Elena Zareschi

Elena Zareschi (23 July 1916 – 31 July 1999) was an Italian stage, television and film actress.

Elena Zareschi
Born
Elina Lazzareschi

(1916-07-23)23 July 1916
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died31 July 1999(1999-07-31) (aged 83)
Lucca, Italy
OccupationActress

Life and career

Born Elina Lazzareschi in Buenos Aires to Italian parents from Lucca, Zareschi moved to Rome in the mid-1930s and enrolled at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, graduating in 1937.[1][2] In the same year,she made her film debut in the drama L’ultima nemica.[1][2] While she had few opportunities in films, Zareschi was very active on stage, where she debuted in 1939, as well as in television films and series.[1][2]

Selected filmography

References

  1. Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
  2. Felice Cappa; Piero Gelli; Marco Mattarozzi. Dizionario dello spettacolo del '900. Baldini & Castoldi, 1998. ISBN 8880892959.

Further reading

  • Remo Schiavo; Nevio Zanni. Elena Zareschi: la grande tragica del teatro italiano. Accademia Olimpica, 2002.
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