Alessandro Blasetti

1900 - 1987

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Alessandro Blasetti (3 July 1900 – 1 February 1987) was an Italian film director and screenwriter who influenced Italian neorealism with the film Quattro passi fra le nuvole. Blasetti was one of the leading figures in Italian cinema during the Fascist era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alessandro Blasetti has received more than 59,453 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Alessandro Blasetti is the 486th most popular film director (up from 495th in 2019), the 2,211th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,139th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Italian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 486 out of 1,580Before him are Tony Gatlif, Sergei Yutkevich, Yves Allégret, Paweł Pawlikowski, Anthony Asquith, and Kira Muratova. After him are Marcel L'Herbier, Claude Autant-Lara, André Cayatte, Alberto Cavalcanti, Hiroshi Teshigahara, and Norman Taurog.

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Among people born in 1900, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 123Before him are Franz Neumann, Arturo Umberto Illia, Victor Kugler, Hellmuth Walter, Luigi Longo, and Victor Young. After him are Grigory Shtern, Santos Urdinarán, Vítězslav Nezval, Masujiro Nishida, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, and Hermann Esser. Among people deceased in 1987, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 93Before him are Claudio Villa, R. Budd Dwyer, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Gerhard Klopfer, Yves Allégret, and Alejandro Scopelli. After him are Renato Guttuso, He Yingqin, Asim Ferhatović, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Anatoli Papanov, and Seyni Kountché.

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Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 2,211 out of 4,088Before him are Thrasybulus of Syracuse (-500), Marcello Bacciarelli (1731), Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria (1827), Pierina Legnani (1863), Andrew Corsini (1301), and Salonia Matidia (68). After him are Maria Caterina Farnese (1615), Carlo Ruzzini (1653), Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain (1755), Folco Lulli (1912), Beatrice d'Este, Queen of Hungary (1215), and Alessandro Baricco (1958).


Among film directors born in Italy, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 39Before him are Luigi Comencini (1916), Valerio Zurlini (1926), Alberto Lattuada (1914), Umberto Lenzi (1931), George P. Cosmatos (1941), and Elio Petri (1929). After him are Mauro Bolognini (1922), Sergio Sollima (1921), Carlo Lizzani (1922), Giovanni Pastrone (1883), Renato Castellani (1913), and Enzo G. Castellari (1938).