Actor

Elena Zareschi

Quick Facts

IntroItalian actress
A.K.A.Elina Lazzareschi
Was Actor
From Argentina
Italy
Type Film, TV, Stage, Radio
Genderfemale
Birth 23 July 1916, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death 31 July 1999, Lucca, Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
(aged 83 years)

Biography

Elena Zareschi (23 July 1916 – 31 July 1999) was an Italian stage, television and film actress.

Life and career

Born Elina Lazzareschi in Buenos Aires to Italian parents from Lucca, Zareschi moved to Rome in the mid-1930s and enrolled at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, graduating in 1937. In the same year,she made her film debut in the drama L’ultima nemica. While she had few opportunities in films, Zareschi was very active on stage, where she debuted in 1939, as well as in television films and series.

Selected filmography

  • Everybody’s Woman (1934)
  • The Last Enemy (1938)
  • Jealousy (1942)
  • Rita of Cascia (1943)
  • The Earth Cries Out (1948)
  • Ombre sul Canal Grande (1951)
  • Ulysses (1954)
  • Il conte Aquila (1955)
  • Herod the Great (1958)
  • Le sorprese dell’amore (1959)
  • The Warrior Empress (1960)
  • The Cossacks (1960)
  • Invasion 1700 (1962)