Knowledge Identifier: +Gina_Lollobrigida
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1927.
Countries: United States (39%), Italy (19%), United Kingdom (11%)
Linked to: European Parliament, Food and Agriculture Organization, Germany national football team, Parade
Lollobrigida has lived since 1949 at her home ranch and gardens in Sicily, Italy, which contains her personal museum
In 1955 Lollobrigida appeared in "The World's Most Beautiful Woman", for which she received the first David di Donatello for Best Actress award
Lina Cavalieri - In 1955, Gina Lollobrigida portrayed Cavalieri in the film "Beautiful But Dangerous"
Never So Few - "'Never So Few"' is a 1959 CinemaScope war film, directed by John Sturges and starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter_Lawford, Steve McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, and Philip Ahn, and featuring uncredited roles by renowned Asian actors Mako, George Takei and James Hong
Milva - She occasionally appeared in some Italian movies of the 1960s, like "La bellezza di Ippolita" with Gina Lollobrigida
In 1964 she co-starred with Sean Connery in the thriller "Woman of Straw"
In 1969 she was engaged for a short time to George Kaufman, a New York real estate heir
In the mid 1980s, she starred in the television series "Falcon Crest" as Francesca Gioberti, a role originally written for Sophia Loren, who turned it down
Sophia Loren - Although she was set to star in thirteen episodes of CBS's "Falcon Crest" in 1984 as Angela Channing's half-sister Francesca Gioberti, negotiations fell through at the last moment and the role went to Gina Lollobrigida instead
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
In 1992 she was awarded the Légion d'honneur by François Mitterrand
Mustafa Tlass - In an interview which aired Russia Today TV on 8 June 2009 , Tlass claimed that actress Gina Lollobrigida had once told him that he was the "one love in my life
In January 2013, she started legal action against Javier Rigau y Rafols claiming that her ex-boyfriend, a Spanish businessman 34 years her junior, staged a secret ceremony in which he "married" an imposter pretending to be her at a registry office in Barcelona hoping to lay claim to her estate after her death