Anna Magnani

1908 - 1973

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Anna Maria Magnani (Italian: [ˈanna maɲˈɲaːni]; 7 March 1908 – 26 September 1973) was an Italian actress. She was known for her explosive acting and earthy, realistic portrayals of characters. Born in Rome, she worked her way through Rome's Academy of Dramatic Art by singing at night clubs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Magnani has received more than 977,166 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Anna Magnani is the 233rd most popular actor (down from 177th in 2019), the 580th most popular biography from Italy (down from 461st in 2019) and the 13th most popular Italian Actor.

Anna Magnani was an Italian actress who was most famous for her role in The Rose Tattoo.

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  • 67.52

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  • 68

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  • 5.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Anna Magnani ranks 233 out of 13,578Before her are Ed Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Widmark, Liv Ullmann, and Dennis Hopper. After her are Dolph Lundgren, Lauren Bacall, Ursula Andress, Mako, Viggo Mortensen, and Danny Trejo.

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Among people born in 1908, Anna Magnani ranks 22Before her are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Geli Raubal, Simon Wiesenthal, Ian Fleming, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Mika Waltari. After her are David Oistrakh, Nelson Rockefeller, Hannes Alfvén, Joseph McCarthy, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Franz Stangl. Among people deceased in 1973, Anna Magnani ranks 29Before her are Pablo Casals, Víctor Jara, Ferdinand Schörner, Charles Greeley Abbot, Gabriel Marcel, and Semyon Budyonny. After her are Ragnar Frisch, Hans Albert Einstein, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Selman Waksman, Jacques Maritain, and Karl Ziegler.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Anna Magnani ranks 580 out of 5,161Before her are Salvatore Quasimodo (1901), Gallienus (218), Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (1492), Matilda of Tuscany (1046), Pierluigi Collina (1960), and Clara Petacci (1912). After her are Giuseppe Farina (1906), Aldus Manutius (1449), Tibullus (-50), Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), Titus Tatius (-800), and Julius Evola (1898).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Anna Magnani ranks 13Before her are Giulietta Masina (1921), Roberto Benigni (1952), Monica Bellucci (1964), Ornella Muti (1955), Franco Nero (1941), and Monica Vitti (1931). After her are Raffaella Carrà (1943), Giuliano Gemma (1938), Virna Lisi (1936), Silvana Mangano (1930), Vittorio Gassman (1922), and Rudolph Valentino (1895).

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