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Virna Lisi

8 November 1936 to 18 December 2014

An Italian actress whose career began in French films such as The Black Tulip (1964), Lisi found Hollywood success with films including How to Murder Your Wife (1965) before returning to Europe, frustrated by the roles she was offered. She later won Best actress at Cannes for La reine Margot (1994).

Read Virna Lisi's Guardian obituary here