Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Lifeless at 95
Gina Lollobrigida — one the final mega celebs of previous Hollywood and one of the vital lovely — has died.
Her lawyer says she’d handed away Monday in a Rome hospital. It has been reported she’d been receiving therapy for a while, however it’s unclear for what.
Lollobrigida was a beloved and coveted film stars within the Fifties and ’60s — having costarred in movies alongside Hollywood heavyweights like Humphrey Bogart, Rock Hudson, Anthony Quinn, Errol Flynn, Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner and different main males of the time.
Whereas her appearing profession considerably petered out post-’60s, she had a run for a few decade or so the place she was one of the vital in-demand A-listers each right here and overseas … rivaling different starlets equivalent to Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor and extra.
A few of her most well-known flicks embody … “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Solomon and Sheba,” “Come September,” “Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell,” “Beat the Satan,” “Lovely however Harmful,” “Crossed Swords” … and numerous others.
One other component she’ll be remembered for … simply how a lot enterprise mogul Howard Hughes was infatuated along with her. He’d signed her to a film deal early on, however whereas she was beneath his make use of … he is stated to have proposed to her a number of instances, solely to be rebuffed.
Submit-acting, Lollobrigida had a profitable profession in photojournalism … and even tried her hand at Italian politics — which did not turn into as fruitful. Nonetheless, fairly the life certainly.
She was 95. RIP