Maria-Luisa Della Noce was born on April 28, 1923 in San Giorgio di Nogro, Udine, Italy. Her career began in 1952 with an appearance in Marrio Bonnard’s “L'ultima sentenza”. In 1956 she landed the role that was the envy of of the greatest Italian actresses: the wife of Pietro Germi, actor and director of “Il ferroviere”. Her choice was rewarded with a Best Actress award at the International Film Festival of San Sebastián. As Luisa Della Noce she would go on to a limited career of twelve films from 1951-1982 among which were two Euro-westerns: “Death Rides Alone” and “John the Bastard” both in 1967. Luisa died in Rome on May 16, 2008. Today we remember Luisa Della Noce on what would have been her 90th birthday.