Gabriella Giacobbe

Gabriella Giacobbe (1923–1979) was an Italian stage, film and television actress.

Gabriella Giacobbe with actor Mario Valgoi at the rehearsal of a radio drama (1972)

Born in L'Aquila, Giacobbe graduated at the drama school of Giorgio Strehler and worked long with his company at the Piccolo Teatro,[1] debuting in 1953 with the drama La sei giorni.[2] Her stage credits include works directed by Luchino Visconti and Eduardo De Filippo.[2] She also had a prolific career in television, appearing in successful series and TV movies such as A come Andromeda and La donna di picche. More sporadic were her film appearances, which nonetheless included works by Luigi Magni, Dino Risi, Nelo Risi. She died of cancer on 8 January 1979, at the age of 55.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1971 Una stagione all'inferno
1973 Anna, quel particolare piacere Nun
1975 Una sera c'incontrammo Mother of Minnie
1976 Keoma The Witch
1977 The Bishop's Bedroom Cleofe - wife of Orimbelli
1977 In the Name of the Pope King Maria Tognetti
1978 Interno di un convento Abbess Flavia Orsini
1978 Scherzi da prete


  1. ^ a b Oggi: Il libro del 1979. Rizzoli Editore.
  2. ^ a b Felice Cappa; Piero Gelli; Marco Mattarozzi. Dizionario Dello Spettacolo Del '900. Dalai editore, 1998. ISBN 8880892959.

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