Gina Lollobrigida

Actress + Photojournalist
Born Jul 4, 1927
Age 88
Hometown Subiaco, Italy
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Measurements -23-
Nationality Italian
Other Names Lollobrigida, Lui...

Gina Lollobrigida is an Italian actress, photojournalist and sculptor. She was one of the most popular European actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s. She was also an iconic sex symbol of the 1950s. Today, she remains an active supporter of Italian and Italian American causes, particularly the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). In 2008, she received the NIAF Lifetime Achievement Award at the Foundation's Anniversary Gala.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born on July 4, 1927.


1945 18 Years Old In 1945, she played a part in the comedy Santarellina by Eduardo Scarpetta at the Teatro della Concordia of Monte Castello di Vibio, the smallest theatre all'italiana in the world. … Read More


1947 - 1950 2 More Events
1953 26 Years Old She made her first American film, Beat the Devil, in 1953 with Humphrey Bogart and Jennifer Jones, directed by John Huston.
1955 28 Years Old In 1955 Lollobrigida appeared in The World's Most Beautiful Woman, for which she received the first David di Donatello for Best Actress award.
1956 29 Years Old She appeared in the circus drama Trapeze directed by Carol Reed with Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis in 1956 and starred in The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by Jean Delannoy with Anthony Quinn the same year.


1959 - 1961 2 More Events
1962 35 Years Old In 1962 she was directed again by Jean Delannoy in Venere Imperiale and received a Nastro d'Argento and a David di Donatello award.
1964 37 Years Old In 1964 she co-starred with Sean Connery in the thriller Woman of Straw.
1965 38 Years Old She co-starred with Rock Hudson again in 1965's Strange Bedfellows and appeared alongside Alec Guinness in 1966's Hotel Paradiso.


1968 41 Years Old In 1968 she starred in Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell with Shelley Winters, Phil Silvers, and Telly Savalas, the plot of which is the basis for the stage musical Mamma Mia! … Read More
1969 42 Years Old In 1969 she was engaged for a short time to George Kaufman, a New York real estate heir. … Read More
1973 46 Years Old …  In 1973 a collection of her work was published, Italia Mia.


1984 57 Years Old She has focused on other interests such as sculpting and it was 1984 before she returned to American television screens with a part in Falcon Crest. … Read More
1985 58 Years Old In 1985 she was nominated as an officier of Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by Jack Lang because of her achievements in sculpture and in photography.


1992 65 Years Old In 1992 she was awarded the Légion d'honneur by François Mitterrand.
1999 72 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999 she ran unsuccessfully for one of Italy's 87 seats in the elections for European Parliament with the center-left party The Democrats.
2000 73 Years Old …  She told PARADE in April 2000: … Read More
2006 79 Years Old In October 2006, at age 79, she announced to Spain's ¡Hola! magazine her engagement to a 45-year-old Spanish businessman, Javier Rigau y Rafols, whom she met at a party in Monte Carlo in 1984 and who had since been her companion. The engagement was called off on 6 December 2006, reportedly as a result of pressure from the media.
2008 81 Years Old …  In 2008, she received the NIAF Lifetime Achievement Award at the Foundation's Anniversary Gala. … Read More
2009 82 Years Old Lollobrigida denies all entry to her home, a practice that began in 2009 and continues to the present day. … Read More
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