Giuliana De Sio

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Giuliana De Sio
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Giuliana De Sio
Born Giuliana De Sio
(1957-04-02) April 2, 1957 (age 57)[1]
Salerno (Italy)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1976 — present

Giuliana De Sio (born in Salerno 2 April 1957) is an Italian actress and the sister of folk singer Teresa De Sio.

Biography and career[edit]

She was born in Salerno and lived in Cava de' Tirreni, her family's town of origin. She made her first public appearance when she was five years old, in a show at the Verdi theater in Salerno. She began her professional career in 1976 when Gianni Bongiovanni choose her for the RAI TV film Una donna. Elio Petri then gave her a part in Mani sporche and Mario Monicelli choose her to star in Il malato immaginario together with the famous Italian actor Alberto Sordi.

Her meeting with Massimo Troisi, who cast her in Scusate il ritardo in 1982, brought her to the attention of the new generation of Italian directors. With Francesco Nuti she shot the celebrated Io, Chiara e lo Scuro and Casablanca Casablanca.


Giuliana De Sio


  1. ^ But the year of 1956 is given on the De Sio family tree: De Sio, Alfonso (1994). La Divina Commedia Cavaiola. Cava de′ Tirreni: Emilio di Mauro SpA. pp. 14–15. ISBN 88-86473-02-8. 

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