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<b>Claudia Cardinale, born 1938-04-15, is an Italian actress, and appeared in some of the most prominent European films of the 1960s and 1970s. The majority of Cardinale\'s films have been either Italian or French.</b> <p>Claudia Cardinale was born Claude Joséphine Rose Cardinale in La Goulette, a neighborhood of Tunis, French Tunisia. Her mother, Yolande Greco, was born in Tunisia to Sicilian emigrants from Trapani. Her father was a Sicilian railway worker, born in Gela. Her native languages were French, Tunisian Arabic, and the Sicilian language of her parents. She did not learn to speak Italian until she had already been cast for Italian films.</p> <p>In 1957, Cardinale won the Italian embassy\'s \'Most Beautiful Italian Girl in Tunisia\' contest. The contest included a trip to the Venice Film Festival, bringing Cardinale to the attention of the Italian movie industry. Her feature film debut was Goha (1957), a French-Tunisian co-production. After attending the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia of Rome for two months, she signed a seven-year contract with the Vides studios. In 1958, she had a role in the major international success I soliti ignoti (Big Deal on Madonna Street). Her early career was largely managed by studio producer Franco Cristaldi, to whom Cardinale was married from 1966 until 1975.</p> <p>Cardinale has remained active through the decades. She has been honoured at nearly every major film festival. She was a tributee at the 2010 Telluride Film Festival and was the guest of honour at the 47th Antalya \"Golden Orange\" International Film Festival. She won the Golden Orange Best Actress Award for the movie Signora Enrica (2010) from the Antalya Film Festival in Turkey. She has been given lifetime achievement awards from festivals in Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Armenia, Russia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Australia, the UK and US. The Los Angeles Times Magazine, in a February 2011 online feature, named Cardinale among the 50 most beautiful women in film history.</p> <ul><li>More info: <a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudia_Cardinale\" target=\"_blank\">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claudia_Cardinale</a></li></ul>
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