Pier Angeli

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  • Birth Name: Anna Maria Pierangeli
  • Birth Place: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Died: September 10, 1971
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was discovered by director Leonide Moguy when she was 16 years old.
  • Made her film debut in the 1950 Italian movie Tomorrow Is Too Late.
  • Signed with MGM Studios in 1951.
  • Had her U.S. film debut in Teresa (1951).
  • In 1954, she starred in The Silver Chalice, which marked the film debut of Paul Newman.
  • While working on the set of The Silver Chalice, she met James Dean; the two had an ongoing relationship but never married.

Awards

  • 1961, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actress: Nominee
  • 1955, Golden Globe — Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites): Winner
  • 1952, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Winner

Relationships

  • James Dean — Ex-significant Other
  • Howard Andrea Travajoli — Son
  • Armando Trovajoli — Ex-husband
  • Marisa Pavan — Sister
  • Vic Damone — Ex-husband
  • Rocco Luigi Damone — Son
  • Patrizia Pierangeli — Sister

Details

  • Birth Name: Anna Maria Pierangeli
  • Birth Place: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Died: September 10, 1971
  • Profession: Actor