husband, son, wealth, political career… everything about the late actress
This magical beauty died in a clinic in Rome. Gina Lollobrigida, an actress with an international career, marked French spirits with her role in “Fanfan la Tulipe” with Gérard Philippe. Between passion, manipulation and drama, he had a life worthy of an Italian epic. We tell you everything.
This Monday, January 16, 2023, the Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida passed away. The news of his death at the age of 95 was also confirmed by the Italian Minister of Culture. His cause of death is currently unknown. From her personal life to her big screen career to the controversy at the end of her life, here’s everything you need to know about Gina Lollobrigida.
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Gina Lollobrigida: beauty pageant and film career
No one thought that little Luigina (real name) would rub shoulders with the biggest stars, from Frank Sinatra to Sean Connery or Humphrey Bogart. He is He was born on July 4, 1927 in Subaco in a humble working class family, a small town on the Italian peninsula. A young girl, she is Student of the Art Academy. It is cinema that attracts his attention. He It begins in 1947 with minor roles.
In addition, his charm allows him participate in many beauty contests. In 1947, she was second in the “Miss Rome” contest and third in the “Miss Italy” contest. We praise his plasticity more than his talent. In 1952, the wheel turns and Gina Lollobrigida is finally recognized for her ability to play comedy. The Cinema notebooks In 1953 he wrote:those who see Merchant of LoveBy Mario Soldati, adapted from La Provinciale, by Alberto Moravia, we now know that Gina not only has a very beautiful drop in her throat, belly and back, but also a very confident and very sensitive acting talent..” She will compete with Sophia Loren throughout her career.
Among his most notable films are: Fanfan Lala, Beauties of the night, Bread, love and fantasy, trapezium or Paris Notre Dame…
A career that would earn the late actress a number of awards around the world, including a Golden Globe. The star also has a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.
Gina Lollobrigida and her personal life: her husband
His first great love, whom he married in 1949, is a doctor: Milko Skofic. After marriage, he becomes her agent. On July 28, 1957, Milko gave birth to a son named Skofic JR. More than 20 years later after the marriage, she decides to divorce her husband (in 1971) and at the same time loses her impresario.. This is when he begins to slow down to return to his first passion and make fewer films. “I have always preferred sculpture. I gave myself to cinema and I don’t regret it, but when cinema changed I decided to rediscover my passion.He admitted on the occasion of the opening of his first exhibition in Paris, which was also shown in Moscow and Venice.
in an interview with Express StylesGina Lollobrigida revealed: “love has been the biggest absence in my life“. During the same interview in 2013, he said: “Most men don’t like women who are too powerful…or too famous! They envy it.“
Gina Lollobrigida and money: we almost stole her fortune several times
The subsequent love affairs disappointed the Italian star. In 2006, Gina Lollobrigida announced her engagement to Javier Rigau y Rafols.. He is in it 79 years old and he is a Spanish real estate entrepreneur, 45 years old. Madly in love, she laughed they have a 34-year age difference. “He is young, cheerful, intelligent. We have fun together, we are good together and we don’t feel any age difference, which surprises others but not us.“, he said at the time.
Unfortunately, the story was tragic. Unbeknownst to her, he made her sign documents in Spanish to marry by proxy and inherit. The actress who took the case to court was able to cancel this marriage.
This the next gardener trying to use it. His family discovered, worried, many unusual financial actions : the purchase of luxury cars, helicopter trips, lavish parties and the sale of an apartment with the proceeds paid for by the gardener’s family members. In 2018, judges appointed an administrator to manage his wealth and placed him under guardianship.
Gina Lollobrigida’s mother: her strained relationship with her son
relations with son Milko Skofic JR she was not always in good shape… a 65-year-old man has been angry with her for a long time for retiring her at such a young age. He justified this choice in order to continue his career. “We went twenty years without talking to each other“, she would be sure. After her son became a father, they reconnected. The birth of Dimitri brought them closer. This new partnership did not last when he sought custody of his mother, fearing that she would inherit his fortune. The lawyer representing Milko JR and his grandson Dimitri, this intervention the star was very displeased. Telegraph : “When it comes to movies, Gina Lollobrigida has all the skills, but when it comes to business and finance, she is not.“
Gina Lollobrigida: life in photos
Find the most photos of Gina Lollobrigida from her movie debut to all her glory, from her meetings with showbiz stars to behind the scenes of her personal life.
Gina Lollobrigida: political career
As BFM noted on January 16, Gina Lollobrigida entered politics in the 1990s. “He did not succeed in the European elections in the list of the Democratic Party led by Antonio di Pietro, a graduate student in the fight against corruption (…) He also ran for the Italian Senate in September. He was included in the list of “sovereign and popular Italy”, which advocates the withdrawal of Italy from the EU and NATO, the suspension of military aid to Ukraine, the lifting of sanctions against Russia and opposes the vaccination obligation..”