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Silvana Mangano (1930–1989)


In 1947 she was one of the girls in the Miss Italia contest. Lucia Bose' became "The Queen", and nearby, on the stage of Stresa, were some other future stars of Italian cinema: Gina Lollobrigida Silvana Mangano, Eleonora Rossi Drago and Gianna Maria Canale 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 Lo scopone scientifico
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 Lure of the Sila
Rosaria Campolo
 1949 Bitter Rice
Silvana
 1949 Black Magic (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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Her most famous role, the earthy Bitter Rice (1949), had her out toiling ever so sexily in the rice fields. Lucille Ball did a hilarious spoof on this movie on her sitcom I Love Lucy (1951). Lucy is spotted by a famous Italian movie director and chosen to play a part in his new movie, "Bitter Grapes", that ends up with her toiling in her now famous grape-stomping vat scene. See more »

Trademark:

Deep sultry voice See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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