Sofio, Gisella

ACTOR (ITALY)
BORN 19 Feb 1931, Milano, Lombardia - DIED 27 Jan 2017, Roma, Lazio
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Piazzale del Verano, 1 (Nuovo Reparto, riquadro 73, ultimo piano, zona ossari e cinerari, Gruppo uno, fila 2, loculo cinerario n. 39)

Gisella Sofio was the daughter of an Anglo-Egyptian count. Against the wishes of her parents she appeared in the variety show "Il Tevere blue". The actors Tot˛, Anna Magnani and Wanda Osiris were in the audience and noticed her. Tot˛ even asked her mother to allow her to continue her career. Her first movie part was in Mario Mattoli 's "Accidenti alle tasse!". She married the lawyer Maurizio Gajo and they had a son, Roberto Gajo (1953-2020).

During the 1950s and the early 1960s she played in many movies and she continued her film during the rest of her life. In 1962 she played with Tot˛ in "Lo smemorato di Collegno". She also appeared in the theatre and worked for television. In 1961 she appeared in the musical comedy "Enrico '61" in Milan. Her last film "Il crimine non va in pensione" was released after her death in2017.

Images

The grave of Gisella Sofio at the Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Rome.
Picture by Androom (24 Apr 2023)

 

Sources
Gisella Sofio - Wikipedia
Gisella Sofio biografia | MYmovies.it


Soldat-R÷ger, Marie

Published: 19 Feb 2024
Last update: 19 Feb 2024