Monica Guerritore – Italian actress
Monica Guerritore (Rome, Italy, January 5, 1958) is an Italian actress of cinema, theatre and television. She made her debut at just sixteen years of age under the direction of Giorgio Strehler. In 1981 she tied herself romantically and artistically to film and theatre director Gabriele Lavia acting in his theatrical performances.The couple separated in 2001, and Guerritore continued her work with other directors. Beside the stage career, she also works on television and film. At the moment she has starred in 37 movies, genre: drama, comedy, thriller, romance, biography. In theatre, she also directed Giovanna d'Arco (2004–2006).