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Leonora Ruffo (1936–2007)


Elegant Italian leading lady of the 50's and 60's, born Bruna Bovi, the youngest of five siblings in Rome. As a youth she was noted for her prowess as a gymnast, a fact which contributed to her discovery for the screen by the director Pietro Francisci in 1952. Possessed of luminous eyes and a spirited personality, Leonora was rarely cast as ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 71) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Known For

I Vitelloni Sandra Rubini
(1953)
(1960)
The Queen of Sheba Balkis, Queen of Sheba
(1952)
The Widower Gioia
(1959)

Filmography

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 1969 Burn, Boy, Burn
Woman in Clara's dream
 1968 Time and Place for Killing
Mulligan's daughter
 1966 Star Pilot
Kaena
 1961 Hercules in the Haunted World
Principessa Deianira
 1961 Sword Without a Country
Gigliola
 1960 Un dollaro di fifa
Sara Perkins
 1960 Vengeance of Hercules
Dejanira
 1960 Giallo club - Invito al poliziesco (TV Series)
Cynthia Clyde
- Vacanze col gangster (1960) ... Cynthia Clyde
 1959 The Widower
Gioia
 1959 Due selvaggi a corte
Angela
 1958 Sergente d'ispezione
Giovanna
 1958 Aprite: Polizia (TV Mini-Series)
Elena
- Ragazze in vetrina (1958) ... Elena (as Eleonora Ruffo)
 1958 Le avventure di Nicola Nickleby (TV Series)
Caterina Nickleby
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... Caterina Nickleby
- Episode #1.5 (1958) ... Caterina Nickleby
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Caterina Nickleby
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Caterina Nickleby
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... Caterina Nickleby
 1957 The Black Devil
Stella
 1956 Ciao, pais...
Medy
 1955 Ricordami
Maria Calise
 1954 Mid-Century Loves
Contessina Elena Micheli (segment "L'amore romantico")
 1953 I Vitelloni
Sandra Rubini (as Eleonora Ruffo)
 1952 The Queen of Sheba
Balkis, Queen of Sheba
 1951 Gli amanti di Ravello
Elena (as Bruna Falchi)
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Alternate Names:

Bruna Falchi | Eleonora Ruffo
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Trivia:

Mother of producer Gianluca Curti and composer/producer Stefano Curti.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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