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Rudolph Valentino

1895 - 1926

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Rodolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926), known professionally as Rudolph Valentino and nicknamed The Latin Lover, was an Italian actor based in the United States who starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle, and The Son of the Sheik. Valentino was a sex symbol of the 1920s, known in Hollywood as the "Latin Lover" (a title invented for him by Hollywood moguls), the "Great Lover", or simply Valentino. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolph Valentino has received more than 4,425,917 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Rudolph Valentino is the 246th most popular actor (down from 169th in 2019), the 566th most popular biography from Italy (down from 448th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Actor.

Rudolph Valentino was a silent film actor who became a sex symbol in the 1920s. He starred in many films including "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" and "Blood and Sand."

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Among actors, Rudolph Valentino ranks 246 out of 9,996Before him are Stellan Skarsgård, Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine, Montgomery Clift, Annie Girardot, and Glenn Close. After him are Isabelle Huppert, Pat Morita, Sharon Stone, Raffaella Carrà, Dennis Hopper, and Julianne Moore.

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Among people born in 1895, Rudolph Valentino ranks 29Before him are Henrik Dam, Sergei Yesenin, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Babe Ruth, Gerhard Domagk, and Anastas Mikoyan. After him are Folke Bernadotte, Oskar Dirlewanger, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Cemal Gürsel, Levi Eshkol, and Vladimir Propp. Among people deceased in 1926, Rudolph Valentino ranks 15Before him are Felix Dzerzhinsky, Camillo Golgi, Mary Cassatt, Emil Kraepelin, Sunjong of Korea, and Gertrude Bell. After him are Symon Petliura, Aleksei Brusilov, Louise of Sweden, Margherita of Savoy, John Browning, and Olga Constantinovna of Russia.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Rudolph Valentino ranks 566 out of 4,668Before him are Louis II of Italy (825), Antonello da Messina (1430), Benedetto Croce (1866), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Julia the Elder (-39), and Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily (1782). After him are Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1549), Raffaella Carrà (1943), Lucius Caesar (-17), Pope Pontian (200), Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545), and Berengar I of Italy (850).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Rudolph Valentino ranks 15Before him are Roberto Benigni (1952), Giulietta Masina (1921), Silvana Mangano (1930), Anna Magnani (1908), Franco Nero (1941), and Giuliano Gemma (1938). After him are Raffaella Carrà (1943), Ornella Muti (1955), Giancarlo Giannini (1942), Lino Ventura (1919), Vittorio Gassman (1922), and Virna Lisi (1936).

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