Gina Lollobrigida, Italian actress known as the ‘most beautiful woman in the world’, dies at 95
Gina Lolloprigida, Italy’s veteran actress, died on January 17 in Rome. Lolobrigida is 95. She rose to stardom in the 1950s.
She is an Italian actress who started her career by modeling for magazine covers and appearing in low and medium budget films. She has had a very extensive career as an actress that began at the end of World War II.
Gina Lollobrigida was affectionately known as “Lollo” and was awarded the title of “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World”. She has acted in films like “Come September”, “Trapeze”, “Beat the Devil” and “Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell”. He worked with famous Italian directors such as Luigi Comencini, Pietro Germi and Vittorio De Sica. “Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell” was awarded Italy’s highest film award.
Apart from being an established actress, Lolobrigita is also a sculptor, painter and renowned photographer. He was a travel photographer and traveled from the Soviet Union to Australia with his camera. He was even invited to the country by Cuban President Fidel Castro while on a photojournalism assignment.
Lolloprigida was brought to Hollywood by billionaire Howard Hughes. In Hollywood, she appeared with such celebrities as Frank Sinatra, Sean Connery, Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner and Tony Curtis.
Later in her life, Lolloprigida’s name appeared more often in press pieces covering the courts of Rome than in the glamor scene, as legal disputes arose over whether she had the mental capacity to manage her wealth.