Margherita Buy

Margherita Buy

  • Born on
    • January 15th, 1962
Margherita Buy (born 15 January 1962) is an Italian actress. She is a seven-time David di Donatello Awards winner and seven-time Nastro d'argento winner. After a long period of studying at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, she made her breakthrough role in Duccio Tessari's Una grande storia d'amore (1986), which was followed by roles in Daniele Luchetti's two projects It's Happening Tomorrow (1988) and The Week of the Sphinx (1990). For the last one, she won the best performance by an actress in a leading role award at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. Now Margherita Buy is one of the most appreciated actresses of European cinema: Ferzan Özpetek's The Ignorant Fairies, in which she portrayed a widow who discovered her husband had been having an affair with a man for the last seven years won her a Silver Ribbon as best lead.


Acting (29 Credits)

2021Three Floors as Dora
2021Il silenzio grande
2021Tell It Like a Woman as Diana
2018Io c'è as Adriana Alberti
2018The King's Musketeers as regina Anna
2015Mia madre as Margherita
2015Me, Myself & Her as Federica Salvini
2014People Who Are Well as Carla
2013A Five Star Life as Irene
2012The Red and the Blue as Preside Giuliana
2012A Magnificent Haunting as Lea Mami
2012Love Is in the Air as Luigia
2011We Have a Pope as Moglie di Brezzi
2010Weddings and Other Disasters as Nanà
2010Happy Family as Margherita
2010Genitori & figli:) - Agitare bene prima dell'uso as Rossana
2007Days and Clouds as Elsa
2007Saturn in Opposition as Angelica
2006The Caiman as Paola Bonomo
2006Commediasexi as Dora
2006The Unknown Woman as Avvocatessa di Irena
2005The Days of Abandonment as Olga
2005Manual of Love as Barbara
2003Caterina in the Big City as Agata Iacovoni
2003What Fault Is It of Ours? as Flavia
2002The Best Day of My Life as Sara Mazzoni
2001The Ignorant Fairies as Antonia
1999Not of This World as Suor Caterina
1992Maledetto il giorno che t'ho incontrato as Camilla


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