Actress. She will perhaps be best remembered for her leading role in the successful play “Filomena Marturano”. Born to parents of French origin, she was cast at young age in Raffaele Viviani’s company theater and then in that of Eduardo De Filippo becoming one of the most popular actresses of the Neapolitan theater. Regina was leading actress of the Eduardo’s theater, playing notably in classic plays such as “Sabato, Domenica e Lunedì”, “Napoli Milionaria!” and “Questi Fantasmi”. She also worked in the film industry with some of the greatest film directors of Italian cinema. From 1939 to 2008, Regina starred in more than forty films including notably “Il Giudizio universale” (1961) by Vittorio De Sica, “Le quattro giornate di Napoli” (1962) by Nanni Loy, for which she won a Nastro d’Argento, “Kaos” (1984) by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, “Il giudice ragazzino” (1994) by Alessandro Di Robilant, and “Gesù di Nazareth ” (1977) by Franco Zeffirelli. In 1996, she was awarded the title of Grand Officer of the Italian Republic for her artistic merits. She died in her sleep at the age of ninety-two at her home in Rome.
- January, 01, 1921
- April, 05, 2013
- Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo