March 9, 1955
66 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm
35-24-35 in | 89-61-89 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Ornella Muti was born in Rome, Italy, on March 9, 1955, is an Italian actres.
Young Ornella Muti first started her career as a model in her teens.
She made her big screen debut in Italian crime drama film The Most Beautiful Wife (La moglie più bella) (1970) in role as Francesca Cimarosa.
She got her television debut in HBO mystery horror anthology series The Hitchhiker (1986) in episode "True Believer", in role as Sister Theresa.
Her breakthrough performance came as Princess Aura in space opera film Flash Gordon (1980).
The Christmas Show (2021) comedy in role as Nonna Rita, opposite Raoul Bova and Francesco Pannofino
She was nominated for the David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress for her performances in films:
The Sparrow's Fluttering (Il frullo del passero) (1988) romance drama in role as Silvana
Tales of Ordinary Madness (Storie di ordinaria follia) (1981) drama in role as Cass
She was nominated for the Jupiter Award for Best International Actress for her role as Princess Aura in space opera film Flash Gordon (1980).
She won the Venice Film Festival Award for Best Actress and a Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbon Award for Best Actress for her role as Anna in Italian drama movie Private Access (Codice privato) (1988).
She won the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbon Award for Best Actress for her role as Silvia in Italian romantic comedy drama film Me and My Sister (Io e mia sorella) (1987), also was nominated for the David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress.
Oscar (1991) comedy opposite Sylvester Stallone, Tim Curry and Marisa Tomei
Oasis of Fear (Un posto ideale per uccidere) (1971) thriller with Irene Papas and Ray Lovelock
Swann in Love (1984) romantic drama opposite Jeremy Irons, Fanny Ardant and Alain Delon
The Last Woman (La dernière femme) (1976) drama with Gérard Depardieu, Michel Piccoli and Renato Salvatori
Forbidden Passion (Cebo para una adolescente) (1974) romantic drama comedy opposite Philippe Leroy and Emilio Gutiérrez Caba
Viva Italia! (I nuovi mostri) (1977) comedy with With Vittorio Gassman, Alberto Sordi and Ugo Tognazzi
Appassionata (1974) romantic drama opposite Gabriele Ferzetti and Eleonora Giorgi
The Bishop's Bedroom (La stanza del vescovo) (1977) thriller drama with Ugo Tognazzi and Patrick Dewaere
Love and Money (1982) drama opposite Ray Sharkey, Klaus Kinski and Armand Assante
Casanova (1987) biographical romantic comedy with Richard Chamberlain, Faye Dunaway and Sylvia Kristel
Once Upon a Crime (1992) black comedy mystery opposite Richard Lewis, John Candy and James Belushi
To Rome with Love (2012) romantic comedy in role as Pia Fusari, directed by Woody Allen
A Season of Giants (1989) Rai 1 biographical drama miniseries in role as Onoria
Il Grande Fausto (1994) Rai 1 miniseries in role as Giulia Occhini
L'avvocato Porta (1997) Canale 5 crime television series in role as Chiara
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998) TF1 adventure miniseries in role as Mercedes Iguanada
Lo zio d'America (2002) Rai 1 series in role as Maria Monticelli
Sirene (2017) Rai 1 miniseries in role as Ingrid
Her birth name is Francesca Romana Rivelli.
Has older sister, Claudia.
Launched her own line of jewelry in 2008.
Featured in a television commercial for Giovanni Panzani pasta.
She received David's Special Award (David D. Donatello Award) for Contribution to Cinematography in 1976.
She received Capri Global Award in 2006.
She won the Jupiter Award for Best International Actress in 1982.
She won the Art Film Festival Actor's Mission Award in 2002.
She won the Career Golden Globe, Italy in 2007.
Has been engaged to Fabrice Kerhervé (2008).
She was married to:
Federico Facchinetti (1988-1996) they have a son, Andrea, and a daughter, Carolina
Alessio Orano (1975-1981)
Has a daughter Naike Rivelli, with Spanish film producer José Luis Bermúdez de Castro Acaso.