Clara Calamai
Date of Birth
Sep 07, 1915
Birth Place:
Prato, Italy

Biography

Best remembered for her white-hot performance as an adulterous wife in Luchino Visconti's directorial debut Ossessione (1942), sultry Clara Calamai ranked among Italy's most popular stars of the late '30s and '40s. That same year Calamai rocketed to national fame in Allessandro Blasetti's La Cena delle Beffe (1942), when she became the first Italian actress to appear topless onscreen; it happened...