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Also Known As: Died: December 16, 1989
Born: April 21, 1930 Cause of Death: heart attack during cancer surgery
Birth Place: Italy Profession: actor, model

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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.

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.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Italy After the War (1994) Herself
2.
 Oedipus Rex (1990) Jocasta
3.
 Dark Eyes (1987) Elisa
4.
 Dune (1984) Reverend Mother Ramallo
5.
 Conversation Piece (1974) Countess Bianca Brumonti
6.
 Ludwig (1972) Cosima Von Bulow
7.
 For Love One Dies (1972) Elena Devison
8.
 Lo Scopone Scientifico (1972) Antonia
9.
 Decameron, The (1971) Madonna
10.
 Death in Venice (1971) Tadzio's mother
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Education

Academy of Zhia Ruskaya: -

Companions close complete companion listing

husband:
Dino DeLaurentiis. Producer. Married in 1949; separated in 1983; began divorce proceedings 1988.
companion:
Anthony Franciosa. Actor.

Family close complete family listing

father:
Amedeo Mangano. Railroad worker.
mother:
Ivy Webb. English.
sister:
Patrizia Mangano. Actor. Appeared in "Anna" (1951) together.
daughter:
Francesca DeLaurentiis.
daughter:
Raffaella DeLaurentiis. Producer.
daughter:
Veronica DeLaurentiis.
son:
Federico DeLaurentiis. Producer. Died in 1981 plane crash.
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