Jole Fierro

Jole Fierro (22 November 1926 – 27 March 1988) was an Italian actress.

Jole Fierro
Born(1926-11-22)22 November 1926
Died27 March 1988(1988-03-27) (aged 61)

Born in Salerno, Fierro made her debut in the early 1950s in the Neapolitan dialect theater, and shortly later she made her first appearances in films.[1] In June 1954, she acted in the surreal comedy play written and directed by Dario Fo I sani da legare,[1][2] then, in the autumn of the same year, she entered the prestigious stage company of Eduardo De Filippo, with whom she achieved some large success.[1] She was also critically appreciated for her performances in Miseria e nobiltà by Mario Scarpetta and in Palummella zompa e vola by Antonio Petito.[1]

Fierro had a significant career in Italian television, where she starred in dozens of television films and series, while her film career was mainly limited to character roles.[1] She had a long relationship with actor Arnoldo Foà, and the couple had a daughter, Annalisa.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Roberto Chiti. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese, 1999. ISBN 8877423420.
  2. Claudio Altarocca (23 July 1991). "Fò quel teatro è da buttare". La Stampa. p. 13.

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