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Sylva Koscina (1933–1994)


Sylva Koscina was born on August 22, 1933 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia. She was an actress, known for Le fatiche di Ercole (1958), Ercole e la regina di Lidia (1959) and Lisa and the Devil (1973). She was married to Raimondo Castelli. She died on December 26, 1994 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 61) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

Le fatiche di Ercole
Le fatiche di Ercole Iole, Daugher of Pelias
(1958)
Ercole e la regina di Lidia
Ercole e la regina di Lidia Iole, bride of Ercole
(1959)
Lisa and the Devil
Lisa and the Devil Sophia Lehar
(1973)
Il ferroviere
Il ferroviere Giulia Marcocci
(1956)

Filmography

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 1994 C'è Kim Novak al telefono
Enrico's Mother
 1992 Ricky & Barabba
Cristina Bonelli
 1991 L'odissea (TV Movie)
Minerva
 1988 Una grande storia d'amore (TV Movie)
Eugenia Dossena
 1987 Rimini Rimini
Countess Rita-Engeneer Pedercini's Sister
 1984 Die Nacht der vier Monde (special guest)
 1984 Cenerentola '80
Principessa Mafalda Gherardeschi
 1984 ...e la vita continua (TV Mini-Series)
Evelina
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Evelina
- Episode #1.7 (1984) ... Evelina
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Evelina
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... Evelina
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Evelina
 1983 Mani di fata
Contessa Irene
 1983 Questo e quello
Dora (segment "Quello... col basco rosso")
 1981 Asso
Enrichetta Morgan
 1980 Les séducteurs
Zaira (segment "Armando's Notebook")
 1977 Some Like It Cool
The Prefect's Wife
 1975 Dracula in the Provinces
Mariù - wife of Costante
 1975 The House of Exorcism
Sophia Lehar
 1974 Delitto d'autore
Milena Gottardi
 1974 The Student Connection
Sonya Dorigny
 1973 Lisa and the Devil
Sophia Lehar (as Silva Koscina)
 1973 Il tuo piacere è il mio
La moglie del tintore
 1972 Uccidere in silenzio
Madre di Valeria
 1972 The Italian Connection
Lucia
 1972 Beati i ricchi
Contessa Tanzini
 1972 Sette scialli di seta gialla
Françoise Ballais
 1972 Boccaccio
Fiametta
 1971 I protagonisti
Nancy
 1971 No desearás la mujer del vecino
Susana (as Silvia Koscina)
 1971 African Story
Barbara Hayland (as Silva Koscina)
 1971 Homo Eroticus
Carla
 1971 Les jambes en l'air
Favouille Grandblaise
 1971 Mazzabubù... quante corna stanno quaggiù?
La moglie del presentatore
 1971 Trittico
Sylvia, the Assistant
 1970 Hornets' Nest
Bianca
 1970 La modification
Cécile
 1970 Vertige pour un tueur
Sylvie
 1969 Bitka na Neretvi
Danica
 1969 L'assoluto naturale
She
 1969 Marquis de Sade's Justine
Marquise de Bressac
 1968 A Lovely Way to Die
Rena Westabrook
 1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg
Countess Francesca De Montefiore
 1967 Johnny Banco
Laureen Moore
 1967 Deadlier Than the Male
Penelope
 1967 Three Bites of the Apple
Carla Moretti
 1966 Les fables de La Fontaine (TV Series)
Mia
- Le lièvre et la tortue (1966) ... Mia
 1966 A Ace and Four Queens
Dolores Arrabal
 1966 Monnaie de singe
Lucile
 1966 Me, Me, Me... and the Others
The 'Star'
 1966 Baraka sur X 13
Mania
 1965 Made in Italy
Diana (segment "3 'La Donna', episode 3")
 1965 I soldi
Leda
 1965 Thrilling
Paola (segment "L'autostrada del sole")
 1965 Juliet of the Spirits
Sylva
 1965 Il morbidone
Irene
 1965 That Man in Istanbul
Kelly
 1965 The Double Bed
Giulietta / Peggy
 1965 The Dictator's Guns
Rae Osborne
 1964 Una storia di notte
Maddalena
 1964 Le grain de sable
Alexandra Fonseca
 1964 Love and Marriage (segment "Sabato 18 luglio")
 1964 Cadavere per signora
Laura Guglielmetti
 1964 Let's Talk About Women
Reluctant Girl (as Silva Koscina)
 1964 Love in Four Dimensions
Irma, la moglie (segment "Amore e vita")
 1963 Judex
Daisy
 1963 Rampage
Stewardess
 1963 The Little Nuns
Elena
 1963 Il fornaretto di Venezia
Clemenza, Barbo's Wife
 1962 La salamandre d'or (uncredited)
 1962 Three Fables of Love
Mia (segment "Le lièvre et le tortue")
 1962 Swordsman of Siena
Orietta Arconti
 1962 Copacabana Palace
Ines
 1962 Le masque de fer
Marion
 1962 Le massaggiatrici
Marisa
 1962 Jessica
Nunzia Tuffi
 1962 I giacobini (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1962)
- Episode #1.2 (1962)
- Episode #1.1 (1962)
 1961 Blood Feud
 1960 Love, the Italian Way
Luciana
 1960 Ravissante
Evelyne Cotteret
 1960 Mariti in pericolo
Berta
 1960 Le pillole di Ercole
Silvia, la moglie de Pasqui
 1960 Trapped by Fear
Arabelle
 1960 L'assedio di Siracusa
Clio
 1960 Genitori in blue-jeans
Elena
 1959 Le sorprese dell'amore
Marianna
 1959 La cambiale
Odette Mercury
 1959 Le confident de ces dames
Maria Bonifati
 1959 Poveri milionari
Alice
 1959 Herod the Great (unconfirmed)
 1958 Love on the Riviera
Renata Morandi
 1958 Totò nella luna
Lidia
 1958 Mogli pericolose
Tosca (as Silva Koscina)
 1958 Totò a Parigi
Juliette Marchand
 1958 La Gerusalemme liberata
Clorinda
 1958 Giovani mariti
Mara Rossi Bandelli
 1958 Ladro lui, ladra lei
Cesira De Angelis
 1958 Non sono più Guaglione
Carolina
 1957 Le naïf aux 40 enfants
Gina Lantois
 1957 Femmine tre volte
Sonia
 1957 Guendalina
Francesca Redalli, madre di Guendalina
 1956 Michael Strogoff
Sangarre (as Silvia Koscina)
 1956 Il ferroviere
Giulia Marcocci (as Silva)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1970s) Print ads: "Julia Grappa" alcohol

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 10 Pictorials | 138 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

S. Koscina | Silva Koscina | Silvia Koscina | Sylvia Koscina | Silva

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her infamous love scene in L'assoluto naturale (1969)] Of course, if it had not been for the director, I wouldn't have done this film. See more »

Trivia:

Was a physics student at Naples University before she went into movies. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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