Galli, Dina

BORN 16 Dec 1877, Milano, Lombardia - DIED 4 Mar 1951, Roma, Lazio
BIRTH NAME Galli, Clotilde Anna Maria
GRAVE LOCATION Milano, Lombardia: Cimitero Monumentale, Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale (Necropoli Giardino 1B, numero 1)

Dina Galli was the daughter of the actress Ernestina Nesti. As a child, she debuted on the stage in Milan. In 1900 she was engaged as the leading actress at the Talli-Gramatica-Calabresi. She worked for several acting companies before she made her film debut in 1914 in a silent movie directed by Nino Oxilia.

During the First Worl War she served as a volunteer in hospitals, where she entertained wounded soldiers as a puppeteer. In 1935 she was very successful in Giuseppe Adami's comedy "Felicita Colombo" and in 1937 she played in Mario Mattoli's movie of the same name. She died in Rome in 1951.


The grave of Dina Galli at the Cimitero Monumentale, Milan.
Picture by Androom (26 Jan 2007)


Gallmeyer, Josephine

Published: 21 May 2020
Last update: 26 Jan 2022