Pier Angeli

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Pier Angeli (19 June 1932 – 10 September 1971)[1] was an Italian actress. She was known for her role in the 1951 movie Teresa, for which she won a Golden Globe Award.

She had one son with Vic Damone, her first husband, and another son with Armando Trovajoli, her second husband. She was born in Cagliari, Sardinia. She had a twin sister actress Marisa Pavan.

Angeli overdosed with barbiturate on 10 September 1971 at her home in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 39.[2][3]

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  1. Allen, Jane (2002). Pier Angeli: a fragile life. McFarland. pp. 6, 16–17. ISBN 978-0-7864-1392-8. father, Luigi Pierangeli ... Anna Maria ... Vittorio de Sica ... Leonide Moguy
  2. Crivello, Kirk (1988). Fallen Angels: The Lives and Untimely Deaths of Fourteen Hollywood Beauties. Citadel Press. pp. 277. ISBN 0-8065-1096-X.
  3. Frascella, Lawrence; Weisel, Al (2005). Live Fast, Die Young: The Wild Ride of Making Rebel Without a Cause. Simon and Schuster. pp. 180. ISBN 0-7432-9118-2.