Claudia Cardinale

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Claude Joséphine Rose "Claudia" Cardinale (French: [klod ʒozefin ʁoz kaʁdinal]; born 15 April 1938) is a Tunisian-born Italian film actress who starred in some of the most acclaimed European films of the 1960s and 1970s, mainly Italian or French, but also in many English-language films. Born and raised in La Goulette, a neighbourhood of Tunis, Cardinale won the "Most Beautiful Italian Girl in Tunisia" competition in 1957, the prize being a trip to Italy, which quickly led to film contracts, due above all to the involvement of Franco Cristaldi, who acted as her mentor for a number of years and later married her. After making her debut in a minor role with Omar Sharif in Goha (1958), Cardinale became one of the best-known actresses in Italy with roles in films such as Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Girl with a Suitcase (1961), Cartouche (1962), The Leopard (1963), and Fellini's 8½ (1963). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claudia Cardinale has received more than 3,065,998 page views. Her biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Claudia Cardinale is the 37th most popular actor (down from 36th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Tunisia and the most popular Tunisian Actor.

Claudia Cardinale is most famous for her role in the 1966 film, The Professionals.

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Among actors, Claudia Cardinale ranks 37 out of 10,030Before her are Patrick Swayze, Romy Schneider, Terence Hill, James Dean, Debbie Reynolds, and Meryl Streep. After her are Anthony Quinn, Charles Bronson, Michael Douglas, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, and Jean-Paul Belmondo.

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Among people born in 1938, Claudia Cardinale ranks 5Before her are Kofi Annan, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Romy Schneider, and Beatrix of the Netherlands. After her are Rudolf Nureyev, Adriano Celentano, Jon Voight, Queen Sofía of Spain, Farah Pahlavi, Christopher Lloyd, and Nico.

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In Tunisia

Among people born in Tunisia, Claudia Cardinale ranks 3 out of 163Before her are Hannibal (-183) and Ibn Khaldun (1332). After her are Tertullian (155), Terence (-185), Hamilcar Barca (-275), Cyprian (200), Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936), Aemilianus (207), Habib Bourguiba (1903), Gordian II (190), and Hasdrubal Barca (-300).

Among ACTORS In Tunisia

Among actors born in Tunisia, Claudia Cardinale ranks 1After her are Sandra Milo (1933), Abdellatif Kechiche (1960), and Abdelmajid Lakhal (1939).

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