Oscar-Nominated Italian Film Actress Valentina Cortese Passed Away At 96

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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.

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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.

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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!

Fans' reactions

Valentina Cortese’s numerous fans keep paying tribute to the legendary actress.

Rest in peace, Valentina Cortese!