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Anna Magnani Net Worth

Anna Magnani Net Worth is
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Anna Magnani Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Anna Magnani (Italian pronunciation: [?anna ma???a?ni]; 7 March 1908 – 26 September 1973) was an Italian stage and film actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress, along with four other international awards, for her portrayal of a Sicilian widow in The Rose Tattoo.Born in Rome, she worked her way through Rome's Academy of Dramatic Art by singing at night clubs. During her career, her only child was stricken by polio when he was 18 months old and remained crippled.She was referred to as "La Lupa," the "perennial toast of Rome" and a "living she-wolf symbol" of the cinema. Time magazine described her personality as "fiery", and drama critic Harold Clurman said her acting was "volcanic". In the realm of Italian cinema, she was "passionate, fearless, and exciting," an actress that film historian Barry Monush calls "the volcanic earth mother of all Italian cinema." Director Roberto Rossellini called her "the greatest acting genius since Eleonora Duse". Playwright Tennessee Williams became an admirer of her acting and wrote The Rose Tattoo specifically for her to star in, a role for which she received her first Oscar in 1955.After meeting director Goffredo Alessandrini she received her first screen role in La cieca di Sorrento (The Blind Woman of Sorrento) (1934) and later achieved international fame in Rossellini's Rome, Open City (1945), considered the first significant movie to launch the Italian neorealism movement in cinema. As an actress she became recognized for her dynamic and forceful portrayals of "earthy lower-class women" in such films as The Miracle (1948), Bellissima (1951), The Rose Tattoo (1955), The Fugitive Kind (1960), with Marlon Brando and directed by Sidney Lumet, and Mamma Roma (1962). As early as 1950, Life magazine had already stated that Magnani was "one of the most impressive actresses since Garbo".
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Date Of BirthMarch 7, 1908
Died1973-09-26
Place Of BirthRome, Lazio, Italy
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack, Writer
SpouseGoffredo Alessandrini
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1Was the 44th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for The Rose Tattoo (1955) at The 28th Annual Academy Awards (1956) on March 21, 1956.
2Is one of 14 Best Actress Oscar winners to have not accepted their Academy Award in person, Magnani's being for The Rose Tattoo (1955). The others are Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert, Joan Crawford, Judy Holliday, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Sophia Loren, Anne Bancroft, Patricia Neal, Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Glenda Jackson and Ellen Burstyn.
3Is one of 3 Italian actors to have won an Academy Award; the others are Sophia Loren and Roberto Benigni.
4As Vittorio De Sica was very eager to work with her, he originally cast her as Cesira in Two Women (1960), with 25-year-old Sophia Loren playing her shy 13-year-old daughter, Rosetta. However Magnani felt that the age gap between Loren and her character was too big to be overlooked and suggested that she play Cesira instead, otherwise the film would have been unconvincing. Loren then went on to play Cesira (with 12-year-old Eleonora Brown in the role of Rosetta) and won an Academy Award for her performance.
5Helen Mirren named Anna as her acting idol.
6Burt Lancaster considered Magnani the greatest actress he ever worked with.
7She and Roberto Rossellini always remained friends.
8She was inconsolable after discovering she had pancreatic cancer. Her son Luca and director Roberto Rossellini, her one-time director and paramour, were at her beside at the time of her death in 1973. She was laid to rest in the Rossellini family vault.
9A well-known hypochondriac, she constantly kept a thermometer close by in order to check her temperature.
10Tennessee Williams wrote his play "The Rose Tattoo" with Anna in mind. She was offered the lead but turned it down because she felt her command of the English language was not strong enough for the demanding role of Serafina Delle Rose. Maureen Stapleton was critically acclaimed for her stage role. Anna, however, did accept the screen version when it was offered and won the Oscar, Golden Globe and New York Film Critics awards, among others.
11Had an extremely tempestuous relationship with Roberto Rossellini beginning in 1944 and ended when he deserted her for Ingrid Bergman. She was known to have hurled crockery at him during their volatile times. In describing her, he reportedly stated that, "She was born carrying her liver in her teeth".
12Her son, Luca, the product of a torrid affair with actor Massimo Serato, was a victim of infantile polio and Anna sent him to a Swiss clinic for treatments. Although he could walk with braces, most of his life was spent in a wheelchair. She was awarded Italy's Golden Violet Award as an exemplary mother for her devotion.
13Her 1933 marriage to director Goffredo Alessandrini ended in 1940 but it was until 1950 that the marriage was annulled.
14Was extremely superstitious and claimed she was clairvoyant. She also smoked cigars.
15Sent to a convent school at the age of 7 where she learned French. She also was brought up musically, had a deep singing voice and could play the piano and guitar.
16Her Italian mother Marina was a seamstress. Her father was Egyptian. While she briefly lived in Egypt as an infant she was raised by her grandparents in Rome, where she was born.
17Is portrayed by Lina Sastri in Celluloide (1996)
18Tennessee Williams wrote the role of Serafina in his play, The Rose Tattoo, for Anna, but her English skills were too limited to appear in the 1951 Broadway production. Instead, Maureen Stapleton played the role to great acclaim. Stapleton also would originate the role of Lady Torrance in Williams' Orpheus Descending, a role Magnani also would later play on film.
19Grandmother of Italian actress Olivia Magnani.
20Convinced that she would never win the Oscar for The Rose Tattoo (1955), she didn't attend the ceremony. The reporter who woke her out of a sound sleep in Rome to give her the news had a difficult time convincing her he wasn't kidding. "You're lying," Magnini supposedly said. "If this is a joke, I'll kill you!".
21Her friendship with Tennessee Williams was the subject of an Off-Broadway play in New York, Roman Nights, by Franco D'Alessandro, which starred Franca Barchiesi as Magnani and Roy Miller as Williams. A film adaptation is in the works.
22Her beloved son Luca was the result of a brief affair with Italian matinée idol Massimo Serato.
23Tennessee Williams, after meeting her, said, "I never saw a more beautiful woman, enormous eyes, skin the color of Devonshire cream.".

