Carmen Scarpitta

Carmen Scarpitta (26 May 1933 – 26 April 2008) was an Italian stage and film actress. She appeared in 30 films between 1960 and 2001.

Carmen Scarpitta
Giancarlo Dettori and Carmen Scarpitta.jpg
Carmen Scarpitta with the actor Giancarlo Dettori (1974)
Born(1933-05-26)26 May 1933
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Died26 April 2008(2008-04-26) (aged 74)
OccupationActress
Years active1960–2001

Scarpitta was born in Hollywood, California. She debuted on stage in 1960 in Alessandro Manzoni's Adelchis and in Ennio Flaiano's A Martian in Rome, both directed by Vittorio Gassman.[1] During her 40-year career. she worked on stage with Carmelo Bene, Luca Ronconi and Luigi Squarzina, and starred in films directed by Federico Fellini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Luigi Magni.[1]

She died from a gas leak in her house in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.[1]

TheatreEdit

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1960 Five Branded Women
1963 Gidget Goes to Rome Caviar Party Guest Uncredited
1966 Pleasant Nights Friend of Domicilla
1968 Anzio Neapolitan girl
1970 Defeat of the Mafia Countess Torreguardia
1973 Il magnate
1974 L'albero dalle foglie rosa Gloria, madre di Marco
1975 Savage Three Moglie del deputato
1976 Fellini's Casanova Madame Charpillon
1976 Natale in casa d'appuntamento Marta
1976 La Orca Irene
1976 Frou-frou del tabarin Contessa Chantal de la Barrière - Charlotte's mother
1977 Oedipus Orca Irene
1977 Beyond Good and Evil Malvida
1977 In the Name of the Pope King La contessa Flaminia
1978 La Cage aux Folles Louise Charrier
1979 Hunted City Ferro's Sister
1980 Tranquille donne di campagna Floriana
1980 Bello di mamma Mother of Mimì
1981 Calderon
1987 Farewell Moscow
1989 Lungo il fiume
1990 Voglia di vivere TV movie
2001 Probably Love Laura

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "È morta in Messico Carmen Scarpitta". Corriere della Sera. 9 May 2008. p. 59.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Carmen Scarpitta at Wikimedia Commons