Birth Place Matching "Naples, Italy" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Rain Man
The second child of an Italian germanist and a Greek painter, Valeria Golino grew up in Naples until her parents parted. After three years in Athens with her mother and another three in Naples with her father, she began to work as a model. She left high school after her first movie and didn't study...
5. Bud Spencer
Actor | Lo chiamavano Trinità...
Bud Spencer, the popular Italian actor who starred in innumerable spaghetti Westerns and action-packed potboilers during the 1960s and 1970s, was born Carlo Pedersoli on October 31, 1929, in Naples. The first Italian to swim the 100-meter freestyle in less than a minute, Spencer competed as a ...
Actor | The Sopranos
Federico Castelluccio is a driven and talented individual maintaining careers, as a professional artist, established actor and director. Born in Naples, Italy, Federico moved with his family to Paterson, New Jersey, in 1968. In 1982 he was awarded a full scholarship to the School of Visual Arts in ...
Actor | Moonstruck
He was honored twice off-Broadway with Distinguished Performance OBIE Award, first in 1960 for "Machinal" and again in 1969 for "Passing Through From Exotic Places." In 1972 he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a play for "Prisoner on 2nd Avenue." In 1979 he was nominated for Best Actor ...
10. Luisa Ranieri
Actress | Letters to Juliet
Luisa Ranieri was born on December 16, 1973 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for Letters to Juliet (2010), The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009) and Basette (2006). She has been married to Luca Zingaretti since May 23, 2012. They have two children.
12. Doug Walker
Writer | The Nostalgia Critic
Doug Walker was born in Naples, Italy; and because his father was in the Navy, lived in many different places across the United States when he was growing up. He went on to study film at Northern Illinois University, majoring in communications.
After college, he worked as an illustrator and started ...
Actor | Guardie e ladri
'Antonio de Curtis Gagliardi Griffo Focas Comneno' was a descendant of the 'Comneno de Bizancio' and also one of the most popular Italian film stars in history. His genre was undoubtedly the comedy where he achieved world fame. From 1917 he was an actor of the companies of the "comedia dell'arte" ...
17. Francesco Rosi
Writer | Cadaveri eccellenti
Francesco Rosi was born on November 15, 1922 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Illustrious Corpses (1976), La sfida (1958) and Salvatore Giuliano (1962). He was married to Giancarla Mandelli. He died on January 10, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
18. Giuliana Rancic
Actress | 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Giuliana DePandi was born in Naples, Italy in 1975. Her family moved to the United States, namely Washington D.C., during her childhood. Fluent only in Italian, Giuliana prides herself on the fact that she taught herself English by watching day-time soaps and other television shows.
22. Aldo Giuffrè
Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
Aldo Giuffrè was born on April 10, 1924 in Naples, Italy. He is known for his work on The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), When Women Had Tails (1970) and Il re di Poggioreale (1961). He was married to Elena Pranzo Zaccaria and Liana Trouche. He died on June 26, 2010 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
25. Tony Rosato
Actor | Night Heat
Tony Rosato was born on December 26, 1954 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Antonio Rosato. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) and Seeds of Doubt (1998). He was married to Leah Murray. He died on January 10, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
27. Licia Maglietta
Actress | Pane e tulipani
Born in Naples in 1954, Licia Maglietta graduated in Architecture in 1981. Her first role on stage came the following year in 'Tango glaciale' by Mario Martone, the director who would also cast her in her film debut over a decade later: Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992). The two worked ...
28. George Murcell
Actor | The Possessed
George Murcell was born on October 30, 1925 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Arthur George Hynes Murcell. He was an actor, known for The Possessed (1969), Supercar (1961) and Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1975). He was married to Elvi Hale and Josephine Tweedy. He died on December 3, 1998 in Isleworth,...
Actor | In Search of the Castaways
Antonio Cifariello was born on May 19, 1930 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was an actor, known for In Search of the Castaways (1962), Le ragazze di San Frediano (1955) and Le avventure di Nicola Nickleby (1958). He was married to Patrizia Della Rovere. He died on December 12, 1968 in Lusaka, Zambia.
35. Mariano Baino
Writer | Dark Waters
Although he knew he wanted to be a director when he was just eight years old, it wasn't until a school visit to see the Pope that Italian born Mariano Baino purchased a copy of H.P. Lovecraft's 'The Dreams In The Witch-House' and knew exactly what kind of director he wanted to be. By his mid-teens,...
38. Giorgio Caputo
Actor | Romanzo criminale - La serie
Born in Naples and raised in Rome, Giorgio Caputo studied economics in London before pursing his passion to become a thespian. He studied acting theory, textual interpretation, improvisation, voice and movement at the Scuola di recitazione di Beatrice Bracco in Rome and is also a member of the ...
39. Tosca D'Aquino
Actress | I buchi neri
Tosca D'Aquino (born 10 June 1966) is an Italian actress, comedian and television presenter. Born in Naples, Tosca D'Aquino started her career at 15 years old, appearing in several local television shows. At nineteen years old she moved in Rome to pursue an acting career, and there she enrolled at ...
Director | Gli invisibili
Pasquale Squitieri was born on November 27, 1938 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Gli invisibili (1988), The Gun (1978) and Savage Breed (1980). He was married to Ottavia Fusco. He died on February 18, 2017 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
43. Elena Fiore
Actress | La grande bellezza
Maria Laura Rondanini was born on October 1, 1965 in Naples, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Great Beauty (2013), Giovanni Falcone, l'uomo che sfidò Cosa Nostra (2006) and The Soul's Place (2003). She has been married to Silvio Orlando since October 7, 2008.
48. Enrico Caruso
Soundtrack | Match Point
Enrico Caruso (b. Errico Caruso) was born on February 25, 1873, in Naples, Italy. He was the third of seven children to a poor alcoholic father. He received little primary education and briefly studied music with conductor Vicenzo Lombardini. His early income was from singing serenades.
Caruso made ...
Cinematographer | The Amytal Therapy
Valentina Caniglia was recently selected by the ASC vision committee to receive the prestigious ASC Vision Mentorship program. In 2019, she won 2 Best Cinematography awards for "Little Sicily" and "Fire In Water" and was included in the TeenVogue article among the cinematographers behind some of ...