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Valentina Cortese
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Cortese in 1942
Born (1923-01-01)1 January 1923
Died 10 July 2019(2019-07-10) (aged 96)
Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Occupation Actress
Years active 1941-1993
Spouse(s) Richard Basehart (1951-60, divorced); 1 child

Valentina Cortese (1 January 1923 – 10 July 2019) was an Italian actress. She was known for her roles in The Glass Mountain, Thieves' Highway, The House on Telegraph Hill, and in The Barefoot Contessa. She was a BAFTA Award in 1973 and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1975 for her role in Night for Day.

Cortese died on 10 July 2019 in Milan at the age of 96.

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