Sunday, April 23, 2006

Alida Valli Dead at 84

In Memory

Italian actress Alida Valli best known for her work in The Third Man and The Paradine Case has passed away from undisclosed causes in Rome at the age of 84. While her American film career was relatively brief Alida (who was sometimes billed simply as Valli in the credits), continued to work in Italian cinema into the 21st century. Her best known Italian work would probably be Bernardo Bertolucci's 1900. Her and her family were Fascists resistors in World War II era Italy.


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