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Elena Cotta (born 19 August 1931) is an Italian stage, film and television actress. Life and career[edit] Born in Milan, at a young age Cotta won a scholarship to attend the Accademia Nazionale di Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico;[1] after just one year she quit the Academy to enter the stage company "La compagnia dei giovani".[2] In 1975, she founded her own company together with her husband, Carlo Alighiero.[2] Cotta made her film debut in 1951, in Miracolo a Viggiù.[1] In 2000, she was nominated as Best Supporting Actress at AFI award and FCCA Award for her performance in Kate Woods' Looking for Alibrandi. In 2013, at 82 years old, she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress for her performance in Via Castellana Bandiera, in which she played an Albanian illegal immigrant.[1] References[edit]

^ a b c Arianna Finos (8 September 2013). "A 82 anni battere Judi Dench è una soddisfazione". La Repubblica. Archived from the original on 11 December 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013.  ^ a b "Elena Cotta sfida Emma Dante al volante di un'automobile". L' Arena. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. [permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Elena Cotta on IMDb

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Volpi Cup for Best Actress

1934–1968

Katharine Hepburn (1934) Paula Wessely (1935) Annabella (1936) Bette Davis (1937) Norma Shearer (1938) Luise Ullrich (1941) Kristina Söderbaum (1942) Anna Magnani (1947) Jean Simmons (1948) Olivia de Havilland (1949) Eleanor Parker (1950) Vivien Leigh (1951) Ingrid Bergman (1952) Lilli Palmer (1953) Maria Schell (1956) Dzidra Ritenberga (1957) Sophia Loren (1958) Madeleine Robinson (1959) Shirley MacLaine (1960) Suzanne Flon (1961) Emmanuelle Riva (1962) Delphine Seyrig (1963) Harriet Andersson (1964) Annie Girardot (1965) Natalya Arinbasarova (1966) Shirley Knight (1967) Laura Betti (1968)

1983–present

Darling Légitimus (1983) Pascale Ogier (1984) Valeria Golino (1986) Kang Soo-yeon (1987) Isabelle Huppert/Shirley MacLaine (1988) Peggy Ashcroft/Geraldine James (1989) Gloria Münchmeyer (1990) Tilda Swinton (1991) Gong Li (1992) Juliette Binoche/Anna Bonaiuto (1993) Maria de Medeiros/Vanessa Redgrave (1994) Sandrine Bonnaire/Isabelle Huppert/Isabella Ferrari (1995) Victoire Thivisol (1996) Robin Tunney (1997) Catherine Deneuve (1998) Nathalie Baye (1999) Rose Byrne (2000) Sandra Ceccarelli (2001) Julianne Moore (2002) Katja Riemann (2003) Imelda Staunton (2004) Giovanna Mezzogiorno (2005) Helen Mirren (2006) Cate Blanchett (2007) Dominique Blanc (2008) Kseniya Rappoport (2009) Ariane Labed (2010) Deanie Ip (2011) Hadas Yaron (2012) Elena Cotta (2013) Alba Rohrwacher (2014) Valeria Golino (2015) Emma Stone (2016) Charlotte Rampling (2017)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 311821795 ISNI: 0000 0004 4379 1383 SUDOC: 185432530 BNF: cb16939809n (data)

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