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Monica Vitti Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 3 November 1931Rome, Lazio, Italy
Birth NameMaria Luisa Ceciarelli
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Monica Vitti was born on November 3, 1931 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Maria Luisa Ceciarelli. She is an actress, known for L'Avventura (1960), Red Desert (1964) and L'Eclisse (1962). She has been married to Roberto Russo since 1995.

Spouse (1)

Roberto Russo (1995 - present)

Trade Mark (2)

Though mostly blonde, had ever changing hair color from part to part
Remote beauty and impassive demeanor

Trivia (6)

Festival tribute at the Créteil International Women's Film Festival, France.
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1974
Lived with Roberto Russo for 27 years before marrying him.
For ten years (1957-1967) she was the muse and the companion of director Michelangelo Antonioni.
Refused to ever be photographed in profile.
Has Alzheimer's disease and hasn't been seen in public for the last 15 years.

Personal Quotes (1)

My whole family went away to America to live. They said "How can you stay alone in Italy?" But I used their absence to become an actress. That's how I became Monica Vitti.

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