Elena Sofia Ricci

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Elena Sofia Ricci
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Elena Sofia Ricci at Roma Fiction Fest 2009
Born Elena Sofia Barucchieri
(1962-03-29) 29 March 1962 (age 55)
 Italy, Florence
Occupation Actress
Years active 1980 – present

Elena Sofia Ricci (Italian pronunciation: [ˌɛːlena soˌfiːa ˈrittʃi]; born 29 March 1962), stage name of Elena Sofia Barucchieri, is an Italian actress.

Biography[edit]

Born in Florence, after a few minor roles Ricci emerged in 1984, with the Pupi Avati's film Impiegati, for which she won a Globo d'oro for Best New Actress.[1] In 1988 she won a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress and a Silver Ribbon in the same category for her role in Carlo Verdone's Io e mia sorella.[2] In 1990 Ricci was awarded with a David di Donatello for Best Actress and a Ciak D'Oro in the same category for her performance in Ne parliamo Lunedì.[2] In 2010 she shared with Lunetta Savino a Silver Ribbon for Best supporting Actress for Mine vaganti, directed by Ferzan Özpetek.[3]

Elena Sofia Ricci is very active as a television actress, starring in many popular TV series. For her television activity she received several awards, including two Telegatti, the 2005 Fiore di Roccia,[4] and the 2006 Premio Afrodite as Best TV-Actress.[5]

Private life[edit]

She's married to the musician Stefano Mainetti. Her second baby, Maria, was born in 2004.

Selected filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Elena Sofia Ricci

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simone Isola. Pupi Avati. Sovera Edizioni, 2007. 
  2. ^ a b Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-221-1. 
  3. ^ "Nastri d'argento - premi 2010". RAI. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Emilio Rossi, Sofia Ricci, Valter La Tona i premiati con il "Fiore di Roccia 2005"". Corriere Della Sera. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Premio Afrodite per Cristina Comencini". Cinecittà News. 21 March 2006. Retrieved 16 January 2012. [permanent dead link]

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