Birth Place Matching "Florence, Tuscany, Italy" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Rose McGowan

Actress | Planet Terror

Rose McGowan is an American actress and director, known for her contribution to independent film. Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn (2014) was ...

2. Vittoria Puccini

Actress | Baciami ancora

Vittoria Puccini was born on 18 November 1981 in Florence, Italy. After graduating from high school, she first appeared on screen in Sergio Rubini's TV movie Tutto l'amore che c'è (2000), but finally became a star on Italian TV, playing the main character on Elisa di Rivombrosa (2003). She ...

3. Alba Rohrwacher

Actress | Hungry Hearts

Alba Rohrwacher was born on February 27, 1979 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Alba Caterina Rohrwacher. She is known for her work on Hungry Hearts (2014), The Wonders (2014) and I Am Love (2009).

4. George P. Cosmatos

Director | Rambo: First Blood Part II

George P. Cosmatos was born on January 4, 1941 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Yorgo Pan Cosmatos. He was a director and writer, known for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Cobra (1986) and Tombstone (1993). He was married to Birgitta Ljungberg. He died on April 19, 2005 in Victoria, British ...

5. Franco Zeffirelli

Director | Romeo and Juliet

Franco Zeffirelli was born on February 12, 1923 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli. He is known for his work on Romeo and Juliet (1968), La traviata (1982) and The Taming of the Shrew (1967). He died on June 15, 2019 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

6. Daria Nicolodi

Actress | Profondo rosso

Daria Nicolodi was born on June 19, 1950 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress and writer, known for Deep Red (1975), Phenomena (1985) and Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973).

7. Vanna Bonta

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Vanna Bonta is an American writer and actress known for her cameo as the superhero's mother (Zed's queen) in the fantasy classic The Beastmaster (1982), and for her work on Beauty and the Beast (1991), An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991), and The Universe (2007). She grew up in Bangkok, ...

8. Martina Stella

Actress | Nine

Martina Stella was born on November 28, 1984 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for Nine (2009), Ocean's Twelve (2004) and The Early Bird Catches the Worm (2008). She has been married to Andrea Manfredonia since September 3, 2016. They have one child.

9. Elena Sofia Ricci

Actress | Mine vaganti

Elena Sofia Ricci was born on March 29, 1962 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Elena Sofia Barucchieri. She is an actress, known for Loose Cannons (2010), Ne parliamo lunedì (1989) and Io e mia sorella (1987). She has been married to Stefano Mainetti since October 2003. They have one child. She...

10. Massimo Sarchielli

Actor | Ladyhawke

Massimo Sarchielli was born on April 9, 1931 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for Ladyhawke (1985), Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) and The Conformist (1970). He died on May 11, 2010 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

11. Maria Tucci

Actress | To Die For

Maria Tucci was born on June 19, 1941 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for To Die For (1995), Law & Order (1990) and Daniel (1983). She has been married to Robert Gottlieb since 1969. They have two children.

12. Gino Corrado

Actor | The Amateur Gentleman

Gino Corrado Liserani was born in Pisa, Italy in 1893, the son of Carlo Liserani, a marble and art dealer. Corrado grew up in Florence. In 1895, Carlo Liserani, brother Cyrus, and their families emigrated to the United States, settling near Coney Island in New York, where the men took up jobs in ...

13. Massimo Ceccherini

Actor | Pinocchio

Massimo Ceccherini was born on May 23, 1965 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for Pinocchio (2019), Tale of Tales (2015) and Picasso Face (2000).

14. Marina Malfatti

Actress | Tutti i colori del buio

Marina Malfatti was born on April 25, 1933 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Marisa Malfatti. She was an actress, known for All the Colors of the Dark (1972), Sherlock Holmes (1968) and Malombra (1974). She was married to Umberto La Rocca. She died on June 8, 2016 in Rome, Italy.

15. Stefano Patrizi

Actor | Roma a mano armata

His father's name was Gianfranco Patrizi and was Italian and his mother's name is Brigitte Prager and is Swiss. He stopped acting in 1980 and is now running a production company in Milan for advertising commercials. The company is called New Ways and is one of the top 30 advertising companies in ...

