Mastroianni, Marcello

BORN 28 Sep 1924, Fontana Liri, Lazio - DIED 19 Dec 1996, Paris
BIRTH NAME Mastroianni, Marcello Vincenzo Domenico
CAUSE OF DEATH pancreatic cancer
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Piazzale del Verano, 1 (Ampliamento, Gruppo I Monumentale, row 99, grave 71 (200 meters right of the entrance))

Marcello Mastroianni was the son of a carpenter. He grew up in Turin and Rome. He made his uncredited debut in "Marionette" (1939) at the age of fourteen. Some minor parts followed, before he played his first main part in "Atto d'accusa" (1951). In 1950 he married the actress Flora Carabella (1926-1999). In 1951 they had a daughter, Barbara (d.2018).

During the next years he became famous, appearing in "I soliti ignoti" (1958) and in Fellini's "La dolce vita" (1960, with Anita Ekberg). In 1963 he was in Fellini's "8½". He appeared in many more movies and received three nominations for an Academy Award for Best Actor. At the festival in Cannes he twice won the prize for Best Actor.

In 1970 he separated from Flora Cabella because of his affairs with other women. He had an affair with Faye Dunaway in 1968, but she left him in 1971 because he didn't want to divorce his wife. In 1972 he had a daughter with Catharine Deneuve, Chiara. With Deneuve he made four movies. He had affair with more women until he met Anna Maria Tatò. They were together from 1976 until his death.

In 1996 he appeared next to his daughter Chiara in "Trois vies et une seule mort". He died in the same year in Paris with Deneuve, Tatò and his two daughters at his bedside.

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The grave of Marcello Mastroianni at the Cimitero Monumentale al Verano, Rome.
Picture by Androom (24 Jan 2010)


Marcello Mastroianni - Wikipedia

Mataja, Emilie

Published: 01 Jan 2020
Last update: 25 Mar 2023