Isabella Rossellini

Actress + Model + Filmmaker + Author + Philanthropist
Born Jun 18, 1952

Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Isabella Rossellini.


1952 Birth Born in 1952.


1976 24 Years Old Rossellini made her film debut with a brief appearance as a nun opposite her mother in the 1976 film A Matter of Time. … Read More
1979 27 Years Old She was married to Martin Scorsese from 1979 to 1982. … Read More


1982 30 Years Old Rossellini's modeling career led her into the world of cosmetics, when she became the exclusive spokesmodel for the international cosmetics brand Lancôme in 1982, replacing Nancy Dutiel in the United States and Carol Alt in Europe.
1990 38 Years Old At Lancôme, in 1990, she was involved in product development for the fragrance Trésor. … Read More


1992 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 1992, Rossellini modelled for Madonna's controversial book Sex.
1995 43 Years Old In 1995, Rossellini worked with the Coty Group and developed her own brand of cosmetics, "Isabella Rossellini's Manifesto". She is signed to Trump Model Management. Rossellini was the inaugural brand ambassador for the Italian Silversea Cruises company in 2004, and she appeared in print ads and on their website. Barbara Muckermann, the senior vice-president of worldwide marketing and communications in 2004, said at the time of the announcement, "Isabella is the ideal personification of Silversea's exclusive standard of elegance, glamour and sophistication."
1996 44 Years Old In 1996, she appeared as herself in an episode of the TV series Friends called "The One With Frank Jr."


2003 51 Years Old In 2003, Rossellini was a recurring character on the television series Alias. … Read More
2004 52 Years Old In 2004, she played the High Priestess Thar in the Sci-Fi Channel miniseries Legend of Earthsea, and director Robert Lieberman stated that Rossellini "brings a very big persona to the screen. … Read More
2006 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Rossellini appeared in several television documentaries. … Read More
2007 55 Years Old In 2007, Rossellini guest starred on two episodes of the television show 30 Rock, playing Alec Baldwin's character's ex-wife. … Read More
2008 56 Years Old Debuting in 2008, the first series of Green Porno garnered over 4 million views on YouTube and two further seasons were produced; there is a total of 18 episodes in the series. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old Rossellini explained in 2010, " I always wanted to make films about animals-- there's not an enormous audience, but there's an enormous audience for sex." Mammas debuted in the United States on 12 May 2013, Mother's Day weekend, and is a celebration of the maternal aspects of the animal world. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old Rossellini was the President of the Jury for the 61st Berlin International Film Festival in 2011.


2013 61 Years Old 1 More Event
Rossellini explained in a 2013 interview part of the research process for Mammas: "First of all it's about diversity. … Read More
2014 62 Years Old Rossellini debuted the live version of Green Porno at the Adelaide Festival of Arts on 15 March 2014 and was warmly received by the audience. … Read More
2015 63 Years Old In April 2015 she was announced as the President of the Jury for the Un Certain Regard section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. … Read More
2016 64 Years Old …  In 2016, she was granted an honorary doctorate by the Université du Québec à Montréal. … Read More
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