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Messalina (Character)
from "I, Claudius" (1976)

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I, Claudius: Season 1: Episode 13 -- Rome, 54 CE. Claudius marries Agrippinilla, mother of Nero and the deadliest woman in Rome. A prophecy has told him that Nero will be Rome's next ruler. Claudius knowingly seals his fate and that of his own son by naming Nero his heir.

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Alternate Names:
Empress Messalina / Mesalina / Stabilia Messalina


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  1. Needlework Pictures Presents Francesco Vezzoli in Gore Vidal's 'Caligula' (2005) Played by Michelle Phillips
  2. Imperium: Nerone (2004) (TV) Played by Sonia Aquino

  3. "A.D."
        - Part 5 (1985) TV episode, Played by Jennifer O'Neill
        - Part 4 (1985) TV episode, Played by Jennifer O'Neill
        - Part 3 (1985) TV episode, Played by Jennifer O'Neill
        - Part 2 (1985) TV episode, Played by Jennifer O'Neill
        - Part 1 (1985) TV episode, Played by Jennifer O'Neill
  4. Bacanales romanas (1982) Played by Raquel Evans (as Mesalina)
  5. Caligula and Messalina (1981) Played by Betty Roland
    ... aka "Caligula et Messaline" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Caligula's Perversions" - USA (video title)

  6. Caligula (1979) Played by Anneka Di Lorenzo
    ... aka "Caligola" - Italy (original title)
  7. Messalina, Empress of Rome (1977) Played by Anneka Di Lorenzo
    ... aka "Messalina, Messalina!" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Caligula II: Messalina, Messalina" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Caligula, Part II: Messalina, Empress of Love" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "Caligula: Sins of Rome" - USA (video title)
  8. "I, Claudius"
        - A God in Colchester (1976) TV episode, Played by Sheila White
        - Fool's Luck (1976) TV episode, Played by Sheila White
        - Hail Who? (1976) TV episode, Played by Sheila White
  9. Sex Through the Ages (1974) Played by Nicola Austin (as Empress Messalina)
    ... aka "On the Game" - UK (original title)

  10. "The Caesars"
        - Claudius (1968) TV episode, Played by Nicola Pagett
  11. Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules (1964) Played by Lisa Gastoni
    ... aka "L'ultimo gladiatore" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Messalina Against the Son of Hercules" - USA (TV title)
    ... aka "The Last Gladiator" - USA (literal English title)
  12. Messalina (1960) Played by Belinda Lee
    ... aka "Messalina Venere imperatrice" - Italy (original title)

  13. Totò all'inferno (1955) Played by Cristina Fantoni
    ... aka "Toto in Hell" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
  14. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) Played by Susan Hayward
  15. Nerone e Messalina (1953) Played by Yvonne Sanson (as Stabilia Messalina)
    ... aka "Nero and the Burning of Rome" - USA (TV title)
  16. The Affairs of Messalina (1951) Played by María Félix
    ... aka "Messalina" - Italy (original title)

  17. I, Claudius (1937) Played by Merle Oberon

  18. Messalina (1924) Played by Rina De Liguoro
    ... aka "The Fall of an Empress" - International (English title) (informal title)

  19. Woman (1918) Played by Flora Revalles
  20. Messalina (1910) Played by Maria Caserini
Archive Footage:
  1. The Epic That Never Was (1965) (TV) Played by Merle Oberon

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From Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
Messalina: What is your name?
Demetrius: Demetrius.
Messalina: You spoke of a god, Demetrius. Which god?
Demetrius: There is only one God.
Claudius: He's one of "them". This is very interesting. A Christian!
Messalina: Are you a Christian?
Demetrius: Yes.
Messalina: And you won't fight?
Demetrius: No.
Claudius: He can't my dear. It's against his religion to kill.
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