Sergio Leone

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Leone in 1975

Sergio Leone (3 January 1929 – 30 April 1989) was an Italian movie director. He is well known for his Spaghetti Western films; particularly his Dollars trilogy (also known as The Man with No Name trilogy) starring American actor, Clint Eastwood.

Leone was born in Rome and died there of a heart attack.

Movies directed[change | change source]

  • The Last Days of Pompeii (1959) aka Ultimi giorni di Pompei (Italy)
  • Il Colosso di Rodi (1961) aka The Colossus of Rhodes (USA)
  • A Fistful of Dollars (1964) aka Per un pugno di dollari (Italy)
  • For a Few Dollars More (1965) aka Per qualche dollaro in piu (Italy)
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) aka Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (Italy)
  • Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) aka C'era una volta il West (Italy)
  • A Fistful of Dynamite (1971) aka Giù la testa (Italy)
  • My Name Is Nobody (1973) aka Il mio nome è Nessuno (Italy) aka Lonesome Gun (USA)
  • Un genio, due compari, un pollo (1975) aka A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot (USA)
  • Once Upon a Time in America (1984) aka C'era una volta in America (Italy)

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