Giuliana De Sio

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Giuliana De Sio
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Giuliana De Sio
Born (1956-04-02) April 2, 1956 (age 62)[1]
Years active1976–present

Giuliana De Sio (born 2 April 1956 in Salerno) 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.

She is an atheist[2].


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.
  2. ^ "Giuliana De Sio si confessa a 'Verissimo' e ricorda la madre da poco scomparsa", Blastingnews, February 4th, 2017.

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