Vera Carmi

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Vera Carmi
Vera Carmi.jpg
Vera Carmi in 1941
Born (1914-11-23)23 November 1914
Turin, Italy
Died 6 September 1969(1969-09-06) (aged 54)
Rome, Italy
Other names Vera Del Monte
Occupation Actress
Years active 1940-1956

Vera Carmi (23 November 1914 – 6 September 1969) was an Italian film actress. She appeared in 51 films between 1940 and 1956. She was born in Turin, Italy and died in Rome, Italy.

Life and career[edit]

Carmi was born Virginia Doglioli in Turin.[1][2] After being spotted by the director Ferdinando Maria Poggioli in a beauty contest, she made her film debut in 1940, in a supporting role in Poggioli's Goodbye Youth and in a short time she became one of the most requested actresses in the Telefoni Bianchi genre.[1][2]

After the war she got critical acclaim for a number of dramatic performances, notably Mario Soldati's His Young Wife and Luciano Emmer's Sunday in August.[1][2] She was also very active on stage.[1] Gradually cast in less important roles, she eventually retired in the second half of the 1950s.[2]

Carmi was the first wife of the football player Aldo Giuseppe Borel.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Carmi with Fosco Giachetti in Labbra serrate (1942)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano, Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. pp. 68–69. ISBN 888440214X. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Achille Valdata (8 September 1969). "È morta a Roma l'attrice Vera Carmi". La Stampa (207). p. 6. 

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