Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini

Age
65
Birthday
Jun. 18th, 1952
Born in
Rome, Italy
Height
5' 8

Isabella Rossellini's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Alias TV Show
Alias
The Phantom TV Show
The Phantom
Legend of Earthsea TV Show
Legend of Earthsea
Iconoclasts TV Show
Iconoclasts
Discovery Atlas TV Show
Discovery Atlas
 

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Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Rossellini is the daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and Italian director Roberto Rossellini. She has three siblings from her mother: her twin sister Isotta Ingrid Rossellini, who is an adjunct professor of Italian literature; a brother, Robertino Ingmar Rossellini; and a half-sister, Pia Lindström, who formerly worked on television and is from her mother's first marriage with Petter Lindström. She has four other siblings from her father's two other marriages: Romano (died at age nine), Renzo, Gil, and Raffaella.
Rossellini was born in Rome, and raised there, as well as in Santa Marinella and Paris. She underwent an operation for appendicitis at the age of five. At 11, she was diagnosed with scoliosis. In order to correct it, she had to undergo an 18 month ordeal of painful stretchings, body casts, surgery on her spine using pieces of one of her shin bones (used to add supports for the individual vertebrae without risking foreign body rejection issues), and a recovery from that surgery. Consequently, she has permanent incision scars on her back and shin.
At 19, she went to New York, where she attended Finch College, while working as a translator and a RAI television reporter. She also appeared intermittently on L'altra Domenica ("The Other Sunday"), a TV show featuring Roberto Benigni. However, she did not decide to stay full-time in New York until her marriage to Martin Scorsese (1979–1982).



TRIVIA:
  • Born at 6:07pm-CET.
  • (1990) Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world
  • In 1983, Time magazine reported Rossellini's modeling salary of a then $9,000 a day.
  • Her favorite Hollywood-film that her mother made is _Notorious (1946)_ (qv). Her favorite film of her father, made without her mother, is _La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV (1966) (TV)_ (qv) and _Francesco, giullare di Dio (1950)_ (qv).
  • She is the half brother of the late director Gil Rossellini.
  • Is a huge fan of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin.
  • (1991) Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
  • Appeared in photographs for 'Madonna' (qv)'s coffee table book "Sex".


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