In 1955 she went to Hollywood, and starred in the film version of Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 1957, she was nominated for Best Actress for Wild is the Wind. She also starred in The Secret of Santa Vittoria.
Magnani had celebrated love affairs, with director Roberto Rosselini and with actor Massimo Serato, with whom she had a son, who was stricken with polio. Her single marriage, to director Goffredo Alessandrini, did not last long.
She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6381 Hollywood Blvd.
Anna Magnani Facts
|Birthday||March 7, 1908|
|Date of death||September 26, 1973 (age 65)|
|Awards||1956 Academy Awards: Best Actress (for The Rose Tattoo)|
|1956 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (for The Rose Tattoo)|
|Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy|
|Wild Is The Wind|
|The Rose Tattoo|
|Rome Open City|
|The Fugitive Kind|
|Secret Of Santa Vittoria|
|And the Wild, Wild Women|