Italian actress Mariangela Melato, known for her critically acclaimed performance as a spoiled socialite stranded with a sailor she had tormented in the 1974 film comedy Swept Away, has died in a Rome hospital at age 71.
The Antea hospital said she died Friday. The Lapresse news agency said she was suffering from pancreatic cancer.
One of the most acclaimed was the role of a socialite who finds herself stranded with Giancarlo Giannini. Her »
- Associated Press
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