Manuela Arcuri

Manuela Arcuri

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Manuela Arcuri
Photograph of Manuela Arcuri at age 18 in 1995 by photographer Alberto Magliozzi

Manuela Arcuri at 18 in 1995
Born (1977-01-08) 8 January 1977 (age 40)
Anagni, Frosinone, Italy
Occupation Film & TV actress; model; entertainer
Years active 1995–present
Partner(s) Giovanni di Gianfrancesco
2010–present

Manuela Arcuri (born 8 January 1977 in Anagni) is an Italian actress, model and soubrette.

She was the protagonist of two successful fiction L’onore e il rispetto[1] and Il peccato e la vergogna.

Biography[edit]

Manuela Arcuri was born in Anagni, near Frosinone, to a father from the Province of Crotone[2] and a mother from Avellino.[3] Raised in Latina, Italy from an early age, Manuela Arcuri, was often on the covers of tabloids. She has a black belt in karate. She was an attendee at former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi‘s private parties.[4][5]

TV career[edit]

At a very early age she was attracted to showbusiness, and she became a fashion model; in 1995 she played parts in soap operas and in her first movie, Black Holes directed by Pappi Corsicato; then she had a supporting role in Graduates directed by Leonardo Pieraccioni, which brought her to the attention of the moviegoing public.
She continued acting in other movies and stage productions, such as A pretty story of a woman e Liolà at the side of Gianfranco Jannuzzo and under the direction of Gigi Proietti.

In 2000 Manuela Arcuri, now considered a sex symbol, appeared in a calendar for the magazine GenteViaggi; the following year, she posed for another calendar, this time for the magazine Panorama, obtaining great success that consolidated her reputation and helped her land a role in the TV series Carabinieri. In 2001 she hosted the TV show Mai dire Goal with the Gialappa’s Band. In 2002 she was crowned as a TV star by co-hosting Sanremo ‘Festival (2002) alongside Pippo Baudo and her colleague, actress Vittoria Belvedere.

In 2003 she co-hosted with Teo Teocoli and Anna Maria Barbera the eighth series of the TV comedy show Scherzi a parte.

Advertising work[edit]

  • Lormar
  • Anima Gemella

Theatre[edit]

Filmography[edit]

2007 Manuela appeared as the love interest in Prince’s video Somewhere Here On Earth, shot in Prague

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