Real Name: Mariangela Melato
Was Born: September 18, 1941
Bio: Mariangela Melato is an Italian
actress. Melato was born in Milan and studied at the Milan Theatre Academy.
A striking, blonde actress, she began her stage career in the early 1960s and
rose to fame after delivering powerful performances for a number of notable
Italian stage directors such as Dario Fo, Luchino Visconti and Luca Ronconi.
Her cinematic debut came in 1969 with Pupi Avati's Thomas e gli indemoniati
and Melato would continue to deliver memorable performances in the 1970s and
grew to become a highly respected leading lady of many acclaimed and award-winning
Italian films. Her memorable early film roles include the school teacher in
Nino Manfredi's comedy Between Miracles (1971) and the female leads in Elio
Petri's The Working Class Goes to Heaven (1971) and Vittorio De Sica's Lo chiameremo
Andrea (We'll Call Him Andrew, 1972)...