Giulietta Masina

Giulietta Masina's Death

Born (Birthday) February 21, 1921

Death Date March 23, 1994

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death Lung Cancer

Place of Death Rome, Italy

Place of Burial Monumental Cemetery and civic Rimini, Rivabella, Italy

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Giulietta Masina died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress whose starring role in the 1954 film La Strada earned her a Best Actress award at Cannes Film Festival. She also starred in the 1957 feature Nights of Cabiria.

After starting her acting career at university, performing at the Ateneo Theater, director Federico Fellini picked her out of a stack of photographs for his musical theatre program.

She was deemed the “female Chaplin” for her ability to create comedy solely through expressions and gestures.

How did Giulietta Masina die?

Masina died from lung cancer on 23 March 1994 at age 73, five months after her husband’s death on 31 October 1993. For her funeral, she requested that trumpeter Mauro Maur play “La Strada” by Nino Rota, a poignant leitmotif from the film.