Laura Antonelli

Laura Antonelli

Birth
Pula, Grad Pula, Istarska, Croatia
Death 22 Jun 2015 (aged 73)
Ladispoli, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Ladispoli, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Memorial ID 148143083 · View Source
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Actress. An attractive leading lady and sex symbol of Italian cinema, she was primarily cast in sensual, provocative roles throughout her career. Born Laura Antonaz, her family moved to Italy when she was a child and settled in Naples. Laura had ambitions of becoming a teacher and after earning her degree in Education, she moved to Rome and taught Gymnastics. She was soon discovered by people associated with the entertainment industry which led to her career as a model, subsequently followed by commercials and motion pictures. She caught the attention of international audiences in the Vincent Price picture "Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs" (1966) and starred in the sexually explicit "Devil in the Flesh" (1969). She co-starred opposite James Garner in the Western "A Man Called Sledge" (1970). She became a star playing 'Angela', the sexy maid in "Malizia" (1973, also known as "Malicious") and during the next two decades, she remained busy in films in her native Italy, appearing in roughly thirty films, prior to retiring from the industry during the early 1990s. She appeared on the cover of Playboy at the age of thirty-nine in 1981.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Added: 22 Jun 2015
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Antonelli (28 Nov 1941–22 Jun 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 148143083, citing Ladispoli Cemetery, Ladispoli, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .