slave of Dreams (TV Movie) (producer)
 1995 Assassins (executive producer)
 1995 Solomon & Sheba (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 Body of Evidence (producer)
 1992 Army of Darkness (executive producer)
 1992 Once Upon a Crime... (producer)
 1991 Sometimes They Come Back (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Desperate Hours (producer)
 1986 King Kong Lives (executive producer - uncredited)
 1986 Tai-Pan (executive producer)
 1986 Blue Velvet (executive producer - uncredited)
 1986 Manhunter (executive producer - uncredited)
 1986 Maximum Overdrive (executive producer)
 1986 Raw Deal (executive producer - uncredited)
 1985 Silver Bullet (executive producer - uncredited)
 1985 Year of the Dragon (producer)
 1985 Cat's Eye (producer)
 1984 Dune (executive producer - uncredited)
 1984 Conan the Destroyer (executive producer - uncredited)
 1984 Firestarter (executive producer - uncredited)
 1984 The Bounty (executive producer)
 1983 The Dead Zone (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982 Amityville II: The Possession (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982/I Fighting Back (executive producer - uncredited)
 1982 Conan the Barbarian (executive producer - uncredited)
 1981 Ragtime (producer)
 1981 Halloween II (executive producer - uncredited)
 1980 Flash Gordon (producer)
 1979 Beyond the Reef (executive producer - uncredited)
 1979 Hurricane (producer)
 1978 King of the Gypsies (executive producer)
 1978 The Great Train Robbery (executive producer - uncredited)
 1978 The Brink's Job (executive producer - uncredited)
 1977 The Serpent's Egg (producer)
 1977 Orca (executive producer - uncredited)
 1977 The White Buffalo (executive producer - uncredited)
 1976 King Kong (producer)
 1976 Drum (producer - uncredited)
 1976 Face to Face (producer)
 1976 Lipstick (executive producer)
 1975 Three Days of the Condor (executive producer - uncredited)
 1975 Mandingo (producer)
 1974 Turn the Other Cheek (producer)
 1974 Death Wish (producer - uncredited)
 1974 Tough Guys (producer)
 1974 Crazy Joe (producer)
 1973 Serpico (executive producer)
 1973 Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (producer)
 1973 Chino (producer - uncredited)
 1972 Torino nera (producer)
 1972 The Scopone Game (producer)
 1972 Nights of Boccaccio (producer)
 1972 Cause of Divorce (producer)
 1972 La violenza: Quinto potere (producer)
 1972 The Valachi Papers (producer)
 1971 Liberation (producer)
 1971 The Devil's Backbone (producer)
 1970/I Waterloo (executive producer - uncredited) / (producer)
 1970 A Man Called Sledge (producer)
 1970 Osvobozhdenie: Proryv (producer)
 1970 Osvobozhdenie: Ognennaya duga (producer)
 1970 Io non scappo... fuggo (producer)
 1969 A Brief Season (producer)
 1969 First Prize Irene (Documentary) (producer)
 1969 The Tough and the Mighty (producer)
 1969 Attraction (producer)
 1969 The Bandit (producer)
 1969 Fraulein Doktor (producer)
 1968 Vietnam, guerra e pace (Documentary) (producer)
 1968 Bandits in Rome (producer)
 1968 Barbarella (producer)
 1968 Anzio (producer)
 1968 Capriccio all'italiana (producer)
 1968 Che cosa sono le nuvole? (Short) (producer)
 1968 The Violent Four (producer)
 1968 Odissea (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... (producer)
 1968 Danger: Diabolik (producer)
 1967 Vietnam War Without Front Lines (Documentary) (producer)
 1967 The Stranger (producer)
 1967 Matchless (producer)
 1967 The Witches (producer)
 1966 Navajo Joe (executive producer - uncredited)
 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning... (producer)
 1966 The Hills Run Red (executive producer - uncredited)
 1966 Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die (executive producer)
