Oscar-Nominated Italian Film Actress Valentina Cortese Passed Away At 96
July 11, 2019 13:05 By Fabiosa
Popular Italian actress Valentina Cortese is mostly known for her internationally acclaimed roles in Les Misérables and The Glass Mountain.
She received numerous prestigious awards for her incredible talent. Valentina was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Day for Night.
Valentina Cortese’s death
The iconic actress passed away on July 10th, 2019, at the age of 96.
She was a devoted wife of Richard Basehart from 1951 till 1960, and a loving mother of her son, Jackie Basehart, who decided to follow in his mother’s footsteps and connected his life with acting.
What a talented actress she was!
Valentina Cortese’s numerous fans keep paying tribute to the legendary actress.
RIP Valentina Cortese, a star in 3 languages. What a diva! What a range! From white-hot noir babes to the hilarious and heartbreaking aging idol of DAY FOR NIGHT and beyond. pic.twitter.com/khscBce94B— The Nitrate Diva (@NitrateDiva) 11 July 2019
We are sad to hear dear Valentina Cortese died today. May she rest in peace on the beautiful Glass Mountain. pic.twitter.com/1Esl6bl04J— Talking Pictures TV (@TalkingPicsTV) 10 July 2019