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Dalida (1933–1987)

Dalida was born on January 17, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt as Yolande Christina Gigliotti. She was married to Lucien Morisse. She died on May 3, 1987 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 54) in Paris, France

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 2019 Between Heaven and Earth (performer: "Helwa Ya Baladi")
 2019 Killing Eve (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Wide Awake (2019) ... (performer: "Vai tu sei libero (You Don't Own Me)")
 2019 Touche pas à mon poste! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 February 2019 (2019) ... (performer: "Laissez-moi danser (Monday, Tuesday)")
 2018 Dévoilées (TV Movie) (performer: "Quelli erano giorni")
 2018/II Papa (Short) (performer: "Lassez moi danser ... Monday Tuesday")
 2018 Seder-Masochism (performer: "Paroles, Paroles" ("Words, Words"))
 2018 Flamboyante (Short) (performer: "Mourir sur scène")
 2017 Le Van (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (performer: "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans")
 2016 Dalida (performer: "Un Po' D'Amore", "Aime-moi", "Bambino" (Guaglione), "Come Prima", "Le temps des fleurs", "Je me Sens Vivre", "Ciao Amore Ciao" (French Version)", "Bang Bang", "Histoire d'un Amour", "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans", "Dan Dan Dan", "Je suis Malade", "Avec le Temps", "Gigi L'Amoroso (French Version)", "Paroles paroles", "Besame Mucho", "Et de l'amour de l'amour", "J'Attendrai" (Tornerai), "Comme disait Mistinguett", "Gigi L'Amoroso (English / Japanese Version)", "Salma Ya Salama (Arabic Version)", "Laissez-moi danser (Monday Tuesday)", "Pour ne pas vivre seul", "Mourir sur scène", "Gigi In Paradisco")
 2015 The Brand New Testament (performer: "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans")
 2013 Fading Gigolo (performer: "La Violetera", "Le Torrent")
 2012/III Do Not Disturb (performer: "Paroles Paroles")
 2011 Kryptonite! (performer: "Stivaletti Rossi")
 2010 The Women on the 6th Floor ("Itsy Bitsy Petit Bikini")
 2010 Heartbeats (performer: "Bang Bang")
 2009 Mary and Max (performer: "Itsi Bitsi Petit Bikini") / (writer: "Itsi Bitsi Petit Bikini")
 2008 Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (performer: "Romantica", "La dance de Zorba" (Zorba's Dance))
 2007 Les grands du rire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Monday, Tuesday")
- Episode dated 6 October 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "J'Attendrai" (Tornerai))
 2007 L'ennemi intime (performer: "Come prima")
 2007 Pour le meilleur et pour le rire: La croisière du rire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Ciao ciao bambino", "Come prima")
 2005 The Secret Life of Words (performer: "Historie d'un amour")
 2005 Dalida (TV Movie) (performer: "Avec le Temps", "J'Attendrai" (Tornerai), "'O sole mio", "Étranger au paradis (Stranger in Paradise)", "Madone (Barco Negro)", "Bambino" (Guaglione), "Come Prima", "Gondolier (With All my Heart)", "Itsy Bitsy Petit Bikini (Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini)", "Romantica", "Je me Sens Vivre", "Ciao Amore Ciao", "Parlez-moi de lui", "Pour ne pas vivre seul", "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans", "Gigi L'Amoroso", "Salma Ya Salama (French & Arabic Version)", "Laissez-moi danser (Monday Tuesday)", "Je suis toutes les femmes", "Mourir sur scène", "Je suis Malade")
 2003 Lost Love (performer: "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini")
 2001 Transfixed (performer: "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans")
 1999 Lukas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tanz der Zuckerfee (1999) ... (performer: "Am Tag, als der Regen kam" - uncredited)
 1999 Novios (performer: "Gigi L'Amoroso")
 1999 Annaluise & Anton (performer: "Paroles, Paroles")
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (performer: "Ciao amore ciao")
 1997 Same Old Song (performer: "Paroles, Paroles")
 1997 Dalida, le grand voyage (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Je suis Malade")
 1996 Un air de famille (performer: "Come prima")
 1995 French Twist (performer: "Histoire d'un Amour" (Historia de un amor))
 1994 Mina Tannenbaum (performer: "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans")
 1988 La une est à vous (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 December 1988 (1988) ... (performer: "Fini la comédie")
 1985-1986 L'académie des 9 (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 30 May 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Les hommes de ma vie")
- Episode dated 27 May 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Le temps d'aimer")
- Episode dated 15 November 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Pour te dire je t'aime")
- Episode dated 14 November 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Mourir sur scène")
- Episode dated 13 November 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Le Vénitien de Levallois")
 1984-1985 Champs-Elysées (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 26 January 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Pour te dire je t'aime (I Just Called To Say I Love You)")
- Episode dated 14 April 1984 (1984) ... (performer: "L'innamorata", "Alabama Song", "Mourir sur scène ", "Soleil Soleil")
 1984 La triche (performer: "Je suis toutes les Femmes", "Fini la comédie")
 1984 Cadence 3 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 April 1984 (1984) ... (performer: "L'innamorata", "Soleil")
 1983 Formule 1 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dalida (1983) ... (performer: "Les P'tits Mots", "Lucas", "Mourir sur scène")
 1979 Série noire (performer: "Le Lambeth walk")
 1978 Top club dimanche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Le lambeth walk (C'était pas compliqué)")
 1977 Midi-Première (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 November 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Salma Ya Salama")
 1974 Domino (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 April 1974 (1974) ... (performer: "Il Venait d'Avoir 18 ans", "Julien", "Gigi l'amoroso")
 1973 La Une est à vous (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (1973) ... (performer: "Julien")
 1967 Weekend ("Allo, tu m'entends")
 1960-1963 École des vedettes (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 January 1963 (1963) ... (performer: "Tu croiras (Pregherò)" ("Stand by Me"), "La partie de football" ("La partita di pallone"))
- Episode dated 10 July 1961 (1961) ... (performer: "Vingt-quatre mille baisers")
- Episode dated 13 February 1961 (1961) ... (performer: "Garde-moi la dernière danse" ("Save the Last Dance for Me"))
- Episode dated 22 February 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "T'aimer follement")
 1962 Dans la vie faut pas s'en faire (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "La Violetera")
 1960 Toute la chanson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 June 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Les Enfants du Pirée")
 1959 The Day It Rained (performer: "Am Tag, als der Regen kam" - uncredited)
 1959 Girls for the Mambo-Bar (performer: "Am Tag als der Regen kam")
 1958 Operation Abduction (performer: "Inconnu Mon Amour", "L'Amour Chante")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Guest star of "A Bout Portant", variety and interview show of ORTF's first channel, January 31, 1973; directed by Roger Sicandra; interview by Pierre Bouteiller; songs, "Accordeon", "Jesus Kitch", "Avec le temps", "Tchao amore", "Hine Matov", and "Les choses de l'amour"; filmed on location during the summer of 1972 at Cote ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dalidà | Dalila | Yolanda


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

My cinematographic experience did not leave me any souvenirs, because I was only in very bad films that no one saw! It was better they didn't! In Europe, it is rare for women singers to be in movies. And then, may be that deep within me I didn't really wished to be in movies, for it is my belief that if I really wanted to, I'd be in the movies. I firmly believe that everybody is able to realise ... See more »


Was Joan Collins stand-in in Land of the Pharaohs (1955), shot in Egypt at the time she was trying to make her name as an actress. See more »


Lifting her hair with the back of her hands while singing See more »


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