Date of Birth:
7 March 1908
Anna Magnani played in 3 movies in the Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy, War genres.
Anna Magnani got succeed with average imdb rating 7.4.
Tennessee Williams, after meeting her, said, "I never saw a more beautiful woman, enormous eyes, skin the color of Devonshire cream.".
Her beloved son Luca was the result of a brief affair with Italian matin?e idol Massimo Serato.
Her friendship with Tennessee Williams was the subject of an Off-Broadway play in New York, Roman Nights, by Franco D'Alessandro, which starred Franca Barchiesi as Magnani and Roy Miller as Williams. A film adaptation is in the works.
Convinced that she would never win the Oscar for The Rose Tattoo (1955), she didn't attend the ceremony. The reporter who woke her out of a sound sleep in Rome to give her the news had a difficult time convincing her he wasn't kidding. "You're lying," Magnini supposedly said. "If this is a joke, I'll kill you!".
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