Antonella Steni

Antonietta Stefanini (3 December 1926 – 18 January 2016), best known as Antonella Steni, was an Italian actress, voice actress, comedian and presenter.

Antonella Steni
Antonella Steni 1954.jpg
Born
Antonietta Stefanini

3 December 1926 (1926-12-03)
Mantua, Italy
Died18 January 2016 (2016-01-19) (aged 89)
Bologna, Italy
OccupationActress

CareerEdit

Born in Montefiascone, Steni started her career as a child actress in the stage company led by Wanda Osiris.[1] She debuted as a soubrette in 1942, in the revue Orlando Curioso.[1]

In the 1950s Steni started a long collaboration in radio, on stage and later on television with Elio Pandolfi.[1][2] They were both part of the company Teatro Comico Musicale di Radio Roma, and in the 1960s they got a large success with a series of satirical musical comedies written by Dino Verde, particularly Scanzonatissimo and Urgentissimo.[1][2]

In the 1980s Steni formed a successful stage company together with Riccardo Garrone.[2] Steni was also active in films and as a dubber.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1937 Scipio Africanus: The Defeat of Hannibal Una Bambina
1938 Crispino e la comare La bambina
1957 Rascel-Fifì La presentatrice televisiva
1960 Le signore Renato's wife
1962 Nerone '71
1963 Obiettivo ragazze Francesca
1963 Scanzonatissimo
1964 2 mattacchioni al Moulin Rouge Proprietaria locale
1967 Le 7 cinesi d'oro Simon, la spagnola
1967 The Strange Night
1967 The Tiger and the Pussycat Pinella
1967 Nel sole Fine Arts Teacher
1967 Peggio per me... meglio per te Adriana, madre di Marisa
1967 Addio mamma Miss Picchi
1968 Brutti di notte Mazzacurati - the Millionaire
1968 L'oro del mondo Wife of Pugliese
1968 Colpo di sole
1969 Il ragazzo che sorride Tilde - wife of Filippo
1969 Pensando a te
1970 La ragazza del prete De Magistris
1971 Bastard, Go and Kill Asuncion Juanita Maria Magdalena Hermadariz
1973 Hospitals: The White Mafia Enrico's Wife
1986 Grandi magazzini Vedova Martuccelli
1998 Kaputt Mundi Elsa Giovannini
1998 Frigidaire - Il film Baroness von Hesserling

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Franco Grattarola, Paolo Bianchini. La Tuscia nel cinema: film, storie, protagonisti. Melting pot, 2008. ISBN 8890352302.
  2. ^ a b c d Cr. P. (18 January 2016). "E' morta Antonella Steni". Cinecittà.com. Retrieved 28 January 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Antonella Steni at Wikimedia Commons