Lauretta Masiero

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Lauretta Masiero in 1962

Lauretta Masiero (25 October 1927 – 23 March 2010) was an Italian actress and singer.

Biography[edit]

Dancing career[edit]

Venetian born Lauretta Masiero debuted in the theater of varieties as a dancer with Wanda Osiris. In 1945 she debuted with Macario.[1]

Acting career[edit]

In 1962 she began acting in films. She worked with such stars as Totò, Ugo Tognazzi, Johnny Dorelli, Raimondo Vianello and Oreste Lionello. She portrayed the protagonist in the television series, The Adventures of Storm Laura.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Lauretta was married to Johnny Dorelli; the couple had a son, actor Gianluca Guidi.[3]

Death[edit]

Masiero died, aged 82, on 23 March 2010, in a clinic in Rome, following a long hospitalization from Alzheimer's disease.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archivio Giovanni Testori". fondazionemondadori.it
  2. ^ "Addio a Lauretta Masiero, la regina del teatro brillante". roma.corriere.it. 23 March 2010
  3. ^ "Teatro: e' morta Lauretta Masiero obituary (in Italian)". ansa.it. 23 March 2010
  4. ^ "RIP Lauretta Masiero". westernsallitaliana.blogspot.com. 23 March 2010

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