Famous People From Venice

List of famous people from Venice, 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 Venice, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Venice 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 Venice, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List below includes Giancarlo del Monaco, Ace Norton and more people.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Venice?" or "Which celebrities were born in Venice?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Gary Collins
    Dec. at 74 (1938-2012)
    • Birthplace: Venice, California, USA
    Gary Ennis Collins (April 30, 1938 – October 13, 2012) was an American film and television actor and talk-show host.
  • Giacomo Casanova
    Dec. at 73 (1725-1798)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (, Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo dʒiˈrɔːlamo kazaˈnɔːva, - kasa-]; 2 April 1725 – 4 June 1798) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, ...more
  • Marietta Robusti
    Dec. at 30 (1560-1590)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    Marietta Robusti (1560? – 1590) was a Venetian painter of the Renaissance period. She was the daughter of Tintoretto and is sometimes referred to as Tintoretta.
  • Giuseppe Sinopoli
    Dec. at 54 (1946-2001)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    Giuseppe Sinopoli (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe siˈnɔːpoli]; 2 November 1946 – 20 April 2001) was an Italian conductor and composer.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Dec. at 88 (1905-1993)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    Bruno Benedetto Rossi (; Italian: [ˈrossi]; 13 April 1905 – 21 November 1993) was an Italian experimental physicist. He made major contributions to particle physics and the study of cosmic rays. A ...more
  • Alessandro Marcello
    Dec. at 74 (1673-1747)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    Alessandro Ignazio Marcello (Italian: [marˈtʃɛllo]; 1 February 1673 – 19 June 1747 in Venice) was an Italian nobleman and composer.