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Sergio Leone
Birthday: January 3, 1929

Birth Place: Rome, Italy
Height: 5' 8"

Below is a complete filmography (list of movies he's appeared in) for Sergio Leone. If you have any corrections or additions, please email us at corrections@actorsofhollywood.com. We'd also be interested in any trivia or other information you have.



Scion of movie actress Francesca Bertini and pioneering Italian director Vincenzo Leone (aka Roberto Roberti), Sergio Leone merged his movie-made dreams of America with his own brand of epic myth-making to create a quartet of 1960s Westerns so exceptional that they earned their own generic moniker. Though initially derided as nihilistically violent spaghetti Westerns, A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) galvanized the floundering genre, turning Leone into an international directorial star. Following his spectacular iron horse opera Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), however, Leone directed only two more movies before his death in 1989. Though he helmed a mere seven films, Leone's enormous influence was apparent from the late '60s onward, from Sam Peckinpah, John Woo, Quentin Tarantino, and of course Clint Eastwood, who dedicated his Unforgiven (1992) "To Sergio and Don."Born and raised in Rome, Leone adored Hollywood movies as a child. Despite his father's insistence that he study law, Leone began a parallel education in filmmaking at age 18 through family connections. After working on several films, including Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves (1947), Leone quit school to pursue a movie career full time. Buoyed by the peplum film vogue, Leone worked as an assistant director throughout the 1950s at Cinecitt

Movie Credits
Mio nome è Nessuno, Il (1973)
[ Henry Fonda ][ Terence Hill ][ Geoffrey Lewis ]
Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)
Ben-Hur (1959)
[ Charlton Heston ]
Ultimi giorni di Pompei, Gli (1959)
Figlio del corsaro rosso, Il (1959)
[ Lex Barker ]
The Nun's Story (1959)
Nel segno di Roma (1959)
Quai des illusions (1959)
Afrodite, dea dell'amore (1958)
Maestro, El (1957)
Helen of Troy (1956)
Mi permette, babbo! (1956)
Ladra, La (1955)
Tradita (1954)
Hanno rubato un tram (1954)
Questa è la vita (1954)
Frine, cortigiana d'Oriente (1953)
Tratta delle bianche, La (1953)
Uomo, la bestia e la virtù, L' (1953)
[ Orson Welles ]
Folle di Marechiaro, Il (1952)
Jolanda la figlia del corsaro nero (1952)
Tre corsari, I (1952)
Quo Vadis (1951)
[ Peter Ustinov ][ Bud Spencer ][ Robert Taylor ]
Taxi di notte (1950)
Brigante Musolino, Il (1950)
Voto, Il (1950)
Trovatore, Il (1949)
Fabiola (1949)
[ Henri Vidal ]
Forza del destino, La (1949)
Ladri di biciclette (1948)
Leggenda di Faust, La (1948)
Rigoletto (1946)


