Adolfo Celi

1922 - 1986

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Adolfo Celi (Italian pronunciation: [aˈdɔlfo ˈtʃɛːli]; 27 July 1922 – 19 February 1986) was an Italian film actor and director. Born in Curcuraci, Messina, Sicily, Celi appeared in nearly 100 films, specialising in international villains. Although a prominent actor in Italian cinema and famed for many roles, he is best remembered internationally for his portrayal of Emilio Largo in the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolfo Celi has received more than 477,597 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Adolfo Celi is the 757th most popular actor (up from 961st in 2019), the 1,300th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,561st in 2019) and the 35th most popular Italian Actor.

Adolfo Celi is most famous for his role as Colonel Landa in the movie, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

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Among actors, Adolfo Celi ranks 757 out of 10,030Before him are Ida Rubinstein, James Mason, Edward G. Robinson, Ben Gazzara, Robert Patrick, and Carlos Valdes. After him are Mark Ruffalo, Dirk Benedict, Val Kilmer, Katharine Ross, David Prowse, and Linda Cristal.

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Among people born in 1922, Adolfo Celi ranks 70Before him are Luis Echeverría, Ugo Tognazzi, Har Gobind Khorana, Michael Cacoyannis, Gianna Beretta Molla, and Arthur Penn. After him are Ralph H. Baer, Karl-Otto Apel, Betty White, Oskar Werner, Ken Noritake, and Annemarie Schimmel. Among people deceased in 1986, Adolfo Celi ranks 52Before him are Fritz Albert Lipmann, Michel de Certeau, Otto Preminger, Serge Lifar, Ye Jianying, and Gusztáv Sebes. After him are Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock, Raimundo Orsi, Juan Rulfo, Theodor Busse, Gunnar Björnstrand, and Megumu Tamura.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Adolfo Celi ranks 1,300 out of 4,088Before him are Mario Capecchi (1937), Caesar Baronius (1538), Frank Lentini (1889), Vittorio Storaro (1940), Maria Cristina of Savoy (1812), and Charles I, Duke of Savoy (1468). After him are Lucio Fulci (1927), Massimo Moratti (1945), Carlo Maria Martini (1927), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417), and Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1466).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Adolfo Celi ranks 35Before him are Totò (1898), Elsa Martinelli (1935), Ugo Tognazzi (1922), Pier Angeli (1932), Daniela Bianchi (1942), and Amy Adams (1974). After him are Claudia Mori (1944), Stefania Sandrelli (1946), Gabriele Ferzetti (1925), Lea Massari (1933), Anita Pallenberg (1942), and Valentina Cortese (1923).

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