Federica Ranchi (born 5 May 1939) is an Italian former film actress.
|Born||5 May 1939 (age 83)|
Life and careerEdit
Born in Trieste, while a student at liceo linguistico was noted by a Cines employee through a picture of her ballet company, and subsequently won an audition for the Leonardo De Mitri's comedy-drama Wives and Obscurities.
Typically cast in roles of sensitive and fragile women, following several roles with auteurs such as Valerio Zurlini and Gillo Pontecorvo and in some genre films, in 1963 Ranchi married a Greek shipowner and eventually retired from showbusiness, even refusing a five-year contract with Dino De Laurentiis.
She is the grandmother of actress and fitness model Flavia Sgoifo.
- Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. "Ranchi, Federica". Dizionario del cinema italiano, Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
- "Federica Ranchi, l'attrice che rifiutò Hollywood". Il Piccolo. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2016.