Rosina Galli (actress)

Rosina Galli (1899 June 3, 1950) was an Italian film actress in Hollywood.

Rosina Galli
Born
Rosina Raggozino

1899 (1899)
Died(1950-06-03)June 3, 1950
OccupationActress
Years active1936–1950
Spouse(s)Augusto Galli
Childrenone son, Asterio

Life and career

Rosina Galli was an Italian/American character actress who worked in Hollywood between the mid-1930s and the mid-1940s, where she performed in about 40 films. She appeared with Clark Gable in They Met in Bombay (1941) and played Christine's maid in The Phantom of the Opera (1943). The actress also portrayed the friendly wife of J. Carrol Naish in Star in the Night (1945), an Academy-Award-winning short film by Don Siegel. Through her accent she frequently played motherly characters of Italian or Spanish descent, mostly in small roles. Afterwards Galli returned to Italy where she also played in three other movies until 1950. She also worked as the Italian dubbing voice for actresses like Joan Crawford, Marie Dressler, and Myrna Loy.[1] Rosina Galli died in 1950 in Rome, aged 51.[2][3][4]

Filmography

References

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