Teresa Franchini

Teresa Franchini (19 September 1877 – 11 August 1972) was an Italian stage and film actress. She was a leading lady of the theatre in her youth, appearing in the first Italian staging of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan in 1905.[1] Beginning in 1935, she played supporting roles in around twenty films.

Teresa Franchini
Born(1877-09-19)19 September 1877
Torre Pedrera di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna
Died11 August 1972(1972-08-11) (aged 94)
Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna
Years active1935 - 1960 (film)


Teresa Franchini was born on 19 September 1877 in Torre Pedrera di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She was an actress, known for Sleeping Beauty (1942), Tormento (1950), and Chains (1949). She was married to Mario Fumagalli (1904-1936). She died on 11 August 1972 in Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna, Emilia-Romagna.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. Evangelista, Stefano. The Reception of Oscar Wilde in Europe. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010. p.30.
  2. "Teresa Franchini". IMDb. Retrieved 23 September 2015.

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