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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Italy and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Italy is included when available.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Sergio Leone to Roberto Benigni.

This historic screenwriters from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Italy?" These prominent screenwriters of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian screenwriters.

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Isabella Rossellini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Italy
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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 her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her. ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Profession: Television director, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, + more

Credits: Blue Velvet, Enemy, Death Becomes Her, Joy

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Pier Paolo Pasolini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Italy
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Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and magazine columnist, actor, painter and political figure. He demonstrated a unique and extraordinary ...more

Age: Died at 53 (1922-1975)

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Profession: Linguist, Painter, Poet, Politician, Journalist, + more

Credits: La Dolce Vita, The Gospel According to St. Matthew, Nights of Cabiria, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, + more

Also Ranked

#95 on The Best Gay Authors

#54 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

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Asia Argento is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Italy
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Aria Asia Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento is an Italian actress, singer, model, and director. ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Profession: Model, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, Film Director

Credits: xXx, Land of the Dead, Marie Antoinette, The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

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Dan Castellaneta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Italy
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Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons, he voices many other characters on The Simpsons, including Abraham "Grampa" Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: The Simpsons, Say Anything..., The Simpsons Movie, Super 8, Space Jam, + more

Also Ranked

#5 on The All-Time Best Voice Actors

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