Alba Parietti

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Franco Grillini and Alba Parietti in 2005

Alba Parietti (born 2 July 1961 in Turin, Piedmont) is an Italian film actress, television presenter, and entertainer.

Her career began in 1977 with an appearance in the play, The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde. Although she did appear on television as early as 1975, her first role in a major picture was in 1983 with Sapore di Mare. She has since performed in many other films, including the 1991 comedy Abbronzatissimi, in the role of Aurora.

In 1992, she co-hosted the Sanremo Music Festival with Pippo Baudo.

Parietti has one son, Francesco (born 6 April 1982), from her ex-husband Franco Oppini.


  • Sapore di Mare (U.S. version entitled Time for Loving), 1983
  • Bye Bye Baby, 1988
  • Abbronzatissimi, 1991
  • Saint Tropez, Saint Tropez, 1992
  • Il Macellaio (U.S. version entitled The Butcher), 1998
  • Paparazzi, 1998