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Silvana Mangano (1930–1989)


Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film. One year later, she was one of the girls in the ... See full bio »

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 1987 Dark Eyes
Elisa (Romano's Wife)
 1974 Conversation Piece
Marchesa Bianca Brumonti
 1972 For Love One Dies
Elena
 1972 The Scopone Game
Antonia
 1971 Scipio the African
Emilia
 1971 The Decameron
The Madonna (uncredited)
 1968 Teorema
Lucia, the mother
 1968 Capriccio all'italiana
Bambinaia (segment "Bambinaia, La") / Moglie dell'automobilista (segment "Perche'?") / La regina (segment "Viaggio di lavoro")
 1967 The Witches
Gloria (segment "Strega Bruciata viva, La") / Lady in a hurry (segment "Senso civico") / Assurdina Caì (segment "Terra vista dalla luna, La") / ...
 1964 The Flying Saucer
Vittoria
 1964 My Wife
The wife (segments "L'uccellino", "L'automobile") / Clara (segment "I miei cari") / Eritrea (segment "Eritrea") / ...
 1961 Barabbas
Rachel
 1960 5 Branded Women
Jovanka
 1959 The Great War
Costantina
 1958 Tempest
Masha
 1957 Men and Wolves
Teresa
 1954 The Gold of Naples
Teresa (segment "Teresa")
 1954 Mambo
Giovanna Masetti
 1953 Funniest Show on Earth (uncredited)
 1951 Anna
Anna
 1950 Outlaw Girl
Mara
 1949 Bitter Rice
Silvana
 1949 Black Magic (uncredited)
 1948 Mad About Opera
Una ragazza nella rappresentazione di Carmen (uncredited)
 1947 Flesh Will Surrender
Ballerina alla festa di capodanno (uncredited)
 1947 Elixir of Love
Adina's girlfriend (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Nickname:

Miss Rome

Star Sign:

Taurus

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