Lyla Rocco

Lyla Rocco (18 January 1933 – 17 January 2015) was an Italian film actress. She was also a contestant in Miss Italy. After making her screen debut in 1951, Rocco appeared in over thirty productions before retiring in 1964. In 1954 she played a supporting role in Roberto Rossellini's Journey to Italy.[1] In 1960, in one of her final roles, she appeared in the horror film The Playgirls and the Vampire.[2]

Lyla Rocco
Maria Luisa Rocco

(1933-01-18)18 January 1933
Died17 January 2015(2015-01-17) (aged 81)
Years active1951-1964 (film)

She was married to the actor Steve Barclay.

Selected filmography


  1. Masi & Lancia p.64
  2. Hogan p.304


  • Hogan, David J. Dark Romance: Sexuality in the Horror Film. McFarland, 1997.
  • Masi, Stefano & Lancia, Enrico. I film di Roberto Rossellini. Gremese Editore, 1987.
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