Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, one of the greatest stars in history CinemaHe passed away on Monday at the age of 95. of age at his home in Rome, according to local media.
“We have left Bersagliera. It is with great sorrow that his son Milko and grandson Dimitri make the sad announcement. In this moment of great pain, the family asks for the utmost respect from the media, ”said a note from the family published by the Italian media.
Lollobrigida The undisputed inspiration of Italian cinematography and the final diva of the golden yearsShe was admitted to a clinic in Rome in September after fracturing her femur, caused by a fall, although she was released from hospital. Indefatigable, the actress and artist ran in the general election on September 25 for the list of “sovereign and popular Italy” with the Communist Party.
Lollobrigida was born in Subiaco on July 4, 1927, and after the war, in her youth, she moved to the nearby Italian capital, Rome, where she began studying.
It is considered One of the greatest actresses of Italian cinemaFrom its beginnings in 1946 in “Aquila neta” by Riccardo Frieda to working with some of the most famous directors, such as Pietro Germi, Mario Monicelli, Vittorio De Sica or Mario Soldati. His fame grew exponentially in the 1950s and 1960s, also for his role in the cycle “Pane, amore e…” by Luigi Comencini. In those years, Lollo’s filmography was divided between the Cinecittà studios in Rome and Hollywood, with such memorable works as Beat the Devil (La Burla del Diablo, 1953) with Humphrey Bogart, or Trapeze (1956). With Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster.
It was La Dona Pio Bella del Mundo, in which he followed Robert Z. Leonard’s 1955 film, as well as The Queen of Sheba in King Vidor’s Salomon and Sheba with Yul Brynner, who had to replace Tyrone Power. He died during filming.
His personal and love life was hectic. In 1949 she married Milko Skovic, a Slovenian physician, with whom she had a son, Milko. In 2010, she secretly married a Spanish businessman, Javier Regao, who was 30 years younger. Later, the singer claimed that she had married by deception, and after a judicial process in which Rigau was acquitted, she was granted an annulment by the Vatican.
He spent his last years in his luxurious villa in Appia Antica, Rome, accompanied by assistants, including the young Andrea Piazzolla, 35, Accused of plundering his enormous wealth. Piazzola was specifically taken to court by Gina’s relatives, who received judicial protection for their property.