Catherine Spaak in 1975
3 April 1945 |
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
|Spouse(s)||Fabrizio Capucci (1963–1971),
Johnny Dorelli (1972–1978),
Orso Maria Guerrini,
Vladimiro Tuselli (present)
Spaak spent most of her career in Italy, where she became a teenage star. From age 15 to 18, Spaak was the lead actress in at least twelve movies. As a singer, she was regarded by some as the Italian equivalent of French chanteuse Françoise Hardy, some of whose songs she recorded in 1963. Born into a firmly anticlerical family, at the age of eighteen she decided to embrace Catholicism (now she considers herself a Buddhist).
Notable appearances include classic Italian movies such as I dolci inganni (1960), La voglia matta (1961), The Easy Life (1962), The Girl from Parma (1963), The Empty Canvas (1963), L'armata Brancaleone (1965), Hotel (1967) with Rod Taylor, The Libertine (1969), The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971), Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973), The Slave (1973), Take a Hard Ride with Jim Brown (1975) and Sunday Lovers (1980). She later hosted several TV shows for RAI TV and published some books in Italian.
- Degli Antoni, Piero (6 April 2014). "«Gli attori, che mascalzoni» La signora Spaak si racconta". La Nazione (in Italian): 29.
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