Ida Galli

Ida Galli is an Italian film actress best known for her roles in spaghetti western and giallo films in the 1960s and 1970s. Galli has appeared under several pseudonyms, including Evelyn Stewart, Isli Oberon and Arianna. Ida Galli was born in Sestola, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Her date of birth has variously been given as April 9, 1942, and October 8, 1939. After finishing school, Galli moved to Rome to find work as an actress. Galli's first film appearance was in 1959's Piero Tellini-directed Nel blu dipinto di blu, under the pseudonym Arianna. This role caught the attention of Federico Fellini, who cast Galli in a small part in his 1960 film La dolce vita. Galli has since appeared in over forty-five film roles. One of her significant roles was the part of Carolina in Luchino Visconti's 1963 film adaptation of the novel Il Gattopardo (The Leopard). She last appeared in 1990's Con i piedi per aria, directed by Vincenzo Verdecchi. Although her early roles were usually billed by her real name, Galli mostly acted under the pseudonym Evelyn Stewart. However, her role in Mario Bava's 1963 film La frusta e il corpo was credited to the pseudonym Isli Oberon.


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