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Lea Massari

Film Actress | * 06/30/1933 (87) | Rome, Italy
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Lea Massari, born Anna Maria Massetani (born 30 June 1933) is an actress and singer from Italy. She was born Anna Maria Massetani in Rome, but changed her name to Lea Massari when she was 22 after the death of her fiancé Leo. She studied architecture in Switzerland. Massari become known in art cinema for two roles: the missing girl Anna in Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura (1960), and as Clara, the mother of a sexually precocious 14-year-old boy named Laurent (Benoît Ferreux) in Louis Malle's Murmur of the Heart (1971). She worked both in Italian and French cinema. Her career includes Sergio Leone's debut The Colossus of Rhodes (Il Colosso di Rodi, 1961) and international commercial films such as The Things of Life (Les choses de la vie, 1970). She was member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1975. After appearing in Francesco Rosi's Christ Stopped at Eboli..."> ()
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Anna Maria Massetani better known as Lea Massari (born 30 June 1933) is an Italian actress. When she was 22, she changed her name to Lea Massari after the death of her fiancé Leo. She studied architecture in Switzerland. Massari become a celebrity in art cinema for two roles, the missing girl Anna in Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura (1960), and as Clara, the mother of a sexually precocious 14 year old boy named Laurent (Benoît Ferreux) in Louis Malle's Murmur of the Heart (1971). She worked both in Italian and French Cinema. Her career includes Sergio Leone's debut Il Colosso di Rodi, and international commercial films such as Les choses de la vie. She was member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1975. She won Nastro d'Argento as Best Supporting Actress for her role in Francesco Rosi's Christ Stopped at Eboli.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | War

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Movies with Lea Massari as Actress(44)

as Marta1985 Segreti segreti
as Nelly1984 The Seventh Target
as Anna (voice) (archive footage)1983 Ritorno a Lisca Bianca
as Carla Angelli1983 Sarah
as Luisa Levi1979 Christ Stopped at Eboli
as Joséphe1978 Sale rêveur
as Anna mother1978 The Meetings of Anna
as Cecilia1977 Location Hunting
as Amanda Treves1976 Stream Line
as Norah Elmer1975 Fear Over the City
as Charlotte1974 Allonsanfan
as Britt1974 Devil's Ransom
as Helene Noblet1974 Bloody Murder
as Aurélie1973 The Woman in Blue
as Maria1973 The Son
as Maria1973 The Silent One
as Monica1972 Indian Summer
as Sugar1972 And Hope to Die
as Clara Chevalier1971 Murmur of the Heart
as Catherine Bérard1970 The Things of Life
as Aloma1968 I Want Him Dead
as Toula1965 Le Soldatesse
as Monica (segment "1 'Usi e costumi', episode 3")1965 Made in Italy
as Dominique Servet1964 The Unvanquished
as María Jerónima1964 Weeping for a Bandit
as Marthe Dravet1962 Le monte-charge
as Lelia Mendores1962 Conquered City
as Elena Pavinato1961 A Difficult Life
as Anna Miklos1961 I sogni muoiono all'alba
as Anna1960 L'Avventura
as Maria Pawlowa1958 Resurrection
as Lucia Moretti1957 I sogni nel cassetto
as Agnese Barras1955 Forbidden

TV Shows/Series with Lea Massari as Actress(2)

as Anna Karenina1974 Anna Karenina
as Agrafena Aleksàndrovna1969 The Brothers Karamazov

Full Name: Lea Massari
Citizenship: Italy
Born: Friday, 06/30 1933 (June) in Rome (current age: 87 years + 3 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: Italian (IT)
Other names for Lea Massari (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Anna Maria Massetani"
"Léa Massari"
Lea Massari frequently works together with these people:
Piero Piccioni (7x, Crew)
Nanni Loy (5x, Crew)
Cesare Seccia (4x, Crew)
Claude Pinoteau (4x, Crew)
Valerio Zurlini (4x, Crew)
Sandro Bolchi (4x, Crew)
Lino Ventura (3x, Actor)
Ennio De Concini (3x, Crew)
Ageo Savioli (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7863, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/07/2020