Pina Cei (born Giuseppina Casini; 13 June 1904 – 1 February 2000) was an Italian stage, film and television actress. She appeared in more than thirty films from 1933 to 1995.
Cei in 1969
|Born||13 June 1904|
|Died||1 February 2000 95) (aged|
Life and career
The daughter of the stage actress Luisa Cei, she made her theatrical debut in 1922, in the company of Raffaele Niccoli. She later worked in several high-profile stage companies, including Emma Gramatica's and Ruggero Ruggeri's, until 1942, when she founded her own stage company. She made her film debut in 1933, in Villafranca, in which she is credited as Pia Torriani (from her husband's surname). Her younger sister Dory was also an actress.
|1934||Villafranca||principessa Clotilde di Savoia|
|1935||Maestro Landi||Sua moglie|
|1958||Camping||Mother of Nino and Valeria|
|1968||Il marito è mio e l'ammazzo quando mi pare|
|1973||Love and Anarchy||Madame Aïda|
|1974||Nipoti miei diletti||Elisabetta's housekeeper|
|1976||La padrona è servita||Countess Fanny|
|1983||A Joke of Destiny||Donna Sofia|
|1986||Open Sesame||TV Series|
|1987||Dark Eyes||Elisa's Mother|
|1990||Tre colonne in cronaca||Margherita|
|1991||The Party's Over||Nonna Zaira|
|1994||Anche i commercialisti hanno un'anima|
- Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano, Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.