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Giulietta Masina

Italian Actress
Female
Born Feb 22, 1921
Hometown San Giorgio di Piano
Died Mar 23, 1994
Death Place Rome
Other Names Masina, Giulia Anna

Giulietta Masina was an Italian film and stage actress. She starred in La Strada and Nights of Cabiria, both winners of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, in 1956 and 1957, respectively. Masina won the Best Actress award at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival for the later film. She was the wife and muse of the Italian film director Federico Fellini, in whom she found an artistic equal and collaborator.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1921 Birth Born on February 22, 1921.

TWENTIES

1941 20 Years Old Masina turned to acting at university, particularly after 1941. … Read More
1942 21 Years Old In 1942, she joined the Compagnia del Teatro Comico Musicale and played various roles on stage. … Read More
1943 22 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1943, Masina was gaining notice as a radio actress working beside some popular figures of those years. … Read More

THIRTIES

1951 30 Years Old Her last stage appearance was in 1951. … Read More
1954 33 Years Old In 1954, she starred with Anthony Quinn in Fellini's La Strada, playing the abused stooge of Quinn's travelling circus strongman.
1957 36 Years Old In 1957, she won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of the title role in Fellini's Nights of Cabiria. … Read More
1960 39 Years Old In 1960, Masina's career was damaged by the critical and box office failure of The High Life. … Read More

FORTIES

1969 48 Years Old In 1969, Masina did her first work in English in The Madwoman of Chaillot which starred Katharine Hepburn. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1994 73 Years Old Masina died from lung cancer on 23 March 1994, aged 73, five months after her husband's demise on 31 October 1993. … Read More
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