Claudia Cardinale

(83 Years)


Claudia Cardinale (born 15 April 1938) is an Italian Tunisian film actress who appeared in some of the most acclaimed European films of the 1960s and 1970s, mainly Italian or French, but also in multiple English-language films.

Born and raised in La Goulette, a neighbourhood of Tunis, Cardinale won the "Most Beautiful Italian Girl in Tunisia" competition in 1957, the prize being a trip to Italy, which quickly led to film contracts, due above all to the involvement of Franco Cristaldi, who acted as her mentor for a number of years and later married her. After making her debut in a minor role with Omar Sharif in Goha (1958), Cardinale became one of the best-known actresses in Italy after roles in films such as Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Girl with a Suitcase (1961), Cartouche (1962),The Leopard (1963), and Fellini's (1963). Read More>

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Claudia Cardinale's Bio

Full Name

Claudia Cardinale

Date of Birth

15 April 1938


5.51Ft. ( 168 cms. )

Claudia Cardinale's Family Info

Son Name

Patrick Cristaldi

Daughter Name

Claudia Squitieri

Sister Name

Blanche Cardinale

Mother Name

Yolanda Greco

Father Name

Francesco Cardinale

Husband Name

Franco Cristaldi , Pasquale Squitieri

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Claudia Cardinale Debut/First Movie is Goha

Claudia Cardinale's Awards


Golden Eagle Special Award

Outstanding Contribution to the World Cinema


Golden Orange Award

Best Actress (National)


Faten Hamama Honorary Award


David di Donatello Alitalia Award

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