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Virna Lisi

Virna Lisi Virna Lisi (born 8 November 1936 in Ancona, dead 18 Dicember 2014) is a Cannes and Csar award-winning Italian film actress.
She was born in Ancona, Marche, as Virna Lisa Pieralisi.

Virna Lisi began her film career in her teens. She was discovered in Paris by two Neapolitan producers, Antonio Ferrigno and Ettore Pesce. Her debut was in Search with google:La corda d acciaioLa corda d acciaio (Search with google:The line of steelThe line of steel , 1953).
Initially, she did musical films, like in Search with google:E Napoli cantaE Napoli canta (Search with google:Napoli singsNapoli sings , 1953) and the successful Search with google:Questa  la vitaQuesta la vita (1954, with the popular Tot).
Nonetheless, her beauty was more valued than her talent, as in Search with google:Le diciottenniLe diciottenni and Search with google:Lo scapoloLo scapolo films of 1955. Yet she filled demanding roles, particularly in Search with google:La Donna del GiornoLa Donna del Giorno (1956), Search with google:EvaEva (1962).
Lisi also promoted a toothpaste brand on television with a slogan that would become a catchphrase among Italians: "con quella bocca pu dire ci che vuole" (with such a mouth, she can say whatever she wants).
Hollywood producers sought a new Marilyn Monroe, and so Lisi debuted in Hollywood comedy as a blue-eyed blonde temptress opposite Search with google:Jack LemmonJack Lemmon in Search with google:How to Murder Your WifeHow to Murder Your Wife (1965) and appeared with Search with google:Tony CurtisTony Curtis in Search with google:Not with My Wife, You Don t!Not with My Wife, You Don t! (1966).
Lisi then starred with Search with google:Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra , in Search with google:Assault on a QueenAssault on a Queen (1966), in Search with google:La Ragazza e il GeneraleLa Ragazza e il Generale , co-starring with Search with google:Rod SteigerRod Steiger , and in two films with Search with google:Anthony QuinnAnthony Quinn , Search with google:The Secret of Santa VittoriaThe Secret of Santa Vittoria , directed by Search with google:Stanley KramerStanley Kramer , and the war drama Search with google:The 25th HourThe 25th Hour .

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