Osvaldo Valenti

Osvaldo Valenti (17 February 1906 – 30 April 1945) was an Italian film actor.[1] He appeared in 56 films between 1928 and 1945. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey to a Sicilian carpet trader and a wealthy Lebanese woman of Greek descent. He and his lover, Luisa Ferida, were executed by partisans in Milan, Italy, due to their links with Fascism. Their story was portrayed in the 2008 film Wild Blood.

Osvaldo Valenti
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Born(1906-02-17)17 February 1906
Istanbul, Turkey
Died30 April 1945(1945-04-30) (aged 39)
Milan, Italy
Years active1928-1945

Partial filmographyEdit


  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.


  1. ^ "Osvaldo Valenti". MyMovies. Retrieved 23 November 2019.

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