Italian cinema muse Gina Lollobrigida dies aged 95

Italian cinema muse Gina Lollobrigida dies aged 95

According to Ansa news agency, the actress Gina Lollobrigida, one of the first muses of Italian cinema, died today (16) at the age of 95. According to her family, Lollobrigida was admitted to a hospital in Rome, but no further details were provided.

Lollobrigida was one of the few European actresses of the classic era of cinema who managed to transition from Italy to the United States, having acted in films such as O Diabo Laugh por Ultimo (1953), by john hustonwith Humphrey Bogartand When Passions Explode (1959), by John Sturgeswith Frank Sinatra.

Among his other roles, the biggest highlights are with Esta Noite é Minha (1952), Pão, Amor e Fantasia (1953) – for which he received a BAFTA nomination –, A Provinciana (1953) and A Romana (1954).

Throughout her career, she has worked with the likes of carol reedand the gals Tony Curtis, Marcello Mastroianni, Rock Hudson It is Sean Connery.

His last film work was in 1997, in XXL, alongside Gerard Depardieu. In addition to the BAFTA nomination, Gina also won a special award from the Berlin Film Festival, three Davi di Donatello trophies (known as the Italian Oscar) and a Golden Globe nomination for Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968).

Lollobrigida leaves one child.