Elsa Martinelli

Movie Actress

Elsa Martinelli was born in Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy on January 30th, 1935 and is the Movie Actress. At the age of 82, Elsa Martinelli biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 30, 1935
Place of Birth
Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy
Death Date
Jul 8, 2017 (age 82)
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Model
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Elsa Martinelli Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Count Franco Mancinelli di San Vito ​ ​(m. 1957⁠–⁠1960)​, Willy Rizzo ​ ​(m. 1968⁠–⁠1978)​
Cristiana Mancinelli
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Elsa Martinelli Life

Elsa Martinelli (born Elisa Tia; 30 January 1935 to July 2017, 2017) was an Italian actress and fashion model.

Personal life

Martinelli was first married to Count Franco Mancinelli di San Vito, by whom she had a daughter, Cristiana Mancinelli (born 1958), also an actor. Willy Rizzo, a Paris match photographer and 1970s furniture designer, married her in 1968.


Elsa Martinelli Career

Life and career

Elisa Tia, a native of Grosseto, Tuscany, and her family and her family moved to Rome. She was discovered by Roberto Capucci, who introduced her to the fashion world in 1953. She became a model and began appearing in small roles in films. She appeared on Claude Autant-Lara's Le Rouge et le Noir (1954), but her first film appearance came the following year with The Indian Fighter opposite Kirk Douglas, who claimed to have spotted her on a magazine cover and recruited her for his production company, Bryna Productions. Douglas began photographing with two photographs a year for two years as a non-exclusive employee of Bryna Productions in February 1956. In March 1956, she was loaned from Bryna Productions to Universal-International Pictures for the film Four Girls in Town.

She received the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 6th Berlin International Film Festival in 1956 for her role in Mario Monicelli's Donatella.

She divided her time between Europe and the United States from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s, appearing in films including Four Girls in Town (1957), with Trevor Howard (1959), Hatari. (62) with John Wayne The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) with Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, The Trial (1962) with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (1963) with Robert Mitchum (1968) with Shirley MacLaine and Nancy Bennett (1968) with Marlon Brando. She worked in Europe in mainly foreign language productions from the 1960s to the present day. Carla the Agent in Once Upon a Crime (1992) with John Candy was her last English language job. She made her final acting appearance in Orgoglio, a European television series starring Duchessa di Monteforte.