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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 66,934 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Alessandro Blasetti is the 532nd most popular film director (down from 486th in 2019), the 2,445th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,211th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Italian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 532 out of 1,581Before him are Georges Franju, Michael Powell, Natacha Rambova, Just Jaeckin, Robert Enrico, and Ralph Bakshi. After him are Mikhail Romm, Patricio Guzmán, Juraj Jakubisko, Jean Eustache, Larry Clark, and Philip Kaufman.

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Among people born in 1900, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 137Before him are Srinagarindra, Mikhail Katukov, Alexander Mosolov, Vítězslav Nezval, Herberts Cukurs, and Hans Stuck. After him are Ivan Fedyuninsky, Teresa of the Andes, Johanna Wolf, Aristidis Konstantinidis, Manuel Fleitas Solich, and Roy Harrod. Among people deceased in 1987, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 106Before him are Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Asim Ferhatović, Hermann Lang, Georges Franju, Edgar P. Jacobs, and James Tiptree Jr.. After him are R. Budd Dwyer, Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean, Jackie Gleason, Adile Naşit, Bernhard Grzimek, and Norman McLaren.

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Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 2,445 out of 4,668Before him are Vespasiano I Gonzaga (1531), Mauro Piacenza (1944), Alexander of Bergamo (201), Agostino Depretis (1813), Taddeo Zuccari (1529), and Publius Rutilius Rufus (-158). After him are Ottavia Piccolo (1949), Prince Thomas, Duke of Genoa (1854), Eugenio Castellotti (1930), Ulrich III, Duke of Carinthia (1220), Luigi Cremona (1830), and Anna de' Medici, Archduchess of Austria (1616).


Among film directors born in Italy, Alessandro Blasetti ranks 40Before him are Alberto Lattuada (1914), Valerio Zurlini (1926), Umberto Lenzi (1931), Elio Petri (1929), Mauro Bolognini (1922), and George P. Cosmatos (1941). After him are Carlo Lizzani (1922), Giovanni Pastrone (1883), Enzo G. Castellari (1938), Steno (1917), Franco Rossi (1919), and Renato Castellani (1913).