Carmen Scarpitta

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Carmen Scarpitta
Giancarlo Dettori and Carmen Scarpitta.jpg
Carmen Scarpitta with the actor Giancarlo Dettori (1974)
Born (1933-05-26)26 May 1933
Hollywood, California, USA
Died 26 April 2008(2008-04-26) (aged 74)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1960–2001

Carmen Scarpitta (26 May 1933 – 26 April 2008)[1] was an Italian stage and film actress. She appeared in 30 films between 1960 and 2001.

Born in Hollywood, California, Scarpitta debuted on stage in 1960, in Alessandro Manzoni's Adelchis and in Ennio Flaiano's A Martian in Rome, both directed by Vittorio Gassman.[2] During her forty-year career she worked on stage alongside Carmelo Bene, Luca Ronconi and Luigi Squarzina, and starred in films directed by Federico Fellini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Luigi Magni.[2]

She died from a gas leak in her house in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


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  2. ^ a b c "È morta in Messico Carmen Scarpitta". Corriere della Sera. 9 May 2008. p. 59. 

External links[edit]

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