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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' / Desdmona / Desdmona / Desdmone / Desi Brable / Dessie Brabant / Dolly Mishra / L'actrice Desdemone


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  1. Othello (2016) (TV) Played by Elena Barone
  2. Othello: Good Night My Sweet (2015) Played by Jennifer Lewicki
  3. Othello Dreams (2013) Played by Samanta Silvestri

  4. Shakespeares letzte Runde (2016) (TV) Played by Ruby O. Fee
  5. "Shakespeare in the Sphere" (2016) TV series Played by Erin Fleming
  6. Iaga (2015) Played by Ariel Baty
  7. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Verdi: Otello (2015) TV episode, Played by Sonya Yoncheva
        - Verdi: Otello (2012) TV episode, Played by Renée Fleming
  8. Othello (2015/I) Played by Michelle Lukiman
  9. Otelo (2014) (V) Played by Lourdes Amarilla (as Desdmona)
  10. The Moor (2014) Played by Rezeta Veliu
  11. Othello: Desdemona's Death (2013) Played by Lauren Virginia Albert
    ... aka "Girl/Girl Scene: Desdemona's Death" - USA (alternative title)
  12. National Theatre Live: Othello (2013) Played by Olivia Vinall
  13. Otel·lo (2012) Played by Ann Perelló (as Desdmona)
  14. Othello (2012) Played by Sue White
  15. Otello (2012) Played by Zvetelina Vassileva
  16. To Desdemona, Love Juliet (2011) Played by Breanna Pine

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

  41. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) Played by Manuela Metri
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream" - USA (complete title)
  42. "American Masters"
        - Paul Robeson: Here I Stand (1999) TV episode, Played by Uta Hagen (as Desdemona in 'Othello')
  43. Othello: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by Beth Cordingly
  44. "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
  45. Othello (1995) Played by Irène Jacob
  46. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Othello (1994) TV episode, Played by Sian Thomas
  47. "Tales from the Opera"
        - Murder in Manhattan (1994) TV episode, Played by Carol Vaness / Renée Fleming
  48. Orlando (1992) Played by Oleg Pogudin
  49. Otello (1992) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  50. Othello, der Mohr von Venedig (1991) (TV) Played by Anne Bennent
  51. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: My World of Opera (1991) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  52. "Theatre Night"
        - Othello (1990) TV episode, Played by Imogen Stubbs

  53. Othello (1989) (TV) Played by Joanna Weinberg
  54. Otello (1986) Played by Katia Ricciarelli
  55. Otello (1985) (TV) Played by Licia Maglietta
  56. Othello (1982) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  57. Black Commando (1982) Played by Joanna Pettet
    ... aka "Otelo (Comando negro)" - Spain (original title)
    ... aka "Othello" - UK (video title), USA
    ... aka "Othello, the Black Commando" - USA
  58. Othello (1981) (TV) Played by Penelope Wilton
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Othello" - USA (video title)
  59. 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)
  60. Othello (1980) Played by Audrey Branker

  61. Othello (1979) (TV) Played by Patricia Lesieur (as Desdmone)
  62. Otello (1979) (TV) Played by Milena Tontegode / Tamara Milashkina
    ... aka "Othello" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
  63. Othello (1979) (V) Played by Frances Conroy
  64. Otello (1976) (TV) Played by Mirella Freni
  65. Otello (1974) Played by Mirella Freni
  66. Catch My Soul (1974) Played by Season Hubley
  67. Kean: Un roi de théâtre (1972) (TV) Played by Françoise Cingal (as L'actrice Desdemone)
  68. "Estudio 1"
        - Otelo (1972) TV episode, Played by Maribel Martín
  69. "The Morecambe & Wise Show"
        - Episode #5.5 (1971) TV episode, Played by Ann Hamilton

  70. Othello (1969) (TV) Played by Chris Lomme
  71. Othelo (1969) (TV) Played by Lourdes Norberto (as Desdmona)
  72. Othello (1968) (TV) Played by Heidelinde Weis
  73. Capriccio all'italiana (1968) Played by Laura Betti
  74. Papai Trapalhão (1968) Played by Renata Fronzi
  75. Historia de la frivolidad (1967) (TV) Played by Javier de Paul
  76. Othello (1965) Played by Maggie Smith
  77. Otello (1965) (TV) Played by Sena Jurinac
  78. Othello (1965) (TV) Played by Frances McDonald
  79. Otello (1962) (TV) Played by Renata Tebaldi
  80. Othello (1962) (TV) Played by Francine Bergé
  81. 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)

  82. Otello (1959) (TV) Played by Gabriella Tucci
  83. Othello (1958) (TV) Played by Carine Christian
  84. Den store amatören (1958) Played by Marianne Nielsen (as Desdemona in 'Othello')
    ... aka "The Great Amateur" - International (English title) (informal literal English title)
  85. Otello (1958) Played by Rosanna Carteri
  86. Othello (1956) Played by Irina Skobtseva / Kathleen Byron
    ... aka "Otello" - Soviet Union (original title)
  87. Othello (1955) (TV) Played by Rosemary Harris
  88. "Camera Three"
        - Othello (1955) TV episode, Played by Nancy Wickwire
  89. "Folio"
        - Betrayal (1955) TV episode, Played by Diana Van der Vlis
  90. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - We Live to Please (1954) TV episode, Played by Barbara Jefford
        - Will Shakespeare (1953) TV episode, Played by Irene Sutcliffe
        - Othello/II (1950) TV episode, Played by Joan Hopkins
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Joan Hopkins
  91. "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
  92. "Encounter"
    ... aka "General Motors Presents" - Canada (original title)
    ... aka "CBC Theatre" - Canada (English title)
    ... aka "Ford Television Theatre" - Canada (English title)
    ... aka "General Motors Theatre" - Canada (English title) (new title)
        - Othello (1953) TV episode, Played by Peggi Loder
  93. Othello (1951) Played by Suzanne Cloutier / Gudrun Ure
    ... aka "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" - USA (original title)
  94. The Moor's Pavane (1951) Played by Betty Jones
  95. "Masterpiece Playhouse"
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Olive Deering

  96. Otello (1948) (TV) Played by Licia Albanese
  97. Othello (1946) Played by Louanne Shaw

  98. Othello (1937) (TV) Played by Diana Wynyard

  99. Othello (1922) Played by Ica von Lenkeffy

  100. Othello (1918) Played by Ellen Korth
  101. Othello (1914) Played by Cesira Lenard
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
  102. The Life and Works of Verdi (1913) Played by Gilda Leoni
    ... aka "Giuseppe Verdi nella vita e nella gloria" - Italy (original title)

  103. Othello (1909/I) Played by Vittoria Lepanto
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
  104. Othello (1908/IV) Played by Henny Porten
  105. Othello (1908/I) Played by Julia Swayne Gordon
    ... aka "Jealousy" - USA (alternative title)
  106. 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 Othello (1951)
Othello: Impudent strumpet!
Desdemona: By heaven, you do me wrong!
Othello: Are you not a strumpet?
Desdemona: No, as I am a Christian. Heaven forgive!
Othello: I cry you mercy, then. I took you for that cunning whore of Venice that married with Othello.
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