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Desdemona (Character)
from Othello (1965)

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Desdemona is the beautiful wife of Othello and the daughter of Venetian senator Brabantio... See more »
Alternate Names:
Desdemona in 'Othello' / Desdmone / Dessie Brabant / Dolly Mishra


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  1. Othello (2014) Played by Michelle Lukiman
  2. Othello Dreams (2013) Played by Samanta Silvestri

  3. Iaga (2014) Played by Ariel Baty
  4. "National Theatre Live"
        - Othello (2013) TV episode, Played by Olivia Vinall
  5. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Verdi: Otello (2012) TV episode, Played by Renée Fleming
  6. Otello (2012) Played by Zvetelina Vassileva

  7. Being Othello (2009) Played by Kirsty Mann
  8. Desdemona: A Love Story (2009) Played by Cindy Vela
  9. Iago (2009) Played by Laura Chiatti
  10. Otello (2008) (TV) Played by Marina Poplavskaya
  11. A Cinematic Translation of Shakespearean Tragedies (2008) Played by Khammi Hurd
  12. Othello the Tragedy of the Moor (2008) (TV) Played by Christine Horne
    ... aka "Othello: The Tragedy of the Moor" - Canada (English title) (long title)
  13. Othello (Shakespeare's Globe Theatre) (2008) (V) Played by Zoë Tapper
  14. Othello (2007) Played by Susan Oosthuzen
  15. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - Othello (2007) TV episode, Played by Holly Lewis
  16. Omkara (2006) Played by Kareena Kapoor (as Dolly Mishra)
  17. Otello (2006) (TV) Played by Krassimira Stoyanova
  18. Othello (2006/I) Played by April Fissell
  19. Othello (2005) (TV) Played by Jana Schulz
  20. Othello: A South African Tale (2005) Played by Candice Hillebrand
  21. Otello (2003) (TV) Played by Barbara Frittoli
  22. In Othello (2003) Played by Sheeba Chaddha
  23. Othello (2003) (TV) Played by Julia Jentsch
  24. Otello di Carmelo Bene (2002) (TV) Played by Michela Martini
  25. Othello (2001) (TV) Played by Keeley Hawes (as Dessie Brabant)
  26. Otello (2001/II) (TV) Played by Iréne Theorin
  27. Otello (2001/I) (TV) Played by Barbara Frittoli
  28. Jago (2000) Played by Nicole Ansari-Cox
  29. "Evening at Pops"
        - Brush Up Your Shakespeare (2000) TV episode, Played by Lucia Brawley

  30. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) Played by Manuela Metri
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream" - USA (complete title)
  31. "American Masters"
        - Paul Robeson: Here I Stand (1999) TV episode, Played by Uta Hagen (as Desdemona in 'Othello')
  32. Othello: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by Beth Cordingly
  33. "The Metropolitan Opera Presents"
    ... aka "Live from the Metropolitan Opera" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Live from the Met" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Otello (1996) TV episode, Played by Renée Fleming
        - The Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary Gala (1991) TV episode, Played by Mirella Freni
        - Otello (1979) TV episode, Played by Gilda Cruz-Romo
        - Otello (1978) TV episode, Played by Renata Scotto
  34. Othello (1995) Played by Irène Jacob
  35. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Othello (1994) TV episode, Played by Sian Thomas
  36. "Tales from the Opera"
        - Murder in Manhattan (1994) TV episode, Played by Carol Vaness / Renée Fleming
  37. Otello (1992) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  38. Othello, der Mohr von Venedig (1991) (TV) Played by Anne Bennent
  39. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: My World of Opera (1991) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  40. "Theatre Night"
        - Othello (1990) TV episode, Played by Imogen Stubbs

