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Lea Padovani

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Birth Place: Italy Profession: actor

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Lea Padovani was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in her acting career, Padovani landed roles in various films, including "Three Steps North" (1951), "Il Seduttore Camilla" (1954) and the Vittorio De Sica comedy "Bread, Love and..." (1956). She also appeared in "Donne Proibite" (1956). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "The Naked Maja" (1959), the Maximilian Schell drama "The Reluctant Saint" (1962) and the Jean Sorel dramatic adaptation "Germinal" (1963). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Empty Canvas" (1963) with Bette Davis. Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in "Un Uomo a Meta" (1966), the comedic adaptation "Candy" (1968) with Ewa Aulin and "Ciao Gulliver" (1970). She also appeared in "The King's Whore" (1990) with Timothy Dalton. Padovani more recently acted in the dramatic biopic "Montparnasse 19" (1993) with Gerard Philipe.

Lea Padovani was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in her acting career, Padovani landed roles in various films, including "Three Steps North" (1951), "Il Seduttore Camilla" (1954) and the Vittorio De Sica comedy "Bread, Love and..." (1956). She also appeared in "Donne Proibite" (1956). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "The Naked Maja" (1959), the Maximilian Schell drama "The Reluctant Saint" (1962) and the Jean Sorel dramatic adaptation "Germinal" (1963). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Empty Canvas" (1963) with Bette Davis. Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in "Un Uomo a Meta" (1966), the comedic adaptation "Candy" (1968) with Ewa Aulin and "Ciao Gulliver" (1970). She also appeared in "The King's Whore" (1990) with Timothy Dalton. Padovani more recently acted in the dramatic biopic "Montparnasse 19" (1993) with Gerard Philipe.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 King's Whore, The (1990) Madame Cumiana
2.
 Candy (1968) Silvia
3.
 The Empty Canvas (1964) Balestrieri's widow
4.
 The Reluctant Saint (1962) Francesca Desa
5.
 The Naked Maja (1959) Queen Maria Luisa
6.
 Montparnasse 19 (1958) Rosalie
7.
 Donne Proibite (1956)
8.
 Altri Tempi (1952) ("The Baby"/"Il Pupo")
9.
 Three Steps North (1951) Elena Ravezza
10.
 Give Us This Day (1950) Annunziata
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