Marisa Pavan

Italian actress
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Marisa Pavan (born Maria Luisa Pierangeli; 19 June 1932)[1] is an Italian actress. She is known as the twin sister of actress Pier Angeli.[1] She was born in Cagliari, Sardinia.

Her first movie role was in The Rose Tattoo (1955). Her performance earned a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.[2] She also won the Golden Globe Award.[3]

She also starred in Diane (1956), The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956), The Midnight Story (1957) and John Paul Jones (1959).

In 1956, Pavan married French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont.[4] They were married until his death in 2001.[5] They had two sons.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Allen, Jane (2002). Pier Angeli: a fragile life. McFarland. p. 6. ISBN 0-7864-1392-1. Maria Luisa, by the diminutive Marisa
  2. "("Marisa Pavan" search results)". Academy Awards Database. Retrieved 26 March 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. "Marisa Pavan". Golden Globe Awards. Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Archived from the original on 26 March 2018. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  4. "Romantic Flurry Almost Upsets Marisa Pavan, Aumont Wedding". The San Bernardino County Sun. California, San Bernardino. Associated Press. March 28, 1956. p. 7. Retrieved March 26, 2018 – via  
  5. "Aumont Survivors". Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. February 1, 2001. p. 31. Retrieved July 8, 2019 – via  

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