Anna Magnani , Best Actress 1955: MovieMonday.com

THE ROSE TATTOO

(Drama - NR)

Anna Magnani won the division for playing the seamstress who first grieves when her husband dies then she becomes enamored with a truck-driver (Burt Lancaster).


ABOUT ANNA MAGNANI (1907 - 73)

Italian star actress with stage experience.

Inspired by her performance in OPEN CITY, Tennnessee Williams wrote THE ROSE TATTOO with Anna Magnani in mind.

She won both the Oscar and the New York Film Critics award for her performance in THE ROSE TATTOO.

In 1957 Anna Magnani was nominated (Best Actress) for WILD IS THE WIND.

Anna Magnani's other credits include:

TEMPO MASSIMO
ANGELINA
THE MIRACLE
VOLCANO
BELLISSIMA
THE FUGITIVE KIND
MAMMA ROMA
THE SECRET OF SANTA VITTORIA

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