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 133,275 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Marco Ferreri is the 216th most popular film director (down from 169th in 2019), the 1,301st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,100th in 2019) and the 21st most popular 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 216 out of 1,581Before him are Wes Anderson, Cecil B. DeMille, Thea von Harbou, Alfonso Cuarón, Theo van Gogh, and Mario Bava. After him are Robert J. Flaherty, Spike Lee, Gus Van Sant, Joseph Losey, Anatole Litvak, and Terence Young.

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Among people born in 1928, Marco Ferreri ranks 84Before him are Gustav Leonhardt, Elias James Corey, Osamu Shimomura, Daniel Nathans, Desmond Morris, and Wolfgang von Trips. After him are Gene Sharp, Gaston Thorn, Patrick McGoohan, Ion Mihai Pacepa, Fats Domino, and James Earl Ray. Among people deceased in 1997, Marco Ferreri ranks 61Before him are Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Alexander R. Todd, Yuri Nikulin, Miguel Najdorf, Narciso Yepes, and Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark. After him are Masaru Ibuka, André Franquin, Roland Topor, Friedrich Hund, Barbara, and Stig Anderson.

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Among people born in Italy, Marco Ferreri ranks 1,301 out of 4,668Before him are Giovanni Bottesini (1821), Tatiana of Rome (200), Bohemond II of Antioch (1108), Ludovico Manin (1725), Antipope John XVI (1000), and Cesare Prandelli (1957). After him are Drusus Caesar (7), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Claudio Magris (1939), Paolo Gentiloni (1954), Alberic II of Spoleto (911), and Vittorio Pozzo (1886).


Among film directors born in Italy, Marco Ferreri ranks 21Before him are Sergio Corbucci (1926), Dino Risi (1916), Francesco Rosi (1922), Giuseppe Tornatore (1956), Liliana Cavani (1933), and Mario Bava (1914). After him are Lucio Fulci (1927), Mario Monicelli (1915), Joe D'Amato (1936), Gillo Pontecorvo (1919), Damiano Damiani (1922), and Ruggero Deodato (1939).