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Lucio Fulci

1927 - 1996

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Lucio Fulci (Italian: [ˈlutʃo ˈfultʃi]; 17 June 1927 – 13 March 1996) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, and actor. Although he worked in a wide array of genres through a career spanning nearly five decades, including comedies and Spaghetti Westerns, he garnered an international cult following for his giallo and horror films. His most notable films include the "Gates of Hell" trilogy—City of the Living Dead (1980), The Beyond (1981), and The House by the Cemetery (1981)—as well as Massacre Time (1966), One on Top of the Other (1969), Beatrice Cenci (1969), A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971), Don't Torture a Duckling (1972), White Fang (1973), Four of the Apocalypse (1975), Sette note in nero (1977), Zombi 2 (1979), Contraband (1980), The New York Ripper (1982), Murder Rock (1984), and A Cat in the Brain (1990). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucio Fulci has received more than 773,241 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucio Fulci is the 230th most popular film director (down from 213th in 2019), the 1,363rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,301st in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Film Director.

Lucio Fulci is most famous for his horror films, which he directed in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Among film directors, Lucio Fulci ranks 230 out of 1,581Before him are George Stevens, Frank Darabont, Miklós Jancsó, Richard Fleischer, Margarethe von Trotta, and Barbet Schroeder. After him are Yılmaz Güney, Stephen Frears, Chris Marker, Arthur Penn, Raoul Walsh, and Julien Duvivier.

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Among people born in 1927, Lucio Fulci ranks 74Before him are Hiroshi Yamauchi, Vernon L. Smith, Narciso Yepes, Kurt Masur, Marvin Minsky, and Steve Ditko. After him are Jean-Claude Pascal, George C. Scott, César Milstein, Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Jerry Stiller, and Enzo Bearzot. Among people deceased in 1996, Lucio Fulci ranks 55Before him are Virginia Cherrill, Hideo Sakai, Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, María Casares, Rafael Kubelík, and Green Boots. After him are Piet Hein, Lars Ahlfors, Alain Poher, Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este, Brigitte Helm, and Albert R. Broccoli.

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Among people born in Italy, Lucio Fulci ranks 1,363 out of 4,668Before him are Agostino Casaroli (1914), Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870), Beppe Grillo (1948), Lella Lombardi (1941), Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (340), and Quintus Fabius Pictor (-254). After him are Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies (1814), Giovanni Bononcini (1670), Luigi Facta (1861), Enrico Berlinguer (1922), Mario Beccaria (1920), and Giovanni Verga (1840).


Among film directors born in Italy, Lucio Fulci ranks 22Before him are Dino Risi (1916), Francesco Rosi (1922), Giuseppe Tornatore (1956), Liliana Cavani (1933), Mario Bava (1914), and Marco Ferreri (1928). After him are Mario Monicelli (1915), Joe D'Amato (1936), Gillo Pontecorvo (1919), Damiano Damiani (1922), Ruggero Deodato (1939), and Ermanno Olmi (1931).