  41. Othello (1989) (TV) Played by Joanna Weinberg
  42. Otello (1986) Played by Katia Ricciarelli
  43. Otello (1985) (TV) Played by Licia Maglietta
  44. Black Commando (1982) Played by Joanna Pettet
    ... aka "Othello, el comando negro" - Spain (original title)
    ... aka "Othello" - UK (video title), USA
    ... aka "Othello, the Black Commando" - USA
  45. Otello (1982) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  46. Othello (1981) (TV) Played by Penelope Wilton
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Othello" - USA (video title)
  47. The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (1981) (V) Played by Jenny Agutter
    ... aka "Othello" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice" - USA (closing credits title)
  48. Othello (1980) Played by Audrey Branker

  49. Othello (1979) (TV) Played by Patricia Lesieur (as Desdmone)
  50. Othello (1979) (V) Played by Frances Conroy
  51. Otello (1976) (TV) Played by Mirella Freni
  52. Otello (1974) Played by Mirella Freni
  53. Catch My Soul (1974) Played by Season Hubley
  54. "Estudio 1"
        - Otelo (1972) TV episode, Played by Maribel Martín
  55. "The Morecambe & Wise Show"
        - Episode #5.5 (1971) TV episode, Played by Ann Hamilton

  56. Othello (1969) (TV) Played by Chris Lomme
  57. Othello (1968) (TV) Played by Heidelinde Weis
  58. Capriccio all'italiana (1968) Played by Laura Betti
  59. Papai Trapalhão (1968) Played by Renata Fronzi
  60. Othello (1965) Played by Maggie Smith
  61. Otello (1965) (TV) Played by Sena Jurinac
  62. Othello (1965) (TV) Played by Frances McDonald
  63. Othello (1962) (TV) Played by Francine Bergé
  64. The Ballet of Othello (1960) Played by Vera Tsignadze
    ... aka "Otelo" - Soviet Union (original title)
    ... aka "The Moor of Venice" - International (English title), International (English title) (informal literal title)

  65. "Have Gun - Will Travel"
        - The Moor's Revenge (1958) TV episode, Played by Patricia Morison
  66. Othello (1958) (TV) Played by Carine Christian
  67. Den store amatören (1958) Played by Marianne Nielsen (as Desdemona in 'Othello')
  68. Otello (1958) Played by Rosanna Carteri
  69. Othello (1955) (TV) Played by Rosemary Harris
  70. "Camera Three"
        - Othello (1955) TV episode, Played by Nancy Wickwire
  71. Othello (1955) Played by Irina Skobtseva
    ... aka "Otello" - Soviet Union (original title)
  72. "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse"
    ... aka "The Philco Television Playhouse" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Arena Theatre" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "Repertory Theatre" - USA (new title)
        - Othello (1953) TV episode, Played by Olive Deering
  73. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - Will Shakespeare (1953) TV episode, Played by Irene Sutcliffe
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Joan Hopkins
  74. Othello (1952) Played by Suzanne Cloutier
    ... aka "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" - USA (original title)
  75. The Moor's Pavane (1951) Played by Betty Jones
  76. "Masterpiece Playhouse"
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Olive Deering

  77. Otello (1948) (TV) Played by Licia Albanese
  78. Othello (1946) Played by Luanna Shaw

  79. Othello (1922) Played by Ica von Lenkeffy

  80. Othello (1918) Played by Ellen Korth
  81. Othello (1914) Played by Cesira Lenard
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)

  82. Othello (1909/I) Played by Vittoria Lepanto
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
  83. Othello (1909) Played by Henny Porten
  84. Othello (1908/I) Played by Julia Swayne Gordon
    ... aka "Jealousy" - USA (alternative title)
  85. Othello (1906) Played by Maria Caserini
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Great Performances"
        - Karajan or Beauty as I See It (2007) TV episode, Played by Mirella Freni
  2. Filming 'Othello' (1978) Played by Suzanne Cloutier

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Fun Stuff

From Omkara (2006)
Dolly Mishra: My grandmother used to say that the best way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
Indu: What? My grandmother said that the way to a person's heart is area below the stomach!
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