Franca Marzi

Actor, Film actor

1926 – 1989

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Who was Franca Marzi?

Franca Marzi was an Italian film actress. She appeared in 80 films between 1943 and 1977.

Born in Rome as Francesca Marsi, after working in the revue, Marzi made her film debut in her early twenties, in The Lovers by Giacomo Gentilomo. She was usually cast in roles of provocative women and femme fatales in films of sentimental or comic genre. The only exception was the Federico Fellini's drama Nights of Cabiria, in which she played the role of the prostitute Wanda, the best friend of Giulietta Masina, a role for which she was rewarded with the Silver Ribbon for Best Supporting Actress.

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Born
Aug 18, 1926
Rome
Also known as
  • Frana Marzi
  • Francesca Mars
  • Francesca Marsi
Spouses
Nationality
  • Italy
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Died
Mar 6, 1989
Cinisello Balsamo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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