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]

FilmographyEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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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