16. Leonardo Pieraccioni

Actor | Il ciclone

Leonardo Pieraccioni was born on February 17, 1965 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for The Cyclone (1996), Ti amo in tutte le lingue del mondo (2005) and The Graduates (1995).

17. Lorella De Luca

Actress | Orlando e i Paladini di Francia

Lorella De Luca was born on September 17, 1940 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Roland the Mighty (1956), Poor But Beautiful (1957) and Taras Bulba, il cosacco (1962). She was married to Duccio Tessari. She died on January 9, 2014 in Rome, Lazio, ...

18. Chiara Francini

Actress | Miracle at St. Anna

Chiara Francini was born on December 20, 1976 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for Miracle at St. Anna (2008), The Worst Week of My Life (2011) and Men Vs Women (2010).

19. Orso Maria Guerrini

Actor | The Bourne Identity

Orso Maria Guerrini was born on October 25, 1942 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He is an actor, known for The Bourne Identity (2002), Double Team (1997) and Keoma (1976). He has been married to Cristina Sebastianelli since August 4, 2011. He was previously married to Alessandra Carella and Catherine ...

20. Katie Boyle

Actress | ITV Play of the Week

Katie Boyle was born on May 29, 1926 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali de Principi di Francavilla. She was an actress, known for ITV Play of the Week (1955), First Love (1959) and Intent to Kill (1958). She was married to Peter Saunders, Greville Pollard Bayliss ...

21. Folco Lulli

Actor | I compagni

Folco Lulli was born on July 3, 1912 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for The Organizer (1963), The Wages of Fear (1953) and Gente d'onore (1967). He died on May 23, 1970 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

22. Dante Alighieri

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 ...

23. Carlo Cecchi

Actor | Stealing Beauty

Considered one of the leading figures of Italian innovation in theater, Cecchi alternates the work of stage and film actor to that of a theater director. Memorable is his performance in the drama "End of the match" by Samuel Beckett and, for the cinema, that of Renato Caccioppoli in "Morte di un ...

24. Carlo Collodi

Writer | Pinocchio

Carlo Collodi was really Carlo Lorenzini, a journalist and rabble-rouser who settled down to write children's stories. He took his pen name from the town of his mother's birth, Collodi. When he originally published "Pinocchio" in the form of a magazine serial, Lorenzini's intention was to kill ...

25. Francesca Bertini

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 ...

26. Francesco Nuti

Actor | Io, Chiara e lo scuro

Francesco Nuti was born on 17 May 1955 in Prato near Florence. He made his debut in cinema industry with Giancattivi trio composed by Alessandro Benvenuti and Athina Cenci. They acted in the film Ad ovest di Paperino (1981) with acclaim from both critics and public. Then he acted with Italian ...

27. Giovanni Boccaccio

Writer | The Little Hours

Had a step-brother, Francesco (born c. 1320).

28. Leonardo Da Vinci

Art Department | The Queen's Palaces

The archetypal "Renaissance Man," Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest scientific minds as well as one of the greatest visual artists the human race has ever produced. The illegitimate son of a wealthy Florentine notary, Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman named Caterina, Leonardo was born in ...

29. Elisa Morucci

Actress | Malèna

Elisa Morucci was born on July 8, 1977 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is known for her work on Malena (2000), The Unknown Woman (2006) and His Secret Life (2001).

30. Franco Rossi

Director | Amici per la pelle

Held a degree in literature.

31. Niccolò Machiavelli

Writer | Monna Vanna

Born into a time of extreme political upheaveal, Niccolò Machiavelli was a member of the old Florentine nobility. He received a proper humanistic Renaissance education, and as a young man began the climb up the perilous political ladder of Italy. In 1502 he was sent to Romagna as an envoy to Cesare...

32. Piero Lulli

Actor | La rivolta dei pretoriani

Piero Lulli was born on February 1, 1923 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor, known for The Revolt of the Pretorians (1964), Fury of Achilles (1962) and My Name Is Nobody (1973). He died on June 23, 1991 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

33. Andrea Checchi

Actor | La signora senza camelie

Born in Florence, Checchi appeared in over 150 films in his lengthy career, which spanned from 1934 to his death in 1974. The son of a painter, he studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze. Moved to Rome, he attended the acting course held by Alessandro Blasetti who gave him a ...

