Miriam Leone

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Miriam Leone
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Miriam Leone in 2008
Born Miriam Leone
(1985-04-14) 14 April 1985 (age 32)
Catania, Italy
Nationality Italian
Occupation Actress, model and presenter
Years active 2008–present

Miriam Leone (born 14 April 1985) is an Italian television personality and beauty pageant titleholder who won the Miss Italia 2008 beauty contest.[1]


Leone was born on born 14 April 1985 in Catania. She grew up in Aci Catena,[1] where her mother Gabriella, a communal employee, and her father Ignazio, a retired teacher, were originally from. She has lived in Acireale since 1999, and attended the "Gulli and Pennisi" grammar school there. She then went to University of Catania.[2]

Leone took part in Miss Italia 2008, and won the competition. She qualified for the pageant by winning the title Miss Prima dell'Anno 2008 (Miss First of the Year), a title that she won on a Carlo Conti programme, L'anno che verrà. She also won the "Miss Cinema" award.[1]

Leone co-presented Unomattina Estate from 1 June to 11 September on Rai Uno. In 2010 Leone was a judge on Ciak! Si Canta. Since 2010, she has been co-hosting Mattina in famiglia on Rai Uno.[3][4] She also hosted the Nastro d'Argento award ceremony in 2011.

She began her acting career with small roles before obtaining the lead role in television drama series "Non uccidere" and "La dama velata".



Year Work Role Notes
2010 Il ritmo della vita Lisbeth TV movie
2010 Genitori & figli - Agitare bene prima dell'uso Journalist
2011–2012 Distretto di Polizia Mara Fermi TV series, regular
2011 Camera Cafè Annalisa Sitcom, episode 5.08
2011 I soliti idioti - Il film TV journalist
2011 Big End - Un mondo alla fine TV series, pilot
2014 La dama velata Clara Grandi Fossà TV series
2015 1992 Veronica Castello TV series
2015 Non uccidere Valeria Ferro TV series
2016 Un paese quasi perfetto Anna film
2016 In guerra per amore Flora Guarneri film
2016 Medici: Masters of Florence Bianca TV series


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