Sunday, April 25, 2010
Happy 70th Birthday Marina Malfatti
Marina Malfatti was born on April 25, 1940 in Florence, Italy. At 17 she enrolled at the Cours de'Art Dramatique in Paris. She returned to Italy after receiving a scholarship at The Experimental Center of Cinematography. Marina then entered the theater with small supporting roles. She was discovered by Arnoldo Foa. Malfatti entered films in 1974 with a part in “Malombra” directed by Diego Fabbri. She gained great popularity and spent her time between stage, film and television. Since the 1980s Marina's concentrated on acting in theater productions. In 1990 she began a partnership with Louis Squarzina and they have produced several plays by Pirandello, Shaw, Goldini and Cocteau. Marina has appeared in four Euro-westerns: “Savage Guns” (1971), “”The Return of Clint the Stranger” (1972), “The Son of Zorro” (1973) and as Marissa Malfatti “Pancho Villa” (1971). Today we celebrate Marina Malfatti's 70th birthday.