Vittorio Gassman

1922 - 2000

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Vittorio Gassman (Italian pronunciation: [vitˈtɔːrjo ˈɡazman]; born Gassmann; 1 September 1922 – 29 June 2000), popularly known as Il Mattatore, was an Italian actor, director, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the greatest Italian actors, whose career includes both important productions as well as dozens of divertissements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vittorio Gassman has received more than 1,229,680 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Vittorio Gassman is the 279th most popular actor (up from 308th in 2019), the 639th most popular biography from Italy (up from 669th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Actor.

Vittorio Gassman is most famous for his portrayal of the title character in Federico Fellini's film La Dolce Vita.

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  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Vittorio Gassman ranks 279 out of 13,578Before him are Kathy Bates, Silvana Mangano, Michael Landon, Glenn Close, Demi Moore, and Liza Minnelli. After him are Kurt Russell, William Holden, Christopher Reeve, Pola Negri, Nathalie Delon, and Michael Keaton.

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Among people born in 1922, Vittorio Gassman ranks 25Before him are Hiroo Onoda, Aage Bohr, Kurt Vonnegut, Jack Kerouac, Imre Lakatos, and Philip Larkin. After him are Alain Resnais, Christiaan Barnard, Miguel Muñoz, Stanley Cohen, Renata Tebaldi, and Yang Chen-Ning. Among people deceased in 2000, Vittorio Gassman ranks 12Before him are Habib Bourguiba, Emil Zátopek, Victor Borge, Alec Guinness, Stanley Matthews, and Friedensreich Hundertwasser. After him are Abulfaz Elchibey, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Louis Néel, Lída Baarová, Gherman Titov, and Konrad Emil Bloch.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Vittorio Gassman ranks 639 out of 5,161Before him are Silvana Mangano (1930), Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours (1479), Pope Boniface II (470), Libius Severus (420), Marozia (890), and Benozzo Gozzoli (1420). After him are Giorgio Agamben (1942), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Luca Signorelli (1450), Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1549), Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (1701), and Luigi Riva (1944).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Vittorio Gassman ranks 18Before him are Monica Vitti (1931), Anna Magnani (1908), Raffaella Carrà (1943), Giuliano Gemma (1938), Virna Lisi (1936), and Silvana Mangano (1930). After him are Rudolph Valentino (1895), Lino Ventura (1919), Giancarlo Giannini (1942), Gian Maria Volonté (1933), Michele Placido (1946), and Alberto Sordi (1920).

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