Bice Valori

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Bice Valori
Valori Tedeschi.jpg
Valori and Gianrico Tedeschi on stage (1957)
Born (1927-05-13)13 May 1927
Rome, Italy
Died 17 May 1980(1980-05-17) (aged 53)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actress

Bice Valori (13 May 1927 – 17 May 1980) was an Italian actress, comedian and television and radio personality.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Valori studied at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1948.[1] The same year, she entered the stage company of the Piccolo Teatro of Rome directed by Orazio Costa.[1][2] After playing in several classics, Valori specialized as an apprecciated comedic actress, and had her main successes in the musical theatre genre, notably appearing in Rugantino and Aggiungi un posto a tavola.[1][2] In films, she was a very active character actress, mainly cast in humorous roles.[1] Valori appeared often on television, as a comedian, a presenter and an actress in series and TV-movies of some success.[1][2] She also had a consistent success on radio, in which she created the character of "Sora Bice", a shrewish RAI telephone operator.[1][2] Valori often shared the scene with her husband, the actor and comedian Paolo Panelli, whom she had married in 1952.[1] Their daughter Alessandra is also an actress.[3] Valori died in 1980, aged 53, as a result of a tumor.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano, Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. pp. 359–360. ISBN 888440214X. 
  2. ^ a b c d Aggeo Savioli (18 March 1980). "Una simpatica burbera dalla voce grossa e dal cuore d'oro". L'Unità. p. 9. 
  3. ^ a b e. b. (18 March 1980). "È morta Bice Valori; il teatro perde un volto della simpatia". La Stampa (61). p. 7. 

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