Miranda Campa

Miranda Campa (31 January 1914 – 7 May 1989) was a Swiss-born Italian actress and voice actress.

Miranda Campa
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Campa in Cineguida magazine, 1953
Born
Liliana Campa Capodaglio

(1914-01-31)31 January 1914
Died7 May 1989(1989-05-07) (aged 75)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActress

Life and careerEdit

Born Liliana Campa Capodaglio in Geneva, the nephew of actors Pio Campa and Wanda Capodaglio, Campa studied acting at the Silvio d’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1938.[1][2] Mainly active on stage, she was part, among others, of the theatrical companies of Vittorio Gassman, Andreina Pagnani and Giorgio Strehler at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.[1] She made her film debut at mature age, in 1949,[1] usually cast in character roles, often playing religious figures.[2] Campa was also very active as a voice actress and as a dubber.[1]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1950 Son of d'Artagnan
1950 Against the Law La signora Curti
1950 Red Seal
1951 La grande rinuncia
1952 Gli uomini non guardano il cielo Madre del papa
1953 The Return of Don Camillo Signora Spiletti
1953 I Always Loved You Anna
1954 Doctor Antonio TV Series
1954 Angels of Darkness
1954 Pietà per chi cade Nadia Berruti
1954 Schiava del peccato The Mother Superior
1954 The King's Prisoner
1954 The Two Orphans The Mother Superior
1955 Le signorine dello 04 Carlo Conti's Mother
1955 Roman Tales The Maid at Mazzoni Baralla's Uncredited
1955 Prigionieri del male
1957 I Vampiri Signora Robert
1957 Solo Dio mi fermerà
1957 Le avventure di Roby e Buck
1959 Behind Closed Shutters Ida Maroni
1959 Cavalier in Devil's Castle
1959 The Overtaxed Fabio Topponi's wife
1959 Non perdiamo la testa Servant at Clackton's Uncredited
1959 The Giant of Marathon Andromeda's handmaid
1960 The Dam on the Yellow River Mary
1960 Le signore
1960 The Night They Killed Rasputin
1960 Silver Spoon Set Obstetrician Uncredited
1960 Il carro armato dell'8 settembre
1961 The Bacchantes' Queen Agave
1961 The Centurion
1961 Gold of Rome Miss De Santis
1961 Barabbas Maria's Sister Uncredited
1962 Letto di sabbia
1962 Family Diary
1962 Gladiator of Rome Porzia, Valerio's Mother
1970 The Priest's Wife Valeria's Mother
1971 Easy, Down There!
1971 The Priest's Wife Felicity Downing
1972 Winged Devils
1972 Canterbury proibito Mother of Santa (segment "Santa del Grande")
1973 A Brief Vacation Nurse Guidotti
1979 Womanlight La bonne de Lydia
1981 Sweet Dreams Freud's Mother
1982 Grog

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
  2. ^ a b Ida Biondi. "Miranda Campa". MyMovies. Retrieved 21 December 2014.

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