Loredana (actress)

Loredana Padoan (19 March 1924 – 18 January 2016), best known just as Loredana, was an Italian film and stage actress.

Loredana Padoan

19 March 1924 (1924-03-19)
Venice, Italy
Died18 January 2016 (2016-01-19) (aged 91)
Bologna, Italy

Life and career

Born in Venice, after completing her scuola magistrale studies, Loredana enrolled at several acting schools, determined to pursue a career as an actress.[1]

Following several secondary roles, she had her breakout in 1942, with the lead role in the drama film La signorina.[1] She later specialized in adventure films and melodramas.[1] She significantly slowed her activities after the war, until her marriage to a Roman antique dealer and her subsequent retirement in the late 1940s.[1]

Selected filmography


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

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