Giulietta Masina

1921 - 1994

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Giulia Anna "Giulietta" Masina (22 February 1921 – 23 March 1994) was an Italian film actress best known for her performances as Gelsomina in La Strada (1954) and Cabiria in Nights of Cabiria (1957), for which she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival. Cinema historian Peter Bondanella described Masina's work as "masterful" and "unforgettable", and Charlie Chaplin, with whose work Masina's is often compared, called her "the actress who moved him most". Both La Strada and Nights of Cabiria won Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and were described as having been "inspired" by Masina's "humanity". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giulietta Masina has received more than 709,437 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Giulietta Masina is the 112th most popular actor (up from 169th in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Italy (up from 438th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian Actor.

Giulietta Masina is most famous for her role in Federico Fellini's 8½.

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Over the past year Giulietta Masina has had the most page views in the with 90,767 views, followed by English (83,580), and Russian (35,536). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latvian (186.08%), Uzbek (89.27%), and Slovak (76.96%)


Among actors, Giulietta Masina ranks 112 out of 13,578Before her are Richard Gere, Rutger Hauer, Jet Li, Charlotte Rampling, Humphrey Bogart, and Peter O'Toole. After her are Keanu Reeves, Roberto Benigni, Monica Bellucci, Gwyneth Paltrow, Peter Falk, and Jason Statham.

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Among people born in 1921, Giulietta Masina ranks 10Before her are Michael I of Romania, Charles Bronson, Stanisław Lem, Suharto, Yves Montand, and Astor Piazzolla. After her are Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, John Rawls, Simone Signoret, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, and Sophie Scholl. Among people deceased in 1994, Giulietta Masina ranks 12Before her are Erich Honecker, Eugène Ionesco, Elias Canetti, Erik Erikson, Ayrton Senna, and Linus Pauling. After her are Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, Burt Lancaster, Andrei Chikatilo, Harry Nilsson, and Melina Mercouri.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giulietta Masina ranks 345 out of 5,161Before her are Albano Carrisi (1943), Reinhold Messner (1944), Pope Gregory VI (1000), Filippo Lippi (1406), Sallust (-86), and Pope Nicholas I (800). After her are Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), Enrico Dandolo (1107), Hippasus (-600), Bronzino (1503), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), and Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Giulietta Masina ranks 7Before her are Sophia Loren (1934), Bud Spencer (1929), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Terence Hill (1939), Marcello Mastroianni (1924), and Yves Montand (1921). After her are Roberto Benigni (1952), Monica Bellucci (1964), Ornella Muti (1955), Franco Nero (1941), Monica Vitti (1931), and Anna Magnani (1908).

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