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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 / Dessie Brabant / Dolly Mishra / Dubbed voice of Desdemona in English version


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  1. Othello (2015/I) Played by Michelle Lukiman
  2. The Moor (2014) Played by Rezeta Veliu
  3. Othello Dreams (2013) Played by Samanta Silvestri

  4. Iaga (2015) Played by Ariel Baty
  5. Otelo (2014) (V) Played by Lourdes Amarilla (as Desdmona)
  6. Othello: Desdemona's Death (2013) Played by Lauren Virginia Albert
    ... aka "Girl/Girl Scene: Desdemona's Death" - USA (alternative title)
  7. National Theatre Live: Othello (2013) Played by Olivia Vinall
  8. Otel·lo (2012) Played by Ann Perelló (as Desdmona)
  9. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Verdi: Otello (2012) TV episode, Played by Renée Fleming
  10. Othello (2012) Played by Sue White
  11. Otello (2012) Played by Zvetelina Vassileva

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

  35. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) Played by Manuela Metri
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream" - USA (complete title)
  36. "American Masters"
        - Paul Robeson: Here I Stand (1999) TV episode, Played by Uta Hagen (as Desdemona in 'Othello')
  37. Othello: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by Beth Cordingly
  38. "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
  39. Othello (1995) Played by Irène Jacob
  40. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Othello (1994) TV episode, Played by Sian Thomas
  41. "Tales from the Opera"
        - Murder in Manhattan (1994) TV episode, Played by Carol Vaness / Renée Fleming
  42. Otello (1992) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  43. Othello, der Mohr von Venedig (1991) (TV) Played by Anne Bennent
  44. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: My World of Opera (1991) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  45. "Theatre Night"
        - Othello (1990) TV episode, Played by Imogen Stubbs

  46. Othello (1989) (TV) Played by Joanna Weinberg
  47. Otello (1986) Played by Katia Ricciarelli
  48. Otello (1985) (TV) Played by Licia Maglietta
  49. 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
  50. Otello (1982) (TV) Played by Kiri Te Kanawa
  51. Othello (1981) (TV) Played by Penelope Wilton
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Othello" - USA (video title)
  52. 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)
  53. Othello (1980) Played by Audrey Branker

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

  61. Othello (1969) (TV) Played by Chris Lomme
  62. Othelo (1969) (TV) Played by Lourdes Norberto (as Desdmona)
  63. Othello (1968) (TV) Played by Heidelinde Weis
  64. Capriccio all'italiana (1968) Played by Laura Betti
  65. Papai Trapalhão (1968) Played by Renata Fronzi
  66. Othello (1965) Played by Maggie Smith
  67. Otello (1965) (TV) Played by Sena Jurinac
  68. Othello (1965) (TV) Played by Frances McDonald
  69. Otello (1962) (TV) Played by Renata Tebaldi
  70. Othello (1962) (TV) Played by Francine Bergé
  71. 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)

  72. Otello (1959) (TV) Played by Gabriella Tucci
  73. "Have Gun - Will Travel"
        - The Moor's Revenge (1958) TV episode, Played by Patricia Morison
  74. Othello (1958) (TV) Played by Carine Christian
  75. Den store amatören (1958) Played by Marianne Nielsen (as Desdemona in 'Othello')
  76. Otello (1958) Played by Rosanna Carteri
  77. Othello (1956) Played by Irina Skobtseva / Kathleen Byron (as Dubbed voice of Desdemona in English version)
    ... aka "Otello" - Soviet Union (original title)
  78. Othello (1955) (TV) Played by Rosemary Harris
  79. "Camera Three"
        - Othello (1955) TV episode, Played by Nancy Wickwire
  80. "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 (1950) TV episode, Played by Joan Hopkins
  81. "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
  82. Othello (1952) Played by Suzanne Cloutier / Gudrun Ure
    ... aka "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" - USA (original title)
  83. The Moor's Pavane (1951) Played by Betty Jones
  84. "Masterpiece Playhouse"
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Olive Deering

  85. Otello (1948) (TV) Played by Licia Albanese
  86. Othello (1946) Played by Luanna Shaw

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

  88. Othello (1922) Played by Ica von Lenkeffy

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

  91. Othello (1909/I) Played by Vittoria Lepanto
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
  92. Othello (1909) Played by Henny Porten
  93. Othello (1908/I) Played by Julia Swayne Gordon
    ... aka "Jealousy" - USA (alternative title)
  94. 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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