(1970s) Print ads: "Julia Grappa" alcohol
Silva Koscina | Silvia Koscina | Sylvia Koscina | Silva
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
[on her infamous love scene in He and She
(1969)] Of course, if it had not been for the director, I wouldn't have done this film.
Her family fled Yugoslavia after World War II and re-settled in Italy. Sylva won several beauty contests and worked as a fashion model. She was offered a screen test by Eduardo de Filippo, but failed. Nonetheless, she persevered and went to Rome seeking work as an actress, eventually ending up with several bit parts. These led to more substantial leading roles in light comedies, costume dramas ...