Pier Angeli


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Birth Name: Pier Angeli
Born: 06/19/1932
Birth Place: Cagliari, Sardinia, IT
Death Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA
Died: 09/10/1971

Petite, gentle-looking lead of the 1950s discovered while studying in Rome by French director Leonide Mogue who then co-starred her in "Tomorrow Is Too Late" (1950) opposite Vittorio de Sica. She was put under contract by MGM and starred as a soulful Italian war bride in Fred Zinnemann's "Teresa" (1951), but aside from playing Rocky Graziano's wife in "Somebody Up There Likes Me" (1956) and a circus girl in "Merry Andrew" (1958), she subsequently found few other worthy projects. Her emotional entanglements and physical accidents helped put her career into a tailspin and before her death by suicide from barbiturates she appeared in sexploitation and horror films. Married from 1954 to 1959 to ... Continue Bio >>

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