Birth Place Matching "Palermo, Sicily, Italy" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Speed to Burn
Sicilian-born character actor who appeared in scores of American films, usually as an exuberant and demonstrative Italian. As a teenager in 1902, Armetta stowed away on a boat bound for New York. There he did menial jobs until landing a position as a valet and presser at the Lambs Club, the New ...
Actor | La meglio gioventù
Born in Palermo, Sicily on the 20th of October, 1967. Following the family tradition, enrolled into Medicine with the intention of becoming a psychiatrist. Began performing with a group of street actors in his native Palermo. In 1989 received a small part in a theatrical production ("Waiting for ...
Actor | Ocean's Eleven
Actor/director Richard Benedict was born Joseph Sciurba in Sicily. He came to the US with his family when he was seven. He was a prizefighter before journeying to Hollywood to break into the movies. His stocky, somewhat menacing appearance got him tough-guy and henchman roles, although he did get ...
Actor | La parmigiana
Gerlando Buzzanca, best known as Lando Buzzanca, is an Italian theatrical, film and television actor, whose career spanned over 55 years. Born in Palermo the son of a cinema projectionist, at 16 years old Buzzanca left the high school and moved to Rome to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. In ...
10. Ciccio Ingrassia
Actor | Amarcord
He met Franco Franchi in 1954, and they formed a memorable duo in over 130 films, but he showed his talent in many films of important Italian directors, Fellini, Comencini and Pasolini. His performance in Fellini's film Amarcord (1973) was memorable. His only son, Giampiero, is an appreciated actor...
11. Franco Franchi
Actor | Il sogno di Zorro
With to Totò and Peppino De Filippo, Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia has been the best couple of the Italian comic cinema. Both sicilian, of Palermo, began on the roads of sicilian city, in the tradition of the ballad singer and the actors of the Comedy of the Art. Scenes, imitations, witticism...
14. Aldo Baglio
Actor | Tre uomini e una gamba
Aldo Baglio was born on September 28, 1958 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Cataldo Baglio . He is an actor and writer, known for Tre uomini e una gamba (1997), Chiedimi se sono felice (2000) and Fuga da Reuma Park (2016). He is married to Silvana Fallisi. They have two children.
16. Daniela Giordano
Actress | I barbieri di Sicilia
Daniela Giordano was born on November 7, 1946 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Giordano attended school in Milan, Italy, where she lived with her family for ten years before returning to Palermo at age fourteen. Daniela was the winner of several local beauty pageants in her home town of Palermo and, in ...
Cinematographer | Gotham
Crescenzo G.P. Notarile was born in Palermo Sicily, and raised in Brooklyn New York. He lives in Los Angeles California, and in Soho New York, and has been bi-coastal for the past 20 years. He is a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 600, and has been for 18 years. He has won a National Emmy Award for '...
19. Arturo Dominici
Actor | Le fatiche di Ercole
Arturo Dominici was born on January 2, 1918 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He is known for his work on Hercules (1958), Seven Seas to Calais (1962) and Conquest of Mycene (1963). He was married to Liana Dodoja and Irene Quattrini. He died on September 7, 1992 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
26. Sol Polito
Cinematographer | The Adventures of Robin Hood
Sol Polito, the Oscar-nominated cinematographer who helped create the distinct visual character of Warner Bros. films in the 1930s and 1940s, was born Salvador Polito on November 12, 1892, in Palermo, Sicily. While still young he emigrated to the US with his family, which settled in New York City, ...
Actress | MMA Love Never Dies
Roberta is from Sicily, the deep South of Italy. She gained attention as an actress in 2002 with her debut in "Carabinieri". After a short break in "Don Matteo" and " Un Caso di Coscienza" and a short experience as co-presenter in "I Migliori Anni", a prime time TV Show, she took the female lead ...
Actor | L'ora legale
Ficarra was born on May 27, 1971 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Salvatore Ficarra. He is an actor and writer, known for L'ora legale (2017), Il 7 e l'8 (2007) and Andiamo a quel paese (2014). He has been married to Rossella Leone since May 20, 2006. They have one child.
29. Pia Giancaro
Actress | Boccaccio
Pia Giancaro was born on March 12, 1950 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Maria Pia Giamporcaro. She is an actress, known for Nights of Boccaccio (1972), Tosca and the Women (2003) and The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972). She has been married to Sforza Marescotto Ruspoli since October 15, 1983. They ...
31. Francesco Casisa
Actor | Il capo dei capi
Born in Palermo, where he lived in the ZEN neighborhood, he debuts as the star in 2002 with the film "Respiro", directed by Emanuele Crialese, where "Pasquale", son of the characters played by Valeria Golino and Vincenzo Amato. In 2006, he returns on large Italian screens, even starring in the role...
32. Carlo Gambino
Self | Biography
Born in Sicily, Carlo Gambino came from a family that had been involved in the Mafia for centuries. Although he was thin and somewhat frail-looking, he was also single-minded, ruthless and tough as nails and made a name for himself as an enforcer in local Mafia circles before he was out of his ...
33. Nino Porzio
Actor | Volt
Nino Porzio was born in Palermo, Sicilia, Italy as Antonino Porzio. He is an actor , stuntman ,singer ,composer 1993 began his career as a singer In 1995 he recorded his first album beginning 2011 in various roles in films and television series. From February 2016 to June and engaged in Theatre ...
36. Vittorio De Seta
Director | Banditi a Orgosolo
Vittorio De Seta was born on October 15, 1923 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Bandits of Orgosolo (1961), Un uomo a metà (1966) and Isole di fuoco (1955). He died on November 28, 2011 in Sellia Marina, Calabria, Italy.
39. Carlo Sposito
Actor | Teodora, imperatrice di Bisanzio
Carlo Sposito was born on May 1, 1924 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Carlo Esposito. He was an actor, known for Theodora, Slave Empress (1954), The Naked and the Wicked (1951) and Flying Squadron (1949). He died on September 9, 1984 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
42. Pino Caruso
Actor | Ride bene... chi ride ultimo
Pino Caruso was born on October 12, 1934 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Giuseppe Caruso. He was an actor and writer, known for Ride bene... chi ride ultimo (1977), Lei è colpevole, si fidi! (1985) and That Little Difference (1970). He was married to Marilisa Ferzetti. He died on March 7, 2019 ...
Actor | Il ritorno di Cagliostro
Luigi Maria Burruano was born on April 22, 1945 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Luigi Burruano. He was an actor, known for Il ritorno di Cagliostro (2003), One Hundred Steps (2000) and Break Free (2003). He died on September 10, 2017 in Palermo.
46. Natalia Ginzburg
Writer | Ti ho sposato per allegria
Natalia Ginzburg was born on July 14, 1916 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Natalia Levi. She was a writer and actress, known for Ti ho sposato per allegria (1967), Caro Michele (1976) and Voices in the Night (2003). She was married to Gabriele Baldini and Leone Ginzburg. She died on October 8, 1991 in...
Actor | Ragazzi fuori
Francesco Benigno was born on October 4, 1967 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He is an actor and director, known for Boys on the Outside (1990), La piovra 7 - Indagine sulla morte del commissario Cattani (1995) and Scintilla (2018).