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 234,742 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ettore Scola is the 135th most popular film director (up from 137th in 2019), the 962nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 940th 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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Among film directors, Ettore Scola ranks 135 out of 1,580Before him are Michael Mann, Satyajit Ray, Volker Schlöndorff, John Woo, René Clément, and D. W. Griffith. After him are Michael Moore, Josef von Sternberg, Peter Greenaway, Jacques Rivette, Jean Vigo, and Jan Švankmajer.

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Among people born in 1931, Ettore Scola ranks 46Before him are James Earl Jones, Khieu Samphan, Riccardo Giacconi, Don King, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, and Michael Lonsdale. After him are Faten Hamama, James Cronin, Ronald Dworkin, Arata Isozaki, Richard Rorty, and Ivan Rebroff. Among people deceased in 2016, Ettore Scola ranks 47Before him are Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Walter Scheel, George Gaynes, Michael Cimino, and Ray Tomlinson. After him are James Cronin, Harry Kroto, Jacques Rivette, Michèle Morgan, Junko Tabei, and Reinhard Selten.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ettore Scola ranks 962 out of 4,088Before him are Francesco Melzi (1491), Lucius Aelius (101), Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans (1371), Giuseppe Conte (1964), and Tancred, King of Sicily (1138). After him are Mina (1940), Eleonora Gonzaga (1598), Luigi Tenco (1938), Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833), and Pietro Bembo (1470).


Among film directors born in Italy, Ettore Scola ranks 14Before him are Vittorio De Sica (1901), Tinto Brass (1933), Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Frank Capra (1897), Dario Argento (1940), and Giuseppe Tornatore (1956). After him are Sergio Corbucci (1926), Marco Ferreri (1928), Francesco Rosi (1922), Lina Wertmüller (1928), Dino Risi (1916), and Lucio Fulci (1927).