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Laura Morante

Biography

Dramatic Italian actress who’s known for roles in The Son’s Room, The Dancer Upstairs, please remember Me, My Love. She began her acting profession in movie theater after having an effective career as a specialist dancer. She performed Female Montague in the 2013 UK version of Romeo and Juliet. She wedded Francesco Giammatteo, her third hubby, on Oct 3, 2004. She also got two kids from her previous failed marriages. She co-starred in the thriller The Dancer Upstairs, which starred Oscar-winner Javier Bardem in 2002.

Quick Facts


Full Name Laura Morante
Date Of Birth August 21, 1956
Place Of Birth Italy
Height 1.7 m
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality Italian
Spouse Francesco Giammatteo
Children Eugenia Costantini, Agnese Claisse, Stepan Giammatteo
Parents Marcello Morante, Maria Bona Palazzeschi
Awards David di Donatello for Best Actress, European Nastro d'Argento
Nominations Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress, David di Donatello for Best New Director, Nastro d'Argento for Best Comedy, European Film Award for Best Actress, European Film Audience Award for Best Actress
Movies The Son's Room, The Dancer Upstairs, Remember Me, My Love, The Naked Eye, Solo, God Willing, Private Fears in Public Places, Empire of the Wolves, Molière, Orchestra Seats, Romeo and Juliet, Cherry on the Cake, A Farewell to Fools, The Youngest Son, August Vacation, Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man, The Big Dream, Love Is Eternal While It Lasts, Love & Slaps, The Hideout, Sweet Dreams, Imperium: Nero, Vajont, A Journey Called Love, Apartment in Athens, Blow to the Heart, I ragazzi di via Panisperna, Marianna Ucrìa, Ogni maledetto Natale, Your Whole Life Ahead of You, Free the Fish, The Anarchist's Wife, On Tour, The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal, Man on Fire, La vallée fantôme, Sweet Body of Bianca, Coppia omicida, Lost and Found, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Renzo e Lucia, The Ball, First Light of Dawn, Hotel, The Golden Age, Where the Sun Beats, Une Vue Imprenable, The Voice, No One Can Brush My Hair Like the Wind, Have No Fear, The Dreyfus Case
Star Sign Leo

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Faut pas rire du bonheur 1994 Nadine
L'ombra della sera 1994 TV Movie Eva
Une vue imprenable 1993 Short
Juste avant l'orage 1992 Charlotte
La voix 1992 Laura
Ao Fim da Noite 1991 Cláudia
La femme fardée 1990 Clarisse Lethuillier
Tracce di vita amorosa 1990 Agnese
Turné 1990 Vittoria
Un jeu d'enfant 1990 Marguerite
Onde Bate o Sol 1989 Laura
Corps perdus 1989 Laura Canetti
I ragazzi di via Panisperna 1988 Laura, moglie di Enrico Fermi
Un amore di donna 1988 Gabriella Bernasconi
Pink Palace, Paradise Beach 1987
La vallée fantôme 1987 Dara
Man on Fire 1987 Julia
Luci lontane 1987 Renata
Il generale 1987 TV Mini-Series Anita Garibaldi
Les jurés de l'ombre 1987 TV Mini-Series Olivia Lucas
Väter und Söhne - Eine deutsche Tragödie 1986 TV Mini-Series Judith Bernheim
Hovering Over the Water 1986 Laura Rossellini
L'intruse 1986 Giovanna
Music Hall 1986 TV Movie Hannah Bronnen
Le due vite di Mattia Pascal 1985 Adriana Paleari
Goya 1985 TV Mini-Series Duquesa de Alba
Il corsaro 1985 TV Movie
Der Mörder 1984 TV Movie Elise
L'air du crime 1984 Alice
La stagione delle piogge 1984 TV Movie Daria
Notti e nebbie 1984 TV Movie Noemi
Bianca 1984 Bianca
Il momento dell'avventura 1983 Anna
Colpire al cuore 1982 Giulia
Ivanov 1981 TV Movie
Riccardo III (da Shakespeare) secondo Carmelo Bene 1981 TV Movie Una cameriera, che Riccardo chiama Buckingham
George Sand 1981 TV Mini-Series Titine
Sogni d'oro 1981 Silvia
Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man 1981 Laura
Le ali della colomba 1981 TV Mini-Series
Oggetti smarriti 1980 Sara
Amleto di Carmelo Bene (da Shakespeare a Laforgue) 1978 TV Movie Ofelia
L'età d'oro 2016 Arabella
Assolo 2016 Flavia
Se Dio vuole 2015 Carla
Con il sole negli occhi 2015 TV Movie Carla Astrei
Marco Polo 2014 TV Series Marco's Aunt
Ogni maledetto Natale 2014 Maria / Ludovica
Nessuno mi pettina bene come il vento 2014 Arianna
Racconti d'amore 2013
Romeo & Juliet 2013/II Lady Montague
A Farewell to Fools 2013 Margherita
La cerise sur le gâteau 2012 Amanda
Appartamento ad Atene 2011 Zoe Helianos
Love & Slaps 2010 Marina Sinibaldi
Boris 2010 TV Series Donna sul terrazzo
Il figlio più piccolo 2010 Fiamma
Il grande sogno 2009 Maddalena
The Anarchist's Wife 2008 Lucienne
Tutta la vita davanti 2008 Voce narrante (voice)
Il nascondiglio 2007 Francesca Sainati
Molière 2007 Elmire Jourdain
Liscio 2006 Monica
Coeurs 2006 Nicole
L'estate del mio primo bacio 2006 Giovanna Randone
Avenue Montaigne 2006 Valentine Lefort
Non aver paura 2005 Laura
Empire of the Wolves 2005 Mathilde Urano
Notte senza fine 2004 Kenza
Imperium: Nerone 2004 TV Movie Agrippina
L'amore è eterno finché dura 2004 Tiziana Mercuri
Renzo e Lucia 2004 TV Movie Suor Virginia
Mother Teresa 2003 TV Movie Madre Du Cenacle
Remember Me, My Love 2003 Giulia Ristuccia
A Scandalous Journey 2002 Sibilla Aleramo
The Dancer Upstairs 2002 Yolanda
Vajont - La diga del disonore 2001 Tina Merlin
Hotel 2001 Greta
La stanza del figlio 2001 Paola Sermonti
Dov'è mio figlio 2000 TV Movie Luisa Ellis
Giochi pericolosi 2000 TV Movie Germana Righi
Film 2000/II Short Mara
Prime luci dell'alba 2000 Anna
Liberate i pesci! 2000 Mara
L'anniversario 1998 Anita
Coppia omicida 1998 Carla
La mirada del otro 1998 Begoña
Santo Stefano 1997 Anna D'Assisi
Marianna Ucrìa 1997 Maria
Le géographe manuel 1996
Ferie d'agosto 1996 Cecilia Sarcoli
Io e il re 1995 Beatrice
L'affaire Dreyfus 1995 TV Movie Lucie Dreyfus
Un orage immobile 1995 TV Movie Flora de Margelasse
La famiglia Ricordi 1995 TV Mini-Series Giuseppina Strepponi
La corruptrice 1994 TV Movie Julia

