Tina Aumont

Maria Christina "Tina" Aumont (February 14, 1946 – October 28, 2006) was an American actress. She was the daughter of French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont and Dominican actress Maria Montez. She made her acting debut in the British film Modesty Blaise (1966), but later had a prominent career as a leading lady in Italian films.

Tina Aumont
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Aumont in Fellini's Casanova (1976)
Born
Maria Christina Aumont

(1946-02-14)February 14, 1946
DiedOctober 28, 2006(2006-10-28) (aged 60)
Resting placeMontparnasse Cemetery
Other namesTina Marquand
OccupationActress
Years active1966–2000
Spouse(s)
(m. 1963; div. 1967)
Parent(s)Jean-Pierre Aumont
Maria Montez
RelativesFrançois Villiers (uncle)

Aumont was billed as Tina Marquand (her married name) in four films, including Joseph Losey's Modesty Blaise (1966). She was photographed by Angelo Frontoni (it)[1] in 1968, when she had ankle/floor length hair, of which some semi-nude pictures were published in a pictorial of her in Playboy in 1969.[2][3] She worked in Italian cinema with, among others, Alberto Sordi (Scusi, lei è favorevole o contrario?, 1966), Tinto Brass (The Howl, 1970 and Salon Kitty, 1975), Sergio Martino (Torso, 1973), Mauro Bolognini (Drama of the Rich, 1974), Francesco Rosi (Illustrious Corpses, 1975), and Federico Fellini (Fellini's Casanova, 1976). She also played Lonetta, the Indian maiden, in Texas Across the River (1967), Luciana in Malicious (1973) and Valentina in A Matter of Time (1976) starring Liza Minnelli. She starred in Lifespan (1975) with Klaus Kinski.[4]

DeathEdit

In 2000, she retired from film work. In 2006, she suffered a pulmonary embolism and died in Port-Vendres, Pyrénées-Orientales, France, aged 60.[5]

Partial filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Angelo Frontoni". stsenzatitolo.com. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  2. ^ Magic Woman book of photographs of Angelo Frontoni
  3. ^ Film Fatales: Women in Espionage Films and Television, 1962–1973. McFarland. 2002. p. 49. ISBN 0786411945.
  4. ^ Filmography; accessed February 25, 2014.
  5. ^ Tina Aumont on IMDb

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