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Elsa Martinelli

Elsa Martinelli

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Birth Place: Italy Profession: actor, model, cashier

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Sultry leading lady whose entree into films came when Kirk Douglas noticed her photograph in a magazine in 1955. Daughter Cristiana Mancinelli (born 1956) has also appeared in some films.

Sultry leading lady whose entree into films came when Kirk Douglas noticed her photograph in a magazine in 1955. Daughter Cristiana Mancinelli (born 1956) has also appeared in some films.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Once Upon A Crime (1991) Carla The Agent
3.
4.
 One on Top of the Other (1972) Jane Bleeker
5.
 Araucana, La (1971)
6.
 La Part des Lions (1971) Girl
7.
 Madigan's Millions (1969) Vicky Shaw
8.
 If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969) Woman on bridge
9.
 The Oldest Profession (1968) Empress
10.
 De l'amour (1968) Mathilde
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After high school became successful model, working in London, Paris, New York, etc.
1955:
To Hollywood under contract to Kirk Douglas (after he spotted her photo in a magazine)
1955:
Film acting debut in "The Indian Fighter"
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After leaving films in 1976, set up fashion business
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Notes

Martinelli is alternately referred to as having been born in Florence or Grosseto, as well as having been born in 1935.

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husband:
Count Franco Mancinelli.
husband:
Willy Rizzo. Designer. Second husband.

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daughter:
Cristiana Mancinelli. Actor. Born 1956.

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