Federica Ranchi

Federica Ranchi (born 5 May 1939) is an Italian former film actress.

Federica Ranchi
Ranchi in Estate Violenta (1959)
Born5 May 1939 (1939-05-05) (age 83)
Trieste, Italy

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.[1][2]

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.[1][2]

She is the grandmother of actress and fitness model Flavia Sgoifo.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. "Ranchi, Federica". Dizionario del cinema italiano, Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
  2. ^ a b "Federica Ranchi, l'attrice che rifiutò Hollywood". Il Piccolo. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2016.

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