Lauretta Masiero

Lauretta Masiero (25 October 1927 – 23 March 2010) was an Italian actress and singer.

Lauretta Masiero in 1966

BiographyEdit

Dancing careerEdit

Venetian born Lauretta Masiero debuted in the theater of varieties as a dancer with Wanda Osiris. In 1945 she debuted with Macario.[1]

Acting careerEdit

In 1962 she began acting in films. She worked with such stars as Totò, Ugo Tognazzi, Johnny Dorelli, Raimondo Vianello and Oreste Lionello. She portrayed the protagonist in the television series, The Adventures of Storm Laura.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Lauretta was married to Johnny Dorelli; the couple had a son, actor Gianluca Guidi.[3]

DeathEdit

Masiero died, aged 82, on 23 March 2010, in a clinic in Rome, following a long hospitalization from Alzheimer's disease.[4]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1952 Il bandolero stanco Susanna
1952 Canzoni di mezzo secolo
1953 Siamo tutti Milanesi
1954 Gran Varietà Yvette la mondana (episodio 'Fregoli')
1954 It Happened at the Police Station Silvana Moretti
1954 Baracca e burattini
1958 Toto in Paris Aiutante del marchese / La zingara
1958 Vento di primavera Diana
1958 Marinai, donne e guai Mademoiselle Ester
1959 Pensione Edelweiss
1959 Lui, lei e il nonno Sandra
1959 Le confident de ces dames Une cliente
1959 Tipi da spiaggia Silvia Barenson
1960 Ferragosto in bikini Paola Piccoli
1960 Caravan petrol
1961 Sua Eccellenza si fermò a mangiare Ernesto's Lover
1961 Cacciatori di dote Alba Ibanez
1964 Napoleone a Firenze
1977 Peccatori di provincia Concetta Lo Curcio
1990 Captain Fracassa's Journey Lady Leonarde
1992 Ostinato destino Carolina Rambaldi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archivio Giovanni Testori". fondazionemondadori.it
  2. ^ "Addio a Lauretta Masiero, la regina del teatro brillante". roma.corriere.it. 23 March 2010
  3. ^ "Teatro: e' morta Lauretta Masiero obituary (in Italian)". ansa.it. 23 March 2010
  4. ^ "RIP Lauretta Masiero". westernsallitaliana.blogspot.com. 23 March 2010

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