Claudia Cardinale Age Height Weight Net Worth Body Measurements

Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale
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Birth Date

April 15, 1938


83 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall

Net Worth

$10 Million

Body Measurements

37-23-37 in | 94-58-94 cm


59 kg | 130 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Claudia Cardinale was born in La Goulette, Tunisia, on April 15, 1938, is an Italian Tunisian actress.

Young Claudia Cardinale began her career in beauty contest, she won a "Most Beautiful Italian Girl in Tunisia" (1957), at the age of 17.

She made her big screen debut in French-Tunisian drama film Goha (1958) in role as Amina, opposite Omar Sharif.

Her breakthrough performance came as Carmelina in Italian comedy film Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958) with Marcello Mastroianni.

She got her American movie debut in comedy The Pink Panther (1963) in role as The Princess, opposite Peter Sellers and David Niven.

She landed her Holywood debut in drama film Circus World (1964) in role as Toni Alfredo, opposite John Wayne and Rita Hayworth.

She made her stage debut in a play "La Venexiana" in Paris (2000).

Best Movies

She won the David di Donatello Award for Best Actress for her performance as Rosa Nicolosi in Italian drama crime movie The Day of the Owl (Il giorno della civetta) (1968), opposite Franco Nero.

She played Jill McBain in epic Spaghetti Western movie Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), directed by Sergio Leone.

She won the Best Actress Silver Ribbon award for her role as Mara in Italian crime movie La Ragazza di Bube (1963).

She portrayed Claudia in comedy drama film 8½ (1963), directed by Federico Fellini.

The Leopard (1963) Italian epic period drama with Burt Lancaster and Alain Delon

Blindfold (1965) thriller romance opposite Rock Hudson

Lost Command (1966) drama action opposite Alain Delon and Anthony Quinn

The Hell with Heroes (1968) drama opposite Rod Taylor

The Professionals (1966) western with Burt Lancaster and Lee Marvin

Scoumoune (1972) French drama crime opposite Jean-Paul Belmondo

Fitzcarraldo (1982) West German adventure drama opposite Klaus Kinski

Rocco and His Brothers (1960) Italian drama crime with Alain Delon

Girl with a Suitcase (1961) Italian romantic drama in role as Aida

Don't Make Waves (1967) romance comedy opposite Sharon Tate and Tony Curtis

Best TV Shows

Jesus of Nazareth (1977) British-Italian television miniseries in role as The Adultress / The Adulteress

Naso di cane (1986) Italian crime drama miniseries in role as Laura

Mayrig (1993) miniseries in role as Araxi (Mayrig)

Flash - Der Fotoreporter (1993) German television series in role as Gilda Ricci / Monica

Ricci10-07: L'affaire Zeus (1995) French Canadian police drama series in role as Agent

Nostromo (1996) drama miniseries in role as Teresa Viola

Deserto di fuoco (1997) miniseries in role as Leila

Mia per sempre (1998) Italian-German miniseries in role as Mary O'Sullivan

Bulle (2020) drama series in role as Marthe


Attended the Saint-Joseph-de-l'Apparition school of Carthage.

Studied at the Paul Cambon School.

Has younger sister, Blanche.

Published her autobiography "Io Claudia, Tu Claudia" (1995).

Good friends with French actress Brigitte Bardot.

She has two children.

Lives in Paris.


She dated Warren Beatty (1963-1965).

She was married to Franco Cristaldi (1967-1975).

She was in a relationship with Pasquale Squitieri (1975-2017).

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