Ettore Scola

1931 - 2016

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Ettore Scola (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɛttore ˈskɔːla]; 10 May 1931 – 19 January 2016) was an Italian screenwriter and film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ettore Scola has received more than 279,588 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Ettore Scola is the 150th most popular film director (up from 156th in 2019), the 1,040th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,035th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Italian Film Director.

Ettore Scola is most famous for his films, "The Working Class Goes to Heaven" and "We All Loved Each Other So Much."

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Ettore Scola has had the most page views in the with 99,632 views, followed by French (27,749), and English (25,336). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (125.17%), Swedish (122.75%), and Malagasy (59.55%)


Among film directors, Ettore Scola ranks 150 out of 2,041Before him are Vsevolod Meyerhold, Max Reinhardt, Alice Guy-Blaché, Jonathan Demme, Frances Marion, and Louis Malle. After him are Victor Sjöström, Ed Wood, Alexander Dovzhenko, Shohei Imamura, Otto Preminger, and Roland Emmerich.

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Among people born in 1931, Ettore Scola ranks 58Before him are Jacques Demy, Faten Hamama, Lucia Bosè, James Earl Jones, Klaus Hasselmann, and Viktor Korchnoi. After him are Stanislav Grof, Sofia Gubaidulina, Syukuro Manabe, Ivan Rebroff, Arata Isozaki, and Richard F. Heck. Among people deceased in 2016, Ettore Scola ranks 55Before him are Michel Galabru, Ahmed Zewail, Michèle Morgan, George Gaynes, Junko Tabei, and Viktor Korchnoi. After him are Harry Kroto, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Reinhard Selten, Patricio Aylwin, and Hilary Putnam.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ettore Scola ranks 1,040 out of 5,161Before him are Mirella Freni (1935), Concino Concini (1575), Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Gioffre Borgia (1481), and Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431). After him are Romuald (951), Frank Costello (1891), Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Nicola Porpora (1686), and Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511).


Among film directors born in Italy, Ettore Scola ranks 14Before him are Vittorio De Sica (1901), Roberto Rossellini (1906), Frank Capra (1897), Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Dario Argento (1940), and Giuseppe Tornatore (1956). After him are Sergio Corbucci (1926), Gillo Pontecorvo (1919), Francesco Rosi (1922), Dino Risi (1916), Marco Bellocchio (1939), and Lina Wertmüller (1928).