Elsa Martinelli

Actor, Model, Cashier
Sultry leading lady whose entree into films came when Kirk Douglas noticed her photograph in a magazine in 1955. Daughter Cristiana Mancinelli (born 1956) has also appeared in some films.
Born: 01/30/1935 in Italy

Filmography

Actor (25)

Once Upon A Crime 1992 (Movie)

Carla the Agent (Actor)

Sono un Fenomeno Paranormale 1985 (Movie)

(Actor)

Il Garofano Rosso 1975 (Movie)

(Actor)

La Araucana 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

La Part des Lions 1970 (Movie)

Girl (Actor)

Madigan's Millions 1969 (Movie)

Vick Shaw (Actor)

OSS 117 Prend des Vacances 1969 (Movie)

Elsa (Actor)

Candy 1968 (Movie)

Livia (Actor)

Woman Times Seven 1967 (Movie)

Woman in Market (Actor)

Maroc 7 1966 (Movie)

Claudia (Actor)

About Love 1964 (Movie)

Mathilde (Actor)

Diamonds Are Brittle 1964 (Movie)

Juliette (Actor)

Marco the Magnificent 1964 (Movie)

Woman with the Whip (Actor)

The Tenth Victim 1964 (Movie)

Olga (Actor)

The Trial 1963 (Movie)

Hilda (Actor)

The V.I.P.s 1963 (Movie)

Gloria Gritti (Actor)

Rampage 1962 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

...Et mourir de plaisir 1961 (Movie)

Georgia Monteverdi (Actor)

Hatari! 1961 (Movie)

Serafina "Dallas" D'Allesandro (Actor)

La Notta Brava 1961 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

The Pigeon That Took Rome 1961 (Movie)

Antonella Massimo (Actor)

Le Capitan 1959 (Movie)

(Actor)

Stowaway Girl 1957 (Movie)

Manuela (Actor)

Donatella 1955 (Movie)

Donatella (Actor)

The Indian Fighter 1955 (Movie)

Onahti (Actor)

Biography

Sultry leading lady whose entree into films came when Kirk Douglas noticed her photograph in a magazine in 1955. Daughter Cristiana Mancinelli (born 1956) has also appeared in some films.

Relationships

Cristiana Mancinelli

Daughter
born 1956

Willy Rizzo

Husband

Franco Scotti di San Vito

Husband
No longer together

Milestones

1955

To Hollywood under contract to Kirk Douglas (after he spotted her photo in a magazine)

1955

Film acting debut in "The Indian Fighter"

After high school became successful model, working in London, Paris, New York, etc.

After leaving films in 1976, set up fashion business

Bonus Trivia

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Martinelli is alternately referred to as having been born in Florence or Grosseto, as well as having been born in 1935.

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