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Bud Spencer

1929 - 2016

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Carlo Pedersoli (31 October 1929 – 27 June 2016), known professionally as Bud Spencer, was an Italian actor, professional swimmer and water polo player. He was known for action-comedy and Spaghetti Western roles with his long-time film partner and friend Terence Hill. The duo "garnered world acclaim and attracted millions to theater seats". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bud Spencer has received more than 3,352,606 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Bud Spencer is the 25th most popular actor, the 89th most popular biography from Italy (down from 87th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Actor.

Bud Spencer is most famous for his appearances in the spaghetti westerns, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and "A Fistful of Dollars."

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  • 77.79

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  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.90

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Among actors, Bud Spencer ranks 25 out of 9,996Before him are Amitabh Bachchan, Richard Burton, Louis de Funès, James Stewart, Jackie Chan, and Morgan Freeman. After him are Danny DeVito, Patrick Swayze, James Dean, Terence Hill, Romy Schneider, and Jack Nicholson.

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Among people born in 1929, Bud Spencer ranks 6Before him are Grace Kelly, Anne Frank, Yasser Arafat, Audrey Hepburn, and Martin Luther King Jr.. After him are Milan Kundera, Lev Yashin, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Jürgen Habermas, Sergio Leone, and Imre Kertész. Among people deceased in 2016, Bud Spencer ranks 5Before him are Muhammad Ali, Fidel Castro, Umberto Eco, and Johan Cruyff. After him are David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Alan Rickman, Debbie Reynolds, Shimon Peres, Bhumibol Adulyadej, and Imre Kertész.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Bud Spencer ranks 89 out of 4,668Before him are Michael Collins (1930), Antonio Salieri (1750), Giotto (1267), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Pope Paul VI (1897), and Pope Leo X (1475). After him are Girolamo Savonarola (1452), Brutus the Younger (-85), Tintoretto (1518), Pope Pius X (1835), Enrico Fermi (1901), and Domitian (51).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Bud Spencer ranks 2Before him are Sophia Loren (1934). After him are Terence Hill (1939), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Marcello Mastroianni (1924), Monica Vitti (1931), Monica Bellucci (1964), Yves Montand (1921), Roberto Benigni (1952), Giulietta Masina (1921), Silvana Mangano (1930), and Anna Magnani (1908).

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