Valentina Cortese

Age: 91
Birthplace: Milan, Lombardy, Italy

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Valentina Cortese (born 1 January 1923) is an Italian film actress.
The Milan-born actress starred in The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) directed by Robert Wise, and costarring Richard Basehart and William Lundigan. Cortese, aged 28, married Basehart in 1951, and had one son with him before they divorced in 1960.

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1975 for her performance in François Truffaut's Day for Night.

Cortese appeared in Jules Dassin's Thieves' Highway (1949), Joseph L. Mankiewicz's The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Michelangelo Antonioni's Le Amiche (1955), Gérard Brach's The Boat on the Grass, Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), and in the Franco Zeffirelli projects such as the 1972 film Brother Sun, Sister Moon, his 1977 miniseries, Jesus of Nazareth and the 1993 film Sparrow.

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Movie Character Year
A7i3nf304ajxezurk93fvkgrlqh Black Magic Zoraida 1949
Bjocva2ul07fwp5arn9vdurkade Thieves' Highway Rica 1949
Zzxal0q4i78lkd04kuxxbiitkjf Malaya Luana 1949
Apnutklsmuozndmsr1a5plb66ns The Barefoot Contessa Eleanora Torlato-Favrini 1954
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2vvrgpsbwfsmebrikagj88n2ou9 Juliet of the Spirits Valentina 1965
Lbrc0jvt98yx6unlaterojmqhfa The Love Mates Eva 1970
G4xwyuvxrnvou3ba1xny5fockwn Brother Sun, Sister Moon Pica Di Bernardone 1972
Uujhksf0lru0lkzkgg235uapffn The Assassination of Trotsky Natalia Trotsky 1972
Qikf1r2cphibmk5k2df1dqqtd7m Day for Night Severine 1973
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Wb6l9gctiaypnwsq8appeim1k5t When Time Ran Out... Rose Valdez 1980
75slren0rcb2ng18cce82s00hi5 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Queen Ariadne / Violet 1988
Kuip4xiihpg1skhfbokwswbmlyj Buster's Bedroom Serafina Tannenbaum 1991