Cortese in 1942
|Died||10 July 2019 (aged 96)|
Milan, Lombardy, Italy
|Spouse(s)||Richard Basehart (1951-60, divorced); 1 child|
Valentina Cortese (1 January 1923 – 10 July 2019) was an Italian actress. She was known for her roles in The Glass Mountain, Thieves' Highway, The House on Telegraph Hill, and in The Barefoot Contessa. She was a BAFTA Award in 1973 and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1975 for her role in Night for Day.
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- "The 47th Academy Awards (1975) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
- Addio Valentina Cortese, l'ultima diva (in Italian)