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1. Maria Grazia Cucinotta Maria Grazia Cucinotta Actress, The World Is Not Enough
2. Frank Capra Frank Capra Director, It's a Wonderful Life One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you could ever be," Capra said about his Atlantic passage...
3. Giuseppe Tornatore Giuseppe Tornatore Writer, Cinema Paradiso
4. Frank Sivero Frank Sivero Actor, Goodfellas Frank Sivero (born January 6, 1952) is an American character actor, perhaps best known for playing the roles of Genco Abbandando in Mario Puzo's and Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part II and Frankie Carbone (based on Angelo Sepe) in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas. Sivero was born Francesco LoGiudice in Siculiana...
5. Vincenzo Amato Vincenzo Amato Actor, Golden Door
6. Adolfo Celi Adolfo Celi Actor, Thunderball Sicilian born actor / writer / director was very popular with European audiences, but largely unknown to the west apart from his portrayal of the villainous SPECTRE agent "Emilio Largo" in the spectacular James Bond film Thunderball. However, due to his heavy accent, Celi's voice was dubbed by Robert Rietty...
7. Giuseppe Sulfaro Giuseppe Sulfaro Actor, Malèna
8. Salvatore Cascio Salvatore Cascio Actor, Cinema Paradiso
9. Luca Guadagnino Luca Guadagnino Director, I Am Love
10. Margareth Madè Margareth Madè Actress, Baarìa
11. Isabella Ragonese Isabella Ragonese Actress, Tutta la vita davanti
12. Valeria Bilello Valeria Bilello Actress, One Chance
13. Aldo Aldo Actor, Tre uomini e una gamba
14. Enrico Lo Verso Enrico Lo Verso Actor, Hannibal
15. Luigi Lo Cascio Luigi Lo Cascio Actor, The Best of Youth 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 Godot"), and toured Italy with the company...
16. Pietro Scalia Pietro Scalia Editor, Gladiator Though he's cut celluloid for some of the best in the business, chances are many film lovers wouldn't even recognize the name Pietro Scalia in a lineup of Hollywood's best film editors. Born in Sicily in 1960, Scalia resided in Switzerland before heading to Los Angeles to continue his education. After receiving his M.F.A...
17. Donatella Finocchiaro Donatella Finocchiaro Actress, Terraferma
18. Richard Benedict Richard Benedict Actor, Ace in the Hole 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 the occasional second lead...
19. Marianna Di Martino Marianna Di Martino Actress, Un fantastico via vai
20. Loredana Cannata Loredana Cannata Actress, La donna lupo
21. Salvatore Corsitto Salvatore Corsitto Actor, The Godfather
22. Nicole Grimaudo Nicole Grimaudo Actress, Loose Cannons
23. Lando Buzzanca Lando Buzzanca Actor, Divorce Italian Style
24. Laura Torrisi Laura Torrisi Actress, Una moglie bellissima
25. Roberto Andò Roberto Andò Director, Long Live Freedom
26. Francesco Scianna Francesco Scianna Actor, Baarìa
27. Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa Actor, The Godfather
28. Claudio Gioè Claudio Gioè Actor, The Best of Youth
29. Tiziana Lodato Tiziana Lodato Actress, The Star Maker
30. Frank Puglia Frank Puglia Actor, Jungle Book Puglia started his career at age 15 when he joined a traveling operetta company. Frank appeared in Italian opera from the age of 13. He came to the U.S. in 1907 and worked in a laundry before joining an Italian language theatre group in New York. In 1921, while appearing on stage, he was spotted by D.W. Griffith and was hired immediately...
31. Henry Armetta Henry Armetta Actor, The Black Cat 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 York actors' club...
32. Daniela Giordano Daniela Giordano Actress, Four Times that Night
33. Franco Franchi Franco Franchi Actor, Ku Fu? Dalla Sicilia con furore 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...
34. Corrado Fortuna Corrado Fortuna Actor, To Rome with Love
35. Beppe Fiorello Beppe Fiorello Actor, The Talented Mr. Ripley
36. Ficarra Ficarra Actor, Il 7 e l'8
37. Nino Frassica Nino Frassica Actor, The Tourist
38. Francesco Casisa Francesco Casisa Actor, Respiro
39. Daniela Rocca Daniela Rocca Actress, Divorce Italian Style
40. Francesca Chillemi Francesca Chillemi Actress, Cado dalle nubi
41. Roberta Giarrusso Roberta Giarrusso Actress, Fallo per papà 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 role of "Lara Rubino" in "Commissario Manara".
42. Daniele Ciprì Daniele Ciprì Cinematographer, It Was the Son
43. Filippo Pucillo Filippo Pucillo Actor, Terraferma
44. Paul Porcasi Paul Porcasi Actor, Morocco Character actor noted for his portrayals of tough, often cigar-puffing men of authority, none of whom would ever tolerate sass from an underling. He might have cautioned, "I don't wanna hear no lip from nobody - get me?"
45. Mimi Aguglia Mimi Aguglia Actress, The Outlaw Mimi Aguglia was born in Palermo, Sicily, on a theater stage in 1884, when her mother, Giuseppina Aguglia, a famous Sicilian actress, was playing Desdimona in William Shakespeare's "Othello". The newborn was named Giroloma in honor of her grandfather, but everyone called her by her nick name: Mimi. Before she was four years old...
46. Fiorello Fiorello Actor, The Talented Mr. Ripley
47. Antonino Bruschetta Antonino Bruschetta Actor, L'uomo in più
48. Ciccio Ingrassia 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 was memorable. His only son, Giampiero, is an appreciated actor of theatre and television.
49. Luigi Pirandello Luigi Pirandello Writer, Kaos
50. Turi Ferro Turi Ferro Actor, Malicious
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