Dino Risi

1916 - 2008

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Dino Risi (23 December 1916 – 7 June 2008) was an Italian film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dino Risi has received more than 135,274 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Dino Risi is the 204th most popular film director (down from 172nd in 2019), the 1,278th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,116th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Film Director.

Dino Risi is most famous for his comedy films.

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Among film directors, Dino Risi ranks 204 out of 1,580Before him are Gus Van Sant, Alfonso Cuarón, Thea von Harbou, Alice Guy-Blaché, Agnieszka Holland, and Nicholas Ray. After him are Jerzy Skolimowski, Mike Nichols, Michael Cacoyannis, John Sturges, Miklós Jancsó, and Arthur Penn.

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Among people born in 1916, Dino Risi ranks 53Before him are Frederick Chapman Robbins, Michael Gough, Abdul Rahman Arif, Glenn Ford, Saburō Sakai, and Maria Altmann. After him are Ray Conniff, Stjepan Filipović, Alberto Ginastera, Consuelo Velázquez, Richard Fleischer, and Jack Vance. Among people deceased in 2008, Dino Risi ranks 48Before him are Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Leonid Hurwicz, Jörg Haider, Dražan Jerković, George Emil Palade, and Phil Hill. After him are Chiara Lubich, Tassos Papadopoulos, Jerry Reed, Muslim Magomayev, Youssef Chahine, and Mauricio Kagel.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Dino Risi ranks 1,278 out of 4,088Before him are Drusus Caesar (7), Cennino Cennini (1360), Marcantonio Raimondi (1480), Antipope Christopher (900), Pietro Della Valle (1586), and Vittorio Pozzo (1886). After him are Valentino Rossi (1979), Timaeus (-350), Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501), Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (1490), Pompeius Strabo (-135), and Lucius Munatius Plancus (-87).


Among film directors born in Italy, Dino Risi ranks 19Before him are Giuseppe Tornatore (1956), Ettore Scola (1931), Sergio Corbucci (1926), Marco Ferreri (1928), Francesco Rosi (1922), and Lina Wertmüller (1928). After him are Lucio Fulci (1927), Mario Bava (1914), Mario Monicelli (1915), Liliana Cavani (1933), Damiano Damiani (1922), and Joe D'Amato (1936).