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Dino De Laurentiis

7 August 1919 to 11 November 2010

Beginning his career in post-war Italy, De Laurentiis produced classics such as La Strada (1954) and Nights of Cabiria (1957). But his name would become synonymous with a wide variety of movies including War and Peace (1956), Barbarella (1968), Death Wish (1974), King Kong (1976) Manhunter (1986) and Hannibal (2001).

- Read Dino De Laurentiis's Guardian Obituary.

- Read Dino De Laurentiis's Independent Obituary