ICONIC ACTRESS HAS TURNED 84 TODAY

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Gina Lollobrigida is an Italian actress who was one of the most popular European actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s. She was also an iconic sex symbol during
that time. Today, she remains an active supporter of Italian and Italian American
causes, particularly the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). In 2008, she received the NIAF Lifetime Achievement Award at the Foundation’s Anniversary
Gala. she made her first American film, John Huston’s Beat the Devil, in 1953
with Humphrey Bogart and Jennifer jones. Another notable appearance was in
the 1956 circus drama Trapeze with Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis. In 1959
Gina co-starred with Frank Sinatra in Never So Few.In 1961 she made one of
her most popular films, the romantic comedy Come September, with Rock Hudson, Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin; for which she won a Golden Globe Henrietta Award,
World Film Favorite-Female.

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Gina in Trapeze

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Gina Lollobrigida in Beat the Devil

posted by Bob Karm in Awards,BIRTHDAY,DEBUT,Drama,HISTORY,MOVIES,THEN AND NOW and have Comment (1)

One Response to “ICONIC ACTRESS HAS TURNED 84 TODAY”

  1. James says:

    Come September. A cute film. I have the DVD of that flick. Great quality.

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