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Famous People From Rome

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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

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Arn Anderson

    BirthplaceRome, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Antonio Sabàto, Jr.

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Antonio Sabàto Jr. (born February 29, 1972) is an Italian-American model, actor, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ornella Muti

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

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

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  • Muzio Clementi

    Muzio Clementi

    Dec. at 80 (1752-1832)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Muzio Filippo Vincenzo Francesco Saverio Clementi (23 January 1752 – 10 March 1832) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Sabrina Ferilli

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Sabrina Ferilli (born 28 June 1964 in Rome, Italy) is an Italian theater and movie actress.... more on Wikipedia
  • Ernesto Bertarelli

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

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  • Elio de Angelis

    Elio de Angelis

    Dec. at 28 (1958-1986)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Elio de Angelis (26 March 1958 – 15 May 1986) was an Italian racing driver who participated in... more on Wikipedia
  • Ilaria D'Amico

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Ilaria D'Amico (born 30 August 1973) is a commentator and television host on Italian... more on Wikipedia
  • Giulio Andreotti

    Giulio Andreotti

    Dec. at 94 (1919-2013)

    BirthplaceLazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome

    Giulio Andreotti (US: AHN-dray-OT-ee, Italian: [ˈdʒuːljo andreˈɔtti]; 14 January 1919 – 6... more on Wikipedia
  • John William Waterhouse

    John William Waterhouse

    Dec. at 68 (1849-1917)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 – 10 February 1917) was an English painter known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Julius Evola

    Julius Evola

    Dec. at 76 (1898-1974)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Baron Giulio Cesare Andrea Evola (; Italian: [ˈɛːvola]; 19 May 1898 – 11 June 1974), better... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniele Capezzone

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Daniele Capezzone (born 8 September 1972) is an Italian journalist and ex politician. From 14... more on Wikipedia
  • Guillaume Apollinaire

    Guillaume Apollinaire

    Dec. at 38 (1880-1918)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Guillaume Apollinaire (French: [ɡijom apɔlinɛʁ]; 26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918) was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ylenia Carrisi

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

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  • Giancarlo Fisichella

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Giancarlo Fisichella (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaŋˈkarlo fiziˈkɛlla]; born 14 January 1973),... more on Wikipedia
  • Felix Silla

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Felix Anthony Silla (born Roccacasale, L'Aquila Italy, January 11, 1937), also credited as... more on Wikipedia
  • Claudia Gerini

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Claudia Gerini (Italian: [ˈklaudja dʒeˈriːni]; born 18 December 1971) is an Italian actress... more on Wikipedia
  • Elisa Torrini

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Elisa Torrini is an Italian model. She was crowned Miss Universe Italy 2011 on 30 June 2011 at... more on Wikipedia
  • Aldo Palazzeschi

    Aldo Palazzeschi

    Dec. at 89 (1885-1974)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Aldo Palazzeschi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaldo palatˈtseski]; 2 February 1885 – 17 August... more on Wikipedia
  • Juan Carlos I of Spain

    Juan Carlos I of Spain

    Age: 82

    BirthplaceLazio, Europe, Eurasia, Province of Rome, Rome

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  • Elsa Schiaparelli

    Elsa Schiaparelli

    Dec. at 83 (1890-1973)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Elsa Schiaparelli ( SKAP-ə-REL-ee, SHAP-, also US: skee-AHP-, Italian: [ˈɛlsa skjapaˈrɛlli];... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecilia Bartoli

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Cecilia Bartoli, Cavaliere OMRI (Italian: [tʃeˈtʃiːlja ˈbartoli]; born 4 June 1966) is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alex Britti

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Alessandro "Alex" Britti is an Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • Roberto Capucci

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Roberto Capucci (born December 2, 1930 in Rome) is an Italian fashion designer. He created... more on Wikipedia