- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 1
Italian actress who acted with such depth and passion that she was able to imbue the ordinary with touches of the bizarre. Some of her films included "La Strada," "Juliet of the Spirits," and "The Madwoman of Chaillot."
Masina's screen debut was in Rossellini's "Paisa," and she was the star of several films written by her husband in the '50s and '60s.
She married Federico Fellini, the great director, on 10/30/1943. They first met in 1942 when Masina appeared in a radio play which Fellini had written, and she totally identified with his career. He died five months prior to Masina of a heart attack. Masina died of lung cancer on 3/23/1994, Rome, Italy .