Leonora Ruffo

Leonora Ruffo ( born January 13, 1935 in Rome, † May 28 2007 ibid; actually Eleonora Ruffo ) was an Italian film actress.


Ruffo was discovered by director Pietro Francisci for his film Le avventure di meravigliose Guerrin Meschino ( 1951). She has appeared in several films of her mentor in the coming years. In her second film ( Gli amanti the Ravello (1952 ), by Luigi Capuano ) it was mysteriously out as Bruna Falchi.

Federico Fellini gave Ruffo a role in I Vitelloni - The Loafer ( 1953); it remained her biggest success, partly because it focused until the end of 1969 career on entertainment films. So you saw them on the side muscle reinforced mythical hero (played by Mark Forest, Gordon Scott and Reg Park ) in the sandals movies Revenge of Hercules, Macistes greatest adventure and vampires against Heracles, in a space suit in space cruiser Hydra - Duel in the universe and when pressed Beautiful in the Italo - Western Invitation to dance of Death.

Ruffo was able to hold during their active time their private side, far from any headlines.

Filmography (selection)