Virna Lisi was an Italian actress. She is best remembered by the public for her roles in the films How to Murder Your Wife, Not with My Wife, You Don’t!, Beyond Good and Evil, and Follow Your Heart. She won Best Actress at Cannes and the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1994 film La Reine Margot. Born Virna Lisa Pieralisi on November 8, 1936 in Ancona, Marche, Italy, to Ubaldo Pieralisi, she is the sister of actress Esperia Pieralisi, aunt of actress Stefania Graziosi. She was discovered by two Neapolitan producers, Antonio Ferrigno and Ettore Pesce and made her acting debut in 1953’s La Corda D’acciaio. She was married to Franco Pesci from 1960 until his death in 2013.
Virna Lisi Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 8 November 1936
Birth Place: Ancona, Italy
Date of Death: 18 December 2014
Death Place: Rome, Italy
Cause of Death: Lung cancer
Birth Name: Virna Lisa Pieralisi
Nickname: Virna Lisi
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Virna Lisi Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 128 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6¼”
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Virna Lisi Family Details:
Father: Ubaldo Pieralisi
Spouse/Husband: Franco Pesci (m. 1960–2013) (His death)
Children: Corrado Pesci (Son) (b. July 1962)
Grandsons: Franco Pesci (b. 1995), Riccardo Pesci (b. 2003), Federico Pesci (b. 2003)
Siblings: Esperia Pieralisi (Sister) (Actress)
Virna Lisi Education:
Virna Lisi Facts:
*She was born on November 8, 1936 in Ancona, Marche, Italy.
*Her father had a marble exporting business.
*Sister-in-law of Franco Graziosi.
*She began her film career as a teenager in 1953.
*The Brazilian band Virna Lisi is named after her.
*The ’80s Argentinian band, Sumo, made a song for Virna.
*She died of lung cancer in Rome on 18 December 2014, at age 78.