Nancy Brilli
Born
Nicoletta Brilli

(1964-04-10) 10 April 1964 (age 57)
Rome, Italy
Occupationactress

Nancy Brilli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈnɛnsi ˈbrilli]; born 10 April 1964 as Nicoletta Brilli) is an Italian film, television and stage actress.

Career

Born in Rome, of partial Ukrainian origin,[1] Nancy Brilli was introduced in cinema by Pasquale Squitieri, making her debut in a role of note in Claretta (1984).[2] In 1990 she won a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress and a Silver Ribbon in the same category for the role of Sophie in Little Misunderstandings.[3]

Personal life

Nancy Brilli was married for two years to actor Massimo Ghini and later, again for two years, to director Luca Manfredi, son of actor and director Nino Manfredi.[2] Previously she had a relationship with the songwriter Ivano Fossati.[4]

In 1994 she discovered she suffered from endometriosis[5] and underwent the removal of an ovarian cancer.[6]

She is a niece of the racing driver Gastone Brilli-Peri.[7]

She is a Roman Catholic.[8]

Filmography

Films
Title Year Role Notes
Claretta 1984 Young Miram Petacci
Demons 2: L'incubo ritorna 1986 Hannah
Body Count Tracy
Under the Chinese Restaurant 1987 Ursula
Compagni di scuola 1988 Federica Polidori
Piccoli equivoci 1989 Sophie
Italia-Germania 4-3 1990 Giulia
Bruno aspetta in macchina 1996 Margherita
Grazie di tutto 1997 Francesca Pacifico
Lady and the Tramp Gilda (voice) Italian dubbing
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie 1999 Tormentilla (voice) Italian dubbing
Chicken Run 2000 Ginger (voice) Italian dubbing
Febbre da cavallo - La mandrakata 2002 Aurelia
Natale in crociera 2007 Francesca Zanchi
Un'estate al mare 2008 Luciana Morabito
Many Kisses Later 2009 Caterina
La vita è una cosa meravigliosa 2010 Elena
Men vs. Women Paola
Women vs. Men 2011 Paola
Sapore di te 2014 Elena Proietti
Television
Title Year Role Notes
Naso di cane 1986 Rosa Italian TV Miniseries; 3 episodes
Due fratelli 1988 Monique Garlin Italian TV Miniseries; 3 episodes
Il colore della vittoria 1990 Dorina Television film
Italian Restaurant 1994 Connie Mancuso Italian TV Series; 8 episodes
Papà prende moglie Francesca Banfi Italian TV Series; 8 episodes
Ci vediamo in tribunale 1996 Giulia Television film
Meglio tardi che mai 1999 Chiara Bandini Television film
Commesse 1999–2002 Roberta Ardenzi Italian TV Series; 12 episodes
Il bello delle donne 2001–2003 Vicky Melzi Italian TV Series; 36 episodes
I ragazzi della via Pal 2003 Anna Television film
I colori della vita 2005 Adua Television film
Donne sbagliate 2007 Silvia Soriani Television film
Caterina e le sue figlie Renata Pensiero Italian TV Series; 6 episodes
Matrimoni e altre follie 2016 Luisella Rossini Italian TV Series; 24 episodes

References

  1. ^ Nancy Brilli: «Le uniche operazioni che ho subito» vanityfair.it (in Italian).
  2. ^ a b Lancia, Enrico; Poppi, Roberto, eds. (2003). Le attrici: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Dizionario del cinema italiano (in Italian). Rome: Gremese. ISBN 88-8440-214-X.
  3. ^ Lancia, Enrico (1998). I premi del cinema (in Italian). Preface by Claudio G. Fava. Rome: Gremese. ISBN 88-7742-221-1.
  4. ^ "Nancy Brilli: Ritorno di fiamma con Ivano Fossati?". Adnkronos (in Italian). 17 December 1994. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Nancy Brilli confessa: "Ho creduto di morire"". Ladies and Gentlemen (in Italian). 20 March 2009. Archived from the original on 22 March 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  6. ^ "Operata di tumore ora Nancy Brilli vuole un bambimo". la Repubblica (in Italian). 9 November 1994. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  7. ^ Sette, 4 August 2017 (in Italian).
  8. ^ Fumarola, Silvia (3 February 2015). "Nancy Brilli sulle parole di Ravasi: 'Nessuno può giudicare i ritocchi se sono il frutto di una libera scelta'". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 23 July 2021.

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