Lina Wertmüller (1928–2021)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,134 this week
Lina Wertmüller was born on August 14, 1928 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueich. She was a writer and director, known for Seven Beauties (1975), Swept Away (1974) and The Basilisks (1963). She was married to Enrico Job. She died on December 9, 2021 in Rome. See full bio »

Died:

(age 93) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Star Siblings: Famous Brothers and Sisters

Keep it in the family with a look at some of our favorite Hollywood siblings.

See the entire gallery

Most Anticipated Movies Coming in 2022

Get your Watchlists ready and start planning your new year, because we're running down the new movies IMDb users can't wait to watch in 2022.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 02 May 2015
 
a list of 21 people
created 31 Jul 2019
 
a list of 35 people
created 25 Jun 2011
 
a list of 31 people
created 19 Jan 2016
 
a list of 21 people
created 06 Jul 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Lina Wertmüller's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (37 credits)
 2014 Roma, Napoli, Venezia... in un crescendo rossiniano (Documentary short) (written by)
 2009 Mannaggia alla miseria! (TV Movie) (screenplay - as Lina Job Wertmuller) / (story - as Lina Job Wertmuller)
 2002 Swept Away (1974 screenplay Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto, uncredited)
 2001 Francesca and Nunziata (TV Movie)
 1999 Ferdinando e Carolina (writer)
 1996 The Nymph
 1990 Saturday, Sunday and Monday (screenplay)
 1989 Up to Date (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Il decimo clandestino (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1978 Blood Feud (writer)
 1978 A Night Full of Rain (writer)
 1977 Which Way Is Up? (as Lina Wertmuller, 1972 screenplay Mimì metallurgico ferito nell'onore)
 1975 Seven Beauties (written by)
 1974 Swept Away (written by)
 1973 Love & Anarchy (writer)
 1973 Cari genitori (screenplay)
 1972 Nessuno deve sapere (TV Mini Series) (story - 1971)
 1972 When Women Lost Their Tails (story - as Lina Wertmuller Job)
 1972 The Seduction of Mimi (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 When Women Had Tails (screenplay - as Lina Wertmuller Job)
 1970 Violent City (screenplay - as Lina Wertmuller)
 1969 The Pleasure Pit (screenplay)
 1968 The Belle Star Story (screenplay - as George Brown)
 1967 Don't Sting the Mosquito (as Lina Weltmuller)
 1965 Let's Talk About Men (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 The Basilisks (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Studio Uno (TV Series) (1966)
Show Show Director (33 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (10 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (44 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Artist's | BFI | See more »

Alternate Names:

George H. Brown | George Brown | Dangiò | Lina Wertmuller Job | Lina Weltmuller | Lina Job Wertmuller | Lina Wertmuller | Nathan Wich

Spouse:

Enrico Job  (his death)  (1 child)

Children:

Maria Zulima Job

Parents:

Federico Wertmüller von Elgg Spanol von Braueich | Maria Santamaria-Maurizio
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A truly creative new director? Well, the whole world is waiting. And here (the U.S.), the directors with real genius seem to have become so enamored of success that they've become seduced by the chance to make big money by turning out a flashy product for young people. When I was young, I ran to see Astaire and Rogers, Huston, Lubitsch - they were formative for me. I also read Flash Gordon when I... See more »

Trivia:

The first woman ever to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Direction. See more »

Trademark:

White glasses and short hair See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed