Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, once dubbed as “the most beautiful woman in the world,” has been confirmed dead at the age of 95. Per AP News, the Italian icon’s agent confirmed her passing on Monday in Rome. What information was shared about the passing of this Italian legend? What was known about her life? Keep reading for the details.
Italian star Gina Lollobrigida dead at 95
Gina’s agent, Paola Comin, did not reveal any details surrounding Gina’s cause of death. Fans of the superstar, however, know that she did have surgery back in September to repair a broken thigh bone after she fell down. Gina Lollobrigida reportedly returned home shortly after the surgery and recovered quickly and was able to walk in no time. So, her fans have no reason to believe this had anything to do with her passing. It’s just the most recent update on her health that was made public. Given her age, some of her fans suspect she may have simply passed due to natural causes related to aging.
Gina Lollobrigida (1927-2023) RIP
Rest in peace beautiful creature. pic.twitter.com/GCyjc1Q6oo
— ✨ Cinemanía ✨💙💛 (@Taniawlt) January 16, 2023
A closer look at her life
Born on July 4, 1927, in Subiaco, Italy, Gian Lollobrigida was dubbed “the most beautiful woman in the world.”
As AP News reminds us, a drawn portrait of Gina Lollobrigida was featured on the 1954 cover of Time Magazine. This edition featured an article about her being likened to a goddess. Even in her old age, the actress still turned heads with her gorgeous curly locks and her perfect figure.
Per IMDb, the Italian actress had 69 acting credits to her name at the time of her passing. Some of the more notable titles attached to her name included Come September, Trapeze, and Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell.
Her career path wasn’t limited to acting. She wore multiple hats during her lifetime. She was credited for being an accomplished photographer, painter, and sculptor.
Rest in peace, Gina Lollobrigida.
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