Anna (Magnani) Alessandrini
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Anna (Magnani) Alessandrini (1908 - 1973)

Anna Alessandrini formerly Magnani
Born in Rome, Italymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1935 (to 1950) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died at age 65 in Rome, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 11 May 2018
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Anna (Magnani) Alessandrini is Notable.
Anna (Magnani) Alessandrini has Italian Roots.

Daughter of Marina Magnani; possibly the daughter of Francesco Del Duc[1] or Pietro Del Duce[2] - though other sources say she didn't know his name and he was possibly from Egypt instead of Calabria

Wife of Goffredo Alessandrini

Had a son with actor Massimo Serato in 1942 while she was still married but separated from her husband.

Her son contracted polio and lost the use of his legs and spent most of his life in a wheelchair. He eventually learned to use crutches/braces to walk.

Died of pancreatic cancer[2]

Won an Academy Award[3] and a BAFTA[3] for The Rose Tattoo in 1956/7. She did not accept her award in person as she didn't think she would win so she didn't attend. She won David de Donatello Awards[3] for Wild is the Wind in 1958 and Nella città l'inferno in 1959. She received a star on the walk of fame on 8 Feb 1960.[3][1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hollywood Walk of Fame: Anna Magnani. Accessed Xmas 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "IMDb: Anna Magnani, bio]." IMDb. Accessed Xmas 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "IMDb: Anna Magnani, awards." IMDb. Accessed Xmas 2021.

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