Silvana Mangano

Actor, Model
Beautiful leading lady who came to international prominence as a struggling, scantily-clad peasant in Giuseppe De Santis' neorealist drama, "Bitter Rice" (1949). Mangano later proved her ability in films by such ... Read more »
Born: 04/21/1930 in Italy

Filmography

Actor (27)

Italy After the War 1993 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Dark Eyes 1987 (Movie)

Elisa (Actor)

Dune 1984 (Movie)

Reverend Mother Ramallo (Actor)

Conversation Piece 1975 (Movie)

Countess Bianca Brumonti (Actor)

Ludwig 1972 (Movie)

Cosima Von Bulow (Actor)

Death in Venice 1971 (Movie)

Tadzio's Mother (Actor)

For Love One Dies 1971 (Movie)

Elena Devison (Actor)

Lo Scopone Scientifico 1971 (Movie)

Antonia (Actor)

Il Decamerone 1970 (Movie)

Madonna (Actor)

Scipio the African 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Witches 1969 (Movie)

Gloria (Actor)

Oedipus Rex 1968 (Movie)

Jocasta (Actor)

Theorem 1968 (Movie)

Lucia--the Mother (Actor)

Crimen 1964 (Movie)

(Actor)

Il Disco Volante 1963 (Movie)

(Actor)

Barabbas 1962 (Movie)

Rachel (Actor)

Five Branded Women 1960 (Movie)

Jovanka (Actor)

The Easy Life 1960 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Great War 1960 (Movie)

Constantina (Actor)

The Last Judgement 1960 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Tempest 1958 (Movie)

Masha Miranov (Actor)

The Gold of Naples 1956 (Movie)

Theresa (Actor)

This Angry Age 1956 (Movie)

Suzanne Dufresne (Actor)

Mambo 1955 (Movie)

Giovanna Masetti (Actor)

Ulysses 1955 (Movie)

Circe (Actor)

Riso Amaro 1949 (Movie)

Silvana (Actor)

Black Magic (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Beautiful leading lady who came to international prominence as a struggling, scantily-clad peasant in Giuseppe De Santis' neorealist drama, "Bitter Rice" (1949). Mangano later proved her ability in films by such directors as Vittorio De Sica ("Gold of Naples" 1954), Pier Paolo Pasolini ("Teorema" 1968) and Luchino Visconti ("Death in Venice" 1971). She married producer Dino DeLaurentiis in 1949 and appeared in a number of his films, as well as one--"Dune" (1985)--produced by their daughter Raffaella DeLaurentiis.

Relationships

Francesca DeLaurentiis

Daughter

Veronica DeLaurentiis

Daughter

Raffaella De Laurentiis Producer

Child

Giada De Laurentiis Actor

Granddaughter

Dino DeLaurentiis

Husband
married in 1949 separated in 1983 began divorce proceedings 1988

Raffaella DeLaurentiis

Daughter

Federico DeLaurentiis

Son
died in 1981 plane crash

Anthony Franciosa Actor

Companion

Amedeo Mangano

Father

Patrizia Mangano

Sister
appeared in "Anna" (1951) together

Ivy Webb

Mother
English

Dino de Laurentiis Producer

Husband
Married July 17, 1949 Divorced in 1988, prior to Mangano's death the following year after surgery for lung cancer

EDUCATION

Academy of Zhia Ruskaya

Milestones

1946

Voted Miss Rome

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