Cinema & Actors

Italian Cinema
AL PACINO (1940- ), American actor, born Alfredo James Pacino in New York. Pacino trained at the Actors' Studio and made his screen debut in Me, Natalie (1969) while pursuing a full-time career in the theatre.

ROBERT DE NIRO  - (born August 17, 1943), is a two-time Academy Award-winning, iconic American film actor, director, producer and founder of the Tribeca Film Festival.

Roberto Benigni (born October 27, 1952) is an Oscar-winning Italian film and television actor, writer and director.

MONICA BELLUCCI  - (born September 30, 1964), is an Italian actress and former fashion model.

SERGIO LEONE  -  (January 3, 1929 April 30, 1989) was an Italian film director who is considered by many to be on the short list of the greatest film directors of all time.

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA -  (1939- ), film producer, director, and writer, born in Detroit, Michigan.

FEDERICO FELLINI  -  (1920-1993), Italian film director. Born and brought up in the small seaside resort of Rimini on the Adriatic Coast, Fellini moved to Rome in 1939 where he made a living as a journalist and caricaturist.

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI -  (1924-1996), Italian film actor, who won international renown. Mastroianni was born in Fontana Liri.

SOPHIA LOREN - (1934- ), Italian film actress, who progressed from being an international sex symbol to Academy Award (Oscar) winner.