Elsa Martinelli

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Elsa Martinelli
Elsa Martinelli 1964.JPG
Martinelli as a guest star in The Rogues, 1964.
Born
Elisa Tia

(1935-01-30)30 January 1935
Died8 July 2017(2017-07-08) (aged 82)
OccupationActress and Model
Years active1953–2005
Spouse(s)Count Franco Mancinelli di San Vito (1957–19??; 1 child)
Willy Rizzo (1968-2013)
ChildrenCristiana Mancinelli (born 1958)

Elsa Martinelli (Elisa Tia; 30 January 1935[1] – 8 July 2017) was an Italian actress and fashion model.

In 1956 she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 6th Berlin International Film Festival for playing the title role in Mario Monicelli's Donatella.[2]

Martinelli appeared in Four Girls in Town (1957), Manuela (1957), Prisoner of the Volga (1959), Hatari! (1962), The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962), The Trial (1962), The V.I.P.s (1963), Rampage (1963), Woman Times Seven (1967), and Candy (1968).

Martinelli died in Rome on 8 July 2017 of lung cancer at the age of 82.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Elsa Martinelli filmography, Corriere della Sera; retrieved 18 March 2015.
  2. "6th Berlin International Film Festival: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  3. La Repubblica. "È morta Elsa Martinelli, i mille volti dell'attrice che da Cinecittà arrivò a Hollywood". Retrieved 8 July 2017.

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