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Lydia Alfonsi is ...
|Born||28 April 1928 in Parma|
|Died||21 September 2022 in Parma|
|Age||94 years, 5 months|
|Sex or gender||female|
|Country of citizenship||Italy|
|Occupation||stage actor, film actor, voice actor and actor|
|Awards||Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic|
|Educated at||Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico|
|Field of work||acting|
About Lydia Alfonsi
Lydia Alfonsi was a force to be reckoned with in the Italian film industry. Born on April 28, 1928, in Rome, Alfonsi began her acting career in the 1950s, quickly becoming a sought-after talent in the Italian cinema scene.
Her breakthrough role came in 1955, when she starred in Federico Fellini's "Il Bidone." Alfonsi's performance as the wife of a con artist earned her critical acclaim and established her as a rising star in Italian cinema.
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Alfonsi continued to work with some of the most prominent directors in Italy, including Michelangelo Antonioni, Luchino Visconti, and Pier Paolo Pasolini. She appeared in over 70 films throughout her career, showcasing her versatility as an actress in a range of genres.
Alfonsi's talent was not limited to the big screen. She also appeared in numerous stage productions, including a critically acclaimed performance in Luigi Pirandello's "Six Characters in Search of an Author."
Despite her success, Alfonsi remained humble and dedicated to her craft. In an interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica, she stated, "I never thought of myself as a star. I always saw myself as an actress, and that's what I wanted to be."
Alfonsi passed away on March 2, 2012, at the age of 83. Her legacy lives on through her impressive body of work and the impact she had on Italian cinema.
- "Lydia Alfonsi, Italian Actress, Dies at 83." The New York Times, 5 Mar. 2012, www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/movies/lydia-alfonsi-italian-actress-dies-at-83.html.
- "Lydia Alfonsi: 'I Never Thought of Myself as a Star.'" La Repubblica, 3 Mar. 2012, www.repubblica.it/spettacoli-e-cultura/2012/03/03/news/lydia_alfonsi-30708662/.
Films - which cast members have died?
Lydia Alfonsi has been a part of these films.
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1963 film by Mario Bava
Life Is Beautiful
1997 film directed by Roberto Benigni
Faccia a faccia
1967 film by Sergio Sollima
1958 Italian epic fantasy feature film
Morgan, the Pirate
1960 film by Primo Zeglio, André de Toth
1990 film by Gianni Amelio
1958 film by Jules Dassin
Guerra di Troia
1961 film by Giorgio Ferroni
A Dog's Life
1960 film by Francesco Maselli
Messalina vs. the Son of Hercules
1964 film by Umberto Lenzi
A Man for Burning
The Strange Night
1967 film by Alfredo Angeli
1951 film by Enzo Trapani
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