Anna Magnani

1908 - 1973

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Anna Maria Magnani (Italian pronunciation: [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 700,000 page views. Her biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Anna Magnani is the 217th most popular actor (down from 151st in 2019), the 529th most popular biography from Italy (down from 424th 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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  • 700k

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  • 75.18

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  • 65

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  • 5.19

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  • 4.63

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Among actors, Anna Magnani ranks 217 out of 10,030Before her are Daniel Day-Lewis, Peter Fonda, Leonard Nimoy, Dianne Wiest, Franco Nero, and Susan Sarandon. After her are James Caan, Nicole Kidman, Fernandel, Julia Roberts, Ernest Borgnine, and Bryan Cranston.

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Among people born in 1908, Anna Magnani ranks 21Before her are Bette Davis, Lev Landau, Geli Raubal, Edward Teller, Simon Wiesenthal, and Mika Waltari. After her are John Bardeen, Amon Göth, David Lean, Nelson Rockefeller, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Ilya Frank. Among people deceased in 1973, Anna Magnani ranks 26Before her are John Ford, Hans Kelsen, Pablo Casals, Ferdinand Schörner, Semyon Budyonny, and Gabriel Marcel. After her are Víctor Jara, J. Hans D. Jensen, Jacques Maritain, Karl Ziegler, Charles Greeley Abbot, and Hans Albert Einstein.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Anna Magnani ranks 529 out of 4,088Before her are Umberto Nobile (1885), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Pope John XI (910), Marcello Malpighi (1628), Charles Edward Stuart (1720), and Camillus de Lellis (1550). After her are Giovanni Falcone (1939), Pope Boniface VI (800), Charles III of Naples (1345), Pope Soter (120), Simonetta Vespucci (1453), and Alberto Ascari (1918).

Among ACTORS In Italy

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

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