Antonella Lualdi in Chronicle of Poor Lovers (1954).
|Born||Antonietta de Pascale
6 July 1931
Antonella Lualdi (born on 6 July 1931 in Beirut, Lebanon) is an Italian actress and singer. She appeared in many Italian and French films in the 1950s and 1960s, notably in Claude Autant-Lara's film Le rouge et le noir in 1954, opposite Gérard Philipe.
She was born Antonietta De Pascale in Beirut, Lebanon to an Italian father and a Greek mother, and grew up fluent in Arabic, French and Italian. She began her career in 1949, after having won a contest for new talents of the cinema magazine Hollywood, in which she was presented as "Signorina X" ("Madam X"), inviting the readers to choose her stage name.
In 1974 she debuted in France as a singer with some success and critical appreciation, then she also debuted on stage with the comedy Le Moulin de la Gallette, with which she toured across several European countries.
- Signorinella (1949)
- Abbiamo vinto! (1951)
- The Two Sergeants (1951)
- His Last Twelve Hours (1951)
- The Blind Woman of Sorrento (1952)
- Il Cappotto (1952)
- Chronicle of Poor Lovers (1954)
- Wild Love (1955)
- Fathers and Sons (1957)
- Young Husbands (1958)
- À double tour (1959)
- Appuntamento a Ischia (1960)
- Arrivano i titani (1962)
- Hermann der Cherusker - Die Schlacht im Teutoburger Wald (1967)
- The Column (1968)
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