Michele Placido

1946 - Today

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Michele Placido (Italian: [miˈkɛːle ˈplaːtʃido]; born 19 May 1946) is an Italian actor, director and screenwriter. He began his career on stage, and first gained mainstream attention through a series of roles in films directed by the likes of Mario Monicelli and Marco Bellocchio, winning the Berlinale's Silver Bear for Best Actor for his performance in the 1979 film Ernesto. He is known internationally for portraying police inspector Corrado Cattani on the crime drama television series La piovra (1984–2001). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michele Placido has received more than 662,428 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Michele Placido is the 458th most popular actor (up from 543rd in 2019), the 909th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,011th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Actor.

Michele Placido is an Italian actor, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for his roles in the films Il giorno della civetta, Cadaveri eccellenti, La classe operaia va in paradiso, and Il giorno della civetta 2.

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  • 63.83

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  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Michele Placido ranks 458 out of 13,578Before him are Charlize Theron, Jean Rochefort, William H. Macy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rade Šerbedžija, and Robert Downey Jr.. After him are Tim Robbins, Daniel Auteuil, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Claudine Auger, Jonathan Pryce, and Don Johnson.

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Among people born in 1946, Michele Placido ranks 71Before him are Tansu Çiller, Berti Vogts, Ilie Năstase, John Woo, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, and Rade Šerbedžija. After him are Chris Slade, Uri Geller, Daniel Libeskind, Nicos Anastasiades, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, and Lasse Hallström.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Michele Placido ranks 909 out of 5,161Before him are Zeuxis (-500), Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852), Giuseppe Guarneri (1698), Leonardo Vinci (1690), Baldassare Peruzzi (1481), and Cola di Rienzo (1313). After him are Isabella Rossellini (1952), Angelo Sodano (1927), Pope Severinus (600), Theognis of Megara (-570), Robert I, Duke of Parma (1848), and Dionysius II of Syracuse (-397).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Michele Placido ranks 23Before him are Silvana Mangano (1930), Vittorio Gassman (1922), Rudolph Valentino (1895), Lino Ventura (1919), Giancarlo Giannini (1942), and Gian Maria Volonté (1933). After him are Alberto Sordi (1920), Lucia Bosè (1931), Franco Columbu (1941), Claudia Mori (1944), Totò (1898), and Eleonora Duse (1858).

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