Valeria Golino wins the Coppa Volpi as best actress at Venice Film Festival

Valeria Golino wins the Coppa Volpi as best actress in Venice

Valeria Golino holding the Coppa Volpi in front of photographers

Actress Valeria Golino receives the Coppa Volpi for best actress for her role in the movie 'Per Amor Vostro' (For your love), during the awards ceremony of the 72nd edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice. 

Golino was born in Naples, Italy, to an Italian father who was a Germanist and scholar, and a Greek mother, Lalla, who was a painter; one of her grandmothers was Egyptian-French. She is best known to English-language audiences for her role in the film Rain Man (1988), and the Hot Shots! films. In addition to David di Donatello, Silver Ribbon, Golden Ciak and Italian Golden Globe awards. Golino made her American film debut in 1988’s Big Top Pee-wee, but her breakout role came later that year, when she played Tom Cruise’s girlfriend in Rain Man (which won Best Picture at the 1989 Academy Awards).

 

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