Elvy Lissiak

Elvy Lissiak (19 July 1929 – 25 February 1996) was an Italian stage and film actress.

Elvy Lissiak
Elvira Lissiak

(1929-07-19)19 July 1929
Died25 February 1996(1996-02-25) (aged 66)

Life and career

Born in Trieste as Elvira Lissiak, she made her film debut with the role of Luciana in Luciano Emmer's Domenica d'agosto, gaining critical appreciation for her performance.[1][2] Lissiak later appeared on stage in a rivista with Ugo Tognazzi and in several films alongside Vittorio Gassman, at the time her partner in life.[1] Following the breakup of her relationship with Gassman, she decided to focus her activities on stage, where she knew her then husband, the actor Franco Castellani.[1] She retired from acting in the early 1960s.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
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