Valentina Cortese

Valentina Cortese (born January 1, 1925) is an Italian actress.

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in La Nuit américaine. She also appeared in the Franco Zeffirelli miniseries Jesus of Nazareth (movie).



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