Carlo Rambaldi

1925 - 2012

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Carlo Rambaldi (September 15, 1925 – August 10, 2012) was an Italian special effects artist, winner of three Oscars: one Special Achievement Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 1977 for the 1976 version of King Kong and two Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects in 1980 and 1983 for, respectively, Alien (1979) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). He is most famous for his work in those two last mentioned films, that is for the mechanical head-effects for the creature in Alien and the design of the title character of E.T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Rambaldi has received more than 162,926 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Carlo Rambaldi is the 25th most popular pirate (down from 24th in 2019), the 2,576th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,286th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Pirate.

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Among pirates, Carlo Rambaldi ranks 25 out of 25Before him are Stede Bonnet, Edward England, Thomas Tew, Edward Low, Samuel Bellamy, and Jean Lafitte.

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Among people born in 1925, Carlo Rambaldi ranks 202Before him are Francisco Álvarez Martínez, Bobbejaan Schoepen, Giovanni Coppa, Mai Zetterling, Ernst Jandl, and Nonna Mordyukova. After him are Mike Connors, Maureen Stapleton, Matías González, Veikko Hakulinen, Yuli Daniel, and Zhores Medvedev. Among people deceased in 2012, Carlo Rambaldi ranks 166Before him are Elliott Carter, John Christopher, Georgi Lozanov, William Thurston, Ignatius IV of Antioch, and Gevork Vartanian. After him are Fiorenzo Magni, Friedrich Hirzebruch, Assef Shawkat, Ervin Zádor, Gunnar Sønsteby, and Harry Carey Jr..

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carlo Rambaldi ranks 2,576 out of 4,088Before him are Elio Vittorini (1908), Umberto Caligaris (1901), Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus (-1), Michele Steno (1331), Benedetto Antelami (1150), and Rose McGowan (1973). After him are Renato Castellani (1913), Massimo Bontempelli (1878), Roberto Rosato (1943), Luigi Delneri (1950), Giovanni Battista Donati (1826), and Giuseppe Occhialini (1907).

Among PIRATES In Italy

Among pirates born in Italy, Carlo Rambaldi ranks 2Before him are Sextus Pompey (-67).