Italian Character Actress

Marisa Merlini

  • Aug 06, 1923 - Jul 27, 2008 (age 84)
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2008
Marisa Merlini
PersonalJuly 2008

Marisa Merlini

Marisa Merlini passed away.
2006
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination2006

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "The Second Wedding Night".
David Di Donatello
2005
The Second Wedding Night
MovieSep 9, 2005

The Second Wedding Night

When his widowed sister-in …
When his widowed sister-in-law and her son come to live with him after World War II, a simple farmer finds his life thrown into turmoil.
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2001
Reisei to jônetsu no aida
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MovieOct 28, 2001

Reisei to jônetsu no aida

A man is studying abroad in …
A man is studying abroad in Italy, and while he does well, he yearns for his true love. After promising to meet her in Florence, they reconnect after not seeing one another for 10 years.
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2000
Le ali della vita
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MovieMar 21, 2000

Le ali della vita

The end of the 1950s: ROSANNA returns as a music teacher to …
The end of the 1950s: ROSANNA returns as a music teacher to the claustrophobic confines of the convent boarding school from which she escaped as a young girl. Her happy, understanding ways,...
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1992
Ricky & Barabba
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MovieDec 19, 1992

Ricky & Barabba

Riccardo Morandi is a billionaire on the verge of bankruptcy, due …
Riccardo Morandi is a billionaire on the verge of bankruptcy, due to some debts incurred with banks that had decided to finance him in the production of a special catalytic converter, whose patent has mysteriously disappeared.
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Mutande pazze
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MovieMar 12, 1992

Mutande pazze

Four ambitious women are ready to do anything to make a name …
Four ambitious women are ready to do anything to make a name in show business. The translation of the Italian title is "Mad Underpants".
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1984
Aurora
MovieOct 21, 1984

Aurora

A single mother is trying to trace previous partners in order to …
A single mother is trying to trace previous partners in order to help her fund a life changing operation for her blind son
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Il tifoso, l'arbitro e il calciatore
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MovieMar 1, 1984

Il tifoso, l'arbitro e il calciatore

Two soccer stories: Alvaro …
Two soccer stories: Alvaro Presutti is a referee who seems to be the last to know about his wife having an affair with a German soccer star. Amedeo Amedei has to please both his father, a die hard Roma supporter and his future father in law, who supports Lazio.
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1983
Gian Burrasca
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MovieMar 31, 1983

Gian Burrasca

Giannino Stoppani, called Gian Burrasca, is a boy who loves …
Giannino Stoppani, called Gian Burrasca, is a boy who loves bad taste jokes. A series of actions will lead him to be detested by everyone except his mother.
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1981
Pierino contro tutti
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MovieSep 19, 1981

Pierino contro tutti

Pierino is a precocious but mischievous boy who often …
Pierino is a precocious but mischievous boy who often plays pranks and makes jokes at school. His enemy is his old teacher. One day Pierino pulls a dirty trick on her, making her break an arm.
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Cream Horn
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MovieSep 11, 1981

Cream Horn

Edwige Fenech and Lino Banfi stars in this Italian sex …
Edwige Fenech and Lino Banfi stars in this Italian sex-comedy from Sergio Martino. Mariana (Fenech) and Domenico (Banfi) are on the run from her jealous boyfriend who just happens to be an over-jealous professional football player.
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L'onorevole con l'amante sotto il letto
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MovieAug 13, 1981

L'onorevole con l'amante sotto il letto

An unemployed teacher asks …
An unemployed teacher asks for help from her lover, an MP, and finds out that he is married.
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My Wife Goes Back to School
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MovieJul 24, 1981

My Wife Goes Back to School

Aristide Buratti is a wealthy …
Aristide Buratti is a wealthy grocer married to attractive Valentina. Although they seem to have a happy marriage, Valentina feels herself culturally inferior because she is a high school dropout. Despite her husband's objections, she enrolls at a private boarding school.
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1980
La moglie in vacanza... l'amante in città
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MovieAug 14, 1980

