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Giulietta Masina (1921–1994)

Born in San Giorgio di Piano, Giulietta Masina spent part of her teenage years living with a widowed aunt in Rome, where she cultivated a passion for the theater and studied for a degree in Philosophy. She began her career on the radio with the program "Terzoglio" (1942), about the adventures of newlyweds Cico and Pallina from scripts written by ... See full bio »


(age 73) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 14 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1991 Aujourd'hui peut-être...
 1986 Ginger and Fred
Amelia Bonetti / Ginger
 1985 Sogni e bisogni (TV Mini-Series)
Il Destino
- Cuore nero (1985) ... Il Destino
- Sant'Analfabeta (1985) ... Il Destino
- Verde luna (1985) ... Il Destino
- Anche questo è amore (1985) ... Il Destino
- L'imbiancone (1985) ... Il Destino
 1985 The Feather Fairy
Perinbaba / Lady Winter
 1976 Camilla (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Camilla
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Camilla
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Camilla
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Camilla
 1973 Eleonora (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
 1967 Non stuzzicate la zanzara
Rita's mother
 1960 The High Life
Doris Putzke
 1959 Jons und Erdme
 1958 Fortunella
Nanda Diotallevi, detta 'Fortunella'
 1955 Il Bidone
 1955 Buonanotte... avvocato!
Carla, sua moglie
 1954 100 Years of Love
The Neighbour at the Rear Window (segment "Purificazione")
 1954 Angels of Darkness
 1953 Ai margini della metropoli
Gina Ilari
 1952 Europe '51
Giulietta, detta Passerotto
 1952 Wanda the Sinner
 1951 Position Wanted
 1951 Sette ore di guai
Figlia di Romolini
 1951 Behind Closed Shutters
 1948 Without Pity
 1946 Paisan
The young woman on the palace stairs (episode IV: Firenze) (uncredited)
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5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Her son with Federico Fellini (named Federichino) died when he was an infant. See more »


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One of the Most Under-Rated Actress of the 20th Century Mlif82
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