- Category : 1941-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 3
Italian actress who has appeared in 50 films since 1959.
In 1960 she debuted as a RAI TV-hostess of variety and infortaintment programs. In 1962 she made her theatrical debut with Gog e Magog, then appeared in a great number of stage works. In 1965 she achieved wide popularity with the leading role of Lucia in the TV series I Promessi sposi directed by Sandro Bolchi. She later starred in several other TV series, having remarkable success in 1972 with the sci-fi series A come Andromeda.
Pitagora's film career started in 1959 with an uncredited role in Costa azzurra. She is probably best known for the role of the unstable Giulia in Marco Bellocchio's Fists in the Pocket (1965). In 1969 she won the Nastro d'Argento for best actress thanks to her performance in the Luigi Comencini's giallo Unknown Woman.
Pitagora is also an author of songs for children; her song "La giacca rotta" won the Zecchino d'Oro in 1962.