Elena “Lella” Fabrizi

Elena “Lella” Fabrizi

Birth
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Death 9 Aug 1993 (aged 78)
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Gruppo VI, Ground floor, Cappella 48, Row 1, Number 25
Memorial ID 182391284 · View Source
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Elena Fabrizi in Trabalza was an Italian stage, television and film actress and a television personality. She was also known as Lella Fabrizi and Sora Lella. Born in Rome, the sister of the actor and director Aldo, in the late 1950s Fabrizi started occasionally appearing in films, considering the acting career just a hobby, being his true profession the restaurateur and gastronome. Mainly used for very little character roles, her acting career had her peak in early 1980s, thanks to a series of films directed by Carlo Verdone in which she played the typical role of the good-natured, grumbling grandmother. For her role in Bianco, rosso e Verdone Fabrizi won a Silver Ribbon for Best New Actress, while in 1984 she won a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Acqua e sapone.

Fabrizi was also a busy television personality, and for a long time she was a regular guest on the television program Maurizio Costanzo Show. She suffered from diabetes, and died of a stroke at Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Rome. She was a supporter of S.S. Lazio.


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  • Created by: Italia
  • Added: 14 Aug 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 182391284
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elena “Lella” Fabrizi (17 Jun 1915–9 Aug 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 182391284, citing Cimitero Flaminio, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Italia (contributor 48834954) .