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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
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for ...more
Arn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 60
Arn Anderson is a wrestler, television producer and actor.
Antonio Sabàto, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 46
Antonio Sabàto, Jr. is an American actor and model. Born in Italy and raised in the United States, Sabàto first became known as a Calvin Klein model and for his role on the soap ...more
Ornella Muti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 63
Ornella Muti is an Italian actress.
Muzio Clementi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 80 (1752-1832)
Muzio Clementi was an Italian-born English composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer. Born in Rome, he spent most of his life in England. ...more
Sabrina Ferilli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 54
Sabrina Ferilli is an Italian theater and movie actress.
Ernesto Bertarelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 53
Ernesto Bertarelli is an Italian-born Swiss businessman and philanthropist. In November 2012, the family's wealth was estimated at US$14.8 billion by Bloomberg. According to Forbes, Bertarelli ...more
Elio de Angelis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 28 (1958-1986)
Elio de Angelis 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 an accident while testing the ...more
Ilaria D'Amico is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 45
Ilaria D'Amico is a commentator and television host on Italian television. She is most known for her work on shows related to football.
Giulio Andreotti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 94 (1919-2013)
Giulio Andreotti win the David di Donatello Special Award in 1988.
John William Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 68 (1849-1917)
John William Waterhouse was an English painter known for working in the Pre-Raphaelite style. He worked several decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which had seen its ...more
Julius Evola is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 76 (1898-1974)
Giulio Cesare Andrea Evola also known as Julius Evola, was an Italian philosopher, and esotericist. Evola regarded his perspectives and spiritual values as aristocratic, masculine, ...more
Daniele Capezzone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 46
Daniele Capezzone is Italian politician. He currently is the spokesman for the People of Freedom. From July 14, 2001 to November 4, 2006, he was secretary of the Italian Radicals, a liberal, ...more
Guillaume Apollinaire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 38 (1880-1918)
Guillaume Apollinaire, born Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent. Apollinaire is ...more
Ylenia Carrisi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 48
Ylenia Maria Sole Carrisi is the eldest daughter of Italian singers and actors Albano Carrisi and Romina Power. She disappeared under mysterious circumstances while visiting New Orleans, ...more
Giancarlo Fisichella is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 46
Giancarlo Fisichella, also known as Fisico, Giano or Fisi, is an Italian professional racing driver. He has driven in Formula One for Minardi, Jordan, Benetton, Sauber, Renault, Force India and ...more
Felix Silla is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 82
Felix Anthony Silla, also credited as Felix Cilla, is an Italian-born American film and television actor and stuntman, best known for his role as the costumed character of "Cousin Itt" ...more
Claudia Gerini is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 44
Claudia Gerini is an Italian actress and showgirl.
Elisa Torrini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 29
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)
Aldo Palazzeschi 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
age 81
Juan Carlos de Borbón appeared in the film Unit 7.
Elsa Schiaparelli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Rome
Dec. at 83 (1890-1973)
Elsa Schiaparelli was an Italian fashion designer. Along with Coco Chanel, her greatest rival, she is regarded as one of the most prominent figures in fashion between the two World Wars. ...more
Cecilia Bartoli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 52
Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI is an Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer and recitalist. She is best known for her interpretations of the music of Mozart and Rossini, as well as for ...more
Alex Britti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Rome
age 50
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
Roberto Capucci is an Italian fashion desigher. He created unusual, sculpted dresses in original materials, bewitched the fashion world and has, since his debut, been featured in shows ...more