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Luchino Visconti (1906–1976)


Luchino Visconti was born on November 2, 1906 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Luchino Visconti di Modrone. He was a writer and director, known for Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Death in Venice (1971) and Le Notti Bianche (1957). He died on March 17, 1976 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 69) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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(1971)
(1957)
The Leopard Writer
(1963)

Filmography

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 2016 Les Damnés (TV Movie) (original scenario)
 2011 Television Theater (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Zmierzch Bogów (2011) ... (screenplay)
 1984 La Brecha (TV Series) (based on a story by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (based on a story by)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (based on a story by)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (based on a story by)
 1976 L'Innocente (screenplay)
 1974 Conversation Piece (screenplay)
 1973 Ludwig (story and screenplay)
 1971 Death in Venice (screenplay)
 1969 The Damned (story and screenplay)
 1967 The Stranger (screenplay)
 1965 Sandra (story and screenplay)
 1963 The Leopard (screenplay and adaptation)
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (screenplay - segment "Il lavoro")
 1960 Rocco and His Brothers (screenplay and dialogue) / (story)
 1957 Le Notti Bianche (story and screenplay)
 1954 Senso (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 We, the Women (segment "Anna Magnani", uncredited)
 1951 Beautiful (screenplay)
 1948 La Terra Trema (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Obsession (scenario & dialogue)
 1941 The Story of Tosca (screenplay - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed John Ford's play, "Tis Pity, She's A Whore," at the Theatre De Paris in Paris, France. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Giancarlo Giannini] An extraordinary actor. See more »

Trivia:

Friend of Coco Chanel, who introduced him to the director Jean Renoir, for whom he then worked as an assistant during the late 1930's. After the war, Visconti established himself as an innovative director for the stage, on one occasion having Salvador Dali design his sets for 'As You Like It'. His sense of visual style was equally impressive in his film work, never better demonstrated than ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently collaborated with Burt Lancaster

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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