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List of famous film actors and actresses from Italy, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Italy has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Italian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Italy and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Italian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Italy?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Italy in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Italian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Robert De Niro Goodfellas, The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver

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Willem Dafoe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Willem Dafoe Spider-Man, Finding Nemo, Platoon

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Marcello Mastroianni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Marcello Mastroianni Cinema Paradiso, 8½, La Dolce Vita

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Sophia Loren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Sophia Loren Nine, El Cid, The Fall of the Roman Empire

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John Turturro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
John Turturro The Big Lebowski, Raging Bull, Transformers

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Marisa Tomei is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Marisa Tomei My Cousin Vinny, The Wrestler, Crazy

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Carla Gugino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Carla Gugino Sin City, Watchmen, American Gangster

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Monica Bellucci is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Monica Bellucci Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Passion of the Christ, The Matrix Reloaded

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Paul Sorvino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Paul Sorvino Goodfellas, Romeo + Juliet, Dick Tracy

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Beverly D'Angelo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Beverly D'Angelo Annie Hall, American History X, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

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Isabella Rossellini is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Isabella Rossellini Blue Velvet, Death Becomes Her, Wild at Heart

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Alyssa Milano is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Alyssa Milano Commando, Fear, Hall Pass

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Franco Nero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Franco Nero Django Unchained, Die Hard 2, Cars 2

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Vincent Pastore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Vincent Pastore Goodfellas, Carlito's Way, The Hurricane

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Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Hayden Panettiere Remember the Titans, A Bug's Life, Scream 4

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Antonio Sabàto, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Antonio Sabàto, Sr. Grand Prix, Beyond the Law, Tuareg: The Desert Warrior

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Mike Birbiglia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Mike Birbiglia The Fault in Our Stars, Cedar Rapids, Going the Distance

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Giancarlo Esposito is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Giancarlo Esposito The Usual Suspects, Do the Right Thing, Trading Places

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Rose McGowan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Rose McGowan Scream, Planet Terror, Death Proof

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Don Ameche is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Don Ameche Trading Places, Coming to America, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

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John Saxon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
John Saxon A Nightmare on Elm Street, From Dusk till Dawn, Enter the Dragon

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Joe Pesci is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Joe Pesci Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Home Alone

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Armand Assante is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Armand Assante American Gangster, Judge Dredd, Striptease

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Greta Scacchi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Greta Scacchi The Player, The Red Violin, Emma

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Roberto Benigni is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Roberto Benigni Life Is Beautiful, Down by Law, Night on Earth

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Claudia Cardinale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Claudia Cardinale Once Upon a Time in the West, The Pink Panther, 8½

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Rachel Bilson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Rachel Bilson Jumper, The Last Kiss, New York^! I Love You

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Jennifer Esposito is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Jennifer Esposito Crash, He Got Game, Summer of Sam

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Talia Shire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Talia Shire The Godfather, Rocky, The Godfather Part II

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Ida Lupino is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Ida Lupino High Sierra, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Food of the Gods

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Luigi Maria Burruano is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Luigi Maria Burruano Gasoline, Baarìa, K@biria

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Mara Venier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Mara Venier Heads or Tails, Zappatore, Sweets from a Stranger

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Burt Young is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Burt Young Rocky, Chinatown, Rocky IV

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Dennis Farina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Dennis Farina Saving Private Ryan, Snatch, Manhunter

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Danny Nucci is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Danny Nucci Titanic, The Rock, Crimson Tide

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Gina Lollobrigida is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Gina Lollobrigida Beat the Devil, Solomon and Sheba, One Hundred and One Nights

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Chris Penn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Chris Penn Reservoir Dogs, Footloose, Rush Hour

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Chris Evans The Avengers, Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Valeria Golino is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Valeria Golino Rain Man, Leaving Las Vegas, Hot Shots!

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Bud Spencer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Bud Spencer They Call Me Trinity, Quo Vadis, Trinity Is Still My Name

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Brenda Vaccaro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Brenda Vaccaro Midnight Cowboy, Supergirl, Zorro

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Ellen Pompeo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Ellen Pompeo Daredevil, Old School, Catch Me If You Can

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Sonny Barger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Sonny Barger Hells Angels on Wheels, The Hell's Angels 69

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Gregory Raposo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Gregory Raposo Return to Sleepaway Camp, The Biggest Fan

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Michael Angarano is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Michael Angarano Almost Famous, Seabiscuit, Sky High

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Linda Cardellini is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Linda Cardellini Brokeback Mountain, Legally Blonde, Good Burger

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Chuck Zito is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Chuck Zito Carlito's Way, Man on the Moon, 13

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Dan Castellaneta is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Dan Castellaneta Say Anything..., The Simpsons Movie, Super 8

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Giancarlo Giannini is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Giancarlo Giannini Casino Royale, Man on Fire, Hannibal

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Ralph Macchio is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Italy
Ralph Macchio The Karate Kid, The Outsiders, My Cousin Vinny