Sergio Leone (I) (1929–1989)

Assistant Director | Writer | Director

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  • Sergio Leone and Stéphan Bureau in Téléjeans (1978)
  • Sergio Leone in Téléjeans (1978)
  • Sergio Leone, Ennio Morricone, and Mireille Mathieu
  • Sergio Leone, Ennio Morricone, and Mireille Mathieu
  • Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone
  • Sergio Leone in Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

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Filmography


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Trivia

Was often noted to embellish events that occurred on the sets of his films, as noted by many of his collaborators.


Quotes

[on Orson Welles] He was a hard man. He'd lose his temper. He broke telephones. He also drank. But he could also be sensitive. [...] At any rate, I found him fascinating. I had infinite admiration for his directing.


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)).


Nickname

The Father of Spaghetti Westerns


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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