Sergio Leone (I) (1929–1989)

Assistant Director | Writer | Director



Photos

  • Sergio Leone, Ennio Morricone, and Mireille Mathieu
  • Sergio Leone in Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  • Sergio Leone
  • Sergio Leone in Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  • Clint Eastwood, Sergio Leone, Tonino Delli Colli, and Serena Canevari in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
  • Sergio Leone wins special award in France, 1981, I.V.

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

Although they did not work together until 1964, as children Leone and composer Ennio Morricone were classmates.


Quotes

All the killings in my films are exaggerated because I wanted to make a tongue-in-cheek satire on run-of-the-mill westerns.


Trademark

Characters in his films frequently play a musical device, with the music appearing also in the composer's score (Indio's watch chimes in For a Few Dollars More (1965), Harmonica's harmonica in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)).


Star Sign

Capricorn

Personal Details

Born


Rome, Lazio, Italy

Died

(age 60)
Rome, Lazio, Italy


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

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