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 211,516 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Paolo Villaggio is the 1,027th most popular actor (down from 857th in 2019), the 1,612th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,462nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Italian Actor.

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Among actors, Paolo Villaggio ranks 1,027 out of 10,030Before him are Dorothy Malone, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Linda Lee Cadwell, Andy Lau, Djimon Hounsou, and Andrew Garfield. After him are Vinnie Jones, Haya Harareet, Yvonne De Carlo, Alla Nazimova, Karin Dor, and Kelly Bishop.

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Among people born in 1932, Paolo Villaggio ranks 105Before him are Tatsuya Nakadai, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Corry Brokken, Meir Kahane, Charly Gaul, and Guillermo Mordillo. After him are Carl Perkins, Branko Lustig, Delphine Seyrig, Nikolai Kardashev, Aharon Appelfeld, and Wojciech Kilar. Among people deceased in 2017, Paolo Villaggio ranks 91Before him are Robert Hardy, Anita Pallenberg, Yasuyuki Kuwahara, Tom Regan, René Préval, and Roger Ailes. After him are Karin Dor, Bruce McCandless II, Luis Bacalov, Jerry Fodor, Brian Aldiss, and Tobe Hooper.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Villaggio ranks 1,612 out of 4,088Before him are Alfredo Casella (1883), Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua (1412), Jacopo Amigoni (1682), Bianca Maria Visconti (1425), Emilio de' Cavalieri (1550), and Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy (1940). After him are Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837), Marco Materazzi (1973), Bernardo Pasquini (1637), Nanni Moretti (1953), Elisabetta Sirani (1638), and Boris Pahor (1913).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Paolo Villaggio ranks 42Before him are Claudia Mori (1944), Stefania Sandrelli (1946), Gabriele Ferzetti (1925), Lea Massari (1933), Anita Pallenberg (1942), and Valentina Cortese (1923). After him are Nino Manfredi (1921), Gino Cervi (1901), Pietro Germi (1914), Eduardo De Filippo (1900), Franco Citti (1935), and Lina Cavalieri (1874).

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