La moglie in vacanza... l'amante in città

Andrea Damiani sends his …
Andrea Damiani sends his wife Valeria off on a skiing holiday so he can spend time with his demanding mistress, Giulia. Little does he suspect that Valeria is having a rendezvous with a Count she recently met. However, Valeria does not know that 'Count' Giovanni is really just a manager's assistant, namely, Andrea's.
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1978
Una bella governante di colore
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MovieJul 5, 1978

Una bella governante di colore

Nicola Salluzzi is the owner …
Nicola Salluzzi is the owner of an insecticide company and his teenage son Simone has the habit of sleeping with his female employees.
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Top Secret
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MovieJun 4, 1978

Top Secret

A veteran American espionage agent is sent with a new …
A veteran American espionage agent is sent with a new partner to Italy, in order to track down 100 pounds of missing plutonium before it can be obtained by terrorists.
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La mazzetta
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MovieMar 17, 1978

La mazzetta

Sasá Iovine, a small-time Neopolitan operator, finds …
Sasá Iovine, a small-time Neopolitan operator, finds himself in the thick of a multi-murder mystery when Don Michele, a building contractor hires Iovine to find his daughter who has disappeared with incriminating documents.
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1976
Oh, Serafina!
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MovieOct 28, 1976

Oh, Serafina!

Augusto Valle is a young nature lover and industrialist from …
Augusto Valle is a young nature lover and industrialist from Lombardy.
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1975
Le dolci zie
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MovieDec 2, 1975

Le dolci zie

The young and inexperienced teenager Libero is taken into …
The young and inexperienced teenager Libero is taken into custody by his anarchist grandfather. Lusting for their nephew, 3 females obtain guardianship of him from him. Then he discovers the joys of sex.
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1974
Sadsacks Go to War
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MovieDec 11, 1974

Sadsacks Go to War

Four young soldiers spend most of their army service under …
Four young soldiers spend most of their army service under punishment for various pranks and jokes.
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1972
Non commettere atti impuri
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MovieJan 25, 1972

Non commettere atti impuri

Pino is a young man who …
Pino is a young man who lives in Assisi with his father Damiano, a communist revolutionary, and his partner Nadine. One day Pino sees Maria Teresa studying Latin and starts giving her some lessons. Soon they fall in love.
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1970
Ninì Tirabusciò: la donna che inventò la mossa
MovieOct 29, 1970

Ninì Tirabusciò: la donna che inventò la …

Comedy set at the time of …
Comedy set at the time of King Umberto I of Monza (Italy) about Maria Sarti, aka Ninì Tirabusciò, actress/singer who caused a scandal with her raunchy dancing.
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The Pizza Triangle
MovieJan 18, 1970

The Pizza Triangle

A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. …
A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile environment leave a way to jealousy?
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1968
The Great Silence
MovieNov 22, 1968

The Great Silence

Bounty killers led by Loco prey on outlaws hiding out in the …
Bounty killers led by Loco prey on outlaws hiding out in the snowbound Utahn mountains. After Pauline's husband becomes Loco's latest victim, she hires a gunman for revenge; Silence, mute since his throat was cut when he was a boy.
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1967
The Peking Medallion
MovieJan 1, 1967

The Peking Medallion

Spy accidentally gets an ancient treasure. Several corrupt …
Spy accidentally gets an ancient treasure. Several corrupt groups try to steal it from him.
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1966
Me, Me, Me... and the Others
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MovieFeb 16, 1966

Me, Me, Me... and the Others

Sandro is a well-known …
Sandro is a well-known journalist and he is conducting a survey on human selfishness. Every man and every woman he meets turns into a theme for his inquiry. Even his own wife, Titta. But little by little Sandro identifies himself with the people he meets and the accusation against mankind changes into a confession to himself. And, after the death of his true friend Peppino Marazzi and a conversation with Silvia, Sandro begins to consider again his own life.
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1965
Un amore
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MovieDec 15, 1965

