Italian stage actress: Adelaide Ristori began her acting carreer at a very early age. She was a member of the Sardinian company and also of the Ducal company at Parma. In 1846, she married the marchese Giuliano Capranica del Grillo. In 1855, she made her first debut in Paris and, in 1866, she paid her first visit to the United States. She retired from professional life in 1885.