Anna Magnani

Italian actress

Anna Magnani (March 7, 1908 – September 26, 1973) was an Italian stage and movie actress. She received an Academy Award for the Best Actress for her role as a Sicilian widow in the movie The Rose Tattoo. She played an outcast in the 1948 movie The Miracle. She played Maddalena in the 1953 movie The Golden Coach.

Magnani was born in Rome. She later died there due to pancreatic cancer at age sixty-five.