34. Alessio Jim Della Valle

Director | American Night

Alessio Jim Della Valle is a film director, writer and inventor. He was born and raised in Florence, Italy. He travelled the world extensively and by age 30 he had lived in over 10 countries. He is fluent in different languages.

He holds a degree cum laude from Bologna University's DAMS and studied ...

35. Gigi Ballista

Actor | Midnight Express

Gigi Ballista was born on December 1, 1918 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Luigi Ballista. He is known for his work on Midnight Express (1978), The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966) and Emma Hamilton (1968). He died on August 2, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

36. Maurizio Lucidi

Director | Gli esecutori

Maurizio Lucidi was born in 1932 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and editor, known for Street People (1976), Probabilità zero (1969) and The Designated Victim (1971). He died in 2005 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

37. Laura Pestellini

Actress | Under the Tuscan Sun

Laura Pestellini was born on April 27, 1919 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She was an actress, known for Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), Benvenuti in amore (2008) and Don Matteo (2000). She died on November 23, 2010 in Florence.

38. Claudia Zanella

Actress | Tutti al mare

Claudia Zanella was born on March 30, 1979 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for All at Sea (2011), Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005) and The Wedding Director (2006).

39. Vittorio Cecchi Gori

Producer | Il postino

Vittorio Cecchi Gori was born on April 27, 1942 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He is known for his work on Il Postino (1994), Silence (2016) and Nirvana (1997). He was previously married to Rita Rusic.

40. Will Kirby

Self | Big Brother

Board certified dermatologist, Dr. Will Kirby, has a degree in Biology from Emory University. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed his first year of postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. His dermatology residency training...

41. Gianna Paola Scaffidi

Actress | Alibi perfetto

Gianna Paola Scaffidi was born on May 15, 1954 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for Circle of Fear (1992), Un affare trasversale (1998) and The Consequences of Love (2004).

42. Ilaria Occhini

Actress | Mine vaganti

Ilaria Occhini was born on March 28, 1934 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She was an actress, known for Loose Cannons (2010), Benvenuti in casa Gori (1990) and Mar nero (2008). She was married to Raffaele La Capria. She died on July 20, 2019 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

43. Paul Draper

Actor | Colleen

American tap dancer who was an international star in the 1930's and 1940's. His forte was to tap-dance to any kind of music - jazz, samba, Classical, Baroque - and to adapt his every movement to the character of the music at hand. His career effectively succumbed to the anti- Communist hysteria ...

45. Mario Soffici

Director | Celos

Mario Soffici was born on May 14, 1900 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for Celos (1947), Pasó en mi barrio (1951) and Rosaura a las 10 (1958). He died on May 10, 1977 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

46. Aldo Berti

Actor | Un dollaro tra i denti

Aldo Berti was born on February 29, 1936 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor, known for A Stranger in Town (1967), Night of Violence (1965) and An Angel for Satan (1966). He died on December 26, 2010 in Florence.

47. Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Composer | And Then There Were None

Respected composer and teacher, educated at the Cherubini Royal Institute of Music. He studied with Ildrebrando Pizzetti and Edgardo del Valle de Paz. It is generally thought that Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco actually composed more film music than he is credited with, and that he was often called upon...

48. Daniela Morozzi

Actress | Ovosodo

Daniela Morozzi was born on June 9, 1968 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for Hardboiled Egg (1997), Baci e abbracci (1999) and Distretto di polizia (2000).

49. George Humbert

Actor | Street Scene

George Humbert was born on July 29, 1880 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor, known for Street Scene (1931), Why America Will Win (1918) and Miracle on Main Street (1939). He died on May 8, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

50. Florence Nightingale

Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years

English nurse and hospital reformer. Florence Nightingale was named after the place of her birth in Italy. Educated at home by their wealthy, well-bred father, Nightingale and her older sister Parthenope studied history, philosophy, mathematics, and classics; they also wrote weekly compositions. ...


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