María Mercader

María de la Asunción Mercader Fordada (Spanish: [maˈɾi.a meɾkaˈðeɾ]; 6 March 1918 26 January 2011) was a Spanish film actress who appeared in 40 films between 1923 and 1992. She was the second wife of film director Vittorio De Sica.[2] Her half-brother was Ramón Mercader, the murderer of Leon Trotsky in 1940, in Mexico.[3][4]

María Mercader
Born
María de la Asunción Mercader Fordada[1]

(1918-03-06)6 March 1918
Barcelona, Spain
Died26 January 2011(2011-01-26) (aged 92)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActress
Years active1923–1992
Spouse(s)
  • Giuliano Scicolone (m. 19491955)
  • Vittorio De Sica
    (m. 1968; died 1974)
ChildrenManuel De Sica
Christian De Sica
Parent(s)Pau Mercader i Marina (father)
RelativesRamón Mercader (half-brother)

Selected filmography

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