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Pupella Maggio (1910–1999)

Pupella Maggio was born on April 24, 1910 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Giustina Maggio. She was an actress, known for Cinema Paradiso (1988), Amarcord (1973) and Two Women (1960). She was married to Luigi Dell'Isola. She died on December 8, 1999 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 89) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 2002 Fate come noi
 1991 Il ricatto (TV Series)
 1990 Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Zia Memé
 1988 La romana (TV Mini-Series)
 1988 Days of Inspector Ambrosio
Rosa Cuomo
 1980 Panagulis vive (TV Mini-Series)
 1978 Il teatro di Eduardo (TV Movie)
 1978 Quei figuri di tanti anni fa (TV Movie)
 1978 Il cilindro (TV Movie)
 1973 Amarcord
 1972 The Valachi Papers
Letizia Reina
 1968 Be Sick... It's Free
Ms.Parise-First patient
 1963 Annella di Porta Capuana (TV Movie)
 1962 The Four Days of Naples
Arturo's Mother
 1960 A qualcuna piace calvo
Madre di Marcella
 1960 Two Women
Una contadina
 1960 Mariti in pericolo
 1958 Serenatella sciuè sciuè
Tina Paradiso
 1958 Mogli pericolose
 1949 Lost in the Dark (as Giustina Maggio)
 1947 Bullet for Stefano
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Giustina Maggio

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Her stage name, Pupella, was actually the nickname her family called her by, when she was a child. The nickname was due to the fact that she made her debut on stage, when she was only one year old, in the role of a doll, in Eduardo Scarpetta's comedy "La Pupa movibile". (In Neapolitan dialect, Pupella means 'little doll' approximately). See more »

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