 1965 Menage Italian Style (producer)
 1965 Battle of the Bulge (executive producer - uncredited)
 1965 Thrilling (producer)
 1965 Pierrot le Fou (producer - uncredited)
 1965 I tre volti (producer)
 1964 The Flying Saucer (producer)
 1964 My Wife (producer)
 1964 Corpse for the Lady (producer)
 1963 The Teacher from Vigevano (producer)
 1963 The Boom (producer)
 1963 To Bed or Not to Bed (producer)
 1963 Il processo di Verona (producer)
 1963 The Hours of Love (producer - uncredited)
 1962 Mafioso (executive producer)
 1962 The Police Commissioner (executive producer)
 1961 I Love, You Love (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1961 Barabbas (producer)
 1961 A Difficult Life (producer)
 1961 The Best of Enemies (executive producer)
 1961 Il re di Poggioreale (producer)
 1961 The Last Judgment (producer)
 1961 Samson vs. the Vampires (executive producer)
 1961 The Fascist (executive producer - uncredited)
 1960 ...And Suddenly It's Murder! (producer)
 1960 Il gobbo (producer)
 1960 Everybody Go Home! (producer)
 1960 Le pillole di Ercole (producer)
 1960 Under Ten Flags (producer)
 1960 5 Branded Women (producer)
 1959 The Great War (producer)
 1958 Maid, Thief and Guard (producer)
 1958 Tempest (producer)
 1958 Fortunella (producer)
 1957 Malafemmena (producer)
 1957 The Sea Wall (producer)
 1957 The Nights of Cabiria (producer)
 1957 Guendalina (executive producer - uncredited)
 1957 Girls of Today (producer)
 1956 War and Peace (producer)
 1955 Eighteen Year Olds (producer)
 1955 The Miller's Beautiful Wife (producer)
 1954 Siluri umani (producer)
 1954 The River Girl (co-producer - as Dino de Laurentiis)
 1954 Attila (producer)
 1954 The Gold of Naples (producer)
 1954 An American in Rome (producer)
 1954 Ulysses (producer)
 1954 Mambo (producer)
 1954 La Strada (producer)
 1954 Woman of Rome (producer)
 1954 Miseria e nobiltà (producer - uncredited)
 1954 Dov'è la libertà...? (producer)
 1953 Easy Years (producer)
 1953 Domenica a Capri (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1953 The Devil Is a Woman (co-producer)
 1953 The Unfaithfuls (producer)
 1952 Gli 11 moschettieri (Documentary) (producer)
 1952 Brothers of Italy (producer)
 1952 The Three Pirates (producer)
 1952 La tratta delle bianche (producer)
 1952 Europe '51 (associate producer)
 1952 Toto in Color (producer)
 1951 Cops and Robbers (producer)
 1951 Anna (producer)
 1951 Il padrone del vapore (producer)
 1951 Last Meeting (producer)
 1951 Toto the Third Man (producer)
 1951 Accidents to the Taxes!! (producer)
 1950 Outlaw Girl (producer)
 1950 Side Street Story (co-producer)
 1949 Lure of the Sila (producer)
 1949 Romanticismo (producer)
 1949 Adam and Eve (producer)
 1949 Bitter Rice (producer)
 1949 The Firemen of Viggiu (producer)
 1948 The Mysterious Rider (producer)
 1948 Woman Trouble (producer)
 1947 The Captain's Daughter (producer)
 1946 The Bandit (producer)
 1946 Return of the Black Eagle (producer)
 1941 L'amore canta (producer)
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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

No one cry when Jaws die but when the monkey die, people gonna cry. Intellectuals gonna love Kong. Even film buffs who love the first Kong gonna love ours. Why? Because I no give them crap. See more »

Trivia:

Changed the name of the big screen adaptation of Thomas Harris's "Red Dragon" novel to Manhunter (1986). This was due to the fact that he had a flop with Heart of Dragon (1985) ("The Year of the Dragon") previously and didn't want to tempt fate by having another movie with the word "dragon" in it. See more »

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