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Dino De Laurentiis

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Also Known As: Died: November 11, 2010
Born: August 8, 1919 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Torre Annunziata, Napoli, IT Profession: Producer ...
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1939:
Debut as film producer, "Troppo tardi t'ho conosciuta"
1948:
Breakthrough film, "Riso Amaro/Bitter Rice" (released in the USA in 1950)
:
Co-founded (with Carlo Ponti) the Ponti-De Laurentiis Production Company in early 1950s
1954:
Enjoyed success with Fellini's "La Strada" (released in USA in 1956)
1956:
Served as producer of "War and Peace"
1956:
Re-teamed with Fellini for the Oscar winning film, "Le notti di Cabiria/Nights of Cabiria"
1957:
Dissolved Ponti-De Laurentiis Production Company
1959:
Produced the Oscar-nominated foreign-language film, "The Great War"
1961:
Teamed with Vitorrio De Sica as producer of "The Last Judgment"
1962:
Produced the biblical epic "Barabbas"
1965:
Produced Jean-Luc Godard's "Pierre le fou" and Claude Chabrol's "An Orchid for the Tiger"
1966:
Was a producer on John Huston's "The Bible"
1967:
Produced Luchino Visconti's "The Stranger"
1968:
Served as producer on Francois Truffaut's "The Bride Wore Black" and Roger Vadim's camp classic "Barbarella"
1971:
Produced the epic "Waterloo"
1972:
Produced "The Valachi Papers"
1973:
Enjoyed critical and box-office success with "Serpico," starring Al Pacino
1974:
Was the producer of the Charles Bronson vehicle "Death Wish"
1975:
Executive produced the spy thriller "Three Days of the Condor"
1976:
Produced the John Wayne Western, "The Shootist"
1976:
Produced the remake of the 1933 classic "King Kong"
1976:
Re-teamed with Fellini after 20 years on "Fellini's Casanova"
1977:
Served as producer of Ingmar Bergman's English-language feature "The Serpent's Egg"
1977:
Executive produced the "Jaws" rip-off "Orca"
1978:
Produced the screen adaptation of "King of the Gypsies"
1979:
Oversaw remake of "The Hurricane"
1980:
Bestowed on audiences the camp classic "Flash Gordon"
1981:
Served as producer of Milos Foreman's screen adaptation of "Ragtime"
1983:
Executive produced David Cronenberg's "The Dead Zone"; film adapted from a Stephen King novel
1983:
Founded De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG) and DEG Film Studios in Wilmington, NC
1984:
Was executive producer of "The Bounty," a revisionist version of the story behind the mutiny on the HMS Bounty
1984:
Produced the Arnold Schwarzenneger vehicle "Conan the Destroyer"
1984:
Was an executive producer of the ill-fated adapatation of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel "Dune"
1985:
Produced the Michael Cimino-directed "Year of the Dragon"
1986:
Was executive producer of "Tai Pan," which was adapted from a James Clavell novel
1988:
Resigned from DEG as chairman of the board and CEO and formed Dino De Laurentiis Company
1990:
Formed Dino De Laurentiis Communications (DDLC)
1990:
Produced the remake of "The Desperate Hours"
1991:
First foray into American television, produced the CBS adaptation of "Stephen King's 'Sometimes They Come Back'"
1993:
Produced "Body of Evidence," starring Madonna
1995:
Executive produced the Showtime biblical movies "Solomon and Sheba" and "Slave of Dreams"
1996:
Served as producer on "Unforgettable"
1997:
Enjoyed a surprise hit with the taut thriller "Breakdown"
2000:
Produced the WWII-era thriller "U-571"
2001:
Produced "Hannibal," the long-awaited sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs"
2002:
Produced "Red Dragon," a remake of "Manhunter"
2007:
Produced "Hannibal Rising," which tells the story of how Hannibal becomes a serial killer

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