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Roma1972Anna Magnani
18701972TV MovieTeresa Parenti
Tre donne - L'automobile1971TV MovieAnna
Tre donne - 1943: Un incontro1971TV MovieJolanda
Tre donne - La sciantosa1971TV MovieFlora Torres
The Secret of Santa Vittoria1969Rosa
Made in Italy1965Adelina (segment "5 'La Famiglia', episode 3")
Full Hearts and Empty Pockets1964Woman (uncredited)
Josefa's Loot1963Josefa
Mamma Roma1962Mamma Roma
The Passionate Thief1960Gioia 'Tortorella' Fabbricotti
The Fugitive Kind1960Lady Torrance
...and the Wild Wild Women1959Egle
Wild Is the Wind1957Gioia
The Awakening1956Sister Letizia
I pinguini ci guardano1956voice
The Rose Tattoo1955Serafina Delle Rose
We, the Women1953Anna (segment "Anna Magnani")
The Golden Coach1952Camilla
Anita Garibaldi1952Anita Garibaldi
Bellissima1952Maddalena Cecconi
Volcano1950Maddalena Natoli
Woman Trouble1948Linda Bertoni
L'amore1948La donna al telefono (segment "Una voce umana") / Nannina (segment "Il miracolo")
Scarred1948Assunta Spina
Unknown Men of San Marino1948Liana, la prostituta
Angelina1947Angelina Bianchi
Peddlin' in Society1946Gioconda Perfetti
Before Him All Rome Trembled1946Ada
The Bandit1946Lidia
Revenge1946Adele Vicarelli
Down with Misery1945Nannina Straselli
Rome, Open City1945Pina
Quartetto pazzo1945Elena
Il fiore sotto gli occhi1944Maria Comasco, l'attrice
The Last Wagon1943Mary Dunchetti, la canzonettista
The Peddler and the Lady1943Elide
La vita è bella1943Virginia
L'avventura di Annabella1943La mondana
La fortuna viene dal cielo1942Zizì
Finalmente soli1942Ninetta alias "Lulù"
Doctor, Beware1941Loletta Prima
La fuggitiva1941Wanda Reni
Una lampada alla finestra1940Ivana, l'amante di Max
Betrayal1938Marietta, la cameriera
Thirty Seconds of Love1936Gertrude - sorella di Tullio
Cavalleria1936Fanny
Quei due1935Pierotta (uncredited)
Full Speed1934Emilia - la cameriera
The Blind Woman of Sorrento1934Anna, la sua amante
Scampolo1928uncredited

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tre donne - La sciantosa1971TV Movie performer: "'O surdato 'nnammurato", "Frou Frou del tabarin", "Le rose rosse" - uncredited
Mamma Roma1962performer: "Violino tzigano" - uncredited
The Passionate Thief1960performer: "Geppina Gepi" - uncredited
...and the Wild Wild Women1959performer: "Maruzzella", "Domenica è sempre domenica", "Papaveri e papere" - uncredited
Wild Is the Wind1957performer: "Scapricciatiello" - uncredited
We, the Women1953performer: "Com'è bello fa' l'amore quann'è sera" - uncredited
Bellissima1952performer: "Il valzer dello zigo zago" - uncredited
Volcano1950performer: "'A nannulidda Ciuri ciuri" - uncredited
Peddlin' in Society1946performer: "Quanto sei bella Roma Canta se la voi canta'" - uncredited
Down with Misery1945performer: "L'eco der core", "Nanni'" - uncredited
Doctor, Beware1941performer: "Qui nel cuor" - uncredited
Cavalleria1936performer: "La canzone della sciantosa" - uncredited

