Sergio Corbucci

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
Sergio Corbucci was born on December 6, 1927 in Rome, Italy. He entered grade school with thoughts of becoming a businessman, but after earning a college degree in economics, he took an abrupt detour into the world of cinema. Corbucci began his career as a film critic first for the Italian film journal magazine Schermi del Mondo and later for the newspaper Stars and Stripes during World War II for the US Army.

Corbucci made his directorial debut with the film Salvate mia figlia (1951) and quickly made a name for himself as a capable and efficient filmmaker. Read more...