Mario Brega

1923 - 1994

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Mario Brega (25 March 1923 – 23 July 1994) was an Italian character actor. His heavy build meant that he regularly portrayed a thug in his films, particularly earlier in his career in westerns. Later in his career, however, he featured in numerous Italian comedy films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Brega has received more than 438,635 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Mario Brega is the 1,714th most popular actor (down from 1,593rd in 2019), the 2,120th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,080th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Mario Brega ranks 1,714 out of 9,996Before him are Melvyn Douglas, Haing S. Ngor, Tony Jaa, Aleksey Batalov, Ricardo Darín, and Nell Gwyn. After him are John Hannah, Dilip Kumar, Eric Braeden, Étienne Decroux, Jaya Bachchan, and Vera Fischer.

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Among people born in 1923, Mario Brega ranks 134Before him are Álvaro Mutis, Albert Vanhoye, Karl Vaino, Judith Kerr, Peter Vaughan, and Hans Riegel. After him are Dimitrios Ioannidis, Onofre Marimón, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Lindsay Anderson, Seijun Suzuki, and Pahiño. Among people deceased in 1994, Mario Brega ranks 112Before him are Alexander Shelepin, Joe Pass, John Edward Williams, Mehmed Orhan, Heinz Rühmann, and Manos Hatzidakis. After him are Christian-Jaque, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, Claude Akins, Russell Bufalino, Rossano Brazzi, and Vazgen I.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Mario Brega ranks 2,120 out of 4,668Before him are Ottone Visconti (1207), Pirro Ligorio (1513), Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1594), Marco Tardelli (1954), Francesco Saverio Nitti (1868), and Pietro Cataldi (1552). After him are Daniele Comboni (1831), Luca Toni (1977), Giovanni Dandolo (1300), Raginpert (662), Girolamo Priuli (1486), and Luigi De Magistris (1926).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Mario Brega ranks 61Before him are Franco Citti (1935), Valeria Golino (1965), Massimo Girotti (1918), Laura Betti (1927), Luciana Paluzzi (1937), and Lamberto Maggiorani (1909). After him are Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (1964), Silvana Pampanini (1925), Rossano Brazzi (1916), Nicola Di Bari (1940), Folco Lulli (1912), and Aleksandër Moisiu (1879).

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