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Overview (1)

Born in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

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

Spouse (1)

Michele Placido (25 May 1989 - 1994) ( divorced) ( 3 children)

Trivia (6)

Gorgeous Italian actress best remembered for playing Michael Corleone's (played by Al Pacino) naive first wife, Apollonia, who is killed by a car bomb in The Godfather (1972).
Mother of Michelangelo Placido, Brenno Placido and Violante Placido. Grandmother of Vasco (Violante's son).
She posed for "Penthouse" magazine in 1973.
She lives in Rome. [August 2008]
Former sister-in-law of Gerardo Amato and Donato Placido.
Former stepmother of Inigo Placido.

Personal Quotes (3)

The Mafia has the same fascination as the monarchy. But I am not mafioso. I could never do that. I like to speak too much. I am not discreet. I would die immediately.
[on why she did not do more Hollywood films] They wanted nothing more than to expose my body. I refused so much work.
[on working with Al Pacino] He would want to speak with me, I could tell. But sometimes it is not important to speak. When you have a good feeling, the eyes speak.

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