Gina Lollobrigida Overview:

Legendary actress, Gina Lollobrigida, was born Luigina Lollobrigida on Jul 4, 1927 in Subiaco, Italy. Lollobrigida died at the age of 95 on Jan 16, 2023 in Rome, Italy .


Raven-haired Italian actress with beauty-queen figure, who became Italy's first post-war sex symbol. A number of homegrown films as slinky flirt got her known internationally as "La Lollo" and appearances in Hollywood movies made her a worldwide pin-up. Kept going fairly strongly until the early seventies, although long before that overtaken in popularity by Sophia Loren.

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Lollobrigida was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Gina Lollobrigida Quotes:

Capt. Tom Reynolds: You live here with Nikko?
Carla Vesari: I want to tell you something, Captain, and then perhaps you'll let me alone. I live here with Nikko. So why don't you go back to the hills and play with your popguns?

Solomon: In the last few days, I have shown you much of Israel. But you have not told me anything of your own country.
Sheba: At the moment, my own land seems as distant as the stars.
Solomon: In my youth, I used to dream of visiting all the faraway kingdoms of the earth.
Sheba: And now, instead, the rulers of those countries come to you.

Robert L. Talbot: I can't understand it.
Lisa Helena Fellini: Ah! That's another thing. If you loved me, you'd have learned my language! But no, I had to do it. The weeks I spent studying... Learning to speak this... Fluid English.
Robert L. Talbot: Not "fluid." Fluent!
Lisa Helena Fellini: Big shock! Knows all the words!

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£10,000 worth of her jewels was stolen from a bag in November 1998. This happened at a hotel reception in Munich, Germany, while she was waiting for a taxi to the airport. [11/98]

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