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Rossella Falk


Born - 10 November 1926, Rome, Italy
Died - 5 May 2013

Tall, dark-haired, strong-featured, dynamic Italian actress (born Antonia Falzacappa), a first-class villainess remembered by many as the baddie who crushed a man's neck between her thighs in Modesty Blaise (1966). Although she made comparatively few films, she was memorable in most of them: Guarany (1948, her first), Forbidden Women/Angels of Darkness (1953), Vento de Sud (1959), 8 and a Half (1962), Made in Italy (1965), The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968), May Morning (1970), The Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971), The on the Phone (1972), Days of Inspector Ambrosio (1988), Storia d'amore con i Crampi (1995), Non ho Sonno (2001) and the TV movie Madame (2004), her last.