Marcello Mastroianni

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Birthday
28, 1924
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Dec 19, 1996 (72)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1924
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Dec 19, 1996 (72)

About

Italian actor who was the leading man in the films La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, Henry IV, Dark Eyes and Divorce Italian Style. He received numerous honors during his career, including two British Film Academy Awards, two Cannes Film Festival Awards, and a Golden Globe Award.

Before Fame

During World War II, he spent a period of time trapped at a guarded German prison camp.

Trivia

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor on three occasions, for his roles in the films Divorce Itallian Style, A Special Day and Dark Eyes.

Family Life

He married to Flora Carabella from 1950 until his death. During his marriage, he was in relationships with actresses Faye Dunaway and Catherine Deneuve as well as with director Anna maria Tato, but due to his Catholic religion, he refused to divorce Carabella. He had a daughter named Barbara with Carabella and a daughter named Chiara with Deneuve.

Associated With

He was directed by the great Federico Fellini in 8 1/2 and La Dolce Vita.