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Rossana Podestà (I) (1934–2013)


Rossana Podestà was born on August 20, 1934 in Zlitan, Misratah, Libya as Carla Podestà. She was an actress, known for Helen of Troy (1956), Ulysses (1954) and Hercules (1983). She was married to Marco Vicario. She died on December 10, 2013 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 79) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

Helen of Troy
(1956)
Ulysses
Ulysses Nausicaa
(1954)
Hercules
Hercules Hera
(1983)

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 1985 Segreti segreti
Maria, Rosa's Mother
 1983 Hercules
Hera
 1980 Tranquille donne di campagna
Anna Maldini
 1980 Les séducteurs
Clara (segment "Armando's Notebook")
 1979 7 ragazze di classe
Ivonne
 1978 Giorno segreto (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1977 Pane, burro e marmellata
Simona
 1976 Il letto in piazza
Serena
 1975 Il gatto mammone
Rosalia
 1973 The Sensuous Sicilian
Lilia
 1972 L'uccello migratore
Delia Benetti
 1971 Homo Eroticus
Cocò Lampugnani
 1970 Il prete sposato
Silvia
 1965 7 uomini d'oro
Giorgia
 1964 Last Plane to Baalbeck
Isabel Moore
 1964 Le ore nude
Carla
 1963 Horror Castle
Mary Hunter
 1962 Sodom and Gomorrah
Shuah (as Rossana Podesta)
 1962 The Golden Arrow
Jamila
 1962 Alone Against Rome
Fabiola
 1961 Slave of Rome
Antea
 1960 Fury of the Pagans
Leonora
 1959 Un vaso de whisky
María
 1959 Temptation
Caterina
 1958 La spada e la croce
Marta
 1958 Raw Wind in Eden
Costanza Varno
 1958 The Amorous Corporal
Bethi
 1956 Santiago
Doña Isabella
 1956 Playa prohibida
Isabella
 1956 Helen of Troy
Helen (as Rossana Podesta)
 1955 Nosotros dos
María Pedrosa
 1954 Ulysses
Nausicaa
 1953 Voice of Silence (as Rossana Podesta)
 1953 Rossana
Rossana
 1953 Addio, figlio mio!
Elsa
 1953 Fanciulle di lusso
Pereira
 1952 Don Lorenzo
Luisa
 1952 Il moschettiere fantasma
Ornella
 1952 Io, Amleto
Ofelia
 1952 Viva il cinema!
Marisa
 1951 Guardie e ladri
Liliana Bottoni
 1951 The Seven Dwarfs to the Rescue
Princess Snow White
 1951 Domani è un altro giorno
Stefania
 1950 Strano appuntamento
Their daughter
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Alternate Names:

Rossana Podesta

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

She was the partner of climber/writer Walter Bonatti from 1980 until his death (13 September 2011). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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