Vittorio Cecchi Gori

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Senator
Vittorio Cecchi Gori
Italian Senator
In office
29 April 1996 – 29 May 2001
Constituency 1 - North Florence (Tuscany)
In office
April 1994 – 28 April 1996
Constituency Tuscany
Personal details
Born (1942-04-27) 27 April 1942 (age 71)
Florence, Italy

Vittorio Cecchi Gori (born 27 April 1942) is an Italian film producer and politician.

Born in Florence, Italy he is the son of Mario Cecchi Gori. He has produced numerous films, most notably Il Postino (1994), which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture and Life Is Beautiful (1997) which received an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

He was also senator from the Italian People's Party.

He owned the football club ACF Fiorentina from 1993 to 2002, as well as the private television channel La7. On 3 June 2008, he was arrested in Rome for bankruptcy and on 25 July 2011 again.

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Italian Senate
Preceded by
Title jointly held
Senator
Legislatures
XII, XIII

1994–2001
Succeeded by
Title jointly held