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Bernardo Bertolucci

1941 - 2018

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Bernardo Bertolucci OMRI (Italian: [berˈnardo bertoˈluttʃi]; 16 March 1941 – 26 November 2018) was an Italian film director and screenwriter with a career that spanned 50 years. Considered one of the greatest directors in Italian cinema, Bertolucci's work achieved international acclaim. He was the first Italian filmmaker to win the Academy Award for Best Director for The Last Emperor (1987), one of many accolades including a BAFTA Award, a César Award, and two Golden Globes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernardo Bertolucci has received more than 2,265,055 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Bernardo Bertolucci is the 25th most popular film director (down from 22nd in 2019), the 237th most popular biography from Italy (down from 222nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Film Director.

Bernardo Bertolucci is most famous for his work on films such as The Last Emperor, The Dreamers, and 1900.

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Among film directors, Bernardo Bertolucci ranks 25 out of 1,581Before him are Francis Ford Coppola, François Truffaut, Miloš Forman, Georges Méliès, Leni Riefenstahl, and Pedro Almodóvar. After him are Michelangelo Antonioni, Konstantin Stanislavski, David Lynch, Krzysztof Kieślowski, George Lucas, and Fritz Lang.

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Among people born in 1941, Bernardo Bertolucci ranks 7Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, Slobodan Milošević, Alex Ferguson, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez. After him are Sergio Mattarella, Charlie Watts, Richard Dawkins, Cesária Évora, Krzysztof Kieślowski, and Martha Argerich. Among people deceased in 2018, Bernardo Bertolucci ranks 10Before him are Kofi Annan, Charles Aznavour, Ingvar Kamprad, Stan Lee, Montserrat Caballé, and Miloš Forman. After him are Charles K. Kao, Amos Oz, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Philip Roth, John McCain, and Paul Bocuse.

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Among people born in Italy, Bernardo Bertolucci ranks 237 out of 4,668Before him are Ludovico Sforza (1452), Pope Pius I (90), Pope Benedict XI (1240), Pope Paul V (1552), Pope Siricius (334), and Pope Benedict VIII (980). After him are Pietro Perugino (1446), Pope Celestine III (1106), Padre Pio (1887), Didius Julianus (133), Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), and Gianni Versace (1946).


Among film directors born in Italy, Bernardo Bertolucci ranks 5Before him are Federico Fellini (1920), Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922), Luchino Visconti (1906), and Sergio Leone (1929). After him are Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Roberto Rossellini (1906), Vittorio De Sica (1901), Tinto Brass (1933), Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Frank Capra (1897), and Dario Argento (1940).