Laura Betti (Laura Betti)

Laura Betti

Actress. Born Laura Trombetti, best known for her long artistic partnership and relation with the poet, writer and film director Pier Paolo Pasolini. Directed by him, she starred notably in “Teorema” (1968), for which was awarded with the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, and in “I racconti di Canterbury” (1972). Her film credits include one of the most famous films in cinema history, “La dolce Vita” (1960) by Federico Fellini, in addition to important films such as “Nel nome del padre” (1972), and “Sbatti il mostro in prima pagina” (1970), both directed by Marco Bellocchio. Laura played an memorable part alongside Donald Sutherland in the film “Novecento” (1976) by Bernardo Bertolucci, in the role of sadistic cousin of the protagonist Alfredo. She died at 70 years as a result of complications related to her obesity of which was afflicted in the last years of her life. (bio by: Ruggero)


  • May, 01, 1927
  • Italy


  • July, 07, 2004
  • Italy


  • Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa di Bologna
  • Italy

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