|Marcello Mastroianni Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9¼ in|
|Date of Birth||September 28, 1924|
|Date of Death||December 19, 1996|
Marcello Mastroianni was one of the most celebrated Italian actors of the 20th century who appeared in classic films like La Dolce Vita (1960), Big Deal on Madonna Street (1959), 8½ (1963), Divorce Italian Style (1961), La Notte (1961), A Special Day (1977), A Very Private Affair (1962), Dark Eyes (1987), etc.
Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni
The Latin Lover, Snaporaz
Marcello was born on September 28, 1924.
He passed away on December 19, 1996, from pancreatic cancer in Paris at the age of 72 years.
Fontana Liri, Lazio, Italy
5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Marcello had dated –
- Carole Mallory
- Flora Carabella – He married Flora Carabella on August 12, 1950. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Barbara Mastroianni (b. 1951) before they went their separate ways.
- Ursula Andress (1965)
- Faye Dunaway (1968-1971)
- Catherine Deneuve (1971-1975) – His relationship with French actress Catherine Deneuve produced a daughter named Chiara Mastroianni (b. May 28, 1972).
- Claudia Cardinale
- Anouk Aimée
- Lauren Hutton
- Anna Maria Tatò (1976-1996) – He was in a long-term relationship with filmmaker and author Anna Maria Tatò for 20 years from 1976 until his death in 1996.
- Nastassja Kinski (1977-1978)
Race / Ethnicity
He had Italian ancestry and was of Jewish descent on his mother’s side.
However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ due to his advancing age.
- Dashing looks
- Square face
Marcello Mastroianni Facts
- In 1962, he became the first ever actor to receive an Oscar nomination for performance in a non-English language film for his work in Divorce Italian Style (1961). He went on to receive 2 more ‘Best Actor’ nominations for A Special Day (1977) and Dark Eyes (1987), but he never won the coveted award.
- Rome’s iconic Trevi Fountain, where Marcello filmed a memorable scene in La Dolce Vita (1960), was turned off and covered in black as a tribute to the actor after his death.
- In 1994, he was honored with a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic for his contributions to Italian culture and art.
- The Venice Film Festival introduced the ‘Marcello Mastroianni Award’ in 1998. Each year, the award is given to the best debut performance by an emerging actor or actress.
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