House of Gucci is based on real-life events
Patrizia Reggiani is infamous for hiring someone to kill her ex-husband
Patrizia Reggiani is infamous for hiring someone to kill her ex-husband, Maurizio Gucci, in 1995. She was convicted in 1997 and sentenced to 29 years in prison (though she only served 18 years).
In House of Gucci, Patrizia is portrayed by singer-turned-actress Lady Gaga, who is best known for playing Ally in the remake of A Star is Born alongside Bradley Cooper.
Maurizio Gucci was the head of the House of Gucci fashion house before his murder in 1995.
He was married to Patrizia from 1972 until 1985, with their divorce being finalized a year before his death. Maurizio Gucci is played by Adam Driver in House of Gucci.
The actor is most famous for playing Kylo Ren in the new Star Wars trilogy, including Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Paolo Gucci was the former vice-president of Gucci’s fashion company and a designer
Paolo Gucci was the former vice-president of Gucci’s fashion company and a designer who was always an outsider within the family business.
In House of Gucci, Paolo is portrayed by Jared Leto, who is best known for his roles in Dallas Buyers Club, as the Joker in 2016's Suicide Squad, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Blade Runner 2049, Fight Club, Requiem for a Dream, and My So-Called Life.
Rodolfo Gucci is the son of House of Gucci founder Guccio Gucci and the father of Maurizio Gucci.
He was also an actor who was active in film from 1929 until the 1940s.
Rodolfo is played by Jeremy Irons in House of Gucci.
Irons has been in a plethora of films over the decades, most notable for voicing Scar in the animated The Lion King, playing Adrian Veidt in HBO’s Watchmen, and taking on the role of Alfred in the DC Extended Universe, where he played the famous butler in Justice League and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Aldo Gucci is the eldest son of House of Gucci founder Guccio Gucci
Aldo Gucci is the eldest son of House of Gucci founder Guccio Gucci, the brother of Rodolfo Gucci, and the uncle of Maurizio Gucci.
Domenico De Sole was the former CEO of Gucci Group whose tenure brought the company out of near bankruptcy
Domenico De Sole was the former CEO of Gucci Group whose tenure brought the company out of near bankruptcy in the 1990s.
The actor is known for films like Kill Your Darlings, American Hustle, Ben-Hur, the TV series Fargo, Boardwalk Empire, and The Irishman.
Giuseppina Auriemma, also known as “Pina,” is a psychic who was very close with Patrizia Reggiani.
In House of Gucci, she is portrayed by Salma Hayek, who is known for her roles in Frida, Desperado, Dogma, Marvel's Eternals, Grown Ups, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, and many more.
Hayek has also guest starred in TV series 30 Rock and Ugly Betty.
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