Rina De Liguoro

Rina De Liguoro (24 July 1892 – 15 April 1966) was an Italian film actress. Born Elena Caterina Catardi, she changed her name after marrying film actor and director Wladimiro De Liguoro in 1918. She appeared in leading roles in a number of Italian epics during the 1920s such as The Last Days of Pompeii.[1] She later appeared in character roles after an unsuccessful spell in Hollywood. Her final film was Luchino Visconti's The Leopard.

Rina De Liguoro
Rina De Liguoro Messalina.jpg
Rina De Liguoro in Messalina (1924)
Elena Caterina Catardi

(1892-07-24)24 July 1892
Died15 April 1966(1966-04-15) (aged 73)
Rome, Italy
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1921–1963

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  1. ^ Wood, Mary P. (2005) Italian Cinema. Berg. p. 158. ISBN 1845201620.


  • Elley, Derek. The Epic Film: Myth and History. Routledge, 1984.

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