Lina Wertmuller

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Birthday
14, 1928
Birthplace
Rome, Italy
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1928 (age 90)
Birthplace
Rome, Italy

About

Director of the 1976 film Seven Beauties, which made her the first woman to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Director.

Before Fame

Her first job was touring across Europe with a puppet show.

Trivia

She set a Guinness World Record for the longest film title with a 179-character title for a film released in 1979.

Family Life

She was married to art designer Enrico Job until his death in 2008.

Associated With

She was hired as an assistant director for the classic film 8 1/2 directed by legendary Italian director Federico Fellini.