Name: Francesca Romana Rivelli
Birth place: Rome, Italy
Birth date: March 9, 1955
Husband: Federico Facchinetti (1988-?) (separated), Alessio Orano (1975-1981) (divorced)
Occupation: Film, television actress
Biography and Career:
Ornella Muti (Francesca Romana Rivelli )was born on March 9, 1955 in Rome, Italy. She is a famous Italian actress. Her father was from Napoli and her mother was Estonian. Ornella Muti has an older sister, Claudia which was born in1951.
Ornela Muti started her career as a young model and made her movie debut in 1970 in the Italian drama La moglie pii¹ bella (aka The Most Beautiful Wife). Ornella Muti has primarily appeared in Italian films. However, in 1980, she made her British film debut as Princess Au
ra in Flash Gordon. The movie was well received by the audience. The American public saw her in movies like Oscar (in 1991) and Once Upon a Crime (in 1992). She is mostly known to the French for appearing in a TV commercial of Giovanni Panzani pasta.
Ornella Muti has been married two times. First, she was married to Alessio Orano (her fellow actor in the film "The Most Beautiful Wife", 1975-1981), and second time to Federico Facchinetti (1988-1996). From these two marriages, Ornella Muti has three children: Naike Rivelli (born in 1974), who is also a model and actress having a close resemblance to her mother; a son, Andrea, and another daughter, Carolina, both from her marriage to Facchinetti.
Since 1998, Ornella Muti has been living with her boyfriend Stefano Piccolo, a plastic surgeon.
In 1994, Ornella Muti was voted "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" in a worldwide poll of readers of the magazine Class.
In 2008, Ornella Muti introduced her own line of jewelers. She opened new shops in Paris, Milan, Rome, Riga, Moscow and Alma-Ata. She insured her breasts for $350,000.
Why we like Ornella Muti?
Ornella Muti is a beautiful Italian actress. She has a rich cinematographic career, playing in both Italian and British movies. Ornella Muti proved to be a successful and independent woman. She must be respected for that.
Why is Ornella Muti famous?
In Italy, she is famous due her numerous roles in Italian movies. However, her international recognition came in 1994 when she was voted ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" by Class magazine readers.
-La moglie pii¹ bella (The Most Beautiful Wife, 1970)
-Il Sole nella pelle (1971, also known as Summer Affair, Sun on the Skin)
-Le Monache di Sant'Arcangelo (1973, also known as Sisters of Satan, The Nuns of Saint
-Archangel, The Nun and the Devil)
-Romanzo popolare (1974, also known as Come Home and Meet My Wife)
-Appassionata (1970, also known as Passionate)
-Pure as a Lily (1976)
-La Dernii¨re femme (1976, also known as The Last Woman, L'Ultima donna)
-La stanza del vescovo, (1977, also known as The Bishop's Room)
-Mort d'un pourri (1977, also known as Death of a Corrupt Man, The Twisted Detective)
-I nuovi mostri (1977)
-Neapolitan Mystery (1978)
-La Vita i¨ bella (Life is Beautiful, 1979)
-Flash Gordon (1980)
-Il Bisbetico Domato (1980)
-Innamorato pazzo (1981)
-Storie di ordinaria follia (Tales of Ordinary Madness, 1981)
-Love and Money (1982)
-La Ragazza di Trieste (The Girl from Trieste, 1983)
-Un amour de Swann (1984, also known as Eine Liebe von Swann, Swann in Love)
-Cronaca di una morte annunciata (Chronicle of a Death Foretold, 1987)
-O Re (The King of Naples) (1989)
-Wait Until Spring, Bandini (1989)
-Il Viaggio di Capitan Fracassa (1990, English titles: Captain Fracassa's Journey, The Voyage of Captain Fracassa)
-Once Upon a Crime (1992)
-El Amante Bilingi¼e (1993)
-Mi fai un favore (1996, US title: Stella's Favor)
-Compromesso d'amore (1995, Spanish title: Tatiana, la mugneca rusa, US title: Love Deal)
-Pour rire! (1996)
-Somewhere in the City (1998)
-The Count of Monte Cristo (1998, miniseries)
-The Unscarred (1999), costarred with daughter Naike Rivelli
-Tierra del fuego (2000)
-Domani (2001, English title: Tomorrow)
-Il figlio prediletto (2001 Brazil, Portuguese title: Um Crime Nobre)
-Last Run (2002)
-Cavale (2002, also known as Trilogy: One, On the Run, One)
-Un couple epatant (2002, also known as Trilogy: Two, An Amazing Couple, Two)
-Apri¨s la vie (2002) (also known as Trilogy: Three, After the Life, Three)
-On the Run: Trilogy 1 (2004)
-An Amazing Couple: Trilogy 2 (2004)
-After the Life: Trilogy 3 (2004)
-The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
-Doc West (2009-present)
Ornella Muti Articles
Ornella Muti News
Ornella Muti Lists