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Simonetta Stefanelli

Simonetta Stefanelli was born on November 30, 1954 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), Young Lucrezia (1974) and Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (1983). She was previously married to Michele Placido. See full bio »

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Known For

The Godfather Apollonia - Sicilian Sequence
Young Lucrezia Lucrezia Borgia
The Godfather Saga Apollonia Vitelli Corleone


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 1992 Close Friends
 1992 Scoop (TV Mini-Series)
 1988-1989 Non basta una vita (TV Series)
- Episode #1.30 (1989)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Stefania
 1986 Grandi magazzini
Marisa Romano
 1983 Art of Love
Widow Nereus
 1983 Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Assuntina
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Assuntina
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Assuntina
 1981 The Hawk and the Dove
Rita Alemani
 1981 Three Brothers
Young Donato's Wife
 1977 The Godfather Saga (TV Mini-Series)
Apollonia Vitelli Corleone
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Apollonia Vitelli Corleone
 1975 Intimate Relations
 1975 Scandal in the Family
 1974 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini-Series)
- Part VI (1974) ... Cotbi
- Part V (1974) ... Cotbi
- Part IV (1974) ... Cotbi
- Part III (1974) ... Cotbi
- Part II (1974) ... Cotbi
 1974 Young Lucrezia
Lucrezia Borgia
 1974 La profanazione
Sister Angela
 1974 El mejor alcalde, el rey
 1974 Ho incontrato un'ombra (TV Mini-Series)
Gal Fabian
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... Gal Fabian
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Gal Fabian
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Gal Fabian
 1973 The Big Family
Mrs. Vitale
 1972 Il caso Pisciotta
 1972 The Godfather
Apollonia - Sicilian Sequence
 1972 Non commettere atti impuri
Maria Teresa
 1971 In the Name of the Italian People
'Giugi' Santenocito
 1971 Homo Eroticus
Tano's daughter
 1971 Die Sonne angreifen (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(3/74) Posed for a photo spread in "Playboy" magazine.

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[on why she did not do more Hollywood films] They wanted nothing more than to expose my body. I refused so much work. See more »


Gorgeous Italian actress best remembered for playing Michael Corleone's (played by Al Pacino) naive first wife, Apollonia, in The Godfather (1972). See more »

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