Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Pier Angeli

In 1932, Italian on August 14, 2016 at 12:54 pm

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Italian actress Pier Angeli was found dead in her Beverly Hills apartment on Friday 10 September 1971 at the age of 39. Her body was discovered by a friend, drama coach Helena Sorrell, who lived with the actress. The actress had been under treatment for a stomach ailment. She died of an overdose of drugs, one of which had been identified as a barbiturate. Pier Angeli was born as Anna Maria Pierangeli on 19 June 1932 in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. She was the twin sister of actress, Marisa Pavan. At the age of 3 she moved to Rome with her parents. Angeli became famous overnight when she debuted in the Vittorio De Sica film “Domani è troppo tardi” (“Tomorrow Is Too Late”) (1950). She won a Silver Ribbon (Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists) for Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) for her performance in the film. Read more at Avengers In Time.

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