Maria-Pia Casilio

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Maria-Pia Casilio
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Casilio and Alberto Sordi in An American in Rome (1954)
Born (1935-05-05)5 May 1935
L'Aquila, Italy
Died 10 April 2012(2012-04-10) (aged 76)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Actress
Years active 1952–1997

Maria-Pia Casilio (5 May 1935 – 10 April 2012) was an Italian film actress, best known for major roles in Umberto D. and Un americano a Roma.[1]

Born in San Pio delle Camere, L'Aquila, Casilio was quite active between 1952 and 1960, usually filling roles as a querulous and naive small-town girl.[1] After her marriage with voice actor Giuseppe Rinaldi, she semi-retired from acting.[1] On the Criterion Collection DVD release of Umberto D. Vittorio De Sica comments she was a lucky charm to have her in his films.

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