Born Ines Isabella Sampietro and known professionally as Isa Miranda, this internationally-acclaimed screen actress had a four-decade career that included performances in La Signora di Tutti, Adventure in Diamonds, Le Ronde, and other Italian, French, and American films.
Shortly after appearing in the 1930s Italian films The Haller Case and Everybody's Woman, she signed a contract with Paramount Pictures in Hollywood.
In the late 1940s, she played the main role in the Academy Award-winning film The Walls of Malapaga.
She was married for more than four decades to the Italian screenwriter and director Alfredo Guarini.
She appeared with screen legend Ingrid Bergman in the 1953 Italian film Siamo Donne (We, the Women).