Actress Gina Lollobrigida has died. She was 96 years old. In 2022, Lollobrigida underwent surgery for a displaced hip fracture. This is reported by TASS with reference to statements by various Italian media.
Gina Lollobrigida was one of the most successful actresses of the 1950s and 1960s. She acted alongside Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, and Gerard Philip. Until recently, Gina was considered one of the last living stars of Hollywood’s golden age.
The success of Luigi Comencini’s comedy “Bread, Love and Fantasy” in 1953 contributed to his popularity. It was the first post-war “popular” comedy that united all of Italy and then Europe. The story of a love triangle between a mature carabinieri commander, a young woman nicknamed Traviesa played by Lollobrigida, and an indecisive carabinieri who won the Silver Bear at the Berlinale.