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Ornella Muti (born March 9, 1955) is an Italian actress. She was born in Rome as Francesca Romana Rivelli, to a Neapolitan father and Estonian mother. She has an older sister, Claudia (1951).

Muti modeled as a teenager and made her film debut in 1970 in La moglie più bella (aka The Most Beautiful Wife).

She has primarily worked in Italian films but she made her British film debut as Princess Aura in Flash Gordon in 1980. American movies she appeared in include Oscar (1991) and Once Upon a Crime (1992). She is mostly known to the French for appearing in a TV commercial of Giovanni Panzani pasta.

Muti has been married twice, to Alessio Orano (her fellow actor in the film "The Most Beautiful Wife", 1975–1981), and Federico Facchinetti (1988–1996).

Muti has three children: Naike Rivelli (b. 1974), who is also a model and actress having a close resemblance to her mother, and whose father is Spanish film producer José Luis Bermúdez de Castro Acaso; a son, Andrea, and a second daughter, Carolina, both from her marriage to Facchinetti.

Since 1998, Muti has been living with Stefano Piccolo, a plastic surgeon.

Muti was voted "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" in 1994 by a worldwide poll of readers of the magazine Class.

In 2008, Ornella Muti introduced her own line of jewellery. She opened new shops in Paris, Milan, Rome, Riga, Moscow and Almaty. She insured her breasts for $350,000.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2000: Königin Waschti - Esther
2004: Mathilde Figura - The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea
2004: Mathilde Figura - The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish
1980: Princess Aura - Flash Gordon
1976: Valérie - La dernière Femme
1998: Mercédès - Le Comte de Monte-Cristo
1980: Lisa Silvestri - Il bisbetico domato
2004: Francesca, la dircetora - Di que sí
1981: Principessa Cristina - Innamorato pazzo
2004: Cécile Costes - Cavale
1991: Sofia Provolone - Oscar
2004: Grandmother - The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things
1992: Elena Morosco - Once Upon a Crime
1991: Giuliana - Vacanze Di Natale '91
1983: Marta - Un povero ricco
1972: Teresa - daughter of Betta - Fiorina la vacca
1974: Vincenzina Rotunno Blasetti - Romanzo popolare
1987: Silvia - Io e mia sorella
2002: Un couple épatant
1990: Serafina - Il viaggio di Capitan Fracassa
1977: Matilde - La stanza del vescovo
1986: Se stessa / Luisa, commessa del reparto abbigliamento per bambini - Grandi magazzini
1977: I Nuovi Mostri
1981: Chantal - Nessuno è perfetto
1982: Nicole - La Ragazza di Trieste
1971: Lisa - Il sole nella pelle
1971: Ingrid Sjoman - Un posto ideale per uccidere
1982: Catherine Stockheinz - Love & Money
1981: Cass - Storie di ordinaria follia
1977: Valérie - Mort d'un pourri
1993: Norma - El amante bilingüe
1974: Eugenia Rutelli - Appassionata
2004: Aphrodita - People
1984: Malvina - Il futuro è donna
1978: Renata - Primo amore
2012: Pia Fusari - To Rome with Love
1978: Ussena / Sena - Eutanasia di un amore
1979: La vita è bella
2011: Debra 'Tricky' Downing - Doc West: La sfida
1989: Wait until spring Bandini
1990: Alice - Stasera a casa di Alice
1985: Celeste - Tutta colpa del paradiso
1974: Maribel - Cebo para una Adolescente
1977: Catherine - Leonor
1972: La casa de las palomas
1979: Lucia Navarro - Giallo napoletano
1973: Isabella - Le monache di Sant'Arcangelo
1991: Anna - La domenica specialmente
2001: Danny - Last Run
1970: Francesca - La moglie più bella
1996: Stella - Mi fai un favore
1982: Rosetta Foschini - Bonnie e Clyde all'italiana
1996: Pour Rire!
1984: Odette de Crecy - Un amour de Swann
2008: Professoressa Lamberti - Io non ci casco
1987: Angela Vicario - Cronaca di una morte annunciata
1988: Silvana - Il frullo del passero
1986: Anna - Stregati
1988: Anna - Codice privato
2000: Armenia - Tierra del fuego
1975: La joven casada
1989: regina Maria Sofia - 'o Re
2008: Barbara Forleis - Il sangue e la rosa
1978: Elena Mazzarini - Ritratto di borghesia in nero
2001: Una Lunga Lunga Lunga Notte D'amore
1973: Santazza - Tutti figli di Mammasantissima
1998: Maria Sommer - Widows – Erst die Ehe, dann das Vergnügen
1999: Bruna - Panni sporchi
1995: Tatiana - Tatiana, la muñeca rusa
1972: Sandra - Experiencia prematrimonial
2000: Rafaella - The Unscarred
2010: Vittorio racconta Gassman: Una vita da mattatore
1998: Marta - Somewhere in the City
1974: Caridad - Una chica y un señor
1987: Henriette - Casanova
1998: L'inconnu de Strasbourg
2001: Domani
2007: Herself - Marco Ferreri: Il Regista Che Venne Dal Futuro
2003: Mathilde Figura - The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story
1976: Lucia Mantuso - Come una rosa al naso
2007: Nina - Civico zero
1991: Onoria - A Season of Giants
2002: Cecile Costes - Trilogie
2002: Cécile Rivet - Après la vie
2003: Sybil Bullit - Le Lion
1982: Lisa (archive footage) - Famous T & A
2007: Norma Valentí (archive footage) - Sexo en el plató
1973: Giovanna - Paolo il caldo
2010: se stessa - Francesco Nuti… e vengo da lontano
Giulia Occhini - Il Grande Fausto
1991: Isabella Matignon - Il conte Max
2006: Maria Maddalena - L'inchiesta

TV CREDITS:
1981: Wanna bet, that..?
1998: Mercedès Iguanada - The Count of Monte-Cristo
1995: The Harald Schmidt Show