Mariella Lotti

Mariella Lotti (Busto Arsizio, 1919 – Paris, 2004) was an Italian film actress. Lotti made her film debut in 1939, and played leading ladies in a number of Fascist era and post-war films. She was one of many actors employed on the anthology film The Ten Commandments, made following the overthrow of Benito Mussolini.[1] She made her final film Carmen in 1954. During the war she was involved in a passionate love story with King Michael of Romania.

Mariella Lotti
Maria Camilla Pianotti

(1919-11-17)17 November 1919[note 1]
Died18 December 2004(2004-12-18) (aged 85)
Years active1939–1954

Her sister Carola Lotti was also an actress.



  1. Some sources say 18 November 1919, but the parish register states she was born before midnight.


  1. Gundle p.262-63


  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.
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