Elena Varzi (21 December 1926 – 1 September 2014) was an Italian film actress.
Life and career
Born in Rome, in spite of a non-professional acting background, Varzi made her film debut in a leading role, as the Sicilian Maria Antonia in the Renato Castellani's neorealist post-war comedy-drama It's Forever Springtime. Her second role as the mistress of a Sicilian bandit in Pietro Germi's Path of Hope received critical acclaim.
It was also during filming that Varzi met and later married Raf Vallone. She eventually left her film career, devoting herself to the family. She was the mother of Arabella, Saverio, andEleonora Vallone. Her husband died in 2002.
Varzi died of cardiac arrest at her holiday cottage in Sperlonga, Latina, on 1 September 2014. She was 87.
- It's Forever Springtime (1950)
- Path of Hope (1950)
- The Forbidden Christ (1951)
- Rome 11:00 (1952)
- Los ojos dejan huella (1952)
- Human Torpedoes (1954)
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