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Serena Rossi
Serena Rossi in 2014
Born (1985-08-31) 31 August 1985 (age 36)
Naples, Italy
OccupationActress, voice actress, television personality, singer
Years active2003–present

Serena Rossi (born 31 August 1985) is an Italian actress, singer and television personality. She has acted in films and on stage but is best known for her performance in the long-running Rai 3 soap opera Un Posto al Sole.

Biography

Born in Naples, Rossi comes from an artistic family originally from Montefalcone nel Sannio (in the Province of Campobasso, Molise, Italy). She broke through with her role in Un Posto al Sole, which led to starring roles in several musicals, as well as a music album, Amore che, featuring folk songs from al Sole.[1] After more work in television programmes and films, in 2008 Serena also appeared in the internationally popular detective series Inspector Montalbano.

In 2009, Serena appeared in Christian Duguay's Augustine: The Decline of the Roman Empire and made further appearances in Ho sposato uno sbirro, R.I.S. Roma – Delitti imperfetti and Rugantino. In 2011 she played the role of Giulia Sabatini in the TV series Che Dio ci Aiuti (2011-)

In 2013 Serena voiced Anna in the Italian version of Frozen.[1] In 2015, Serena voiced Cinderella, played by Anna Kendrick in the Italian version of Into the Woods.

In 2014 she took part in the contest Tale e Quale Show, the Italian version of Tu cara me suena and won it, alongsidespin off Il Torneo. Among other artists, Serena imitated: Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams and Mariah Carey. In 2014, she acted in the film Al posto tuo as Anna.

In 2017 Serena starred in the film Ammore e Malavita by the Manetti Bros. playing the role of Fatima, role which was reprised during an episode of the programme Stasera Casa Mika. Mika had seen the film and strongly wished to do a sketch with Serena.

Filmography

Films
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Liberarsi – Figli di una rivoluzione minore Young Teresa
2013 Frozen Anna Italian dub; voice role
2014 Song'e Napule Marianna
Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss Bloom Italian dub; singing voice role
Ti sposo ma non troppo Luca's girlfriend Cameo appearance
Into the Woods Cinderella Italian dub; the voice of Anna Kendrick
2015 Frozen Fever Anna Italian dub; voice role
Brothers Mary Italian dub; the voice of Kareena Kapoor
2016 Troppo napoletano Debora Iovine
Al posto tuo Anna
2017 Ammore e malavita Fatima
Olaf's Frozen Adventure Anna Italian dub; voice role
Caccia al tesoro Rosetta
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet Anna Italian dub; voice role
Mary Poppins Returns Mary Poppins Italian dub; singing voice role
2019 Io sono Mia Mia Martini Biography film about the life of Italian singer Mia Martini
Brave ragazze Maria
Frozen II Anna Italian dub; voice role
2020 7 ore per farti innamorare Valeria
You Came Back Anita
2021 La tristezza ha il sonno leggero Flor
Diabolik Elisabeth In post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Rosafuria Rosa Television film
Salvo d'Acquisto Francesca Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2003–2010 Un posto al sole Carmen Catalano Italian soap opera, based on Australian soap opera "Neighbours"
2004 Virginia, la monaca di Monza Angelica Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2006 La moglie cinese Rosaria Italian TV Miniseries; 3 episodes
2007 Un posto al sole d'estate Carmen Catalano Italian soap opera; An "Un posto al sole" spin off
2008 Inspector Montalbano Adriana Morreale Italian TV Series; episode: "August Flame"
2009 Puccini Cherie Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2010 Augustine: The Decline of the Roman Empire Khalidà Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
Ho sposato uno sbirro Barbara Castelli Italian TV Series; 24 episodes
2011 Eroi per caso Lulù La Belle Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
Che Dio ci aiuti Giulia Sabatini Italian TV Series; 16 episodes
Dove la trovi una come me? Monica Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2012 R.I.S. Roma – Delitti imperfetti Anita Cescon Italian TV Series; 20 episodes
Caruso, la voce dell'amore Elvira Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
2013 Adriano Olivetti – La forza di un sogno Teresa Italian TV Miniseries; 2 episodes
Il clan dei camorristi Patrizia Teduccio Italian TV Series; 8 episodes
Rossella Natuzza Italian TV Series; 5 episodes
2014 Once Upon a Time Anna (voice) American TV Series; 10 episodes (voice of Elizabeth Lail)
2015 Squadra mobile Valeria Goretti Italian TV Series; 16 episodes ("Distretto di Polizia" spin off)
2016–2018 L'ispettore Coliandro Ilaria Italian TV Series; 3 episodes (recurring role)
2017 Il coraggio di vincere Monica Television film
2021 Mina Settembre Mina Settembre Italian TV Series; 12 episodes
Sanremo Music Festival 2021 Herself – Guest Italian annual music festival and talent show
La canzone segreta Herself – Host Variety show

References

  1. ^ a b "Serena Rossi, dalla fiction al cinema: vacanze con... premio". TGCOM. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2015.