July 21, 2024

Gina Lollobrigida, Italian actress known as the ‘most beautiful woman in the world’, dies at 95

Gina Lollobrigida, veteran Italian actress, died on January 17 in Rome. Lollobrigida was 95. She rose to stardom during the 1950s.

She was an Italian Actress, who started her career as a model for magazine covers and by making appearances in low and medium-budget films. She has had a very elaborate career as an actress who started at the conclusion of the Second World War.

Gina Lollobrigida was affectionately called “Lollo” and she was adorned with the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” title. She has starred in films like “Come September”, “Trapeze”, “Beat the Devil” and “Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell”. She had worked with renowned Italian directors
like Luigi Comencini, Pietro Germi and Vittorio De Sica. Her film “Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell” was given the highest movie award in Italy.

Apart from being an established actress, Lollobrigida was a sculptor, painter and celebrated photographer. She was a traveling photographer and had taken a tour from the Soviet Union to Australia with her camera.
She was even invited by Cuban leader Fidel Castro to the country while she was involved in the work of photo reportage. Lollobrigida was brought to the Hollywood scene by billionaire Howard Hughes. In Hollywood, she made appearances with celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Sean Connery, Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner and Tony Curtis.

In the latter years of her life, Lollobrigida’s name featured more regularly in news pieces by journalists covering Rome’s courts, rather than the glamor scene, as legal disputes raged over whether she had the mental capacity to manage her wealth.

FAQ’s
Q1. Which film starring Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida won a Golden Globe Award?

The film “Come September” won the Golden Globe award. ,

Q2. Why was Gina Lollobrigida given the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” title?

She was given this title after her film of the same name.

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