Popular actress who was simply married to well-known producer Dino De Laurentiis for pretty much 40 years, and appeared in Dune, which he produced. She proved helpful being a model to maintain her family members out of poverty, and gained the Miss Rome pageant in 1946. She obtained fame on her behalf function in the 1949 film Bitter Grain, which her hubby at that time created. She acquired four kids and her little girl, Giada De Laurentiis, hosted many shows on the meals Network. Her hubby, Dino De Laurentiis, caused David Lynch to create the 1984 research fiction film Dune.