Franca Dominici

Franca Dominici (25 June 1907 – 14 October 1999) was an Italian actress and voice actress.

Franca Dominici
Born(1907-06-25)25 June 1907
Bologna, Italy
Died14 October 1999(1999-10-14) (aged 92)
Rome, Italy
Occupationactress

Life and career

Born in Bologna, the daughter of the actor Enrico, after studying at the Istituto Tecnico Dominici began her career on stage in her early twenties, in 1926, entering the theatrical company of Alfredo De Sanctis.[1]

In the early 1930s she had her first roles as lead actress, then she founded with Mario Siletti the stable company at the Teatro delle Muse in Rome.[1] In the late 1930s Dominici started an intense career as a character actress in films and later in television; in 1967 she had the main role in the television film La madre di nostra figlia.[1]

Dominici also had a long radio activity and an intense career as a voice actress and a dubber, being the Italian voice of important actresses such as Thelma Ritter, Constance Bennett, Patricia Neal, Edwige Feuillère, Carmen Miranda, Joan Blondell.[1]

Selected filmography

References

  1. Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
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