De Luca, Lorella

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Name
De Luca, Lorella Gender: F
born on 17 September 1940 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Florence, Italy, 43n46, 11e15
Timezone MEDT h2e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 24°38' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°32 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 16°32'



Lorella De Luca (in the film "Il bidone," 1955)

Biography

Italian film, television, and voice actress. One of the most recognized ingenues of Italian cinema during the mid-to-late 1950s, she is best known for having played naive young girls in dramas and comedies.

Following her "discovery" at age 14, she made her acting debut in the Federico Fellini film Il bidone (1955). De Luca's breakout role, however, came a year later following her performance in Dino Risi's comedy Poor, But Beautiful (1956) and continued on in the genre, with appearances in Mario Monicelli films A Tailor's Maid (1957) and Doctor and the Healer (1957), as well as in Duccio Tessari's Spaghetti Westerns A Pistol for Ringo (1965) and its sequel The Return of Ringo (1965) with Giuliano Gemma.

De Luca starred in a total of nine films directed by Duccio Tessari, whom she married in 1971, in addition to working behind the scenes as an assistant director.

She died on 9 January 2014, aged 73, after a long battle with a brain tumor, which had caused her to lose her vision sometime before her death.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • spouse relationship with Tessari, Duccio (born 11 October 1926). Notes: 1971–1994

Events

  • Death by Disease 9 January 2014 (Brain tumour, age 73)
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Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes birth certificate.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Brain tumour)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film, television, and voice actress)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Voice-Over (Voice actress)