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List of famous people from Rome, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Rome, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Rome you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Rome, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List is made up of people like Pope Gregory VI and Giorgio Pelloni.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Rome?" or "Which celebrities were born in Rome?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Isabella Rossellini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 63

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. The daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Italian ...more

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Arn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 60

Birthplace: Rome, Georgia, United States of America

Martin Anthony Lunde (born September 20, 1958), better known by his ring name Arn Anderson, is an American road agent and retired professional wrestler and author. His career has been ...more

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Antonio Sabàto, J... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 46

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Antonio Sabàto Jr. (born February 29, 1972) is an Italian-American model, actor, and politician. Sabàto first found fame in the 1990s, posing as an underwear model for Calvin Klein ...more

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Ornella Muti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 63

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Ornella Muti (born Francesca Romana Rivelli; 9 March 1955) is an Italian actress.

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Muzio Clementi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 80 (1752-1832)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Muzio Filippo Vincenzo Francesco Saverio Clementi (23 January 1752 – 10 March 1832) was an Italian-born English composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano ...more

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Sabrina Ferilli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 54

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Sabrina Ferilli (born 28 June 1964 in Rome, Italy) is an Italian theater and movie actress. She has won five Nastro d'Argento (including a special award in 2016 for civil engagement for her ...more
Ernesto Bertarelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 53

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Ernesto Bertarelli (born 22 September 1965) is an Italian-born Swiss billionaire businessman and philanthropist. The 2017 edition of the Sunday Times Rich List estimated the family's wealth at ...more
Elio de Angelis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 28 (1958-1986)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Elio de Angelis (26 March 1958 – 15 May 1986) was an Italian racing driver who participated in Formula One between 1979 and 1986, racing for the Shadow, Lotus and Brabham teams. He was killed in ...more
Ilaria D'Amico is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 45

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Ilaria D'Amico (born 30 August 1973) is a commentator and television host on Italian television. She is most known for her work on shows related to football in fact in June 2018 she left Italian ...more
Giulio Andreotti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 94 (1919-2013)

Birthplace: Lazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome, + more

Giulio Andreotti (US: AHN-dray-OT-ee, Italian: [ˈdʒuːljo andreˈɔtti]; 14 January 1919 – 6 May 2013) was an Italian politician and statesman who served as the 41st Prime Minister of Italy ...more
John William Waterhouse ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 68 (1849-1917)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 – 10 February 1917) was an English painter known for working first in the Academic style and for then embracing the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood's style and ...more
Julius Evola is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 76 (1898-1974)

Birthplace: Lazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome, + more

Baron Giulio Cesare Andrea Evola (; Italian: [ˈɛːvola]; 19 May 1898 – 11 June 1974), better known as Julius Evola, was an Italian philosopher, painter, mystic, occultist, and esotericist. He has ...more
Daniele Capezzone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 46

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Daniele Capezzone (born 8 September 1972) is an Italian journalist and ex politician. From 14 July 2001 to 4 November 2006, he was secretary of the Italian Radicals, a liberal, pro-market ...more
Guillaume Apollinaire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 38 (1880-1918)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Guillaume Apollinaire (French: [ɡijom apɔlinɛʁ]; 26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918) was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish-Belarusian descent. ...more

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Ylenia Carrisi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 48

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Ylenia Maria Sole Carrisi (born November 29, 1970 – missing since January 6, 1994) was the eldest daughter of Italian singers and actors Albano Carrisi and Romina Power. She disappeared under ...more

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Giancarlo Fisichella is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 46

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Giancarlo Fisichella (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaŋˈkarlo fiziˈkɛlla]; born 14 January 1973), also known as Fisico, Giano or Fisi, is an Italian professional racing driver. He has driven in ...more
Felix Silla is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 78

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Felix Anthony Silla (born Roccacasale, L'Aquila Italy, January 11, 1937), also credited as Felix Cilla, is an Italian-born American film and television actor and stuntman, known for his role as ...more
Claudia Gerini is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 47

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Claudia Gerini (Italian: [ˈklaudja dʒeˈriːni]; born 18 December 1971) is an Italian actress and showgirl.
Elisa Torrini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 29

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Elisa Torrini is an Italian model. She was crowned Miss Universe Italy 2011 on 30 June 2011 at the Piazzale del Soccorso in Forio d'Ischia. She is 1.80 m tall, one of tallest Italian delegates ...more
Aldo Palazzeschi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 89 (1885-1974)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Aldo Palazzeschi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaldo palatˈtseski]; 2 February 1885 – 17 August 1974) was the pen name of Aldo Giurlani, an Italian novelist, poet, journalist and essayist.
Juan Carlos I of Spain ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Rome
Juan Carlos I of Spain Age: 81

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Juan Carlos I (Spanish: [xwaŋˈkaɾlos]; Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias, born 5 January 1938) is a member of the Spanish royal family ...more
Elsa Schiaparelli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 83 (1890-1973)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Elsa Schiaparelli ( SKAP-ə-REL-ee, SHAP-, also US: skee-AHP-, Italian: [ˈɛlsa skjapaˈrɛlli]; 1890–1973) was an Italian fashion designer. Along with Coco Chanel, her greatest rival, she is ...more
Cecilia Bartoli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 52

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI (Italian: [tʃeˈtʃiːlja ˈbartoli]; born 4 June 1966) is an Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer and recitalist. She is best known for her interpretations ...more

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Alex Britti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 50

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Alessandro "Alex" Britti is an Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Roberto Capucci is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Rome
Age: 88

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Roberto Capucci (born December 2, 1930 in Rome) is an Italian fashion designer. He created unusual, sculpted dresses in original materials, bewitched the fashion world and has, since his debut, ...more