Roberto Benigni

1952 - Today

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Roberto Remigio Benigni (Italian: [roˈbɛrto beˈniɲɲi]; born 27 October 1952) is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director. He gained international recognition for writing, directing and starring in the Holocaust comedy-drama film Life Is Beautiful (1997), for which he received the Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best International Feature Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Benigni has received more than 2,891,152 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Roberto Benigni is the 114th most popular actor (up from 164th in 2019), the 354th most popular biography from Italy (up from 434th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Italian Actor.

Roberto Benigni is most famous for his 1997 film Life is Beautiful. The film tells the story of an Italian Jew, Guido, who tries to protect his son from the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp by pretending that it is all just a game.

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  • 2.9M

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  • 70.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Roberto Benigni ranks 114 out of 13,578Before him are Jet Li, Charlotte Rampling, Humphrey Bogart, Peter O'Toole, Giulietta Masina, and Keanu Reeves. After him are Monica Bellucci, Gwyneth Paltrow, Peter Falk, Jason Statham, Aishwarya Rai, and Kevin Costner.

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Among people born in 1952, Roberto Benigni ranks 7Before him are Vladimir Putin, Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Harvey Weinstein, Orhan Pamuk, and Steven Seagal. After him are Vajiralongkorn, Park Geun-hye, Emomali Rahmon, Mickey Rourke, Robert Zemeckis, and Nelson Piquet.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Roberto Benigni ranks 354 out of 5,161Before him are Hippasus (-600), Bronzino (1503), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655), Vittore Carpaccio (1465), and Pope Innocent I (378). After him are Monica Bellucci (1964), Pope Alexander IV (1200), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Pope Sixtus I (42), Roger II of Sicily (1095), and Primo Levi (1919).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Roberto Benigni ranks 8Before him are Bud Spencer (1929), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Terence Hill (1939), Marcello Mastroianni (1924), Yves Montand (1921), and Giulietta Masina (1921). After him are Monica Bellucci (1964), Ornella Muti (1955), Franco Nero (1941), Monica Vitti (1931), Anna Magnani (1908), and Raffaella Carrà (1943).

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