Maria Frau (born 6 August 1930) is a retired Italian film actress.[1] She made her debut in 1950 when she played the title role in Margaret of Cortona. After appearing in eighteen films she retired from acting in 1957, following her marriage.

Maria Frau
Maria Frau on stage in the play Questi fantasmi.jpg
Maria Frau onstage, 1956
Born6 August 1930 (1930-08-06) (age 91)
Years active1950 - 1958 (film)

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Ringgold & Bodeen p.167


  • Gene Ringgold & DeWitt Bodeen. Chevalier: The Films and Career of Maurice Chevalier. Citadel Press, 1973.

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