Un amore

The love life of an aging architect used to love affairs with call …
The love life of an aging architect used to love affairs with call girls, who in the end settles down with a girl of his class but still longs for the life he has led so far, which ends in disillusion.
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1963
I mostri
MovieOct 26, 1963

I mostri

The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.
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1962
Le massaggiatrici
MovieSep 20, 1962

Le massaggiatrici

Two industry managers from Milan are in Rome to get the …
Two industry managers from Milan are in Rome to get the contract to build a YMCA hostel. They get in touch with a masseuses ring and one of the masseuses is introduced to the president of the catholic association as the wife of one of the managers. During a vice squad roundup, the president is about to be discovered with one of the girls when he dies of a stroke. How will the others try to hide his death?
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1961
His Women
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MovieDec 26, 1961

His Women

Stefano Garbelli is employed by a pharmaceutical company. …
Stefano Garbelli is employed by a pharmaceutical company. One evening Daniela, a young independent prostitute , approaches Stefano pretending to be a nurse. They get together, but Daniela has a sinister plan.
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The Last Judgment
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MovieSep 2, 1961

The Last Judgment

In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that …
In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that the final judgment will be at 6 p.m. on that day. What follows is a series of vignettes depicting various people's reactions (or lack there of) to the announcement.
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Akiko
MovieApr 6, 1961

Akiko

The quaint life of Ottavia, a widow living in Rome, is turned …
The quaint life of Ottavia, a widow living in Rome, is turned upside down when a young and pretty Japanese girl knocks at her door, claiming to be the daughter of her late husband, an Italian military officer who went to Japan on a secret mission during WWII and reportedly killed in action there. At first Ottavia is upset by knowing of her husband's affair in Japan, and suspicious of the girl whose "exotic" habits and manners arouse the curiosity of the whole neighborhood. Pretty soon however Ottavia and her neighbors are conquered by the good-natured Akiko, who soon finds a job as tourist guide (it's the year of the Olympic Games, and tourists are flocking to Rome from everywhere including Japan). But Akiko must beware of young Italian men.
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World in My Pocket
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MovieFeb 16, 1961

World in My Pocket

Mysterious woman Ginny recruits a diverse team of professional …
Mysterious woman Ginny recruits a diverse team of professional criminals to rob a U.S. Army payroll armored truck of its content. A one million dollar payoff is expected. The team is composed of Frank, Bleck, Gypo and Kitson. They are the explosive expert, the safe cracker, the muscle man and the driver. The main plan is to use Ginny's charm to lure the driver and security man of the armored truck to the scene of a fake accident and to neutralize them. The armored truck would then be taken to a secret spot and opened and the loot divided. However, the members of the team squabble among themselves during the planning stage resentful at being led by a woman who's also very attractive. When the operation begins things start going wrong.
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1960
The Traffic Policeman
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MovieNov 16, 1960

The Traffic Policeman

An unemployed man gets a …
An unemployed man gets a job as traffic policeman but the traffic in the big city creates innumerous problems for the poor guy.
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1959
Juke box - Urli d'amore
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MovieNov 28, 1959

Juke box - Urli d'amore

The owner of a record …
The owner of a record company demands that only married people can work for him.
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1958
Resurrection
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MovieOct 21, 1958

Resurrection

Resurrection (German: Auferstehung) is a 1958 …
Resurrection (German: Auferstehung) is a 1958 historical drama film directed by Rolf Hansen and starring Horst Buchholz, Myriam Bru and Edith Mill. It was made as a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany. It is an adaptation of the novel Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy.
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1957
Husbands in the City
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MovieDec 18, 1957

