Tina De Mola

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Tina De Mola
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Born(1923-10-28)28 October 1923
Milan, Kingdom of Italy
Died18 April 2012(2012-04-18) (aged 88)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActress

Ernesta De Mola, best known as Tina De Mola (28 October 1923 18 April 2012), was an Italian actress, singer and television personality.

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Life and career

Born in Milan, De Mola was the daughter of a barber. After winning a contest for new voices in 1941, she started her career as singer-actress with several avanspettacolo companies. [1] In 1942, she met Renato Rascel, and soon she became his wife and the primadonna in his revue company. [1] That same year she made her film debut, in Giacomo Gentilomo's Pazzo d'amore . [1] In 1946, De Mola participated to the Miss Italia beauty contest, getting the title of "Miss Sorriso D'Italia". [1] After working on stage with the companies led by Erminio Macario, Ugo Tognazzi and Mario Carotenuto, she successfully toured South America with a program of Italian music. [1] From 1955 onwards, she also became a central figure in the early Italian television, as a hostess and soubrette in a number of variety shows. [1] De Mola and Rascel obtained the Roman Rota's annulment of marriage in 1963, and De Mola remarried in 1971. [1] [2]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1942 Pazzo d'amore Elena
1949 The Merry Widower La maestrina
1950Cintura di castità
1953Attanasio cavallo vanesioLea
1954Alvaro piuttosto corsaroIsabella Alcantara
1955 I pinguini ci guardano
1958 March's Child Nella
1959 La sceriffa Dolly - the singer(final film role)

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References

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  2. Andrea Garibaldi (6 November 2014). "Le "nozze simulate" di Gassman e i dodici anni d?attesa di Carolina Quelle unioni che la Chiesa cancella". Corriere della Sera . Retrieved 30 June 2015.