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Anita Durante

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Occupation  Actress
Grandchildren  Francesco Prando
Died  May 2, 1994, Rome, Italy
Role  Actress
Name  Anita Durante

Born  28 September 1897 (1897-09-28) Rome
Spouse  Checco Durante (m. ?–1976)
Children  Leila Durante, Luciana Durante
Movies  An American in Rome, Ladro lui - ladra lei, The Last Wagon, and the Wild Wild Women, The Bigamist
Similar People  Checco Durante, Leila Durante, Enzo Liberti, Luigi Zampa, Renato Castellani

Anita Durante (28 September 1897 – 2 May 1994) was an Italian actress.

Born Anita Bianchi in Rome into a humble family, after attending a dramatic society for several years Durante made her official debut on stage in 1919, in Ettore Petrolini's Romani de Roma. Married with the actor Checco Durante, she stayed with the Petrolini's stage company nine years, then she formed a company with her husband. Also active in films, where she is best remembered as the Alberto Sordi's mother in Un americano a Roma, Durante was active on stage until 1992. She died in 1994, aged 96, following an accidental fall from the balcony of her home, while cleaning the windows.


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