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Lydia/Lidia Alfonsi

Actress

Born - 28 April 1928, Parma, Italy
Died - 21 September 2022

Dark-haired, wide-mouthed Italian actress, mostly in the theatre. In her films, she was sometimes top-billed, but more often to be found in meaty character roles: Vita da Cani/A Dog's Life (1950), Lebbra Bianca (1951), Susanna y Yo (1956), Manos Sucias (1957), Hercules (1958), The Law (1959), The Loves of Hercules (1960), Morgan the Pirate (1960), The Trojan Horse (1961), Un Uomo di Bruciari/A Burning Man (1962), Black Sabbath (1963), Noche di Verano (1963), The Myth (1965), Face to Face (1967) and Lady Dynamite(1973), before returning to the stage. She was coaxed out of movie retirement by comedian/filmmaker Roberto Benigni to play Giucciardini in his Oscar-winning film Life is Beautiful in 1997.