Biography

Ornella Muti (born March 9, 1955) is an Italian actress. She was born in Rome as Francesca Romana Rivelli, to a Neapolitan father and Estonian mother. She has an older sister, Claudia (1951).

Muti modeled as a teenager and made her film debut in 1970 in La moglie più bella (aka The Most Beautiful Wife).

She has primarily worked in Italian films but she made her British film debut as Princess Aura in Flash Gordon in 1980. American movies she appeared in include Oscar (1991) and Once Upon a Crime (1992). She is mostly known to the French for appearing in a TV commercial of Giovanni Panzani pasta.

Muti has been married twice, to Alessio Orano (her fellow actor in the film "The Most Beautiful Wife", 1975–1981), and Federico Facchinetti (1988–1996).

Muti has three children: Naike Rivelli (b. 1974), who is also a model and actress having a close resemblance to her mother, and whose father is Spanish film producer José Luis Bermúdez de Castro Acaso; a son, Andrea, and a second daughter, Carolina, both from her marriage to Facchinetti.

Since 1998, Muti has been living with Stefano Piccolo, a plastic surgeon.

Muti was voted "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" in 1994 by a worldwide poll of readers of the magazine Class.

In 2008, Ornella Muti introduced her own line of jewellery. She opened new shops in Paris, Milan, Rome, Riga, Moscow and Almaty. She insured her breasts for $350,000.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ornella Muti, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Ornella Muti (born March 9, 1955) is an Italian actress. She was born in Rome as Francesca Romana Rivelli, to a Neapolitan father and Estonian mother. She has an older sister, Claudia (1951).

Muti modeled as a teenager and made her film debut in 1970 in La moglie più bella (aka The Most Beautiful Wife).

She has primarily worked in Italian films but she made her British film debut as Princess Aura in Flash Gordon in 1980. American movies she appeared in include Oscar (1991) and Once Upon a Crime (1992). She is mostly known to the French for appearing in a TV commercial of Giovanni Panzani pasta.

Muti has been married twice, to Alessio Orano (her fellow actor in the film "The Most Beautiful Wife", 1975–1981), and Federico Facchinetti (1988–1996).

Muti has three children: Naike Rivelli (b. 1974), who is also a model and actress having a close resemblance to her mother, and whose father is Spanish film producer José Luis Bermúdez de Castro Acaso; a son, Andrea, and a second daughter, Carolina, both from her marriage to Facchinetti.

Since 1998, Muti has been living with Stefano Piccolo, a plastic surgeon.

Muti was voted "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" in 1994 by a worldwide poll of readers of the magazine Class.

In 2008, Ornella Muti introduced her own line of jewellery. She opened new shops in Paris, Milan, Rome, Riga, Moscow and Almaty. She insured her breasts for $350,000.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ornella Muti, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 97

Birthday 1955-03-09

Place of Birth Rome, Italy

Official Site http://www.ornellamuti.com

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

La lucida follia di Marco Ferreri as Herself
2018 Notti Magiche
2018 Mare di grano
2012 To Rome with Love as Pia Fusari
2010 Francesco Nuti… e vengo da lontano as se stessa
2010 Vittorio racconta Gassman: Una vita da mattatore
2009 Doc West II as Debra 'Tricky' Downing
2008 Io non ci casco as Professoressa Lamberti
2008 Il sangue e la rosa as Barbara Forleis
2007 Civico zero as Nina
2007 Marco Ferreri: The Director Who Came from the Future as Herself
2006 The Final Inquiry as Maria Maddalena
2004 The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things as Grandmother
2004 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish as Mathilde Figura
2004 People as Aphrodita
2004 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea as Mathilde Figura
2004 Say I Do as Francesca, la dircetora
2003 The Lion as Sybil Bullit
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story as Mathilde Figura
2002 After Life as Cécile Rivet
2002 An Amazing Couple
2002 Trilogy as Cecile Costes
2002 On the Run as Cécile Costes
2001 Last Run as Danny
2001 Um Crime Nobre
2001 Una Lunga Lunga Lunga Notte D'amore
2001 Tomorrow
2000 The Unscarred as Rafaella
2000 Tierra del fuego as Armenia
1999 Esther as Königin Waschti
1999 Dirty Linen as Bruna
1998 The Count of Monte Cristo(4 episodes) as Mercédès Herrera
1998 L'inconnu de Strasbourg as Madeleine Wals
1998 Somewhere in the City as Marta
1998 Widows as Maria Sommer
1996 Pour Rire!
1996 Stella's Favor as Stella
1995 The Harald Schmidt Show(1 episode)
1995 Il Grande Fausto as Giulia Occhini
1995 Tatiana, la muñeca rusa as Tatiana
1993 El amante bilingüe as Norma
1992 Once Upon a Crime as Elena Morosco
1991 Christmas Vacation '91 as Giuliana
1991 A Season of Giants as Onoria
1991 Il conte Max as Isabella Matignon
1991 Especially on Sunday as Anna
1991 Oscar as Sofia Provolone
1990 Stasera a casa di Alice as Alice
1990 The Voyage of Captain Fracassa as Serafina
1989 Wait until spring Bandini
1989 'o Re as regina Maria Sofia
1988 Codice privato as Anna
1988 The Sparrow's Fluttering as Silvana
1987 My Sister and I as Silvia
1987 Chronicle of a Death Foretold as Angela Vicario
1987 Casanova as Henriette
1986 Department Store as Se stessa / Luisa, commessa del reparto abbigliamento per bambini
1986 Stregati as Anna
1985 All the Fault of Paradise as Celeste
1984 The Future Is Woman as Malvina
1984 Swann in Love as Odette de Crecy
1983 Rich and Poor as Marta
1982 The Girl from Trieste as Nicole
1982 Famous T & A as Lisa (archive footage)
1982 Love and Money as Catherine Stockheinz
1982 Bonnie and Clyde Italian Style as Rosetta Foschini
1981 Madly in Love as Principessa Cristina
1981 Tales of Ordinary Madness as Cass
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1981 Nobody's Perfect as Chantal
1980 The Taming of the Scoundrel as Lisa Silvestri
1980 Flash Gordon as Princess Aura
1979 Life Is Beautiful
1979 Atrocious Tales of Love and Death as Lucia Navarro
1978 First Love as Renata
1978 Break Up as Ussena / Sena
1978 Nest of Vipers as Elena Mazzarini
1977 The New Monsters
1977 Death of a Corrupt Man as Valérie
1977 The Bishop's Bedroom as Matilde
1976 The Last Woman as Valérie
1976 Pure as a Lily as Lucia Mantuso
1975 La joven casada
1975 Leonor as Catherine
1974 Appassionata as Eugenia Rutelli
1974 Forbidden Passion as Maribel
1974 Una chica y un señor as Caridad
1974 Come Home and Meet My Wife as Vincenzina Rotunno Blasetti
1973 The Nun and the Devil as Isabella
1973 The Sensual Man as Giovanna
1973 All Sons of the Saintest Mother as Santazza
1972 Experiencia prematrimonial as Sandra
1972 Fiorina the Cow as Teresa - daughter of Betta
1972 The House of Doves
1971 Oasis of Fear as Ingrid Sjoman
1971 Summer Affair as Lisa
1970 The Most Beautiful Wife as Francesca

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