Won 1 Oscar.
Another 21 wins & 6 nominations.
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Made in Italy
Adelina (segment "5 'La Famiglia', episode 3")
1958: she dubbed herself in both the Italian and French version of George Cukor's "Wild is the wind" (1957)
5 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
Animals are good, better than humans really, animals do not betray you.
As Vittorio De Sica
was very eager to work with her, he originally cast her as Cesira in Two Women
(1960), with 25-year-old Sophia Loren
playing her shy 13-year-old daughter, Rosetta. However Magnani felt that the age gap between Loren and her character was too big to be overlooked and suggested that she play Cesira instead, otherwise the film would have been unconvincing. Loren then went on to ...