Biography

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Mariangela Melato (19 September 1941 – 11 January 2013) was an Italian cinema and theatre actress.

Born in Milan, the daughter of a traffic policeman and a seamstress, Melato from a young age studied painting at the Academy of Brera, drawing posters and working as a window dresser at La Rinascente to pay for her acting lessons with Esperia Sperani. A striking, blonde actress, she began her stage career in 1960, entering the stage company of Fantasio Piccoli and debuting as an actress in the play Binario cieco.From 1963 to 1965 she worked with Dario Fo in Settimo: ruba un po' meno and La colpa è sempre del diavolo, then in 1967 she worked with Luchino Visconti in The Nun of Monza. In 1968, her final theater breakthrough with Orlando furioso by Luca Ronconi.She made her film debut in 1969 with Pupi Avati's Thomas e gli indemoniati.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mariangela Melato (19 September 1941 – 11 January 2013) was an Italian cinema and theatre actress.

Born in Milan, the daughter of a traffic policeman and a seamstress, Melato from a young age studied painting at the Academy of Brera, drawing posters and working as a window dresser at La Rinascente to pay for her acting lessons with Esperia Sperani. A striking, blonde actress, she began her stage career in 1960, entering the stage company of Fantasio Piccoli and debuting as an actress in the play Binario cieco.From 1963 to 1965 she worked with Dario Fo in Settimo: ruba un po' meno and La colpa è sempre del diavolo, then in 1967 she worked with Luchino Visconti in The Nun of Monza. In 1968, her final theater breakthrough with Orlando furioso by Luca Ronconi.She made her film debut in 1969 with Pupi Avati's Thomas e gli indemoniati.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1941-09-18

Day of Death 2013-01-11

Place of Birth Milan, Lombardy, Italy

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Also Known As

  • Maria Angela Melato

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Behind the White Glasses
2010 Filumena Marturano as Filumena Marturano
2008 Rebecca, az első feleség as Signora Danvers
2008 Rebecca, la prima moglie (2 episodes)
2005 Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker as Herself
2005 Vieni via con me
2004 L'amore ritorna as Federica
2001 L'amore probabilmente as Herself
2000 La vita cambia as Viola
1999 Un uomo perbene as Anna Tortora
1999 Dirty Linen as Cinzia
1997 L'avvocato delle donne (6 episodes) as Iren Salvi
1993 La fine è nota as Elena Malva
1989 Mortacci
1987 Dancers as Contessa
1986 Summer Night with Greek Profile, Almond Eyes and Scent of Basil as Fulvia Bolk
1985 My Dearest Son as Stefania
1985 Segreti segreti as Giuliana, il giudice
1983 Tomorrow We Dance as Mariangela
1983 Il petomane as Catherine
1982 Bello mio, bellezza mia as Armida
1981 So Fine as Lira
1981 Aiutami a sognare
1981 Oggetti smarriti as Marta
1980 Flash Gordon as Kala
1979 I giorni cantati as Angela
1979 To Forget Venice as Anna
1979 Saxofone as Fiorenza
1977 La Presidentessa as Yvette Jolifleur
1977 Beach House as Giulia
1977 The Cat as Ofelia Pecoraro
1976 One Way or Another as Giacinta
1976 Dear Michele as Mara Castorelli
1975 Eye of the Cat as Giulia
1975 C.I.A. Secret Story as Tania
1975 The Tree of Guernica as Vandale
1975 Di che segno sei? as Marietta detta "Claquette"
1974 Moses the Lawgiver as Prinzessin Bithia
1974 Swept Away as Raffaella Pavone Lanzetti
1974 La poliziotta as Giovanna Abbastanzi
1974 Il generale dorme in piedi as Lola Pigna
1974 The Nada Gang as Veronique Cash
1974 Par le sang des autres as La fille du maire
1973 Love and Anarchy as Salomè
1972 We'll Call Him Andrea as Maria Antonazzi
1972 Execution Squad as Sandra
1972 The Seduction of Mimi as Fiorella Meneghini
1972 The Sicilian Checkmate as Rosaria Licata
1971 Incontro
1971 The Working Class Goes to Paradise as Lidia
1971 Between Miracles as Maestra
1970 Basta guardarla as Marisa
1970 The Married Priest as Prostitute
1970 Thomas and the Bewitched as Zoe
1970 Let's Have a Riot

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