|Birthname||Maria Grazia Buccella|
|born on||14 August 1940 at 17:10 (= 5:10 PM )|
|Place||Milan, Italy, 45n28, 9e12|
|Timezone||MEDT h2e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||21°39' 12°59 Asc. 24°08'|
Italian glamour model, Miss Italy contestant (1959) and film actress.
Buccella screentested for the role of Domino Derval in the 1965 James Bond film "Thunderball." The role eventually went to French actress, Claudine Auger. That year, she appeared in the Dino Risi-directed film "Il Gaucho" which co-starred actors such as Vittorio Gassman.
In 1966, she played the beauty Miss Okra in the Peter Sellers film "After the Fox." In 1968, she won a Silver Ribbon award at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists for Best Supporting Actress (Migliore Attrice Non Protagonista) in the film "Ti ho sposato per allegria."
She featured on the cover of Playboy magazine in July 1977. She virtually retired from film in 1979 although she made two small appearances in the late 1980s and a final appearance in the 2000 TV series "Hotel Otello."
Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, p. 30, quotes birth certificate.
- Vocation : Beauty : Beauty Queen/ King (Miss Italy contestant, 1959)
- Vocation : Beauty : Model
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film actress)