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Dalida (1933–1987)

Dalida was born on January 17, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt as Yolande Christina Gigliotti. She was married to Lucien Morisse. She died on May 3, 1987 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 54) in Paris, France

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 2013 Fading Gigolo (performer: "La Violetera", "Le Torrent")
 2010 The Women on the 6th Floor ("Itsy Bitsy Petit Bikini")
 2010 Heartbeats (performer: "Bang Bang")
 2009 Mary and Max (performer: "Itsi Bitsi Petit Bikini") / (writer: "Itsi Bitsi Petit Bikini")
 2008 Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (performer: "Romantica", "La dance de Zorba" (Zorba's Dance))
 2007 Les grands du rire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Monday, Tuesday")
- Episode dated 6 October 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "J'attendrai")
 2007 L'ennemi intime (performer: "Come prima")
 2007 Pour le meilleur et pour le rire: La croisière du rire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Ciao ciao bambino", "Come prima")
 2005 The Secret Life of Words (performer: "Historie d'un amour")
 2003 Lost Love (performer: "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini")
 2001 Transfixed (performer: "Il venait d'avoir 18 ans")
 1999 Lukas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tanz der Zuckerfee (1999) ... (performer: "Am Tag, als der Regen kam" - uncredited)
 1999 Novios (performer: "Gigi L'Amoroso")
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (performer: "Ciao amore ciao")
 1997 Same Old Song (performer: "Paroles, Paroles")
 1996 Family Resemblances (performer: "Come prima")
 1995 French Twist (performer: "HISTOIRE D'UN AMOUR" (HISTORIA DE UN AMOR))
 1994 Mina Tannenbaum (performer: "Il venait d'avoir 18 ans")
 1984 La triche (performer: "Je suis toutes les femmes", "Fini la comédie")
 1979 Série noire (performer: "Le Lambeth walk")
 1978 Top club dimanche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Le lambeth walk (C'était pas compliqué)")
 1967 Weekend ("Allo, tu m'entends")
 1960 Toute la Chanson (TV Series) (performer: "Les enfants du Pirée")
 1959 The Day It Rained (performer: "Am Tag, als der Regen kam" - uncredited)
 1959 Girls for the Mambo-Bar (performer: "Am Tag als der Regen kam")
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Other Works:

Guest star of "A Bout Portant", variety and interview show of ORTF's first channel, January 31, 1973; directed by Roger Sicandra; interview by Pierre Bouteiller; songs, "Accordeon", "Jesus Kitch", "Avec le temps", "Tchao amore", "Hine Matov", and "Les choses de l'amour"; filmed on location during the summer of 1972 at Cote ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Dalidà | Dalila | Yolanda

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

My cinematographic experience did not leave me any souvenirs, because I was only in very bad films that no one saw! It was better they didn't! In Europe, it is rare for women singers to be in movies. And then, may be that deep within me I didn't really wished to be in movies, for it is my belief that if I really wanted to, I'd be in the movies. I firmly believe that everybody is able to realise ... See more »

Trivia:

Older sister of Orlando (Bruno Gigliotti), who became her career manager and kept on taking care of her estate, legacy and legendary fame after her suicide. See more »

Nickname:

Dalila See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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