  • Composer Ennio Morricone has said that Leone asked him to compose a film's music before the start of principal photography - contrary to normal practice. He would then play the music to the actors during takes to enhance their performance.
  • Was very insecure about the films he made and every film he made was almost his last. Between Giù la testa (1971) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984) he produced several films and directed several commercials. He also did some uncredited directing work on some of the films he produced. Before his death he planned on making a film called The 900 Days about the siege on Leningrad. He was able to get 0 million in financing without even having written a script and he planned to cast Robert De Niro.
  • Started many feuds with his collaborators - Sergio Donati, for not being credited for co-writing Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966); Luciano Vincenzoni; and Tonino Valerii, whom he usurped on the set of Mio nome è Nessuno, Il (1973) by directing many scenes of that film.
  • Was working on a screenplay idea called "A Place Only Mary Knows", which was to star Mickey Rourke and Richard Gere, which involved a Union soldier and s Southern conman searching for a buried treasure during the American Civil War.
  • Claimed his lifelong ambition was to remake Gone with the Wind (1939).
  • Was often noted to embellish events that occurred on the sets of his films, as noted by many of his collaborators.
  • Although they did not work together until 1964, as children Leone and composer Ennio Morricone were classmates.
  • His last project was "Leningrad" about the siege of Leningrad during World War II. He died of a heart attack two days before he was to leave for Los Angeles to sign the contracts.
  • He had two daughters, Francesca Leone and 'Raffaella' . Francesca appeared in her father's Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) as a baby. Both girls were reportedly among the extras in Flagstone in C'era una volta il West (1968). For Leone's final film, Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Francesca was given a bit part and Raffaella was credited as Assistant Costume Designer.
  • Clint Eastwood was amused by Leone's on-set behavior during their collaborations, having called the short, heavy Leone "Yosemite Sam" for his over-the-top temper and attempts to act like a cowboy through his thick Italian accent.
  • Was voted the 41st Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly, having directed only 11 films.
  • When he made C'era una volta il West (1968), his stylistic influence switched from the more frenetic pace of Hollywood westerns (which he put on hyper-drive for the "Dollars" trilogy with Clint Eastwood) to the slower, tenser style of Japanese samurai films, mainly those of Akira Kurosawa.
  • He controversially baited his former collaborator, Clint Eastwood, by claiming after making Once Upon a Time in America (1984) that Robert De Niro was a real "actor," unlike Eastwood. Eastwood seemingly brushed off the insult, which may have resulted by Leone's jealousy that Eastwood was a more successful director by that time than Leone himself.
  • He died at the age of 60 from a heart attack, which was most likely resulted from his eating habits. He had an infamous love for food and gained weight throughout his life until he was borderline obese in the 1980s.
  • Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945- 1985". Pages 577-581. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
  • Son of director Roberto Roberti.
  • When his old friend Clint Eastwood - who was also close with Don Siegel - directed the Oscar-winning "anti-Western" Unforgiven (1992), Eastwood dedicated this film in memory of both Leone and Siegel.
  • Son of Bice Waleran, father of Francesca Leone and Raffaella Leone.
  • Famously feuded with director Peter Bogdanovich over the directing reigns of Giù la testa (1971) - Leone claimed that Bogdanovich was fearful of such a large production and backed out at the last minute. Bogdonavich stands by the story that Leone hired him as a patsy, as he wanted to direct the film all along.
  • His favorite actor from childhood was Henry Fonda, who was offered a role in every one of Leone's early Westerns. After Fonda finally worked with him on "C'era Una Volta Il West" (1968), he returned the compliment, later citing that film as his favorite role.
  • His favorite movies were reportedly (in no particular order) "Yojimbo" (1961), "Warlock" (1959), "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962), "High Noon" (1952), "Shane" (1953), and "Vera Cruz" (1954).
  • Never spoke a word of English. Always relied on a translator when talking to American actors. According to an interview with Eli Wallach, he spoke to Sergio in broken up French and discovered he is fluent in the language. This is how he communicated to Sergio Leone when shooting "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
  • Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1971
  • Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1978
  • Was sued by Japanese director Akira Kurosawa for remaking his Yojimbo as A Fistful of Dollars shot for shot without crediting him, and copyright infringement. The production of A Fistful of Dollars apologized, compensated Kurosawa with 0,000, and 15% of box office revenues.
  • His callous behavior towards his collaborators reached a high-water mark during the shooting of C'era una volta il West (1968) ("Once Upon a Time in the West"), when bit-part actor Al Mulock committed suicide on the set of the movie. Murlock, who also had appeared as the one-armed bounty hunter in Leone's "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly", jumped from a hotel on location in Guadix, Spain. Production manager Claudio Mancini was sitting in a room in the hotel with Mickey Knox, an expatriate American who had been hired by Leone as a screenwriter; they both saw Mulock's body pass by their window. Knox recalled in an interview that while Mancini put Mulock in his car to drive him to the hospital, Leone said to Mancini, "Get the costume! We need the costume!" Mulock was wearing the costume he wore in the movie when he made his fatal leap.

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