Marco Ferreri

1928 - 1997

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Marco Ferreri (11 May 1928 – 9 May 1997) was an Italian film director, screenwriter and actor, who began his career in the 1950s directing three films in Spain, followed by 24 Italian films before his death in 1997. He is considered one of the greatest European cinematic provocateurs of his time and had a constant presence in prestigious festival circuit - including eight films in competition in Cannes film festival and a Golden bear win in 1991 Berlin film festival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marco Ferreri has received more than 117,998 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Marco Ferreri is the 169th most popular film director (up from 218th in 2019), the 1,100th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,330th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Film Director.

Marco Ferreri is most famous for being a filmmaker, actor, and screenwriter. He is best known for his films "La Grande Bouffe" and "The Last Woman."

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Among film directors, Marco Ferreri ranks 169 out of 1,580Before him are Robert Wise, Guy Ritchie, Lewis Milestone, Nagisa Oshima, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and Lev Kuleshov. After him are Robert Aldrich, Blake Edwards, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Francesco Rosi, Jesús Franco, and Joris Ivens.

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Among people born in 1928, Marco Ferreri ranks 61Before him are Reynaldo Bignone, Adam West, Arnold Rüütel, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Ida Haendel, and Pat Hitchcock. After him are Erik Bruhn, Patrick McGoohan, James Earl Ray, Joe Jackson, Colin Chapman, and Carl Woese. Among people deceased in 1997, Marco Ferreri ranks 46Before him are Shoichi Yokoi, Cornelius Castoriadis, John Denver, Dodi Fayed, John Eccles, and Chaim Herzog. After him are Georg Solti, Stéphane Grappelli, Carl Gustav Hempel, John Kendrew, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, and Bulat Okudzhava.

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Among people born in Italy, Marco Ferreri ranks 1,100 out of 4,088Before him are Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Eleonora Duse (1858), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636), and Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921). After him are Leonardo Leo (1694), Nero Julius Caesar (6), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Romano Guardini (1885), Federico Barocci (1535), and Adelaide of Austria (1822).


Among film directors born in Italy, Marco Ferreri ranks 16Before him are Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Frank Capra (1897), Dario Argento (1940), Giuseppe Tornatore (1956), Ettore Scola (1931), and Sergio Corbucci (1926). After him are Francesco Rosi (1922), Lina Wertmüller (1928), Dino Risi (1916), Lucio Fulci (1927), Mario Bava (1914), and Mario Monicelli (1915).