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Luchino Visconti (1906–1976)


Luchino Visconti was born on November 2, 1906 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Luchino Visconti di Modrone. He was a director and writer, known for Le Notti Bianche (1957), Rocco and His Brothers (1960) and Death in Venice (1971). He died on March 17, 1976 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 69) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Le Notti Bianche
Le Notti Bianche Director
(1957)
Rocco and His Brothers
(1960)
Death in Venice
Death in Venice Director
(1971)
The Damned
The Damned Director
(1969)

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 1976 L'innocente
 1973 Ludwig
 1970 Alla ricerca di Tadzio (TV Short documentary)
 1969 The Damned
 1967 Lo straniero
 1967 The Witches (segment "Strega bruciata viva, La")
 1965 Sandra
 1963 The Leopard
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (segment "Il lavoro")
 1954 Senso
 1953 Appunti su un fatto di cronaca (Documentary short)
 1953 Siamo donne (segment "Anna Magnani")
 1951 Bellissima
 1945 Giorni di gloria (Documentary) (Caruso trial scenes)
 1943 Ossessione
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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Marcello Mastroianni] He's very human and easily identifies with the man in the street. He's never a hero. Rather, he's an anti-hero, and that's why in turn the public adores him. That's his great merit and his appeal. See more »

Trivia:

Friend of Coco Chanel, who introduced him to the director Jean Renoir, for whom he then worked as an assistant during the late 1930's. After the war, Visconti established himself as an innovative director for the stage, on one occasion having Salvador Dali design his sets for 'As You Like It'. His sense of visual style was equally impressive in his film work, never better demonstrated than ... See more »

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Frequently collaborated with Burt Lancaster

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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