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Silvana Mangano

Italian Actress
Female
Born Apr 21, 1930

Silvana Mangano was an Italian actress. Raised in poverty during World War II, Mangano trained as a dancer and worked as a model before winning a "Miss Rome" beauty pageant in 1946. This led to work in films; she achieved a notable success in Bitter Rice (1949) and continued working in films for almost four more decades.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1930 Birth Born on April 21, 1930.

TEENAGE

1946 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Raised in poverty during World War II, Mangano trained as a dancer and worked as a model before winning a "Miss Rome" beauty pageant in 1946. … Read More
1949 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Thereafter, she signed a contract with Lux Film, in 1949, and later married Dino De Laurentiis, on the verge of becoming a known producer. … Read More

FIFTIES

1983 53 Years Old De Laurentiis and Mangano separated in 1983, and Mangano began divorce proceedings in 1988.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1989 60 Years Old Following surgery on 4 December 1989 that left her in a coma, Mangano died of lung cancer in Madrid, Spain, during the late night/early morning hours between 15 and 16 December 1989. … Read More
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