Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, who celebrated her 90th birthday last July, will be entitled to her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles’ famous sidewalk. The ceremony will take place this Thursday, February 1st. It will be the 2,628th star to be put there, reports the agency WENN.
Gina Lollobrigida, an iconic 1950s actress, is best known for her roles in the films “Fanfan the Tulip”, “Solomon and the Queen of Sheba” and “Venus Imperial”. Considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, the Italian has shared the poster with many stars, such as Frank Sinatra, Sean Connery, Steve McQueen or Jean-Paul Belmondo. “Gina Lollobrigida is one of the most iconic actresses in the world,” said Ana Martinez, in charge of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “It’s a dazzling, multi-faceted Italian legend that will be a brilliant addition to our Walk of Fame family.” Antonio Verde, Consul General of Italy, will be one of the dignitaries present to honor the star. The Italian Minister of Culture,
After the ceremony, Gina Lollobrigida will also be honored at the “Filming On Italy” festival at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles. Actor Danny Huston will give him an award to salute his entire career.