Caterina Murino

Caterina Murino

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Caterina Murino
Caterina Murino a Giffoni.jpg

Murino at the Giffoni Film Festival in July 2010
Born (1977-09-15) 15 September 1977 (age 40)
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Caterina Murino (born 15 September 1977)[1] is an Italian actress from Sardinia.

Life and career[edit]

Murino was born in Cagliari, Sardinia, and initially wanted to be a doctor.[2] She finished fourth in the 1996 Miss Italy contest.[3] Having moved to London, she fell in love with theatre and acting, saving up weekly to watch something in the West End theatre.[4]

Returning to Italy, she studied drama at the Scuola di Cinema e Teatro run by Francesca De Sapio, between 1999 and 2000.[4] She then appeared in stage productions of Richard III and Italian-language plays.[citation needed] She began her career in television in 2002,[5] and then gained international fame after playing Solange Dimitrios in the 2006 adaptation of the James Bond novel Casino Royale.

In early 2011, she co-starred with Rufus Sewell in the short-lived BBC One TV series Zen.

In 2011 she also appeared in Bob Sinclar‘s music video clip Far l’amore.[6] She also starred the video clip of the famous party band The Gypsy Queens‘ “l’Italiano“.

In 2013, she starred as Penelope, Ulysses‘ wife for a TV production Odysseus.

Selected filmography[edit]

Murino in March 2010

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