Date of Birth: 09/28/1924
Place of birth: Fotntana Leary
I have never been a genius
Mastroianni always liked to be the center of attention, and so cared for appearance to please women, which sometimes amused by these close friends. Federico Fellini recalled that for a role in "Ginger and Fred" he persuaded Marcello sacrifice beautiful hair and "bald". After a couple of hours with the help of a barber scissors made of wax and on top "Italian Groom" impressive clearing. And the crew watched as cheerful Marchi grustnel and darkened since that time. A fixture of his image has become a hat, which the actor did not take off under any circumstances - either on the street or at a party or at receptions.
Women adored Marcello, would not let him pass. Entire tour buses full of elderly American women, every week driving up to his villa, only to see the famous Italian. The first time, he even went to the balcony and waved his hand. "I was extremely surprised by their reaction, - confessed the actor, who considered himself not particularly attractive. - Because I hated himself, his frail hands, slender legs, short nose and fleshy lips ... and envied the thin lips of Jean Gabin.