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Assolo 2016
La cerise sur le gâteau 2012

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Assolo 2016
La cerise sur le gâteau 2012 scenario

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Storia di Piera 1983 voice dubbing: Isabelle Huppert

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand'Italia 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
La traversée du miroir 2012 TV Series Herself
Cloud 2012 TV Series Herself
Ritratto di mio padre 2010 Documentary Herself
Se hai una montagna di neve, tienila all'ombra 2010 Documentary Herself
Parla con me 2007 TV Series Herself
On a tout essayé 2007 TV Series Herself
Ceremonia de clausura del festival de cine de San Sebastián 2004 TV Movie Herself
Ceremonia de apertura del festival de cine de San Sebastián 2004 TV Movie Herself
Les feux de la rampe 2003 TV Series Herself
Sul set di 'Ricordati di me' 2003 Video documentary short Herself
Lo + plus 1998 TV Series Herself
Le cercle de minuit 1993 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La imagen de tu vida 2006 TV Series Duquesa de Alba
Alberto Iglesias, el músico fiel 2006 TV Movie documentary Yolanda (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 European Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2013 Kineo TaorminaFilmFest Award Kineo Awards, Italy La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2012 Golden Globe Golden Globes, Italy Best Breakthrough Director (Migliore Regista Rivelazione) La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2011 Best Actress Primavera del Cinema Italiano Festival La bellezza del somaro (2010)
2009 Special Tribute Bastia Italian Film Festival
2009 François Truffaut Award Giffoni Film Festival
2009 Platinum Award for Cinematic Excellence Viareggio EuropaCinema
2007 Career Award Maremetraggio International Short Film Festival
2006 Pasinetti Award Venice Film Festival Best Actress Coeurs (2006)
2005 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) L'amore è eterno finché dura (2004)
2003 Golden Capital Sannio FilmFest Best Actress Un viaggio chiamato amore (2002)
2002 Taormina Arte Award Taormina International Film Festival
2001 David David di Donatello Awards Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) La stanza del figlio (2001)
2001 Golden Ciak Golden Ciak Awards Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) La stanza del figlio (2001)
1999 Golden Globe Golden Globes, Italy Best Actress (Migliore Attrice) L'anniversario (1998)
1998 Golden Goblet Golden Goblets, Italy Best Actress (Migliore Attrice) L'anniversario (1998)
1989 Best Actress Amiens International Film Festival Corps perdus (1989)
1982 Plate Golden Goblets, Italy Best New Actress (Migliore Attrice Esordiente) La tragedia di un uomo ridicolo (1981)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 David David di Donatello Awards Best New Director (Migliore Regista Esordiente) La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2013 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Appartamento ad Atene (2011)
2012 Best Film Bimbi Belli Festival La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2012 Golden Globe Golden Globes, Italy Best First Feature (Migliore Opera Prima) La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2012 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Comedy (Migliore Commedia) La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2012 Best Actress Milano International Film Festival Awards (MIFF Awards) Appartamento ad Atene (2011)
2012 Golden Zenith Montréal World Film Festival La cerise sur le gâteau (2012)
2007 David David di Donatello Awards Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Liscio (2006)
2007 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Coeurs (2006)
2007 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Song (Migliore Canzone) Liscio (2006) · Riccardo Tesi
· Carlo Muratori
2003 David David di Donatello Awards Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Ricordati di me (2003)
2003 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Ricordati di me (2003)
2002 European Film Award European Film Awards European Actress Un viaggio chiamato amore (2002)
2001 European Film Award European Film Awards European Actress La stanza del figlio (2001)
2001 Golden Globe Golden Globes, Italy Best Actress (Migliore Attrice) La stanza del figlio (2001)
2001 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) La stanza del figlio (2001)
1996 David David di Donatello Awards Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Ferie d'agosto (1996)
1995 Silver Condor Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards Best Actress (Mejor Actriz) Corps perdus (1989)
1984 David David di Donatello Awards Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) Bianca (1984)


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