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anita Garibaldi1952uncredited
Angelina1947screenplay - as A. Magnani

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Omaggio a Roma2009Short grateful thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pariser Journal1963TV Series documentaryHerself
The 29th Annual Academy Awards1957TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
The 28th Annual Academy Awards1956TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Screenplay (pre-filmed)
What's My Line?1953TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Children of Rome Open City2005DocumentaryHerself
Bellissime2004Documentary
Barbra Streisand: The Movie Album2003Video shortGioia
Roberto Rossellini: Frammenti e battute2000DocumentaryHerself, Pina, Nanni
Luchino Visconti1999Documentary
Rossellini sotto il vulcano1997TV MovieMaddalena Natoli
Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies1996TV Movie documentaryHerself (Oscar show) (uncredited)
American Masters1994TV Series documentarySerafina Delle Rose / Lady Torrance
The 65th Annual Academy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Rossellini visto da Rossellini1992Documentary
O Espectador que o Cinema Esqueceu1991Short
Cinema Paradiso1988Maddalena Cecconi (uncredited)
Maria Callas: La Divina - A Portrait1987TV Movie documentaryHerself
My Name Is Anna Magnani1980DocumentaryHerself
Un sorriso, uno schiaffo, un bacio in bocca1975
The Ed Sullivan Show1958TV SeriesHerself
Carosello del varietà1955Loletta Prima
Colpo di scena2014TV SeriesGioia 'Tortorella' Fabbricotti
Donne nel mito: Anna Magnani a Hollywood2013Documentary shortHerself
Girlfriend in a Coma2012DocumentaryMaddalena Cecconi (uncredited)
La guerra dei vulcani2012DocumentaryHerself
Dai nostri inviati: La Rai e l'Istituto Luce raccontano la Mostra del cinema di Venezia 1932-19532012TV Movie documentaryHerself
Dai nostri inviati: La Rai racconta la Mostra del cinema 1954-19672010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hollywood on the Tiber2009DocumentaryHerself
Vittorio D.2009DocumentaryHerself
Anna Magnani - Recitare la verità2008TV Movie documentary
Chris & Don. A Love Story2007DocumentaryHerself
Suso - Conversazioni con Margherita D'Amico2007DocumentaryHerself
Il était une fois...2006TV Series documentaryHerself
A proposito di... 'Bellissima'2005Video shortMaddalena Cecconi
My Dad Is 100 Years Old2005ShortPina (uncredited)

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1973Golden GlobeGolden Globes, ItalyBest Actress (Migliore Attrice)1870 (1972)
1962New Cinema AwardVenice Film FestivalBest ActressMamma Roma (1962)
1961Sant JordiSant Jordi AwardsBest Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)Nella città l'inferno (1959)
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 6385 Hollywood Blvd.
1959DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice)Nella città l'inferno (1959)
1959Golden GobletGolden Goblets, ItalyBest Actress (Migliore Attrice)Nella città l'inferno (1959)
1958Silver Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalBest ActressWild Is the Wind (1957)
1958DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice)Wild Is the Wind (1957)
1957BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Foreign ActressThe Rose Tattoo (1955)
1957Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista)Suor Letizia (1956)
1956OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading RoleThe Rose Tattoo (1955)
1956Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actress - DramaThe Rose Tattoo (1955)
1956Special MentionGolden Goblets, ItalyThe Rose Tattoo (1955)
1956Special MentionVenice Film FestivalSuor Letizia (1956)
1955NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest ActressThe Rose Tattoo (1955)
1955NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActressThe Rose Tattoo (1955)
1952Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista)Bellissima (1951)
1949Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista)L'amore (1948)
1948Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista)L'onorevole Angelina (1947)
1947International AwardVenice Film FestivalBest ActressL'onorevole Angelina (1947)
1946Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Supporting Actress (Migliore Attrice Non Protagonista)Roma città aperta (1945)
1946NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest ActressRoma città aperta (1945)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1970Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actress - Comedy or MusicalThe Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
1966Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Supporting Actress (Migliore Attrice Non Protagonista)Made in Italy (1965)
1960Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista)Nella città l'inferno (1959)
1959BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Foreign ActressWild Is the Wind (1957)
1958OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading RoleWild Is the Wind (1957)
1958Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actress - DramaWild Is the Wind (1957)


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