October 1, 1936 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Ben Carruthers (1960-1960) (divorced)|
|Children||Aaron J. Rudelson|
Lelia Goldoni (born October 1, 1936) is an American actress who appeared in a number of motion pictures and television shows starting in the late-1940s, including uncredited cameo roles in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's House of Strangers (1949), John Huston's We Were Strangers (1949) and The Italian Job (1969).
She is best known for co-starring in John Cassavetes's groundbreaking film Shadows (1959) and playing the best friend of Ellen Burstyn's character in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974).
In 2010, she appeared in the miniseries The Pacific as Dora Basilone.
- We Were Strangers (1949) - Consuelo Valdés (uncredited)
- House of Strangers (1949) - Italian Girl (uncredited)
- Shadows (1959) - Lelia
- Hysteria (1965) - Denise James
- Theatre of Death (1967) - Dani Gireaux
- The Italian Job (1969) - Mrs. Beckerman (uncredited)
- Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) - Bea
- The Day of the Locust (1975) - Mary Dove
- Baby Blue Marine (1976) - Mrs. Townsley
- Bloodbrothers (1978) - Maria
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) - Katherine Hendley
- The Unseen (1980) - Virginia Keller
- Choices (1981) - Jean Carluccio
- Gangster Wars (1981) - Mrs. Lasker
- Rainy Day Friends (1985) - Barbara Marti
- Somebody to Love (1994) - Venice Waitress
- A Constant Forge (2000) - Herself
- Chain Link (2008) - Floraine
- The Pacific (2010) - Dora Basilone
- The Devil Inside (2012) - Susan Meadows