Date of Birth: 06/19/1932
Place of birth: Cagliari
Author: Pauline Chelpanova
Born Anna Maria Pierangelo (Anna Maria Pierangeli) in 1932 in Cagliari, the main town of the Italian province of Sardinia (Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy). It is known that Italian actress Marisa Pavan (Marisa Pavan) - it`s her twin sister, she is alive today, but no longer acted in films. By the way, his name Pierangelo Female in, eventually becoming Pier Angeli - so her name is better perceived by the audience, especially American.
His first film role played by Pierre in 1950, it was a picture of `Domani & # 232; troppo tardi`; She then starred with the young actor Vittorio De Sica (Vittorio De Sica), who later became famous as a director.
Following the Italian in 1951 and was followed by American debut, it was the film `Tereza` (` Teresa`) - a drama in which Pierre played the girl, which fell in love with the protagonist. For his role Angeli received a `` Golden globus` as the most promising newcomer among zhenschin`. It then compared with Greta Garbo (Greta Garbo), and the whole future of the beautiful young actress just seemed dizzyingly successful.
Among the other most notorious paintings of those years - `Three stories lyubvi` (` The Story of Three Loves`, 1953), `Sombrero` (` Sombrero`, 1953), `Mademoiselle Nitush` (` Mam`zelle Nitouche`, 1954) `Silver chasha` (` The Silver Chalice`, 1954) and `Port Africa` (` Port Afrique`, 1956). By the way, in the film `Three stories lyubvi` Pierre-starred with Kirk Douglas (Kirk Douglas), and they had an affair in real life, however, is not too long. In general, the beauty Angeli had much rather tumultuous romances - fans she had a great many, but over the years her beauty became more apparent. For example, among her companions was James Dean (James Dean), the legendary American actor and personality cult idol of teenagers. However, this novel was not destined to last long and end up happily from zavmeshatelstva mother Pierre, who was a woman of power and was able to manage both their daughters.
As a result, in 1954, Pierre married the famous actor and singer Damon Vic (Vic Damone). The divorce took four years, and then in the press was a real boom - everyone wanted to know the details associated with the struggle of the former spouses for custody of their son Perry (Perry Farinola Damone).
Career in the cinema in the meantime has developed an incredibly successful - Pier Angeli was more than an actress in demand until the end of the 1950s she played in American films `Someone up there loves menya` (` Somebody Up There Likes Me`), `Merry Andrew` , `The Vintage` and several others.
In 1960 the actress returned to Europe, where he has long lived in the United Kingdom (Great Britain), acting in a movie there. For example, among its British paintings - Angry tishina` `(` The Angry Silence`). Generally, the most notable non-American films of that period were `Sodom and Gomorra` (` Sodom and Gomorrah`, 1962) and `The Battle of Ardennah` ( `Battle of the Bulge`, 1965).
In 1962, Pierre married Italian film composer Armand Trovayoli (Armando Trovaioli), but 7 years later they divorced. In this marriage a son, Andrew (Andrew).
Then Pierre`s career somewhat slowed down - it all less often invited to the really interesting roles, and Pierre was not easy to survive this fall. Also do not go well and the actress`s personal life. By the time of his death in 1971, Pierre was alone and fell into depression - said she was terrified of losing her beauty. Was it true - is unknown, but the September 10 Pier Angeli was found dead at his home in West Los Angeles (West Los Angeles). The cause of death was called an overdose of barbiturates.
She was buried in the cemetery Cimeti & # 232; re des Bulvis in the French town of Rueil-Malmaison (Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, France).