Riccardo Freda

1909 - 1999

Riccardo Freda

Riccardo Freda (Alexandria, Egypt, 24 February 1909 – Rome, Italy, 20 December 1999) was an Italian film director. He worked in a variety of genres, including sword-and-sandal, horror, giallo and spy films.Freda began directing I Vampiri in 1956 but left the production midway to have it completed by Mario Bava. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Riccardo Freda has received more than 39,689 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 569th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Riccardo Freda ranks 571 out of 1,305Before him are Sam Mendes, André Hunebelle, Urban Gad, Rudolph Maté, Georges Lautner, and Gore Verbinski. After him are Maurice Tourneur, Yorgos Lanthimos, Yakov Protazanov, Stan Winston, Mark Robson, and Paul W. S. Anderson.

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Among people born in 1909, Riccardo Freda ranks 139Before him are Géza Toldi, Richard Wurmbrand, Guillermo Gorostiza, Wang Zhen, Dana Andrews, and David Murray. After him are Margaret Sullavan, W. Montgomery Watt, Sutan Sjahrir, Morris Swadesh, Claude Chevalley, and Endel Puusepp. Among people deceased in 1999, Riccardo Freda ranks 105Before him are Aleksandr Demyanenko, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Lee Falk, Ian Bannen, Fritz Fischer, and Dennis W. Sciama. After him are Karen Demirchyan, Milt Jackson, Petr Shelokhonov, Fritzi Burger, Susan Strasberg, and Karekin I.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Riccardo Freda ranks 333 out of 432Before him are Ali ibn Ridwan (988), Sobekemsaf I (-1650), Mohamed Atta (1968), Mohamed Hassanein Heikal (1923), Kamal Ganzouri (1933), and Timocharis (-320). After him are Atef Ebeid (1932), Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), Ibrahim Mahlab (1949), Antonios Naguib (1935), Ahmed Aboul Gheit (1942), and Andrée Chedid (1920).


Among film directors born in Egypt, Riccardo Freda ranks 4Before him are Youssef Chahine (1926), Moshé Mizrahi (1931), and Atom Egoyan (1960). After him are Alex Proyas (1963).

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