Husbands in the City

In Rome every year in August the wifes go on holiday on the …
In Rome every year in August the wifes go on holiday on the seashore while their husbands stay at home to work. It is the period of the year most suitable to male unfaithfulness. Without their wives they look for amorous adventures. Mario, freshly married to Romana, falls deeply in love with Lionella and all his friends, Alberto, Fernando and Giacinto try to enjoy this time when they are single.
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Doctor and the Healer
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MovieDec 4, 1957

Doctor and the Healer

Francesco, a young doctor, …
Francesco, a young doctor, is appointed doctor to the imaginary village of Pianetta in the province of Avellino, but is immediately in competition with Don Antonio, a so-called "healer".
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Nature Girl and the Slaver
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MovieOct 11, 1957

Nature Girl and the Slaver

Liane, the white jungle …
Liane, the white jungle goddess, encounters some of her rich relatives from Hamburg who have come to search for her, but she is soon kidnapped by a ring of slave traders.
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Fathers and Sons
MovieFeb 21, 1957

Fathers and Sons

The adventures of a young couple of high school students: her …
The adventures of a young couple of high school students: her father is not opposed to their love, but the other, a doctor of prestige, is not at all happy about it.
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1956
The Bigamist
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MovieFeb 17, 1956

The Bigamist

A traveling salesman is sent to prison after being accused of …
A traveling salesman is sent to prison after being accused of bigamy, while his wife and son are forced to consider leaving him permanently.
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1954
Frisky
MovieDec 6, 1954

Frisky

In a small Italian village, Maria De Ritis is engaged to army …
In a small Italian village, Maria De Ritis is engaged to army Lieutenant Pietro Stelluti. Stelluti's superior officer, Marshal Antonio Carotenuto, is contemplating marriage to Annarella Mirziano, but he will be forced to resign if he marries Annarella, since she has an illegitimate child and that is against regulations for army officers. When Stelluti leaves town for a few weeks, the town-gossips create an affair out of the innocent relationship between Maria and Antonio. Stelluti returns and accuses Maria of infidelity, and, she, in reprisal, runs off and joins a traveling theatrical troupe as a dancer. Antonio, after convincing Annarella that he has not betrayed her love, encounters more trouble when the father of Annarella's child shows up and asks that she and the child go away with him. Antonio tells Annarella that it is her decision to make, and she chooses the child's father and leaves with him. Maria arrives back in town, as does an earthquake that destroys her home, but she and Stelluti are reunited.
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1953
Bread, Love and Dreams
MovieDec 4, 1953

Bread, Love and Dreams

When a veteran marshal is …
When a veteran marshal is sent to a small town, he quickly falls for two women: a midwife and an earthy young woman nicknamed "Frisky".
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1952
Times Gone By
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MovieSep 28, 1952

Times Gone By

A number of different segments taken from 19th century …
A number of different segments taken from 19th century Italian stories.
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1951
The Black Captain
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MovieMar 15, 1951

The Black Captain

The Black Captain (Italian: Il capitano nero) is a 1951 …
The Black Captain (Italian: Il capitano nero) is a 1951 Italian historical adventure film directed by Giorgio Ansoldi and Alberto Pozzetti and starring Steve Barclay, Marina Berti and Paul Muller. The film's sets were designed by Alfredo Montori. It was shot at the Cinecittà studios in Rome.
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1949
The Emperor of Capri
MovieDec 16, 1949

The Emperor of Capri

Sonia, a beautiful gold digger, mistakes Antonio, a waiter in …
Sonia, a beautiful gold digger, mistakes Antonio, a waiter in a Neapolitan hotel, for the Arab prince Bey of Agapur and makes an appointment with him for the following day in Capri. Antonio goes there behind his wife and mother in law's back. Due to a lucky series of circumstances he really does becomes the prince of the island.
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1946
Roma città libera
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MovieDec 17, 1946

Roma città libera

Roma città libera released.
1923
Marisa Merlini
BirthAugust 1923

Marisa Merlini

Marisa Merlini was born.
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