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Monica Vitti


Born - 3 November 1931, Rome, Italy
Died - 2 February 2022

Wispily delicate, fair-haired (originally dark) Italian actress whose career was drifting until she came under the auspices of director Michelangelo Antonio, who showcased her talents at their haunting best in four films. Subsequent international ventures leaned too heavily on hr physical attractions, especially Modesty Blaise, in which she was miscast as a daredevil adventuress. Born Maria Ceciarelli, she continued, however, to prosper in Italian films and even tried direction: Ridere! Ridere! Ridere! (1954), Adriana Lecouvreur (1955), Le Dritte/Smart Girls (1958), L'Avventura (1960), La Notte (1960), Eclipse (1962), Three Fables of Love (1963), The Red Desert (1964), Four Kinds of Love (1965), Modesty Blaise (1966), The Chastity Belt (1967), The Girl with a Pistol (1968), Jealousy, Italian Style (1970), Teresa the Thief (1972), The Phantom of Liberty (1974), Mimi Bluette (1976), My Loves (1978), An Almost Perfect Affair (1979), The Mystery of Oberwald (1980), Flirt (1983), Francesca and Me (1986) and Secret Scandal (1989), her last. She died from Alzheimer's Disease complications.