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Paolo Villaggio

1932 - 2017

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Paolo Villaggio (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo vilˈladdʒo]; 30 December 1932 – 3 July 2017) was an Italian actor, voice actor, writer, director and comedian. He is noted for the characters he created with paradoxical and grotesque characteristics: Professor Kranz, the ultra-timid Giandomenico Fracchia, and the obsequious and meek accountant Ugo Fantozzi, perhaps the favourite character in Italian comedy. He wrote several books, usually of satirical character. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paolo Villaggio has received more than 257,292 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Paolo Villaggio is the 1,008th most popular actor (up from 1,027th in 2019), the 1,541st most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,612th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Italian Actor.

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Among actors, Paolo Villaggio ranks 1,008 out of 9,996Before him are Miou-Miou, Lucy Liu, Joe Mantegna, Victoria Abril, Adrienne Lecouvreur, and Henry Bergman. After him are Olivia Hussey, Michel Serrault, David Schwimmer, Mark Blum, Marion Ramsey, and Eddie Constantine.

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Among people born in 1932, Paolo Villaggio ranks 96Before him are Marisa Pavan, Manmohan Singh, Rodion Shchedrin, Lalo Schifrin, Aharon Appelfeld, and Wojciech Kilar. After him are Jean-Jacques Sempé, Gyula Horn, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Ingemar Johansson, Khaled al-Asaad, and Dušan Makavejev. Among people deceased in 2017, Paolo Villaggio ranks 90Before him are Zhou Youguang, Tom Regan, Karin Dor, Colin Dexter, Anne Wiazemsky, and Kim Jong-nam. After him are Tobe Hooper, Tomas Milian, Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, René Préval, Peter Abrahams, and Bruce McCandless II.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Villaggio ranks 1,541 out of 4,668Before him are Cima da Conegliano (1459), Carlo Maria Giulini (1914), Umberto Tozzi (1952), Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri (1667), Nicholas of Tolentino (1245), and Hüma Hatun (1400). After him are Bernardo Daddi (1290), Maria Celeste (1600), Elizabeth of Sicily, Queen of Hungary (1261), Girolamo Riario (1443), Giovannino Guareschi (1908), and Damiano Damiani (1922).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Paolo Villaggio ranks 44Before him are Elsa Martinelli (1935), Anita Pallenberg (1942), Marisa Pavan (1932), Lea Massari (1933), Gino Cervi (1901), and Nino Castelnuovo (1936). After him are Valentina Cortese (1923), Eduardo De Filippo (1900), Nino Manfredi (1921), Fabio Testi (1941), Pietro Germi (1914), and Lina Cavalieri (1874).

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