Gina Lollobrigida is an Italian actress. She was very popular in the 1950s and 1960s. She mostly acted in Italian movies. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Italian American Foundation in 2008.
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Gina Lollobrigida in the 1960s
4 July 1927
|Occupation||Actress, photojournalist, sculptor|
|Spouse(s)||Milko Skofic (1947–71, divorced)|
In the mid-1980s, she starred in the television series Falcon Crest. The role was first offered to Sophia Loren, who turned it down. A rivalry with Loren was often reported in the press. Lollobrigida said in a 2015 interview that "Loren and her press agent started this 'rivalry'" and that Lollobrigida was bored of it.
Awards and nominationsEdit
Lollobrigida has won three David di Donatello, two Nastro d'Argento, and six Bambi Awards; she was nominated three times for the Golden Globe and won one in 1961 as World Film Favourite – Female; she was nominated once for a BAFTA.
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