Monday, December 14, 2009
Happy 70th Birthday Alessandra Panero
She was born Alessandra Panero on December 14, 1939 in Rome, Italy. We know her by her alias Topsy Collins. Her first appearance was in 1954's “Il barcaiolo Amalfi” directed by Mino Roli. She would go on to make over 35 films before her reitrment in 1976. Her most famous role was as the beautiful virgin Princess Medea, love interest to Gordon Scott's heroic Prince Glaucus, in “Hercules vs The Molock” (1963). During her career she made three Eurowesterns “Treasure of the Aztecs” and “Pyramid of the Sun Gods” with Lex Barker both in 1965 and “30 Winchesters for El Diablo” (1966) with Carl Möhner using her alias Topsy Collins. Today we celebrate Alessandra Panero's 70th birthday.