Monica Vitti

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Vitti in 1990

Monica Vitti (born Maria Luisa Ceciarelli; 3 November 1931) is an Italian actress. She is best known for her starring roles in movies directed by Michelangelo Antonioni during the early 1960s. She later starred in comedy movies directed by Mario Monicelli. Her acting credits include L'Avventura (1960), La Notte (1961), Red Desert (1964), The Girl with the Pistol (1968), Camera d'albergo (1981), Flirt (1983) and Secret Scandal (1989). She has won five David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress, seven Italian Golden Globes for Best Actress, the Career Golden Globe and the Venice Film Festival Career Golden Lion Award.

Vitti was born in Rome. She is married to Roberto Russo. She has Alzheimer's disease.[1]

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  1. "Il marito di Monica Vitti: «Basta fake news, non è in una clinica svizzera»". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 18 January 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2019.

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