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Like many other female Italian film stars, Claudia Cardinale's entry into the business was by way of a beauty pageant. She was 17 years old and studying at the Centro Sperimentale in Rome when she entered a beauty contest, which resulted in her getting a succession of small film roles. Her earthy interpretations of Sicilian women got her noticed ... See full bio »
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 2014 Effie Gray
 2014 Les Francis
 2014 Ultima Fermata
 2014 The Silent Mountain
Nuria Calzolari
 2013 Joy de V.
Signora Morosini
 2012 Gebo et l'ombre
 2011/II Father
 2010 A View of Love
La mère de Marc
 2010 Being Italian with Signora Enrica
Signora Enrica
 2010 Il giorno della Shoah (TV Movie)
 2009 The String
 2008 Hold-up à l'italienne (TV Movie)
 2005 The Demon Stirs
Claudia Cardinale
 2002 And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen...
Madame Falconetti
 2000 Élisabeth - Ils sont tous nos enfants (TV Movie)
Claude Barde
 1999 Un café... l'addition (Short)
Mme Gigi
 1999 Brigands
Donna Assunta
 1998 Mia, Liebe meines Lebens (TV Mini-Series)
Mary O'Sullivan
 1998 Riches, belles, etc.
La baronne Mitsy
 1997 Il deserto di fuoco (TV Mini-Series)
 1997 Sous les pieds des femmes
Aya 1996
 1996 Nostromo (TV Mini-Series)
Teresa Viola
 1995 10-07: L'affaire Zeus (TV Series)
 1993 Mother (TV Mini-Series)
Araxi (Mayrig)
 1993 Flash - Der Fotoreporter (TV Series)
Gilda Ricci / Monica Ricci
- Das Zweite Gesicht der Aida (1993) ... Gilda Ricci / Monica Ricci
 1992 Mother
Araxi (Mayrig)
 1991 Mother
Araxi (Mayrig)
 1990 Act of Sorrow
 1989 Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre
 1989 Blu elettrico (TV Movie)
 1987 A Man in Love
Julia Steiner
 1986 Hit Man (TV Mini-Series)
 1986 History (TV Movie)
Ida Ramundo
 1985 Woman of Wonders
 1985 L'été prochain
 1984 Henry IV
 1983 Le ruffian
La 'baronne'
 1982 Bankers Also Have Souls
Antonella Dufour
 1981 La pelle
Principessa Consuelo Caracciolo
 1981 The Salamander
Elena Leporello
 1978 Corleone
Rosa Accordino
 1978 L'arma
Marta Compagna
 1978 Little Girl in Blue Velvet
Francesca Modigliani
 1978 Goodbye & Amen
 1977 Il prefetto di ferro
Anna Torrisi
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
The Adultress / The Adulteress
- Part 2 (1977) ... The Adultress
- Part 1 (1977) ... The Adulteress
 1976 Il comune senso del pudore
Armida Ballarin
 1975 Blonde in Black Leather
 1975 Libera, amore mio!
Libera Valente
 1975 The Immortal Bachelor
Gabriella Sansoni
 1974 Conversation Piece
Moglie del professore (uncredited)
 1974 I guappi
Lucia Esposito
 1973 Fury
 1972 Scoumoune
Georgia Saratov
 1972 L'udienza
 1971 A Girl in Australia
 1971 Frenchie King
Marie Sarrazin
 1971 The 21 Carat Snatch
Popsy Pop
 1970 The Adventures of Gerard
Teresa (Countess of Morales)
 1969 The Red Tent
Nurse Valeria
 1969 The Conspirators
Giuditta Di Castro
 1968 La amante estelar (Short)
 1968 A Fine Pair
Esmeralda Marini
 1968 The Hell with Heroes
 1967 Don't Make Waves
Laura Califatti
 1967 A Rose for Everyone
 1966 The Queens
Armenia (segment "Fata Armenia")
 1966 Lost Command
 1965 Blindfold
Vicky Vincenti
 1965 Sandra
Sandra Dawdson
 1964 The Magnificent Cuckold
Maria Grazia
 1964 Time of Indifference
 1964 Circus World
Toni Alfredo
 1964 Bebo's Girl
 1962 Careless
Angiolina Zarri
 1962 Swords of Blood
 1961 Kolka, My Friend
Cameo appearance (uncredited)
 1961 The Lions Are Loose
Albertine Ferran
 1961 La viaccia
 1961 Girl with a Suitcase
Aida Zepponi
 1960 Silver Spoon Set
Fedora Santini
 1960 Rocco and His Brothers
 1960 Bell' Antonio
Barbara Puglisi
 1959 Vento del Sud
Grazia Macri
 1959 Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti
Carmela Nicosia
 1959 The Facts of Murder
Assuntina Jacovacci
 1959 The Magistrate
 1959 Anneaux d'or (Short)
 1959 Venetian Honeymoon
 1958 3 straniere a Roma
 1958 Big Deal on Madonna Street
 1958 Goha
Amina (as Claude Cardinal)
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Book: "Mes étoiles" See more »

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 105 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Claude Cardinal


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I never felt scandal and confession were necessary to be an actress. I've never revealed myself or even my body in films. Mystery is very important. See more »


Has lived with Pasquale Squitieri since 1975. See more »


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