Francesca D'Aloja

Francesca D'Aloja (born 21 April 1963) is an Italian film, television and stage actress.

Francesca D'Aloja
Born (1963-04-21) 21 April 1963

Life and career

Born in Rome, D'Aloja started her career as a theater actress.[1] In cinema, after several secondary roles, she made her debut as main actress in 1992, in the comedy film Quando eravamo repressi.[1] In 1998 she was nominated to Globo d'oro for best actress thanks to her performance in Ferzan Özpetek's Hamam.[2] D'Aloja is married to the director and screenwriter Marco Risi.[3]

Selected filmography


  1. Mario Sesti. La "scuola" italiana: storia, strutture, e immaginario di un altro cinema, 1988-1996. Marsilio, 1996. ISBN 8831764772.
  2. "Un " Carniere " di Globi d' oro, escluso il " Ciclone "". Corriere della Sera. 15 June 1997. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  3. Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
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