Where Is She Now: Gina Lollobrigida (Actress) - Beat the Devil.
Name: Gina Lollobrigida
Born: July 4, 1927, Subiaco, Italy
Claim To Fame: She is known for Beat the Devil and The
Hunchback of Notre Dame
Family Life: She was married to Slovenian physcian Milko
Skofic from 1949-1971. They had one child, Andrea Milko.
In 1969, she was engaged briefly to real estate heir George
Kaufman. She was also briefly engaged to Spanish businessman
Javier Rigau y Rafols in 2006.
Info: Lollobrigida started out modeling as a young woman,
and went on to participate in several beauty contests.
After appearing in a half-dozen films in Italy, it was
rumored that, in 1947, film tycoon Howard Hughes had her
flown to Hollywood; however, she returned to Italy.
Her Hollywood breakout movie would not come until six years
later in the John Huston film Beat the Devil (1953).
As her film roles and national popularity increased, she
was tagged "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" after
her signature movie Beautiful But Dangerous (1955).
She co-starred with Rock Hudson in the 1961 film Come
September, which won the Golden Globe Award as the World's
In the 1970s, Lollobrigida turned her focus to photography.
Among her subjects were Paul Newman, Salvador Dali and the
German national soccer team. A collection of her work
titled Italia Mia was published in 1973.
Trivia: Has won six David di Donatello, two Nastro d'Argento,
and six Bambi Awards; she was nominated three times for the
Golden Globe and won one in 1961 as World Film Favorite -
Female; she was nominated once for a Bafta.
Was nominated in 1985 as an officier of Ordre des Arts et
des Lettres by Jack Lang because of her achievements in
photography and sculpture.
In 1992, she was awarded the Legion d'honneur by Francois
Where Is She Now: Lollobrigida is retired from acting.
Since 1949, she has lived at her home ranch and gardens in
Sicily, Italy, a property that also contains her personal
In addition, she regularly stays at her house on Via Appia
Antica in Rome and at a villa in Monte Carlo.
In 2013, Lollobrigida sold her jewelry collection through
Sotheby's. She donated nearly $5 million to benefit stem