Biography - A Short Wiki
Check out the time and place of Claudia Cardinale's birth and a lot of more information!
In the 1960s to 1970s, Claudia was one of the most influential actresses having starred in big European movies during those days. She arrived in Italy in the late 1950s after winning the Most Beautiful Italian Girl competition in her native country Tunisia. This was the start of her rise to stardom with movie producers flocking her way to sign film contracts with her.
Read about Claudia Cardinale's career and accomplishments in the following section.
After acting alongside her classmates, film director Jacques Baratier noticed her and offered her a role alongside Egyptian actor Omar Sharif in the film Goha. After winning the Italian Most Beautiful Girl competition in Tunisia, her present was a trip to the famous Venice Film Festival.
Family and Personal Life
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After coming to Italy, she met Franco Cristaldi in 1958, who mentored her in the film industry. The two later started a relationship that is believed to have led to their marriage, but according to Claudia, they only had a marriage party, but they never got married. They both later went their separate ways.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Franco Cristaldi (m. 1966-1975), Partner (Pasquale Squitieri 1975-2017)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Claude Josephine Rose Cardinale|
|Age (as of today)||85 years|
|Date of Birth||April 15, 1938|
|Place of Birth||La Goulette, Tunis, Tunisia|
|Height||1.73 m, 5 feet 8 inches|
|Weight||68 kg, 150 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$12 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Claudia Cardinale's height is pretty average measuring 1.73 m. Claudia Cardinale weighs 68 kg. Being born on April 15, 1938, translates to an age of 85 years as of todays date (July 15, 2023).
It’s fantastic because I’ve been living thousands of lives, not only my life.Claudia Cardinale
And I had a big opportunity with Richard Brooks, The Professionals, which is really a magnificent movie.Claudia Cardinale
But to do this kind of work, you have to be very strong, otherwise you lose your personality, your identity.Claudia Cardinale
But we did the Pink Panther not in Hollywood, in Italy.Claudia Cardinale
Yes, they wanted me to sign a contract of exclusivity, and I refused.Claudia Cardinale