Argentina Brunetti

About Argentina Brunetti

Who is it?: Actress, Miscellaneous Crew
Birth Day: August 31, 1907
Birth Place:  Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina, Argentina
Died On: December 20, 2005(2005-12-20) (aged 98)\nRome, Italy
Birth Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1910–2002
Spouse(s): Miro Brunetti (m. 19??–1966; his death) 1 child

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Argentina Brunetti was bornon August 31, 1907 in  Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina, Argentina, is Actress, Miscellaneous Crew. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 31, 1907, Argentina Brunetti began her show business career at the age of three with a walk-on role in the opera "Cavelaria Rusticana", and followed her famous mother Mimi Aguglia's footsteps in the theater, performing supporting roles on stages throughout Europe and South America. In 1937 she was placed under contract to MGM Pictures and began dubbing the voices of Jeanette MacDonald and Norma Shearer into Italian. Next she became a narrator for the Voice of America, interviewing American movie stars for broadcast in Italy. At the same time she began her movie career, debuting in the classic It's a Wonderful Life (1946), as "Mrs. Martini". Throughout her career she also wrote and performed in daily radio shows, became a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association--writing numerous articles on Hollywood personalities--authored books, wrote music and acted in over 57 television programs and 68 movies in which she mainly played multi- ethnic roles.
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Biography/Timeline

1937

In 1937, she was placed under contract to MGM and began dubbing the voices of Jeanette MacDonald and Norma Shearer into Italian. She became a narrator for the Voice of America, interviewing American movie stars for broadcast in Italy. At the same time, she made her movie debut in the classic It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as Mrs. Maria Martini.

1966

She wed Miro Brunetti, a foreign correspondent in Hollywood. The two helped to co-found the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The couple had one son, Mario. Miro Brunetti died in 1966. Argentina Brunetti never remarried.

1999

Brunetti wrote and performed in daily radio shows; she became a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, writing numerous articles on Hollywood personalities; she authored books, wrote music, and appeared in nearly 60 television programmes and almost 70 films. She hosted a weekly weblog on the Internet called Argentina Brunetti's Hollywood Stories, which her son plans to continue running, and wrote a biographical novel called In Sicilian Company. She continued to act into her nineties, most notably as a relative from the Old World who visits and stays with the (wrong) Barone family in a 1999 episode of Everybody Loves Raymond; her last role was in 2002.

2005

She moved to Rome in 2004 to be with her family and died there from natural causes on December 20, 2005, aged 98.