Paola Tiziana Cruciani
- Category : 1958-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (2,10,15,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 4
Italian actress, comedian and playwright.
Cruciani studied acting at the "Laboratorio Teatrale", a theatre workshop directed by Gigi Proietti, graduating in 1981. Between 1981 and 1984 she was a member of the comedy ensamble "La Zavorra", with whom she took part in several television variety shows. In 1984, Cruciani began working on stage as a playwright, actress and director, and the same year she made her film debut, in Francesco Laudadio's "Fatto su misura." She was married for several years to film director Paolo Virzì, with whom she had a daughter, Ottavia. In 1999, she was nominated for the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress thanks to her performance in Virzì's "Baci e abbracci."