Virna Lisi

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Birthday
8, 1936
Birthplace
Ancona, Italy
Death Date
Dec 18, 2014 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1936
Birthplace
Ancona, Italy
Death Date
Dec 18, 2014 (78)

About

Award-winning Italian actress known for her roles in acclaimed films like Follow Your Heart and The Girl Who Couldn't Say No. She won the Cesar and the Cannes Film Festival awards for her role in the 1994 film La Reine Margot.

Before Fame

She was discovered by a pair of producers in her teens and made her acting debut in 1953's La Corda D'acciaio.

Trivia

The Brazilian band Virna Lisi is named after her.

Family Life

She was married to Franco Pesci from 1960 through his death in 2013.

Associated With

She and Emmanuelle Beart have both won the Cesar Award for Best Supporting Actress.