Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni

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Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni
Born Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni
New York City
Other names Coralina C. Tassoni

Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni is an American actress, musician, and artist.


Early life[edit]

She was born February 21, 1971[1] in Manhattan; she and her parents moved to Rome, Italy when she was four years old. Around that time, she began performing on stage in various plays and opera through her childhood in Italy and abroad.

Acting career[edit]

Her first movie role was playing the snotty, not-so-sweet sixteen, birthday girl Sally, who turns into a demon in Dèmoni 2 (1986) (Demons 2 outside of Italy), which she landed courtesy of the famed director Dario Argento, who served as one of the producers. She also worked with Argento again shortly afterwords in a minor role in Opera (1987) playing the seamstress Giulia, as well as another small role in the Argento re-telling of Fantasma dell'opera, Il (1998) (The Phantom of the Opera), which starred Julian Sands and Asia Argento.[2]

In between Opera and The Phantom of the Opera, Coralina co-hosted, with Dario Argento, the short-lived Giallo TV show, which appeared on Italian television. She also worked with director Luciano Odorsio in Sacrilege (1986) and appeared in Fabrizio Laurenti's Room Next Door, Pupi Avati's The Childhood Friend, and Andrea Marfori's Evil Clutch.

She has appeared in various TV productions in Italy, and on stage in several theater productions in both Italy and America, including Grease and an adaptation of Ed Wood's Bride and the Beast.[3]

Cataldi-Tassoni played a role in the Italian giallo Hidden, produced and directed by Mariano Baino,[4] it was the first Italian film shot in 3D.[5]

Music career[edit]

She is also an accomplished painter and singer. In 2002, she released her first CD album titled Limbo Balloon which is made up of original music which she wrote and sang.

Artist career[edit]

She painted also the picture "Untraceable Spaces" which you can see in New York City from October 29 to November 28, 2009.[6] Cataldi-Tassoni has exhibited her paintings in solo and group shows in the USA and abroad.[7]


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