Italian actresses died in Lung cancer

Here are 2 famous actresses from Italy died in Lung cancer:

Silvana Mangano

Silvana Mangano (April 21, 1930 Rome-December 16, 1989 Madrid) was an Italian actor and model. She had four children, Raffaella De Laurentiis, Veronica De Laurentiis, Francesca DeLaurentiis and Federico De Laurentiis.

Mangano began her career as a model, winning first prize in a 1946 beauty pageant in Rome. She was then discovered by film director Luchino Visconti and made her acting debut in his film "La terra trema" (1948). She went on to appear in several international films, including "Bitter Rice" (1949) and "The Gold of Naples" (1954).

Mangano was known for her natural beauty and talent, often appearing in roles that showcased her sensuality and emotional range. She was a muse to many Italian directors, including Federico Fellini, who cast her in his film "La Dolce Vita" (1960).

In addition to her acting career, Mangano was also a singer and recorded several albums throughout her life. She was married to film producer Dino De Laurentiis from 1949 until their divorce in 1983.

Mangano's legacy continues to inspire new generations of actors and filmmakers, and her contributions to Italian cinema have cemented her place as an icon in film history.

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Giulietta Masina

Giulietta Masina (February 22, 1921 San Giorgio di Piano-March 23, 1994 Rome) also known as Giulia Anna Masina, Giulietta or female Chaplin was an Italian actor. Her child is called Pier Federico Fellini.

Giulietta Masina is best known for her collaboration with her husband, Federico Fellini, who directed her in several films - including the iconic "La Strada" and "Nights of Cabiria" - for which she received critical acclaim and awards. Masina's acting style was known for her ability to portray innocence, vulnerability, and wit. Prior to her film career, she was trained in physical theater and mime, which influenced her unique approach to acting. Masina's influence can still be seen in contemporary acting, and she remains a beloved figure in Italian cinema.

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