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Liana Orfei

Liana Orfei

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1937-01-06 · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: San Giovanni in Persiceto, Italy

28 Movies

Biography

Liana Orfei (born 6 June 1937) is an Italian actress and circus artist. She appeared in 37 films between 1959 and 1971.

Career

Born in San Giovanni in Persiceto, Bologna, daughter and niece of famous circus artists, since her childhood Orfei started her engagement in activities typical of the sector such as being a clown, a horsewoman and even a tamer of wild beasts. Her film career began in the late 1950s, when she played some secondary roles in several films of adventure and peplum genre and in some comedies. In a short time she landed more significant productions and roles, working with directors such as Ettore Scola, Mario Monicelli, Antonio Pietrangeli, Dino Risi. She retired from acting after playing a role inspired on herself in Federico Fellini's I clowns (1970). She was also active on stage and in television.She is the cousin of the actress Moira Orfei.

Movies & TV shows

1970.

2 Movies

1968.

2 Movies

1967.

1 Movie

1966.

4 Movies

1965.

1 Movie

1964.

1 Movie

1963.

2 Movies

1962.

3 Movies

1961.

5 Movies

1960.

6 Movies

1959.

1 Movie
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