Italian Actresses

by sofoclis | created - 28 Apr 2011 | updated - 28 Apr 2011 | Public

1. Monica Bellucci

Actress | Malèna

Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to ...

2. Maria Grazia Cucinotta

Actress | The World Is Not Enough

Maria Grazia Cucinotta (born 27 July 1968) is an Italian actress who has featured in many films and television series since 1990. She has also worked as a producer, screenwriter and model. Cucinotta was born in Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy. She is well known in Italy as a movie and ...

3. Sophia Loren

Actress | Arabesque

Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and ...

4. Manuela Arcuri

Actress | A spasso nel tempo

One of the most typically beautiful Italian girls, but also one of the last emerging Italian actresses especially in the fiction world, she became famous when she introduced the Sanremo Festival with Pippo Baudo, the king of Italian presenters.

She is famous also for the TV series Carabinieri (2002)...

5. Elisabetta Canalis

Actress | Virgin Territory

Elisabetta Canalis was born on September 12, 1978 in Sassari, Sardinia, Italy. She is an actress, known for Virgin Territory (2007), Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005) and Fratelli Benvenuti (2010). She has been married to Brian Perri since September 14, 2014. They have one child.

6. Anna Falchi

Actress | S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa

Anna Falchi was born on April 22, 1972 in Tampere, Finland as Anna Kristiina Palomaki. She is an actress and producer, known for S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa (1994), Cemetery Man (1994) and Sorry, You Can't Get Through! (2005). She was previously married to Stefano Ricucci.

7. Caterina Murino

Actress | Casino Royale

Caterina Murino was born on September 15, 1977, in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. In 1996 she took fourth place in the Miss Italy contest. Then she moved to Milan, where she began working as a model in commercials for MasterCard, Swatch, Mercedes-Benz and Nescafe, among other gigs. From 1999-2000 she ...

8. Sabrina Ferilli

Actress | La grande bellezza

Daughter of the former speaker of the Italian Communist Party's delegation at the Lazio's Regional Council, Sabrina Ferilli never kept secret her leftism. Firm and stubborn, she did not care about the first unsuccessful attempts to come on to the stage. Her stubbornness was rewarded in the 1990, ...