Daniela Poggi

Daniela Poggi (born October 17, 1954) is an Italian film and stage actress and television presenter.

Daniela Poggi
Daniela Poggi (1983)
Born (1954-10-17) 17 October 1954
Other namesDaniela Levy
OccupationActress
Years active1975-present

Background

Born in Savona, at young age Poggi studied ballet, then graduated from Linguistic High-school.[1] Following her family she moved in Milan where she started working in commercials;[1] resumed her ballet studies, after a few minor film roles Poggi had the first great opportunity in 1978, chosen by Walter Chiari to star with him in the revue Hai mai provato nell'acqua calda?.[1] In 1979 she got a huge popularity thanks to the participation to the Raiuno variety television La sberla, that was seen by an average of about 20 million viewers.[1]

Poggi started her cinema career in genre films, especially starring in roles of sexual object in several commedie sexy all'italiana,[1] then, from late 1980s, she switched into more dramatic roles. She was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2001.[2]

Filmography

Film

Television

References

  1. Lamberto Antonelli (24 August 1981). "Daniela Poggi scappa dall'harem". La Stampa.
  2. "ambassador e testimonial - Daniela Poggi". UNICEF. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
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