Her career was given a boost in the second half of the 1960s when she was photographed bare-breasted in the Italian edition of magazine. Often appearing unclad in her later films, Koscina appeared nude in He and She 1969; with Laurence Harvey and The House of Exorcism 1973; with Telly Savalas and , among others. Sylva Koscina was in an on-screen matchup with in The Secret War of Harry Frigg 1968. However, the only man with whom he joined in marriage, in Mexico, was the producer Raymond Castelli, found guilty of bigamy for some time. Lole, Daugher Of Pelias Year s Active 1955-1994, 1955—1994 Sylva Koscina born Silvija Košćina; 22 August 1933 — 26 December 1994 was an Italian actress, maybe best-remembered for her role as Iole, the bride of Hercules Steve Reeves in Hercules 1958 and Hercules Unchained 1960.
She also played Danica in the Yugoslavian movie , in 1969. Sylva Koscina is rumoured to have hooked up with. She played a German doctor, Bianca, in with. Sylva Koscina often posed for cheesecake shots in the 1950s and 1960s With the international success of Hercules, Koscina became a star. In Italy, a police officer let her go without issuing a traffic ticket. Her last film role came in the 1994 release Kim Novak Is on the Phone.
Castelli and Koscina married in Mexico in 1967, but that marriage was not recognized in Italy. Living with Raimondo Castelli since 1960, they did not marry due to then Italian law and because his wife Marinella refused him an annulment. After passing 30, she partnered with actors such as in 1968 and in 1967 , but without any luck. After winning some beauty contests as a teenager, she attended the University of Naples and worked as a fashion model before becoming an actress.
Later, as a guest on a television program, she thanked the policeman, thus getting him into trouble with the police department. She played Hercules' fiancée in Hercules, 1958 , a prototype of this kind of film. She represented women in search of social upward mobility, the image of an Italy that had left its worst problems behind. Retrieved 31 July 2018 — via YouTube. Contribute Help us build our profile of Sylva Koscina! A Mexican marriage to producer Raimondo Castelli ended in 1971.
In La lepre e la tartaruga The Tortoise and the Hare , an episode in The Three Fables of Love 1963 , the director constructed a duel between Koscina and. Sylva Koscina died at age 61, victim of breast cancer. Angelo Frontoni 1929-2002 photographed Koscina for the American edition of Playboy in May 1967. . The incident and its aftermath inspired the movie The Traffic Policeman, 1960 , in which she played herself. But, there are a few factors that will affect the statistics, so, the above figures may not be 100% accurate.
Koscina returned in 1957 , playing the part of a young mother. She left no immediate survivors. Sylva Koscina had encounters with 1967 and. In the first half of the 1960s, she married her lover, Raimondo Castelli, a small producer connected with Minerva Films. She also played Paul Newman's romantic interest in The Secret War of Harry Frigg 1968.
Many romances were attributed to Sylva during the golden years of the Cinecittà and Hollywood. Her first film was the Italian comedy Are We Men or Corporals? In the late sixties she made the leap to Hollywood, where she became the first Italian to pose for Playboy magazine. In 1965, Koscina appeared in. Koscina had acted in a string of comedies when she was cast in the peplum adventure Hercules 1958; with.
However, her very own physique soon made her career as a model, which ended up taking her to the world of cinema at the age of 22 with the movie Siamo uomini or caporali? Sylva Koscina is a member of the following lists: , and. His latest films were often poor, his interventions mostly being guest star. This did not eventually happen, but it did lead to a small part, of an aspiring actress, alongside in 1955 by , leading to her breakout role, portraying Giulia, daughter of the train engineer Andrea, in Pietro Germi's 1956. During , as a teenager, she moved to Italy to live with her sister, who had married an Italian citizen.
She was convinced, but with difficulty because of her shyness, then a picture of her, kissing the winner, was published in newspapers all over Europe. She is most remembered for Le fatiche di Ercole 1958. From the early 1960s, she invested most of her considerable earnings in a luxurious villa, in the well-to-do district of Marino, Rome, complete with 16th-century furniture and artistic paintings. That lasted until her spending overcame her dwindling income, and she had to face a tax evasion inquest, when she was forced to sell her house in 1976. About Italian Actress Sylva Koscina was born Sylva Koskinon on 22nd August, 1933 in Zagreb, Croatia and passed away on 26th Dec 1994 Rome, Italy aged 61.
After winning beauty contests as a teenager, she was offered work. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She was also a television personality and often made special guest appearances on variety shows. Koscina contracted breast cancer a few years ago.