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Isa Miranda
Isa Miranda
(5 July 1909 – 8 July 1982) was an Italian actress with an international film career.[1]


1 Biography 2 Selected filmography 3 References 4 External links

Biography[edit] Born Ines Isabella Sampietro in Milan,[1] she worked as a typist whilst attending the drama academy in Milan
and training as a stage actress. She went on to play bit parts in Italian films in Rome. She changed her name to Isa Miranda
Isa Miranda
and success came with Max Ophüls' film La Signora di tutti
La Signora di tutti
(Everybody's Woman) (1934) in which she played Gaby Doriot, a famous film star and adventuress with whom men cannot help falling in love. Having brought several of them to their ruin, she slits her wrists. This performance brought in its wake several film offers and a Hollywood
contract with Paramount Pictures. There, billed as the "Italian Marlene Dietrich", she played several femme fatale roles in such films as Hotel Imperial (1939) and Adventure in Diamonds
Adventure in Diamonds
(1940).[1][2] She returned to Italy
soon after the outbreak of World War II
World War II
and continued to act on the stage and to make films. In 1949, she starred in René Clément's The Walls of Malapaga, which won an Academy Award for the most outstanding foreign language film of 1950, and for Miranda, the Palme d'Or
Palme d'Or
at the Cannes Film Festival. Another success of that period was La Ronde (1950), also directed by Ophüls.[2] Her career took her to France, Germany
and England, where she frequently appeared in TV films, including The Avengers.[2] Other notable film appearances include Siamo donne
Siamo donne
(1953), a portmanteau film where Miranda shares the screen with three other screen legends, Anna Magnani, Alida Valli
Alida Valli
and Ingrid Bergman, Summertime (1955), Gli Sbandati (1955), La Noia (The Empty Canvas, 1963), The Yellow Rolls-Royce
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
(1964), The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968) and Liliana Cavani's Il portiere di notte (The Night Porter, 1974).[1] Miranda was married to the Italian director and producer Alfredo Guarini until his death in 1981. She died in Rome
in 1982, three days after her 73rd birthday.[1] Selected filmography[edit]

The Haller Case (1933) Creatures of the Night (1934) Everybody's Woman
Everybody's Woman
(1934) Red Passport (1935) Like the Leaves (1935) A Woman Between Two Worlds (1936) The Lie of Nina Petrovna (1937) The Man from Nowhere (1937) The Former Mattia Pascal (1937) Scipio Africanus: The Defeat of Hannibal (1937) Hotel Imperial (1939) Adventure in Diamonds
Adventure in Diamonds
(1940) A Woman Has Fallen (1941) Malombra (1942) Document Z-3
Document Z-3
(1942) My Widow and I
My Widow and I
(1945) Pact with the Devil (1950) La Ronde (1950) as Charlotte, the Actress The Secret of Helene Marimon (1954) Rasputin (1954) Rommel's Treasure (1955) Summertime (1955) Arrivano i dollari!
Arrivano i dollari!
(1957) The Empty Canvas
The Empty Canvas
(1963) The Yellow Rolls-Royce
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
(1964) Un monde nouveau
Un monde nouveau
(1965) The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968) The Syndicate: A Death in the Family (1970) Dorian Gray (1970) Roy Colt and Winchester Jack
Roy Colt and Winchester Jack
(1970) Marta (1971) A Bay of Blood
A Bay of Blood
(1971) Lo chiameremo Andrea
Lo chiameremo Andrea
(1972) The Night Porter
The Night Porter
(1974) Le farò da padre
Le farò da padre


^ a b c d e Monica Cardarilli (2004) MIRANDA, Isa. Enciclopedia del Cinema ^ a b c Isa Miranda
Isa Miranda
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Cannes Film Festival
Award for Best Actress


Michèle Morgan
Michèle Morgan
(1946) Isa Miranda
Isa Miranda
(1949) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1951) Lee Grant
Lee Grant
(1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) cast of Bolshaya Semya (1955) Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward
(1956) Giulietta Masina
Giulietta Masina
(1957) Bibi Andersson
Bibi Andersson
/ Eva Dahlbeck
Eva Dahlbeck
/ Barbro Hiort af Ornäs / Ingrid Thulin (1958) Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
(1959) Melina Mercouri
Melina Mercouri
/ Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(1960) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1961) Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
/ Rita Tushingham
Rita Tushingham
(1962) Marina Vlady
Marina Vlady
(1963) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
/ Barbara Barrie
Barbara Barrie
(1964) Samantha Eggar
Samantha Eggar
(1965) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1966) Pia Degermark
Pia Degermark
(1967) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1969) Ottavia Piccolo
Ottavia Piccolo
(1970) Kitty Winn (1971) Susannah York
Susannah York
(1972) Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
(1973) Marie-José Nat
Marie-José Nat
(1974) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine


Dominique Sanda
Dominique Sanda
/ Mari Törőcsik
Mari Törőcsik
(1976) Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall
/ Monique Mercure (1977) Jill Clayburgh
Jill Clayburgh
/ Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(1978) Sally Field
Sally Field
(1979) Anouk Aimée
Anouk Aimée
(1980) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
(1981) Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak
Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak
(1982) Hanna Schygulla
Hanna Schygulla
(1983) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1984) Norma Aleandro
Norma Aleandro
/ Cher
(1985) Barbara Sukowa
Barbara Sukowa
/ Fernanda Torres
Fernanda Torres
(1986) Barbara Hershey
Barbara Hershey
(1987) Barbara Hershey
Barbara Hershey
/ Jodhi May / Linda Mvusi
Linda Mvusi
(1988) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1989) Krystyna Janda
Krystyna Janda
(1990) Irène Jacob
Irène Jacob
(1991) Pernilla August
Pernilla August
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Virna Lisi
Virna Lisi
(1994) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Kathy Burke (1997) Élodie Bouchez
Élodie Bouchez
/ Natacha Régnier
Natacha Régnier
(1998) Séverine Caneele
Séverine Caneele
/ Émilie Dequenne
Émilie Dequenne
(1999) Björk


Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2001) Kati Outinen (2002) Marie-Josée Croze
Marie-Josée Croze
(2003) Maggie Cheung
Maggie Cheung
(2004) Hana Laszlo
Hana Laszlo
(2005) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
/ Carmen Maura
Carmen Maura
/ Lola Dueñas
Lola Dueñas
/ Chus Lampreave
Chus Lampreave
/ Blanca Portillo / Yohana Cobo
Yohana Cobo
(2006) Jeon Do-yeon
Jeon Do-yeon
(2007) Sandra Corveloni (2008) Charlotte Gainsbourg
Charlotte Gainsbourg
(2009) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(2010) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(2011) Cristina Flutur / Cosmina Stratan (2012) Bérénice Bejo
Bérénice Bejo
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Emmanuelle Bercot
Emmanuelle Bercot
/ Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara
(2015) Jaclyn Jose (2016) Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger

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