Jone Romano (born Jone Borgheri; February 7, 1898 – August 1, 1979) was an Italian actress who appeared on stage and screen.

Jone Romano
Born
Jone Borgheri

(1898-02-07)February 7, 1898
DiedAugust 1, 1979(1979-08-01) (aged 81)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActress
Years active1939-1950
Spouse(s)William James Ward (m. ?-?)
Carlo Romano (m. 1933-?)
ChildrenAleardo Ward
RelativesLuca Ward (grandson)
Andrea Ward (grandson)
Monica Ward (granddaughter)

BiographyEdit

She appeared in the 1948 film adaptation of Les Misérables. Her career as an actress was relatively short.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Romano was married to the actor Carlo Romano. Before her marriage to Romano, she was widowed to American World War I marine William James Ward. Together, they had a son, Aleardo, who became an actor. Romano was only 17 years old when she gave birth to Aleardo. She was also the grandmother to voice actors Luca, Andrea and Monica.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1939 La voce senza volto Maria, la cameriera della pensione
1939 Father For a Night Zia Paolina
1939 Follie del secolo Paolina, la cameriera
1939 The Silent Partner La direttrice dell' educandato
1940 Il ponte dei sospiri La padrona della taverna
1940 The Hussar Captain La zitella
1943 La moglie in castigo
1948 Les Misérables La Thenardier
1950 The Last Days of Pompeii Stratonica Uncredited, (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gleizes p.247

BibliographyEdit

  • Delphine Gleizes. L'œuvre de Victor Hugo à l'écran: des rayons et des ombres. Presses Université Laval, 2005.

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