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Isabella Rossellini

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Isabella Rossellini
Rossellini on location at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin to shoot some scenes for the film The Innocent, 1992
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini

(1952-06-18) 18 June 1952 (age 72)
  • Actress
  • filmmaker
  • author
  • model
  • philanthropist
Years active1976–present
Spouse(s)Martin Scorsese (1979–1982)
Jonathan Wiedemann (1983–1986)
Partner(s)David Lynch (1986–1991)
Gary Oldman (1994–1996)
Parent(s)Roberto Rossellini (deceased)
Ingrid Bergman (deceased)

Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952)[1] is an Italian-American actress and writer. She has performed in many movies. She has written a lot of books. She is also a philanthropist.

Rossellini is the daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Italian movie director Roberto Rossellini.

Awards[change | change source]

Rossellini received a 1987 Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role in Blue Velvet. In 1997, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for her role in Crime of the Century. She received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her work on the television series Chicago Hope. Also in 1997, Rossellini was awarded The George Eastman Award.[2] In 1998, she received an Honourable Mention at the 48th Berlin International Film Festival for her role in the movie Left Luggage.[3]

Personal life[change | change source]

Rossellini has dual United States and Italian citizenship.[4]

She was married to Martin Scorsese from 1979 to 1982.[5] After her marriage to Scorsese ended, she married Jon Wiedemann (1983–1986). He is a Harvard-educated model from Texas. Later, she dated David Lynch, Gary Oldman, and Gregory Mosher.

She has a daughter, Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann (born 1983), and an adopted son, Roberto (born 1992).[6]

Credits[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Isabella Rossellini". The New York Times. 2014. Archived from the original on 25 January 2014. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
    - "18th June, Isabella Rossellini at 60 – The 60th birthday of Isabella Rossellini". Magnum Photos. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
    - "Isabella Rossellini". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  2. List of award recipients Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine at Eastman House web site
  3. "Berlinale: 1998 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2012-01-21.
  4. Isabella Rossellini (2001-11-06). "In Defense of Fallaci". New York Times. Retrieved 2007-02-09.
  5. Isabella Rosselini at Yahoo Movies
  6. Isabella Rosselini at IMDb
  7. "Green Porno Press Kit" (PDF). Sundancechannel.com. The Sundance Channel. 2008-03-24. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-03.
  8. "The Silent Life Movie". Archived from the original on 2012-08-21. Retrieved 2012-08-01.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Isabella Rossellini at Wikimedia Commons