Franco Citti

1935 - 2016

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Franco Citti (Italian: [ˈfraŋko ˈtʃitti]; 23 April 1935 – 14 January 2016) was an Italian actor, best known as one of the close collaborators of director Pier Paolo Pasolini. He came to fame for playing the title role in Pasolini's film Accattone, which brought him a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Foreign Actor. He subsequently starred in six of Pasolini's films, as well as 60 other film and television roles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franco Citti has received more than 280,926 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Franco Citti is the 1,525th most popular actor (up from 1,584th in 2019), the 2,038th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,032nd in 2019) and the 55th most popular Italian Actor.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.44

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  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Franco Citti ranks 1,525 out of 13,578Before him are Joan Chen, François Berléand, Sarah Wayne Callies, Ralph Waite, Choi Eun-hee, and Bruce Greenwood. After him are Rita Wilson, Tony Lip, Peter Gallagher, Chris Noth, Christina Applegate, and Sal Mineo.

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Among people born in 1935, Franco Citti ranks 127Before him are Jerry Fodor, Chaim Topol, Tsutomu Hata, Mohamed Choukri, Sergei Khrushchev, and Richard Brautigan. After him are Lyudmila Chernykh, Djamila Bouhired, Dominique Venner, Kurt Westergaard, Samak Sundaravej, and Peter Boyle. Among people deceased in 2016, Franco Citti ranks 131Before him are Péter Esterházy, Andrew Grove, Goran Hadžić, Isao Tomita, Louis Pilot, and Greg Lake. After him are Juan Gabriel, Carmen Pereira, Gato Barbieri, Fredrik Barth, Neville Marriner, and Maurice White.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Franco Citti ranks 2,038 out of 5,161Before him are Sophron (-500), Rainier I of Monaco, Lord of Cagnes (1267), Properzia de' Rossi (1490), Kaspar Capparoni (1964), Angelo Amato (1938), and Carmine Crocco (1830). After him are Roger III of Sicily (1175), Anna Sforza (1476), Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1727), Aloysius Bertrand (1807), Antonio Grimani (1434), and Walter VI, Count of Brienne (1302).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Franco Citti ranks 55Before him are Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (1964), Fabio Testi (1941), Isa Miranda (1909), Nicoletta Braschi (1960), Nino Castelnuovo (1936), and Kaspar Capparoni (1964). After him are Anthony Steffen (1930), Valeria Golino (1965), Laura Betti (1927), Massimo Girotti (1918), Lina Cavalieri (1874), and Gloria Guida (1955).

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