Maya Sansa

Maya Sansa

  • Born on
    • September 25th, 1975
Maya Sansa (born 25 September 1975) is an Italian actress. Maya Sansa was born in Rome the daughter of an Iranian father and an Italian mother. When she was 14, she started to study acting at her high school in Rome the "Virgilio". She then moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. There she graduated in acting and was soon picked by Marco Bellocchio to take part in his new film: La balia. Maya later worked with Bellocchio for a second time, starring in the film Goodmorning, Night. Sansa has also worked with Marco Tullio Giordana in the film The Best of Youth. On 2 May 2004 The New York Times published an article which named her as the new image of Italian cinema. On 14 June 2013, she won the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Dormant Beauty. She has a daughter, Talitha, with her partner Fabrice Scott with whom she lives in Paris. Source: Article "Maya Sansa" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.


Acting (15 Credits)

2021Security as Claudia Raffaelli Santini
2019The App
2019Sisters in Arms
2019The Truth
2017L'échange des princesses as Elisabeth Farnese
2013Bicycling with Molière as Francesca
2012Dormant Beauty as Rossa
2011The First Man as Catherine Cormery (1924)
2009The Man Who Will Come as Lena
2009Villa Amalia as Giulia
2008Female Agents as Maria Luzzato
2006In ascolto as Francesca
2003Good Morning, Night as Chiara
2003The Best of Youth as Mirella Utano


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