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Anna Magnani, 1950, photo by Herbert List

Anna Magnani (7 March 1908 – 26 September 1973) was an Italian stage and film actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress, along with four other international awards, for her portrayal of a Sicilian widow in The Rose Tattoo. Time magazine described her personality as "fiery", and drama critic Harold Clurman said her acting was "volcanic".Director Roberto Rossellini called her "the greatest acting genius since Eleonora Duse.

La Grande Anna Magnani

Herbert List. Anna Magnani in her country house. San Felice Circeo 1950

A photo of actress Anna Magnani. by Yousuf Karsh

The Fugitive Kind (1960). Starring: Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward and Maureen Stapleton

Marlon Brando, 1953

The Great Anna Magnani

Alec Guinness, 1951, photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

N. Kinski. Ah... I just saw Paris, Texas again. Love that movie and she looks stunning in it.

Anna Magnani,Due nomination per Anna Magnani, entrambe nella categoria Miglior Attrice: nel 1956 per 'La rosa tatuata' (vinse l'Oscar) e nel 1958 per 'Selvaggio è il vento'.

Anna Magnani (Rome, March 7, 1908 - Rome, September 26, 1973) was the Italian film actress. It is considered one of the greatest actresses in the history of Italian and world cinema. It was one of the prominent figures of the Roman with Aldo Fabrizi and Alberto Sordi. In his career he has received two Oscar nominations and won one.

Charlotte Rampling by Arnaud De Rosnay, Vogue July 1970

Alain Delon, Borsalino, 1970

Tyrone Power

Martin Munkácsi - Katherine, Marion and Margaret Hepburn, Harper's Bazaar, August 1939


Anna Magnani - Philippe Halsman. This is the photo that's lets me know I relate to her in so many ways!!!

Michael Caine and Candice Bergen During the Filming of 'The Magus', Mallorca 1967 |

Anna Magnani

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