Italian actress Luigina “Gina” Lollobrigida, one of the most famous actors of her day and an international pin-up has been celebrating her 90 th birthday.
Happy 90th Birthday to Gina Lollobrigida here with Yves Montand in Jules Dassin’s terrific La Loi. pic.twitter.com/PHtuAoDDCZ— Jared Sanford (@sanford_jared) July 4, 2017
The star of ‘Bread,’ ‘Love and Dreams’ and ‘Fan-Fan the Tulip’ was not only a renowned performer she also explored photojournalism and sculpture.
She is held in high esteem by he adoring fans:“I’m glad that anytime I see the public and they have a very good souvenir, I gave them a very good time with the characters I played in the movies,” she said.
Quando la sottoveste comandava il cinema italiano con “les Lollos’ di #GinaLollobrigida, 90 anni il 4 luglio
Ciakmag</a> <a href="https://t.co/cLs6lgSHaw">pic.twitter.com/cLs6lgSHaw</a></p>— Piera Detassis (PieraDetassis) June 25, 2017
In 2013 she she sold her jewelry collection and donated the nearly $5 million from the sale to benefit stem cell therapy research.
TCM Millenial (@TyreeseSculley) June 24, 2017