Durante, Anita

ACTOR (ITALY)
BORN 28 Sep 1897, Roma - DIED 2 Mar 1994, Roma
REAL NAME Bianchi, Anita
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Piazzale del Verano, 1 (riquadro 133, n. 77)

Anita Durante came from humble circumstances. She was educated at a dramatic society and in 1919 she debuted in the theatre Petrolini's "Romani di Roma". She married the actor Checco Durante and after nine years with Petrolini she and Checco started their own company.

She also played in movies, among them "Un americano a Roma". she continued her stage career until 1992 and she died in 1994, aged 96, after she fell from a balcony when she was cleaning her windows. Checco had died in 1976 and she was buried bseide him at the Cimitero Monumentale al Verano in Rome.

Family
• Husband: Durante, Checco

Sources
Anita Durante - Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Anita and Checco Durante at the Cimitero Monumentale al Verano, Rome.
Picture by Androom (28 Feb 2015)

 


Durante, Checco

Published: 29 Mar 2015
Last update: 29 Mar 2015